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Crimson Rosella

Crimson Rosella
Photo Information
Copyright: Les Bennett (williewhistler) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 82 W: 0 N: 229] (1577)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2012-12-03
Categories: Birds
Camera: Nikon D300s, Nikkor AF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 ED
Exposure: f/2.8, 1/100 seconds
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2013-03-16 15:06
Viewed: 3341
Points: 28
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Platycercus elegans
There are several colour forms of the Crimson Rosella. The form it is named for has mostly crimson plumage and bright blue cheeks. The feathers of the back and wing coverts are black broadly edged with red. The flight feathers of the wings have broad blue edges and the tail is blue above and pale blue below and on the outer feathers.

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2013-03-16 15:30]

Hello Les,
A portrait in exceptional quality. Fantastic sharpness, details and very beautiful natural colours. Nice blurry background.

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  • tree Silver Star Critiquer [C: 28 W: 0 N: 14] (8)
  • [2013-03-16 16:01]

Very nice picture. I like the details in the colors.

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2013-03-16 16:12]

HI Les,a beautiful portrait taken whit the best details and very bright colors,an interesting specie very rare to see on TN,i like it!Have a nice Sunday and thanks,Luciano.

Hi Les,

A splendid example of this bird. Excellent focus with great focus and great colours. a very nice bg. Nice to see.
TFS regards Bill.

Hello Les.
Nicely closed on this Crimson Rosella exposing bright colors and fine details in the frame. Excellent bird portrait silencing the background well in the frame.
Thanks and have a great WE.

Hello Les

Great portrait photo of this parrot native to Australia,
fine POV giving the lovely eye-contact,
beautiful soft light of the bird and beautiful
color tones of the bird's plumage, great focus,
sharpness, and details, TFS


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  • tuslaw Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2754 W: 282 N: 4931] (19883)
  • [2013-03-16 19:14]

Hello Les,
What a beautiful bird and shown in a stunning portrait image.
The colors are simply gorgeous and you captured that ever sought after catchlight in it's eye. Picture Perfect!!!

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  • Argus Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5038 W: 260 N: 15594] (50626)
  • [2013-03-16 23:24]

Hello Les,
Superb portait of the Crimson Rosella.
Top quality sharpness and natural colours, great eye contact and a fine composition against a neutral BG.
You must have benn close to get this one!
Thanks and best regards,

Hello Mr.Les,
Excellent picture of this specie.Beautiful colour and sharpness.Details on the back are excellent.Beautiful focus on subject too.I like it.
Thanks for sharing,
Kind regards and respect,

Hello Les,
Very beautiful portrait, even improved by the B&W frame.
I think contrast and colors were enhanced by post-processing, but it's pleasant to see for a so colorful species.
Very good sharpness and details. Composition, framing and background are perfect.
Tfs, Philippe.


Hello Les,
An excellent portrait, captured with an outstanding sharpness and details,lovely clarity of colours and a beautiful presentation.

Great portrait....
best regards

Bonjour Les,
Beau portrait finement détaillé et délicatement coloré.
A bientôt sur TN pour de nouvelles aventures.

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