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"Lamp" Buzzard


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Copyright: Txxx Bxxx (thor68) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 795 W: 138 N: 1319] (5674)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2006-02-01
Categories: Birds
Camera: Canon EOS 20D, Canon EF 90-300/f4.5-5.6, SanDisk Ultra II 1GB, Hama sky 1A (LA+10) (IV) 58mm
Exposure: f/7.1, 1/400 seconds
Photo Version: Final Version, Original Version
Date Submitted: 2006-02-05 7:39
Viewed: 3693
Favorites: 1 [view]
Points: 6
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
A Buzzard (Buteo buteo) I could capture from my
window at work using the 90-300mm with a 2x Teleplus
MC4 converter.

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en: Common Buzzard
da: Musvåge
de: Mäusebussard
eo: Buteo
fr: Buse variable
ja: ノスリ (タカ科)
nl: Buizerd
pl: Myszołów zwyczajny
sv: Ormvråk


The Common Buzzard (Buteo buteo) is a bird of prey
from the Old World. It is typically between 51-57 cm
in length with a 110 to 130 cm wingspan, making it a
medium-sized raptor. Its range covers most of Europe
and extends into Asia. It is resident except in the
coldest parts of its range.

It breeds in woodland, but usually hunts over open
land. It eats mainly small mammals, and will come to
carrion.

[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Common_Buzzard]

re-post - i ran NeatImage over it, to reduce the noise.

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Good detail, color and light Thorsten. I like the composition and the over-the-shoulder pose.
TFS!

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  • SkyF Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2234 W: 188 N: 1912] (8073)
  • [2006-02-05 10:24]

Thorsten,
klasse, das repost hat sich gelohnt. Mit dem neuen crop hast du den Bussard klasse praesentiert. Gute Schaerfe und Details.
Gruesse...SkyF

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  • Sayre Silver Star Critiquer/Silver Note Writer [C: 44 W: 2 N: 30] (164)
  • [2007-09-23 16:55]

I love both the clarity and quality of the buzzard in this picture, along with how you used the border to pull you into his coloring. You have managed to make a seemingly unattractive picture (just a simple buzzard on an ordinary lamp) very majestic! I never would have thought that pictures that simple, with no real background and a rather unattractive lamp, could become something like this.
TFS Steph

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