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Cactus Wrens


Posted by LHays on Tue Mar 07, 2017 3:38 pm

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It's been a long, long time since I posted here.  I went to New Mexico in December.  I enjoy Bosque del Apache and the surrounding area.  I saw one Cactus Wren up in the scrub tree. I slowly drove up and when I got my camera to shoot out of the window......there were two. Nice early morning light with some mountains in the BG.  

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by david fletcher on Tue Mar 07, 2017 3:45 pm
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Gotta like this Lana. Good to see your images back here. Comp is great and the head turn police gotta love this. me I don't give two hoots on htp and look for interest and a story and this has it all. Very nicely done
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by Alan Murphy on Tue Mar 07, 2017 4:10 pm
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Very nice Lana. Good to see your work on here again. Keep it up.
 

by botaurus on Tue Mar 07, 2017 4:46 pm
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Magnificent detail, nice subjects and clean b.g.
 

by Denis55 on Tue Mar 07, 2017 6:04 pm
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Excellent image Lana,and cudos for getting both in focus!
 

by KK Hui on Tue Mar 07, 2017 6:40 pm
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An inspiring shot with excellent composition, Lana!
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by mikullashbee on Tue Mar 07, 2017 7:47 pm
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Great image Lana. Nice poses they gave you, and their position in relation to one another is also very pleasing. Nice work bumping up that aperture and getting both birds sharp. TFS
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by LynnS on Tue Mar 07, 2017 10:52 pm
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Lana, what a lovely double take, great how they are looking in the same direction, and that we get both a front and back view.  Gotta love that straddle pose on lower bird.  Nice natural look and gorgeous BG rounds out this beautiful frame.
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by Dorian Anderson on Tue Mar 07, 2017 11:51 pm
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As a birder, I love how we get one front view and one back view. It really permits study of the field marks on this species. Very well done!
 

by Carol Clarke on Wed Mar 08, 2017 5:32 pm
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You have been missed Lana!  Great to see your work again and what a treat this is.  The alternate view poses make this special and as always you have captured them superbly.  Love it! :D
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Lovely image of this handsome Wren species, Lana.
 

by clement on Thu Mar 09, 2017 10:38 pm
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WOW two cutie pies
 

by Axel Hildebrandt on Sat Mar 11, 2017 7:15 pm
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Great composition and neat to have two with quite different poses in the frame, Lana!
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