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Eastern Bluebird


Posted by Ron Day on Fri Jul 05, 2019 4:33 pm

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Eastern Bluebird male, June 14, 2019. Natural overcast light. Please click on image to view uncompressed. Thank you.

Nikon D500, Nikkor 500mm + 1.4x, f/8 @ 1/640, ISO 1600

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by Jim_B on Fri Jul 05, 2019 5:37 pm
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Beautiful image! Techs are perfect with a wonderful composition.
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by SantaFeJoe on Fri Jul 05, 2019 6:14 pm
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Beautiful bird, BG and balance with the flowers in perfect light.

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by KK Hui on Fri Jul 05, 2019 6:37 pm
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Terrific shot, Ron!
Nice set up with clean bg too ...
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by Dan Kearl on Fri Jul 05, 2019 6:39 pm
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Terrific... Flowers are excellent, beautiful pose.
 

by E.J. Peiker on Fri Jul 05, 2019 7:12 pm
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Probably the best Eastern Bluebird shot I've seen.
 

by Ron Day on Fri Jul 05, 2019 9:17 pm
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Thank you for the kind comments everyone — they are greatly appreciated. I neglected to mention that the tip of the pedal of a flower was cloned out on the lower left border. I noticed an artifact of that cloning after I posted this image and removed it. My thanks also to NatureScapes for the EP — it is an honor.
 

by Karl Egressy on Sat Jul 06, 2019 6:04 am
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Great looking back pose and an excellent setup, Ron. Love the raggedy stomp.
 

by Debapratim Saha on Sat Jul 06, 2019 9:42 am
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Excellent composition with those two flowers!! Fantastic shot Ron!
 

by david fletcher on Sat Jul 06, 2019 10:55 am
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What a beautiful and well presented image Ron. As good as it gets. congratulations. Love every element
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by Carol Clarke on Sat Jul 06, 2019 5:35 pm
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Perfection and artistry - what a wonderful combination, and such a feast for the eyes!  This is so beautiful and yet with a touch of melancholy - and I mean that in a good way.  8)   Beautifully done, Ron.

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by himadri roy on Sun Jul 07, 2019 4:06 am
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Magnificent frame sir. Congratulations .
 

by Cynthia Crawford on Sun Jul 07, 2019 6:20 am
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Stunning shot, Ron! So beautifully composed and presented. The flowers are a wonderful element. I'm so impressed with your tech specs too. :) I'd be getting a lot of noise with that combo.
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