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Posted by Jan Wegener on Sun Sep 08, 2019 8:43 am

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This is an image from a tiny backyard in Melbourne. I set myself the challenge to see if I could get birds in a really "ugly" and small space that didn;t look like bird photography at all. It worked in the end! I show the whole process of this setup in my latest Youtube video. 

The short summary: I put out water and some apples for a while and had eventually a few of these guys come in, set up a few flowers, background and got this guy checking them out :)

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by Dan Kearl on Sun Sep 08, 2019 9:27 am
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Interesting set-up, looks like corn stocks....bird looks nice, I wish the tail was separated from the vegetation...
 

by david fletcher on Sun Sep 08, 2019 11:12 am
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Super image Jan. Like the info too
Make your life spectacular!
 

by Tusar Bhowmik on Sun Sep 08, 2019 2:10 pm
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Just fantastic !!!!
 

by Carol Clarke on Sun Sep 08, 2019 2:49 pm
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Gorgeous detail and colour palette, Jan!  Such a sumptious feast for the eyes! :) 

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by Ron Day on Sun Sep 08, 2019 3:10 pm
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Gorgeous image, Jan. I watched your presentation on Youtube. Excellent.
 

by Denismalenfant on Sun Sep 08, 2019 3:24 pm
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Hi Jan,

Awesome picture. Super image, perfect BG, detail are incredible. Congrats Sir.

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by peter makuch on Sun Sep 08, 2019 6:55 pm
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build it and they we'll come, awesome colors in this image, well done.
 

by sirianul on Sun Sep 08, 2019 7:08 pm
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Ron Day wrote:
Gorgeous image, Jan. I watched your presentation on Youtube. Excellent.


+1 and much more from me, fantastic frame.

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by himadri roy on Mon Sep 09, 2019 10:44 pm
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VIBGYOR....All colours are present here. Magnificent frame.
 

by Axel Hildebrandt on Thu Sep 12, 2019 11:38 am
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Great-looking bird and neat that they like your apples.
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by Denis55 on Sat Sep 14, 2019 12:51 pm
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Awesome image Jan! The video is excellent also!
 

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