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Cactus Wren


Posted by Cindy Marple on Tue Sep 14, 2021 8:02 pm

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Cactus Wren
Marana, Arizona
Nikon D850, 500mm f/5.6 PF, 1/1600, f/9, ISO800

Continuing with drab desert wrens, here's a Cactus Wren on- you guessed it- a cactus!  (Well, the spine of a dead cholla, anyway).  

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by KK Hui on Tue Sep 14, 2021 8:32 pm
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Nice light, pose, eye contact and excellent detail ...
Beautifully captured, Cindy!
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by peter makuch on Tue Sep 14, 2021 9:06 pm
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the perch really works well with this wren and the bg matches the whole image, nicely done CINDY.
 

by david fletcher on Wed Sep 15, 2021 1:06 am
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Excellent image Cindy. Great light, pose and composition!
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by Carol Clarke on Wed Sep 15, 2021 7:21 am
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A fine portrait of this nicely posed wren with a good head turn, sweet detail and lovely complementary earth tones colour palette, Cindy!

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by Gene Gwin on Wed Sep 15, 2021 2:36 pm
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Cindy, Excellent pose, eye contact, and dof. Might have brought down the exposure on the Chola?
 

by joelee on Wed Sep 15, 2021 3:32 pm
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Great picture. The light is exquisite.
 

by ADKShooter on Wed Sep 15, 2021 4:11 pm
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Another very nice wren image. This one is a classic pose for most birds and is very well done for a wren. The perch is a perfect compliment to the bird.
 

by Axel Hildebrandt on Thu Sep 16, 2021 9:03 am
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Great look-back pose and details, Cindy. The perch and light look great, too.
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by Cynthia Crawford on Thu Sep 16, 2021 4:31 pm
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Spunky looking wren- aren't they sassy though? Nice pose and "attitude"-pretty light too.
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by Alan Bryant on Fri Sep 17, 2021 2:31 pm
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His got some attitude stood up there

Great overall image Cindy(the light coming from over your shoulder is awesome)
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