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Eastern Bluebird


Posted by Axel Hildebrandt on Mon Jan 17, 2022 3:58 pm

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R5, RF100-500 @ 343mm, 1/2500s, f/5.6, ISO 2500, manual

Yesterday before the snowstorm a lot of birds visited my feeder. This Bluebird checked out the menu before landing. I was quite impressed how well the 100-500 focused as the bird was in the shade and the background sunny.
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by peter makuch on Mon Jan 17, 2022 5:19 pm
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the colours are awesome with-in this image, well done AXEL.
 

by paul fletcher on Mon Jan 17, 2022 7:49 pm
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A very unique image, Axel- not too many in-flight bluebird photographs taken, I'm certain.( The Canon 100-500 RF, has been a great lens for you, and for many other photographers, from the reviews I have seen. )
 

by gregc on Mon Jan 17, 2022 10:11 pm
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Cool image. Don't see that flying pose very often, nicely done.
 

by david fletcher on Tue Jan 18, 2022 3:24 am
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Brilliant image Axel. A great deal to enjoy!
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by Mary Brun on Tue Jan 18, 2022 4:04 am
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An image to say the least extraordinary,
I really like the almost patrolling attitude, I love the colors and details of this small specimen and the background so clear.
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by Carol Clarke on Tue Jan 18, 2022 6:33 am
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Gorgeous image, Axel! What a wonderful view of this tiny beauty - I can almost 'feel' the softness of that beautiful plumage - it looks so real, I keep expecting it to move.

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by Karl Egressy on Tue Jan 18, 2022 2:40 pm
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Very high quality image on many ways.
 

by Cynthia Crawford on Wed Jan 19, 2022 6:46 am
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Sweet as can be-love the story too. Love the pose-so unusual to see for a bluebird.
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