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Copyright: Biswarup Satpati (Biswarup) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 243 W: 0 N: 868] (8282)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2007-05-13
Categories: Birds
Camera: Sony DSC-HX400V
Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): Finches, My Best [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2007-05-14 1:47
Viewed: 5415
Points: 28
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
My best bird upto now.

Diamond Firetails (Steganopleura guffata)

Alternate Names: Diamond Firetail, Diamond finch, Diamond Sparrow.

Size: This species normaly ranges about 5 in (13 cm).

Origin: The Diamond Firetail originated from the central west to southeastern regions of Australia. Numbers are greatly declining in its native land.

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very good portrait shot of this beautiful bird!

Yes, lovely post, super colours on this bird as well. TFS

Brilliant color and detail, excellent shot!


Hello Biswarup,
this is a very fine bird picture. Very good POV/DOF, good sharpness and details. Natural colours and very nice bg. This is a very good composition. Thank you for posting.

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  • Juyona Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor [C: 2232 W: 10 N: 2971] (16891)
  • [2007-05-14 3:53]

Bello trabajo y magnífico disparo,
colores y compo brillantes...

Amazing shot!
Nice light and colors.

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  • Dan Gold Star Critiquer [C: 113 W: 0 N: 2] (18)
  • [2007-05-14 7:10]

Hi Biswarup, a beautiful bird in an excellent photo. Colors vivid and sharp details.
TFS, Dan

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2007-05-14 9:09]

Hello Biswarup,
Yes indeed, this is a beauty. Fantastic sharp colours and details. POV and DOF are excellent.

Hi Biswarup,
This is a great capture!
I like so much your POV and the close approach you had.
The sharpness of the image is very impressive, details got on the plumage are stunning.
The colours and patterns are so beautiful, this is a very special bird and you catched in a remarkable way.
Congratulations and thanks for share it.
My best regards,

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  • MMM Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1114 W: 0 N: 2546] (11425)
  • [2007-05-14 11:16]

Hi Biswarup
Very nice portrait.Sharp image with excellent POV.I like the detaisl in the plumage and the cachtlight in the eye.Beutiful colors of that bird that I never saw before.
TFS Michel

Beautiful bird! Beautiful shot too, great detials and sharp close up focus. TFS

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  • manyee Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3089 W: 230 N: 6774] (23770)
  • [2007-05-15 2:48]

That's very sharp, Biswarup.
Beautiful shot with good pose, perfect light, and gorgeous colors.
TFS. ; )

Hi Biswarup
Superb presentation
tfs jon

this is a very fine bird picture. Very good POV/DOF, good sharpness and details.

What a lovely close-up composition. Can't fault this image other than a bit of noise in the BG. TFS.


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