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Jay with Peanut.


Jay with Peanut.
Photo Information
Copyright: Peter Bagnall (Heyshamite) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 144 W: 0 N: 396] (2193)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2007-04-30
Categories: Birds
Camera: Canon EOS 1Ds MkII, Sigma 300-800mm zoom, super telephoto
Exposure: f/7.0, 1/400 seconds
Details: Tripod: Yes
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2007-05-03 6:12
Viewed: 3149
Points: 9
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
This picture of a Jay gathering peanuts for its brood was taken from my hide. Conditions were very good for a change. Distance from camera approx. 7 metres.
Camera settings:- ISO 100, White balance - sunshine, AV, Spot metering, Remote shutter cord, 800mm focal length.

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To SunToucher: JayHeyshamite 1 05-04 19:13
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Hi Peter,
I really like this bird, and I know how shy they really are. It is a pity that you don't see them that often anymore in our country.
You captured him perfectly with such great details and color. The clarity and the lighting are perfect. I just feel that part of the head is slightly OOF, or this might be the movement from eating the peanut.
TFS,
Niek

  • Great 
  • Debz Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 505 W: 0 N: 847] (3307)
  • [2007-05-04 13:47]

Hi Peter, a very nice shot of the Jay. I like the pov which catches him in action having taken the nut. Very nice natural colours with good colour tones throughout. Clean and sharp on the plumage and eye. Makes a great compositon.
tfs
debz

  • Great 
  • Maite Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 998 W: 65 N: 1270] (5199)
  • [2007-05-04 18:46]

Wow!!
Great capture, Peter!
I like a lot this bird and the point of view that you caught of it. Marvellous sharpness, bg and great composition.
Congratulations and TFS.
Greetings
Maite

Hi Peter,
I missed one recently. You do not often see them here.
Well done here. The unsharp beak is not really a nit.
Very good DOF through this supertele...
TFS
Annick

  • Good 
  • mjcarr (15)
  • [2007-05-21 13:32]

dont talk with your mouth full ..well done

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