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Calidris minuta 2

Calidris minuta 2
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Copyright: Christodoulos Makris (chrimakris) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1744 W: 79 N: 5425] (26007)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2013-09-28
Categories: Birds
Exposure: f/8, 1/1000 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2013-10-02 5:28
Viewed: 2215
Points: 42
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Calidris minuta (Leisler, 1812). Winter plumage
Little Stint

Calidris minuta is a very small wader 14-15,5 cm in the family Scolopacidae.
It breeds in arctic Europe and Asia wintering in Africa and southern Asia.

In Cyprus it is a common migrant from April to early June and mid-July to October. It is also a regular winter visitor.

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Hello Christodoulos
Very nice capture of this small wader Calidris minuta.
A perfect WB, good tonal range over shadow to highlight area.
sharpness and colour is very perfect.
best wishes,

Excellent shot Christodoulos!
Sharp details,great exposure and beautiful reflection in water make it a super composition. Thanks for sharing,
Best Regards,

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2013-10-02 7:05]

Hello Christodoulos,
Splendid colours with a beautiful reflection on the water. Sharpness and details are really perfect. Another jewel.

Hi Christodoulos,
really beautiful bird. Perfect presentation. Very good depth of field. Amazing colours. Excellent composition.
Have a nice evening,

Hello Mr.Christodoulos,
Beautiful bird.Beautiful capture.Very good light and reflection.I like details of feather-original.
Thanks for sharing,
Regards and have a nice time,

Hello Christodoulos,
Excellent capture with an amazing details,beautiful light and perfectly exposed.TFS.

hallo christodoulos
very good sharpness and good details
the colours and light are beautiful
thanks greeting lou

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  • siggi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3097 W: 109 N: 12399] (52850)
  • [2013-10-02 8:40]

Hello Christodoulos.
Very beautiful photo with perfect sharpness, great composition and reflection. Excellent POV, exposure and DOF.Regards Siggi

Hello Christodoulos,
Very impressive image of the specie, good details and good use of flash.TFS

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2013-10-02 10:47]

Hi Chris,really beautiful this classic capture half and half whit the reflections,the details are the best available as usual,very well done! Thanks for the ID about my pic,maybe you're the last expert of insect on TN...ehehe...have a nice evening,Luciano

Ciao Christodoulos. Another masterpiece MF! Just impressive.


Ciao Christodoulos, great capture of lovel bird, fantastic reflection, wonderful natural colors, excellent clarity and splendid light, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio

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  • iti Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 577 W: 0 N: 650] (7939)
  • [2013-10-02 13:28]

Hi Christodoulos,
Nice bird,excellent details and focus. Amazing colors with
very nice reflection the bird in the water.
Regards Jiri.

Hello Chris
Wonderful capture my Friend.Great approximation.Fantastic sharpness,colours and clarity.Congrats!
Thank You.
Have a great days!
Best regards

Hello Christodoulos
照的清晰 很漂亮的鳥
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LOVE the reflection, awesome detail and refined excellence. Always a pleasure getting lost in your captures

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  • nagraj Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1618 W: 106 N: 3208] (15166)
  • [2013-10-02 21:20]

Another beautiful wader here...lovely species with good details and interesting to see it is trying to flush out worms in the water..tfs.

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  • anel Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 3053 W: 3 N: 8715] (40574)
  • [2013-10-03 5:20]

Hello Christodoulos,
Apart the subject which is a very cute bird, I especially like the colours here. What a fine blue of the water and how subtle the colours and patterns of the plumage of this Little Stint.
Just most beautiful.

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  • KOMSIS Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 820 W: 0 N: 2419] (10674)
  • [2013-10-03 8:14]

Giasou Christodoulos,
Fine work ..
Nice photo of this bird. Excellent colors, good details and sharpness.
Best wishes,

πανέμορφη εικόνα σύνθεση, ποιότητα ποιότητα!

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  • foozi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 2791 W: 0 N: 6696] (25839)
  • [2013-10-07 2:39]

Hello Christodoulos
exciting capture with the reflection making the composition so pleasant.
Exciting view in pristine sharpness.
Wonderful plumage well seen in soft blue background.


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