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Copyright: jeanpaul Bolduc (jeanpaul) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2097 W: 99 N: 3518] (14962)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2006-02-19
Categories: Birds, Reptiles
Camera: Kodak DX6490
Exposure: f/7.1, 1/500 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2006-02-22 6:14
Viewed: 3773
Points: 36
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  • loot Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5524 W: 722 N: 4163] (11276)
  • [2006-02-22 7:04]
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Hi Jeanpaul
I'm skating on thin ice as far as the ID is concerned so I'll settle for LRJ's (little red job's) or maybe LOR's (little olive jobs). The composition with a shot like this could have a myriad possible computations so who am I to say how it should have been. However, having said that I can not neglect to mention that I seem to miss a real central POV.
Exposure and lighting was very well handled with nice detail on the whites, the DOF is well done through the f/7.1 aperture, and the colours are good.
Well done and TFS.


Bonjour Jeanpaul,
you captured so wonderful birds for us.
They are so pretty, special the red one - of course. I've never seen this kind of bird here in Germany, but we also have nice birds and I'm happy that I had so many different in my garden this winter. Thanks for your shot
Sabine - wishnugaruda

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  • Janice Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3277 W: 148 N: 6163] (18832)
  • [2006-02-22 14:50]

Hi JP, wht a lovely scene with all the birds in the snow. Is there 2 different types of bird here? TFS

  • chrish Silver Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 49 W: 9 N: 95] (372)
  • [2006-02-22 16:26]

The big birds are Pine Grosbeaks (male is red, juvenile and female with yellow wash). Teh small birds could either be redpolls or possibly pine siskins. I can't see the face to be sure.

Tres belle scène ces durbec Jean Paul. Ils ont l'air de surveiller les Siserin au centre. Par contre la neige est un peu surexposé. Pas facile les photos dans la neige.

Hi Jeanpaul,
Pleasing capture with good exposure & DOF.
Very good color, nice details. Well done.
Thank You!

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  • livios Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2150 W: 319 N: 4263] (16942)
  • [2006-02-22 21:41]

Jean, what a lovely flock.

I like exposure, pov and composition.

Lovely colors too.

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  • EOSF1 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1393 W: 119 N: 5267] (23955)
  • [2006-02-22 23:48]

Belle brochette d'oiseaux ! C'est clair et net même si c'est difficile d'exposée sur la neige. Bravo et merci,


Hello Jeanpaul,

No time for a proper critique, just wanted to touch base and give a deserved :-)

A very lovely composition and array of birds, nicely done!


Very nice shot Jeanpaul. Lovely light and depth of colour. Well composed with sharp details. Good work. TFS.

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  • Luc Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1835 W: 301 N: 4287] (14767)
  • [2006-02-23 4:16]

Very good.
Thank you, Jean-Paul.
Sorry, I have no time these days to write complete comments.
Very well done. Well deserved icon.

Good capture Jean-Paul,
Good detail, colours and sharpness.
Composition and exposure are good. Good POV and framing.
Thanks for posting, enjoy the rest of the week.

OH, how delightful. Nice depth of field, and sharp details. Thank you.

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  • RII Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 481 W: 0 N: 895] (2862)
  • [2006-02-27 21:57]
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HI Jean paul.
Great shoot, wonderful contrast and composition, whites and colors element,you have cool and I have hot climate tropic.

Thanks and I wait more photos ,tips, critiques and comments.

Saludos desde MEXICO....RICARDO.

bonjour jp
a mon avis l'oiseau du premier plan a nangé dans un pot de peiture,non?
tres belle photo en attendant.

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  • nofer Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1190 W: 366 N: 811] (2307)
  • [2006-03-28 22:18]
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Uma excelente foto em um bom momento. Muito boa composição. Com boas cores e nitidez.
Tive o prazer de completar seus pontos para o 'quadrado' do WS (pontos)... parabéns. Vai ficar tudo dourado... He... He...

An excellent picture in a good moment. Very good composition. With good colors and clearness.
I had the pleasure to complete their points for the 'square' of WS (points)... congratulations. It will be everything gold... He... He...

A bunch of birds eating seads on the ground is likely to give no good result. I'm amazed because you got a brilliant result. Colors are good. Composition is great.

bonjour Jean-Paul,
quel bel oiseau ce Durbec, j'ai eu la chance d'en apercevoir cette hiver, petite question, savez-vous s'ils sont au Québec seulement l'hiver? je n'en ai pas vu pendant l'été. Une très belle prise, beau travail,
bravo Martin

Hi Jeanpaul,

Nice composition, simple but effective. The contrast is very good too. TFS


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