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Hawfinch. Portrait.

Hawfinch. Portrait.
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Copyright: Sergey Osipov (sergeoss) Silver Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 49 W: 31 N: 513] (3305)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2007-03-30
Categories: Birds
Camera: Nikon D50, AF-S VR Zoom Nikkor ED 70-300mm F4.5-5.6
Exposure: f/8, 1/640 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2007-03-30 12:44
Viewed: 3097
Points: 26
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Hawfinch (Coccothraustes coccothraustes). Portrait.

Camera settings:

Model: NIKON D50
Date Time: 2007:03:30 11:29:54
Exposure Time: 1/640 sec
FNumber: F8,0
ISOSpeed Ratings: 400
Exposure Bias Value: - 0.67 EV
Metering Mode: Center Weighted Average
Flash: Off
Focal Length: 300,00 mm
Focal Length 35 mm Film: 450,00 mm
Exposure Mode: Auto Exposure
White Balance: Auto
Subject Distance Range: Unknown
Type of Image: Nikon RAW
Quality: Raw
Focus Mode: AF-C
Lens Type: Nikon AF-G Series Lens
Lens Information: 70.0 - 300.0 mm F/4.5-5.6
Flash Used: Did Not Fire

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To AnimalExplorer: are you using a blind? :)sergeoss 1 03-30 13:43
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Good close up of this bird, the beak looks like metal!

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  • pvs Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1127 W: 254 N: 3161] (14464)
  • [2007-03-30 13:13]

Hi sergey,

an excellent close up from this normally shy bird,good sharpness,details and colors,well done and tfs


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  • MMM Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1114 W: 0 N: 2546] (11425)
  • [2007-03-30 13:13]

Hi Sergey
Beautiful portrait , very sharp details with splendid colors.Just love the catchlight.
TFS Michel

Hi Sergey,
great clearness for this beautiful Hawfinch. Incredible steel spout!
Regards and TFS

Incredible close-up of this finch, The details are really nice. How in the heck did you get so close with only a 300mm, are you using a blind? :)

Fantastic. Enhorabuena.

Hello Sergey.

Excellent image, very good details and colors.

Jose Luis.

Whoaaa Sergey, this is so close! Details, color and exposure are superb as well as composition. This is very close :) Well done and TFS,

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  • nglen Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2883 W: 30 N: 9683] (36145)
  • [2007-03-30 16:45]

Hi Sergey. fantastic close up of the Hawfinch.
Great detail and colour. well done TFS..

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  • marcin Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 138 W: 0 N: 268] (2057)
  • [2007-03-30 17:24]

excellent close up Sergey

great close up, TFS Ori

Hello Sergey,
Excellent, excellent, excellent.


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  • manyee Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3089 W: 230 N: 6774] (23770)
  • [2007-03-31 1:12]

Wow, Sergey,
Stunning details on this close-up of the hawfinch.
How did you get so close?
Light, exposure, focus are all excellent.
TFS. : )

Hi sergey,

Excellent portrait
Lovely colours and composition
SUPERB sharp details

TFS Thijs

....congratulation for your gallery.

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