First of this Spring
- ellis49 (2254)
- [2008-03-21 6:03]
a very good first one, it's always nice when yoo got the for the season.
Well composed with lovely colours and fine details.
- joey (24909)
- [2008-03-21 6:25]
Very, very sharp shot of this American Robin!
The clarity here is exceptional!
Nice bright colours and superb exposure.
Well composed as always.
And to those two stories: Yikes! The moral is a very good one to point out.
Well done Rick!
Good morning to you Rick.It is nice to see this, your first robin of the year(I'm still waiting to see mine).Robins may not be the first back in the spring but they sure are the most visible and welcome at that.I like the way this fellow is puffed-up sitting on his perch.The colour is good as is the focus as well as the typical point of view for this shot.I am curious as to what you think of your 40D as with myself I'm not as thrilled with it as I was with the 30D.I find my 40D to be a more finicky camera to use and one that has some auto focus issues that can lead to disappointment when tracking moving subjects.Thank you for sharing this,your first robin of this year.I hope to get a classic robin pulling the worm out of the ground shot this year.Happy Easter to you and Lucy. Bob
- eqshannon (31141)
- [2008-03-21 6:33]
Life is a treacherous path one day and a sign of new life the next. You show here a Robin in spring, but still rumpled up a bit for warmth. The sun must move a bit closer to the Northern hemisphere and then all shall be well...or so we are told...Very nicely done Rick and with addition of some fine notes!
- maurydv (36428)
- [2008-03-21 6:35]
Bellissima immagine, ottimi POV e composizione ambientata, molto bella la posa e molto buoni i dettagli del piumaggio, ottimi i colori e la luce diffusa. Grazie e complimenti. Ciao Maurizio
Hi Rick , good advice in your notes.
nice photo of this robin , it surely must be an 'early bird' I have yet to see any here in High River.
the over all color temperature of your photo sure reflects Alberta weather , and that sunny red breast is a welcome sign of spring,
regards , and Happy Easter
- CeltickRanger (37400)
- [2008-03-21 7:04]
very beautiful shot of the American Robin, i listened
that they arrive in Montréal but did'nt saw yet, i love his typical
pose of the American Robin, excellent POV and framing,
lovely luminosity, excellent DOF, excellent sharpness and details,
- jaycee (25460)
- [2008-03-21 8:38]
The harbinger of spring!! He is so puffed up - and probably wondering why it's so cold. He is very beautiful though - with wonderful Robin colors. Excellent details of his not too happy face, wings and plummage. A wonderful pose in the still leafless tree. Here too we have to be aware of our surroundings. We're always on the lookout for coyotes, javelinas and bobcats.
- fartash (5161)
- [2008-03-21 8:41]
Very intersting spieces to shoot,
Perfect details,exposure and POV,Welldone my friend.
- earthtraveler (3483)
- [2008-03-21 9:17]
Hi Rick, Fine shot of the robin. Very good detail and nicely composed with a fine pose. I saw my first yesterday. Hope you have a great weekend. Richard
- fragman (43778)
- [2008-03-21 10:36]
beautiful pic, TFS Ori
- PeterZ (49139)
- [2008-03-21 11:48]
Very beautiful photo of this American Robin. Great natural and clear colours. Very good sharpness and composition.
- gerbilratz (3176)
- [2008-03-21 12:27]
Hi Rick, great notes!! I have never seen an American Robin before, great colouration and wonderfully sharp feather details. very good overall composition, TFS
- rdfoto (3295)
- [2008-03-21 13:50]
Très belle capture, excellente netteté et couleurs, très beau sujet.
- angela926 (3083)
- [2008-03-21 15:08]
Great capture, superb sharoness and depth of field, beautiful natural colora very nice pose.
- mariki (9477)
- [2008-03-22 0:27]
Beautiful capture of this American robin. Excellent composition and sharpness. Wonderful colours.
- NinaM (4077)
- [2008-03-22 9:53]
My friend Rick, what a beautiful robin, filled with hope for us looking at him! The lighting and the colours in this picture are ravishing, all this grey and then the orange belly of the beautiful knight. I always think about knights when I see a robin, the way they walk in the grass as if they were owning the land. This little one must have travelled a long way for you to get this picture. Thank you!
- Nilson (4423)
- [2008-03-23 7:34]
Exelente foto muito bem focada e de qualidade ótima meus parabéns.
- Luis52 (15809)
- [2008-03-23 19:54]
Como es costubre en tus fotos, siempre muy bellas y con gran calidad fotografica. Este Robin tiene muy bellos colores en su plumaje, la pose le da un valor agragado.
- uleko (10940)
- [2008-03-24 1:09]
Excellent capture of this beautiful bird looking very proud with a puffed up chest in a lovely bright orange colour! Very well exposed and I like the natural background.
TFS and best wishes, Ulla
- goldyrs (11497)
- [2008-03-24 2:35]
What an awesome shot I'm coming back to!
Perfect sharpness, very nice POV!
And very beautiful subject!
- arfer (0)
- [2008-03-24 20:49]
Great to see these images being posted on TN from the great white north.
Very good details and well focused.
I like the puffed up plumage.
Excellent colour saturation.
- SkyF (8073)
- [2008-03-25 4:04]
what a lovely surprise! Can you send it my way so we can hope for spring also, as yet another snow day is coming our way.... Alberta clipper ;-).
Lovely shot. the colors and details look wonderful.
- Alex99 (23735)
- [2008-03-25 10:58]
How well you managed to full up the bird in focus despite the numerous twigs around it. Great shot of the cute bird at natural surroundings. Neutral BG is looked perfectly as an addition to the main subject. Well done and TFS.