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(Podiceps cristatus)

(Podiceps cristatus)
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Copyright: Jose Diogo (josediogo1958) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 494 W: 27 N: 1837] (11747)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2013-03-20
Categories: Birds
Camera: canon 1 dx mark 2, Canon 500mm f4 L IS, Canon 2X converter
Exposure: f/8, 1/1000 seconds
Details: Tripod: Yes
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2013-03-22 4:08
Viewed: 1745
Points: 24
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Mergulhão-de-crista,Great crested grebe

(Podiceps cristatus)

The first time I saw this bird was the last year in a Spanish dam. I thought it was possible to approach me but I ended up walking miles,take a brutal heat.Almost near the end he left me.Now I was a few meters and delighted...


Model: Canon EOS-1D Mark III
Software: PhotoScape
Exposure Time: 1/1024
F-Stop: f/8.0
ISO Speed Ratings: 500
Focal Length: 1000/1 mm
Date Taken: 2013-03-20 17:45
Metering Mode: Spot
Flash: Flash did not fire, compulsory flash mode
File Size: 226 kb

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Hello Jose,
Another beautiful capture,excellent sharpness and clarity,nice play of light and a lovely composition taken from a beautiful PoV.
Thanks and my regards,

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  • nagraj Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1618 W: 106 N: 3208] (15166)
  • [2013-03-22 6:01]

Very elegant portrait of this lovely Grebe. tfs.

Hello Jose Diogo.
A different side of the profile of this unique specimen and a well taken shot indeed. Lovely details under fine lighting with absolute details.
Thanks and have a nice day.


Wonderful portrait ot this grebe just emerging from under water.
best regards

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

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  • iti Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 577 W: 0 N: 650] (7939)
  • [2013-03-22 9:49]

Hi Jose,
Another nice portrait beautiful duck.
Nice colours with excellent detail.
Regards Jiri.

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  • Cobo Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 236 W: 1 N: 535] (5799)
  • [2013-03-22 10:07]

Great, great quality Jose!! Perfect control of the white balance, super sharp, perfect DOF, excellent light and composition. I like it. Congratulation. Saludos.

Ciao Jose Diogo, great capture of fantastic Great Crested Grebe, wonderful colors, splendid sharpness and fine details, very well done, my friend, have a good week end, ciao Silvio

Hello Jose

Another great close-up photo of the Great crested grebe,
fine POV at its level, excellent DOF, great focus,
sharpness, and details, successful back-light
effect with a very beautiful light coming to the bird's head, TFS


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  • foozi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 2791 W: 0 N: 6696] (25839)
  • [2013-03-24 0:03]

Hello Jose
what a shot with the red eye well seen in details. The drops of water on the head is really great.
Excellent presentation of details and features


Bonjour Jose,
Agréable valorisation du sujet.
A bientôt sur TN pour de nouvelles aventures.

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