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    Default Scarlet Tanager

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    Scarlet Tanager

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    D2Xs, 600, ISO 250, f9 @ 1/320, -0.7 EV.

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    Charming look from the bird helps this excellent portrait become "More than Wonderful". :) :) :) :) :)

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    Alan:

    Excellent job here, sharpness, exposure, composition.
    My only wish would be that the needles didn't overlap the abdomen.

    Really nice.

    Cheers

    Randy

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    Alan this is as nice as nice could be!! The BG and the surrounding greenery just makes this for me.

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    Not much to add here. Just great. I might only suggest to crop a little on top but that would be it. Congrats.

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    Fabulous of course Alan! As a personal preference of mine, I would crop a little off the left side, so that the branches don't exit the frame in the corners:). Great image!!!

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    Outstanding in all respects. I happen to like the needles touching the abdomen. Gives it a realistic life like feel.

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    Alan, Beautiful subject and details. Perch and pose are lovely.Well done.

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    Totally sweet...fabulous details in the blacks and reds.

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    What a beautiful specimen! Great job with comp, pose, detail, setting and background. I agree that a tad off the left would improve the image, but this is a nit.

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    Beautiful colors, detail, composition, species, perch and pose. Very well done. Congratulations.

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    Wonderful detail in the reds, the blacks and I like the hint of the eye...not overpowering but you can see it. I don't think the crop matters...you're automatcially drawn to this well exposed beauty. Congratulations on a fine capture.

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    Pretty neat all round Alan. Beautiful details and the soft lighting is showing this off well. Agree crop doesn't matter and like as presented. Congrats.

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    What makes it for me is the bird's expression and overall sharpnes, what I would like to see is a little more space on top and bottom and also more color saturation.
    Great Image !

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    It doesn't get any better

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    Wow, a sweet image, even for you! Love the great details in the reds, and blacks, the BG, and of course, the great redwood perch. Water Drip?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Aidan Briggs View Post
    Wow, a sweet image, even for you! Love the great details in the reds, and blacks, the BG, and of course, the great redwood perch. Water Drip?
    Thanks Aidan, yes, a water drip.

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    Just gorgeous

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