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Greattit       ©2011 Old Finn
Panasonic DMC-FZ28       3rd place, 109 points
1/80s, f4.4, ISO 200, 486mm, Normal Program, Center Weighted Average, no flash
 
Post-Processing: Cropped, noise reduction, chromatic aberrations removed, histogram, saturation enhanced, resized, USM       Extra Info: None
 
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Franz07
Feb 24, 2011
    Congratulations Jussi! A wonderful shot that makes me feel like picking up my dusty FZ5 once again.
Now I just have to wait for the birds to come back home...

Old Finn
Feb 22, 2011
    Thank you all for the nice comments. Im happy for my success this time.

f_otto
Feb 22, 2011
    Congratulations, it was my first

Lo
Feb 21, 2011
    Congratulations on your placement. It's so nice to enjoy the beauty of birds, especially during the winter when it's so bleak. We have a pair of Cardinals that come to our feeder every day.

Jade O.
Feb 21, 2011
    I still think this should be no. 1. It is a fine image. (And I agree with Michael that "tit" is also known as a proper word for these creatures.)

Mepo
Feb 21, 2011
    Congratulations - Well deserved. The bird I was thinking of was your Great Tit on a plate in the mini 2009 challenge. I wouldn't worry about the name - that's the name it is know as in most of the English speaking world.

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Franz07
Feb 21, 2011
    Very nice capture and perfect on theme. Very good and different idea for the challenge, very well executed.

broph
Feb 21, 2011
    Great shot the subdued yellows of the bird harmonize well with the softness of the snow and the blurred background.
A charming photo indeed -- and my #1.

f_otto
Feb 21, 2011
    Very nice shot, my no.1!

Lo
Feb 20, 2011
    He is just gorgeous with his chest feathers all puffed up against the cold. Beautifully taken - love the composition, the blurred background - TF

Jade O.
Feb 19, 2011
    Great shot. Small birds are tough subject. Lighting and backgrounds are problematic and foregrounds often get in the way. You solved all the problems an have decent pose as well. Not sure how the lower leg is on branch but I assume the extended leg is hidden by the twig in front of it. No. 1.

Old Finn
Feb 19, 2011
    Thanks forkcandles and Mepo. Mepo, in 2009, Rule of thirds, I had a picture of a Greater titmouse in the same plum tree, shot through the window like now too, with FZ20. This was taken with FZ28. We feed the birds, so we see them often. Sorry for the name of the pic. In my dictionary the English name is Great tit. Now I remember, that In American English that name is offending, or the subjects is wrong 8=)
Edited on Feb 19, 2011

Mepo
Feb 18, 2011
    Once again you have my #1 vote first time though. Absolutely perfect Love it. Is this one related to the 2009 model :-)
Edited on Feb 18, 2011

forkcandles
Feb 18, 2011
    they [the birds] dont stay long in any place so great capture.
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