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Feb 13, 2018 02:12 as a reply to  @ post 18562556 |  #14311

Oh, that's so pretty!


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Feb 13, 2018 02:21 |  #14312

Levina de Ruijter wrote in post #18562568 (external link)
Oh, that's so pretty!

Thanks Levina.

I know they are not at all exotic, i mean they are just pigeons...but I find them so photogenic and really enjoy photographing them.


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Feb 13, 2018 04:27 |  #14313

graham121 wrote in post #18562573 (external link)
I know they are not at all exotic, i mean they are just pigeons...but I find them so photogenic and really enjoy photographing them.

Maybe not for you but looks exotic to me!

These are normal pigeons in our neighbourhood:

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Feb 13, 2018 04:57 |  #14314

graham121 wrote in post #18562573 (external link)
Thanks Levina.

I know they are not at all exotic, i mean they are just pigeons...but I find them so photogenic and really enjoy photographing them.

Well it sure looks prettier than our feral or city pigeons, Graham, but I was more referring to the shot itself. Colours are lovely and there's wonderful clarity. The low angle is also great.


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Feb 13, 2018 05:21 |  #14315

Levina de Ruijter wrote in post #18562602 (external link)
Well it sure looks prettier than our feral or city pigeons, Graham, but I was more referring to the shot itself. Colours are lovely and there's wonderful clarity. The low angle is also great.

Levina, that your comment was referring to the shot itself has really made my day.

I have been working on composition and getting down low of late and it was worth laying in the wet grass to get this one. I am sure I was getting some strange looks from other people in the park though!


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Feb 13, 2018 06:28 |  #14316

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This morning I could not blame the neighborhood cats for running all the song birds away from the bird feeders. Here is the guilty party.

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Feb 13, 2018 08:58 |  #14317

Another one from yesterday's walk, a Great Tit this time.


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Feb 13, 2018 09:19 |  #14318

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Feb 13, 2018 10:11 |  #14319

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Splendid! The colour is amazing!
Our pidgeons are quit dull in comparison.


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Feb 13, 2018 12:16 |  #14321

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Feb 13, 2018 12:53 |  #14323

Another bird-on-a-twig - male Siskin this time.

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Feb 13, 2018 12:56 |  #14324

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Feb 13, 2018 16:06 |  #14325

Eurasian blue tit

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