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Rainbow Lorikeets #1

Posted by
DaveB (Exeter, United Kingdom) on 22 June 2008 in Animal & Insect.

This is the first of a few shots I'll be putting up of these guys, who were easy to get close too; in their section, you can buy cups of nectar to encourage the birds to land on your hand, so they don't mind you getting up close and personal! This is pretty much as shot, so they really do live up to their name!

Canon EOS 400D 1/50 second F/2.8 ISO 100 100 mm

As always, comments are welcome, particularly those offering feedback and criticism on my images! (It's the only way I'll learn!) :)

Florence from Paris, France

What a cute and colourful duo !

22 Jun 2008 5:13am

@Florence: Thanks Florence

pLusOne from Cheonan, South Korea

what a clolour!

22 Jun 2008 7:45am

@pLusOne: Thanks pLusOne

crafts from Malang, Indonesia

great shot!

22 Jun 2008 2:30pm

@crafts: Thanks Crafts

MaryB from Staffordshire, United Kingdom

this is a beautiful shot Dave! You've captured their colour and personality wonderfully.

22 Jun 2008 3:51pm

@MaryB: Thanks Mary

Graham Russon from Cape Town, South Africa

Wow, brilliant vivid colours. I really like how you've captured the expression of this one. Nice shot.

22 Jun 2008 8:06pm

@Graham Russon: Thanks Graham

Tse Min from Melbourne, Australia

they are colourful! for a moment, i thought they were fake!

22 Jun 2008 10:45pm

@Tse Min: Thanks Tse Min

La from Valparaiso, United States

Beautiful colors, nice shot

28 Jun 2008 6:00am

@La: Thanks La

Canon EOS 400D
1/50 second
ISO 100
100 mm