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Rainbow Lorikeets #4

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

Another few shots of these guys to be posted following a trawl through my archive and some post-processing; these were all taken in Edinburgh Zoo

Canon EOS 400D 1/60 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!) :)

Lorraine from Gatineau, Canada

Bravo for the slight blur, really adds to this gorgeously coloured bird ;)

22 Sep 2008 5:53am

@Lorraine: Thanks Lorraine

Florence from Paris, France

What a lovely close-up !

22 Sep 2008 6:10am

@Florence: Thanks Florence

Eleftheria! from Athens, Greece

Beautiful! See my "rainbow" in 3 days! :-)

22 Sep 2008 2:09pm

@Eleftheria!: Thanks Eleftheria

Amir from tehran, Iran

what a macro. nice colors it has. I like this :)

22 Sep 2008 3:19pm

@Amir: Thanks Amir

Zygene from morlaix, France

De jolies couleurs sur cet oiseau.

22 Sep 2008 5:27pm

@Zygene: Merci Zygene

Lally from Salem, United States

love the colors and shallow depth of field!

22 Sep 2008 6:00pm

@Lally: Thanks Lally

willow from Chelsea, United States

Beautiful! I love the soft feel created by the shallow DOF.

22 Sep 2008 7:37pm

@willow: Thanks Willow

Graham Russon from Cape Town, South Africa

Nice shot, the dof is just great on this.

22 Sep 2008 7:48pm

@Graham Russon: Thanks Graham

vu@granby - Gilles Martineau from Granby, Québec, Canada

Impressive, this Lorikeets!

22 Sep 2008 8:43pm

@vu@granby - Gilles Martineau: Thanks Gilles

Richard_Irwin from Belper, United Kingdom

Nice one, it looks straight at you and appears to be quite a character.

22 Sep 2008 9:50pm

@Richard_Irwin: Thanks Richard

Observing from West Cheshire, United Kingdom

I'm guessing the softness was intentional, and what a colour the bird has, lovely.

22 Sep 2008 9:56pm

@Observing: Yep, I played with the vibrance and saturation to give it a different feel

Ronnie 2¢ from London, United Kingdom

wow . . this is so expressive. I quite expect to get a pecked nose !

23 Sep 2008 10:37pm

@Ronnie 2¢: Thanks Ronnie, he's not as big as he looks

Canon EOS 400D
1/60 second
F/2.8
ISO 100
100 mm

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