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Old 19th September 2011
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Colourful Surprise!

Taken through a very dirty kitchen window - I had a few seconds to grab the camera and fire this photo off! Worth the sacrifice of a few wisteria blossoms. An Adelaide Rosella.

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Re: Colourful Surprise!

The bird and the wisteria make a very colourful combination and the background is nicely OOF to make an excellent picture.
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Re: Colourful Surprise!

Love the parrots - and this is a good action pic.
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Re: Colourful Surprise!

well great shot, LOVE the bright colours of this bird - but your window dirt is not evident Lyn !
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Re: Colourful Surprise!

A very good pose and composition, Lyn - shame about the dirty window but then photography must come first before housekeeping, right? lol It was a case of 'get it or forget it', as I say ...

I saw two magnificent King Parrots yesterday at Paddy's River, made a grab for the E-3 fitted with the 50-200 but they were gone as quickly as they came.
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Re: Colourful Surprise!

Thanks for looking John,Terry,Chevvy and Mark.
I was dead lucky that I had the 70-300 mm on the camera, sitting on the table and just had time to pick it up and fire away!
He isn't as sharp as I would have liked, but no time for MF. He shot off as soon as he saw me looking at him.
And the window really does need cleaning!
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Re: Colourful Surprise!

Very nice shot! The 70-300 is actual fun to use in these cases
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Re: Colourful Surprise!

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Very nice shot! The 70-300 is actual fun to use in these cases
You are so right. The 70-300mm is my favourite lens. That lovely bokeh rarely lets me down. Thanks for looking.
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Re: Colourful Surprise!

Really nice shot Lyn - I'm sure you quite chuffed that you managed to get the bird before it flew off!

My 70-300 is always on the camera and is such a flexible lens - wouldn't be without it.

Of course, any shots I take out of the conservatory will be of black jackdaws, brown sparrows and if lucky the red breast of a robin! You are so lucky to have such colourful subjects to photograph.

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Really nice shot Lyn - I'm sure you quite chuffed that you managed to get the bird before it flew off!

My 70-300 is always on the camera and is such a flexible lens - wouldn't be without it.

Of course, any shots I take out of the conservatory will be of black jackdaws, brown sparrows and if lucky the red breast of a robin! You are so lucky to have such colourful subjects to photograph.

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Thanks very much Jeremy. Glad you liked the shot.
Rosellas spook very easily and he spotted me through the window almost as soon as I spotted him!
Considering this was a real Point and Shoot job, I was pleased when I downloaded.
We may have colorful birds, but how I would love to capture one of your robins.
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Re: Colourful Surprise!

Definitely a grab shot that worked out well, well done.
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Definitely a grab shot that worked out well, well done.
Thanks Paul - it is fun when something unexpected works out!
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