Peacock


Photo Information
Taken with the Tamron 70-300, macro setting at 300mm
23/02/2010 - 16:17Cliff-P
CategoryWildlife / Nature
Shutter Speed1/800
Aperturef/16
LensN/A
ISO400
Focal Length300mm
Views/Likes53/0

paulgee20

Link Posted 23/02/2010 - 16:33
wouldnt have thought have going bw with this creature but works well, like it.....

Paul


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Rees

Link Posted 23/02/2010 - 17:24
Yes, I agree Paul, works well, with good composition.
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Rees

tomkeet

Link Posted 23/02/2010 - 19:02
Agree with above, really like it.
Regards
Tom

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bwlchmawr

Link Posted 23/02/2010 - 19:13
My words exactly, Paul...the last treatment for a subject like this but it works well!

Andrew
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Cliff-P

Link Posted 24/02/2010 - 17:36
Its a bit hit and miss trying to do Butterflies etc in mono but when it works it looks really good.

Thanks for your kind comments
Cliff.




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thoughton

Link Posted 25/02/2010 - 14:10
Great DOF and focus. I like the sepia treatment and, unusually for me, I even like the frame. I would however question whether or not it is actually a peacock
Tim
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Last Edited by thoughton on 25/02/2010 - 14:10

goggalee

Link Posted 26/02/2010 - 00:07
Excellent image, love it!
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Cliff-P

Link Posted 26/02/2010 - 08:44
Tim I can confirm it is a Peacock

Thanks for comments
Cliff.




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