Blue On Blue- Portrait of a Bluebird

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    |)\/8 TPF Noob!

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    Enjoying the sun.

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    Wow you got up close and personal with this guy. I like it.
     
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    LaFoto Just Corinna in real life Staff Member Supporting Member

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    Lovely!
    How come he let you get up this close?
     
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    I was really not that close, probably about 12 feet (3.65 m) away in a blind, so the image is cropped. One of the advantages to having a 15.1 megapixel camera, ;). Here is the original the portrait was cropped from.

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    I also like the original frame, though in that, of course, the "blue on blue"-theme is broken up a bit.
    For my "up and personal" garden bird photos I have to wait for the birds to become tame (or shouting at me - or most of all at our cat - in order to defend their nest), otherwise I would never be able to take such bird photos. Like_here :D
     
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    Seen this on the Canon forum. Great Shot!!
     
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    Dagwood56 No longer a newbie, moving up!

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    Beautiful!
     
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    Great capture, beautiful colors!!

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    I really like the cropped shot.

    The uncropped would have been a great stock shot had it been upon an old fashioned pasture post like this shot below

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    Nice shot, that bird had a mouthful. Yeah, to get close I bought a small one man portable blind.

    I do happen to have a couple of shots that are similar:

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    Nice shot! The green thingy is distracting, but I totally love the background!
     
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    i also like the original. GREAT colors. good shot.
     

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