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Blue Tit

Canon EOS-1D Mark IV 1/400 second F/7.1 ISO 1000 365 mm

Richard from Duns, United Kingdom

Lovely shot, great DOF and super composition. Blue tits always remind me of Easter.

24 Apr 2011 5:25am

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

What a perfect harmonizing background happened to pass by here . . these birds always seem to have so much frantic energy to expend - firing on all neurons , I guess. Happy Sunday.

24 Apr 2011 5:36am

@Ronnie 2¢: It's that time of year!

Pavan Kaul from Mumbai, India

Brilliant shot! The soft tones melting into the background lifted out by the perfect focus are superb!

24 Apr 2011 5:53am

Christine from Duns, United Kingdom

5 ***** for me, lovely bokeh in the background, very nice composition and a super sharp blue tit

24 Apr 2011 6:28am

David from Avranches, France

Everytime I see your shots of wildlife, Im always struck with a sense of awe for the Canon. You make it looks sooo effortless. Congrats this is a beauty.

24 Apr 2011 6:55am

@David: What nice words-thank you!

Elena Kotrotsou from Drossia, Greece

Very beautiful picture, well done!

24 Apr 2011 7:40am

kiwisa from North Shore, New Zealand

Beautiful little birdie and what a great sot

24 Apr 2011 8:08am

Tede from Aubenas 07, France

Too beautiful this blue tit, the bokeh is splendid. Nice day.

24 Apr 2011 8:18am

Sam from Chennai, India

Nice capture of this beautiful little bird. Great background. Love it ... :)

24 Apr 2011 8:25am

Adela Fonts from Barcelona, Spain

Suddenly you catch a huge passion to embrace ... beautiful bird with blue feathers. Excellent image! A hug, Adela

24 Apr 2011 8:33am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

Perfect depth of field Chris

24 Apr 2011 8:47am

Thea from Leeuwarden, Netherlands

Fantastic captured this beauty,love the details and the bokeh!

24 Apr 2011 9:19am

BBM from Sussex, United Kingdom

Brilliant shot light and contrast are perfect!

24 Apr 2011 9:32am

lili from *, Iran

I Love it!

24 Apr 2011 10:33am

J.R. from Ginowan, Japan

He's a cutie

24 Apr 2011 11:34am

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

lovely. fine selected focus. Happy Easter

24 Apr 2011 1:38pm

Don from Spokane, United States

Nice close up with excellent detail. I like how the limb comes into the frame too. Very nice image.

24 Apr 2011 2:39pm

Ted from South Wales, United Kingdom

perfect focus Chris.

24 Apr 2011 2:55pm

marci from in, Morocco

superb!

24 Apr 2011 3:20pm

MARIANA from Waterloo, Canada

super . closeup is fab , colors and light even more fabulous ;)

24 Apr 2011 3:31pm

The Mouse from Glasgow, United Kingdom

Watching your builders and looking for worms no doubt.

24 Apr 2011 3:40pm

Jason Politte from Conway, AR, United States

Fantastic shot - the focus and DOF are spot on!

24 Apr 2011 4:37pm

M@ndy from London, United Kingdom

The bird pops out from the background

24 Apr 2011 6:16pm

Loner from Wörgl, Austria

So nice little Blue Tit !

24 Apr 2011 6:24pm

Francisco Romero from Carbajal de la Legua, Spain

Great photograph. Detail, color, composition and background. Everything together.

24 Apr 2011 8:38pm

Phil Morris from Canada

One of the best bird shots I have seen all year.

24 Apr 2011 9:16pm

@Phil Morris: How kind-thank you!

mseguid from Es Castell-Menorca-I Balears, Spain

Good shot. I lovet it

24 Apr 2011 9:19pm

Dutch from Neverwhere, United States

Wow gorgeous lighting and dof! 5+

24 Apr 2011 11:37pm

MissT from Chicagoland, United States

Gorgeous!!!

24 Apr 2011 11:50pm

Sunder from Chennai, India

Great shot of this bird...

25 Apr 2011 2:00am

Becky from los angeles, United States

You've done it again - these stunning bird images you get. I know they are posing for you - I'm just trying to figure how you get them to do it. It's just perfect. Wow.

25 Apr 2011 2:43am

✿ Anina ✿ from Auckland, New Zealand

Simply stunning! Wonderful DOF and the detail and clarity are terrific.

25 Apr 2011 6:20am

The Dark Dude from Maestoso, United Kingdom

hey dude
fantastic shot duderoo
great colors too

25 Apr 2011 9:00am

pourya from hamedan, Iran

well done on an excellent image

25 Apr 2011 9:26am

PRASHANT from Mumbai, India

Beautiful catch...

25 Apr 2011 12:46pm

franz from Baden, Austria

such a pretty bird, and an excellent capture again! love the sharp details, e.g. the lichen on the twig! (we don't have that many blue tits here, more great tits, the black variety - just as lovely!)

25 Apr 2011 5:56pm

Philip from Reading, United Kingdom

it's that lens again. great...

25 Apr 2011 8:51pm

Nigel from Avening, United Kingdom

Perfect !

26 Apr 2011 9:12pm

Julie Brown from Indianapolis, Indiana, United States

These birds are so beautiful. I like the lichen on the perch and the green background.

27 Apr 2011 9:55am

karla from Omaha, United States

Beautiful image of the bird and the branch! I am glad you put the name of it in the title.

28 Apr 2011 3:52am

Susan from Sausalito, United States

I've been unable to comment these last weeks and have just caught up with you now. This series that began around the 22nd of April are all just stunning....inspiring..

28 Apr 2011 3:24pm

Canon EOS-1D Mark IV
1/400 second
F/7.1
ISO 1000
365 mm