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July 15, 2012
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Make
Canon
Model
Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Shutter Speed
1/395 second
Aperture
F/7.1
Focal Length
600 mm
ISO Speed
3200
Date Taken
Jul 15, 2012, 9:38:18 AM
Software
Adobe Photoshop Elements 8.0 Windows
Sensor Size
24mm

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My Friend Flicker by clippercarrillo My Friend Flicker by clippercarrillo
My hope is that you will enjoy this photo of the breeding male flicker which was shot from a blind at a distance of about twelve feet, with 600mm worth of lens. Lighting is always a challenge under the foliage at dawn, not to mention how I had hoped that the flicker would pose in such a way as to expose the red behind his head as well as the yellow underneath his tail, and both within the depth of field. Luck will favor those who are obsessed with birds. The why of it has something to do with sharing a very special moment with the viewer, knowing that a blessing shared is then twice blessed. Photo taken in Kansas City, Kansas, in my garden.
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:iconpiglet365:
You are SO lucky to have these fabulous birds in your garden.
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:iconlenslove78:
LensLove78 Jul 15, 2012  Student Photographer
You have such a great talent,my friend,love your work :thumbsup:
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:iconclippercarrillo:
clippercarrillo Jul 16, 2012  Professional Photographer
Thanks, Andrea. Its more the case of patience and desire than talent, and the bird supplies the art. Better yet, it serves no discernible virtue in the way of things,
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:iconsilvervulpine:
SilverVulpine Jul 15, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Splendid work, my friend! :)
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:iconclippercarrillo:
clippercarrillo Jul 16, 2012  Professional Photographer
Thanks, Billy. I'll be checking in on your page soon to see what you've been up to.
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:iconsilvervulpine:
SilverVulpine Jul 16, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Well thank you, sir. :)
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pearwood Jul 15, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
And crystal clear.
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:iconclippercarrillo:
clippercarrillo Jul 16, 2012  Professional Photographer
Too bad for the hot spot on the lower leg, or I would call it perfect,
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