Bird and Blooms

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I wish it wasn’t a house sparrow, but otherwise I find scenes like this pleasing.

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Any thoughts appreciated.

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Canon R5; 100-500 with 1.4 TC at 420 mm; 1/1000 at f10, +1/3 EV, ISO 2500

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Beautiful scene, Allen, with a great pose from the lady. The detail looks excellent without being overdone. I’m surprised you could get that close to this bird-the ones around here are quite skittish-for good reason given our attitude toward them.

Thanks, Dennis. This was taken in Shakespeare’s Garden in Central Park, where the dominant bird is the house sparrow and I think they’re pretty comfortable around people.

Lovely image Allen. Love all the blooms surrounding the bird - very pleasing for sure. Details and exposure look good too. Well done.

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