Waiting for Breakfast

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© Andrea Petersen
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UploadedSeptember 11, 2008
TakenMay 20, 2008
MakeNikon Corporation
ModelNIKON D40X
Exposure1/125 sec at f/5.6
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length200 mm
ISO200
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We start our mornings daily feeding the birds. This is a brightly colored male Baltimore Oriole who has now migrated South. His diet consists of either half an orange or jelly.

16 responses

  • Tammy Espino

    Tammy Espino gave props (11 Sep 2008):

    What a great capture of such a colorful bird!

  • Sharon Holeman

    Sharon Holeman gave props (12 Sep 2008):

    Great picture - good colors & dof! :)

  • Rob Roy

    Rob Roy (Deleted) gave props (12 Sep 2008):

    What a captivating bird portrait you have here! ...and a rather ideal situation, much more under your control than the usual feeding station. As these young thespians step onto your stage to audition for a leading role in your next production, you can act a set designer! Vary the drinking pot. Apply plants or other props to the wire, etc. Endless potential!! One of the things I like here is how well the water cup compliments the "actor's" breast. Alternate title: "One Leg Up".

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen said (12 Sep 2008):

    Thank you for your good suggestions Rob. When I shot this picture earlier this summer, the morning glories that we planted around the trellis over the feeder had not started to bloom yet. The water cup that you mentioned is in reality the jelly dish but It had rained which is why there was water in it...The Oriole was indeed waiting for breakfast when I shot the picture.

  • Andrew Lorimer

    Andrew Lorimer (Deleted) gave props (12 Sep 2008):

    Beautiful Capture !!! well done!!!

  • Judy Wanamaker

    Judy Wanamaker (Deleted) gave props (13 Sep 2008):

    Beautiful to behold! What a great capture.

  • Einar Egeland

    Einar Egeland gave props (14 Sep 2008):

    An optimistic Bird!

  • Stefanie Baltzell

    Stefanie Baltzell gave props (14 Sep 2008):

    Gorgeous shot, adorable bird!

  • Talon

    Talon said (14 Sep 2008):

    Great color and wonderful shot. I love birds, too. Don't feed them as I own 2 cats (or do they own me? lol!), but really enjoy the bird watching. Such tricky creatures to shoot with their fast quick, darting movement, but you do a terrific job.

  • Ted Gorczyca

    Ted Gorczyca gave props (17 Sep 2008):

    nice capture, good detail and color

  • Aubrey's Oma

    Aubrey's Oma (Deleted) gave props (17 Sep 2008):

    You've a great eye for shooting these!

  • Lynn H

    Lynn H (Deleted) gave props (18 Sep 2008):

    Another beauty!

  • Irmingard Anna

    Irmingard Anna gave props (22 Sep 2008):

    For such an opulent breakfast I'll return next morning!

  • Lesley S

    Lesley S (Deleted) gave props (25 Jan 2009):

    Fabulous shot. Love the possessive foot on the jelly dish!!

  • je suis moi

    je suis moi   gave props (17 Mar 2009):

    Excellent.

  • Sonia Adam Murray

    Sonia Adam Murray gave props (27 Jul 2009):

    This is an awesome capture.

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