(Puffed out) American Goldfinch

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© Andrea Petersen
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This is an experiment with a different lens that I used

from my manual Nikon film camera. It is a Spiratone 1:8 f=500mm mirror lens. I wanted to see how it would work with my Nikon D 40X Camera. it was overcast outside and it would be interesting to shoot this again on a brighter day.

14 responses

  • Michael Lynch

    Michael Lynch gave props (17 Nov 2008):

    Excellent color, comp&details!

  • Michael Ball

    Michael Ball gave props (17 Nov 2008):

    Beaytiful shot! Is that a female American Goldfinch?

  • Brian Arsenault

    Brian Arsenault gave props (17 Nov 2008):

    Good experiment, Great shot

  • Robert Duncan

    Robert Duncan   gave props (17 Nov 2008):

    great shot.

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (17 Nov 2008):

    Thank you all for your appreciated comments..In answer to your question, Michael B. In the winter the male loses the bright yellow and looks much like the color of the female so it could either.

  • Judy Wanamaker

    Judy Wanamaker (Deleted) gave props (17 Nov 2008):

    Very nice photo, Andrea. I love the finches. They are away now, but they return in force in February and fight over our bird feeders.

  • Ann Reece

    Ann Reece   gave props (17 Nov 2008):

    Andrea, this photo is excellent!!! Your experiment worked well. The bird is so clear and sharply focused and the DOF is great!!!

  • Stefanie Baltzell

    Stefanie Baltzell gave props (18 Nov 2008):

    Awww! That little puff is adorable. Great capture and clarity.

  • Catherine Kurvink

    Catherine Kurvink gave props (18 Nov 2008):

    This is a wonderful close up of this pretty bird! Well done!

  • Lynn H

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

    I am changing your name to Andrea Autobon! What a cool shot!

  • Jüri Vissak

    Jüri Vissak gave props (19 Nov 2008):

    Nice colours and clarity!

  • Sandy Tyler

    Sandy Tyler (Deleted) said (20 Nov 2008):

    Beautiful colors, great shot!!

  • Irmingard Anna

    Irmingard Anna gave props (2 Dec 2008):

    Another beauty in your bird collection, Andrea! Love it!

  • je suis moi

    je suis moi   gave props (16 Mar 2009):

    Wonderful pix.

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