Mr. Bluebird On My Shoulder

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© Donald Garrett
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Photo Info
UploadedFebruary 6, 2010
TakenJanuary 10, 2010
MakeNikon Corporation
ModelNIKON D60
Exposure1/60 sec at f/5.6
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length300 mm
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I was SO glad to have my camera nearby when I peeked out the back window and saw this male Eastern bluebird perched on my deck post. Handheld, 300mm, through 2 window panes. 1/60 5.6f

57 responses

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham (Deleted) gave props (6 Feb 2010):

    WOW!! You got a bluebird!! Terrific shot!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Kathleen Mercado

    Kathleen Mercado (Deleted) said (6 Feb 2010):

    Splendid, Donald!:)

  • Patty Gross

    Patty Gross (Deleted) gave props (6 Feb 2010):

    Oh, what a brilliant shot of this beautiful little bluebird. I have not seen one here for several years. Your dof if also very lovely, Don!!

  • Betty Maxey

    Betty Maxey   gave props (6 Feb 2010):

    That is a fantastic capture Don. I love his colors, great clarity! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Citadel Cruz

    Citadel Cruz (Deleted) gave props (6 Feb 2010):


  • Susan Littlefield

    Susan Littlefield gave props (6 Feb 2010):

    Remarkable clarity for having shot through 2 panes!! Wonderful capture, Don!!

  • Lynne Macgregor

    Lynne Macgregor (Deleted) gave props (6 Feb 2010):

    your window panes are obviously kept very clean! beautiful shot

  • Charles Conti

    Charles Conti gave props (6 Feb 2010):

    Beautiful! Steady hand!!! :-)

  • Ann Reece

    Ann Reece gave props (6 Feb 2010):

    Wow, this is a gorgeous capture of this beautiful bluebird!!!

  • Andrew Lorimer

    Andrew Lorimer (Deleted) gave props (6 Feb 2010):

    Like this alot well done Donald !!

  • Gary Cole

    Gary Cole (Deleted) said (6 Feb 2010):

    Some people have all the luck:) Great capture Donald.

  • Aubrey's Oma

    Aubrey's Oma (Deleted) gave props (6 Feb 2010):


  • Karen Foto Fiddler

    Karen Foto Fiddler (Deleted) gave props (6 Feb 2010):

    Beautiful Blue bird capture! I agree outstanding shot as you shot thru all that glass!

  • Warren ~Mangione~

    Warren ~Mangione~ gave props (6 Feb 2010):

    Fantastic and beautiful shot, Don!!! Amazing clarity considering the shooting conditions!

  • daniele castellucchio

    daniele castellucchio gave props (6 Feb 2010):

    great shot!!!!!!!!!

  • Litz Go

    Litz Go gave props (6 Feb 2010):

    so clear! good shot, Don!

  • David Webb

    David Webb gave props (6 Feb 2010):

    Beautiful subject, lovely shot!

  • Kevin Ellis

    Kevin Ellis gave props (6 Feb 2010):

    wonderful capture, even the woodb grain on the fence post is perfect!

  • Billy Houckham

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  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (6 Feb 2010):

    OH WOW!!! This is the best bird shot you have taken so far....This is beautiful!!! Just gorgeous! Perfect shot!l

  • Michael Ball

    Michael Ball gave props (6 Feb 2010):

    WOW!! Fabulous capture!! Handsome little guy!!

  • Michael Kenney

    Michael Kenney gave props (6 Feb 2010):

    Spectacular! well captured.

  • Greg Summers

    Greg Summers gave props (6 Feb 2010):

    beautiful shot

  • Amelia (amy) Quicke

    Amelia (amy) Quicke gave props (6 Feb 2010):


  • Linda Houghton

    Linda Houghton gave props (6 Feb 2010):

    Fantastic Capture

  • Latrenia Bryant

    Latrenia Bryant gave props (6 Feb 2010):

    Caught this on spotlight. Glad I did... this is Great

  • John Smith

    John Smith (Deleted) gave props (6 Feb 2010):

    A blue bird this time of year,.Wow....We don`t see any here till April...nice shot

  • diana

    diana (Deleted) gave props (6 Feb 2010):

    fantabulous photo of this beautiful little guy!!

  • Arline Grant

    Arline Grant gave props (7 Feb 2010):

    Just beautiful!

  • Nancy Richard

    Nancy Richard gave props (7 Feb 2010):

    What a wonderful photo! I've never had luck getting bluebirds. I'm so jealous. LOL

  • Rich Klein

    Rich Klein gave props (7 Feb 2010):

    Great capture and wonderful colors

  • eithne mythen

    eithne mythen gave props (7 Feb 2010):

    What a perfect capture of this handsome little bird, love the grain in the post too..

  • Giampaolo Lolli

    Giampaolo Lolli   gave props (7 Feb 2010):

    Wow, very lovely picture.

  • elfriede fulda

    elfriede fulda (Deleted) gave props (7 Feb 2010):

    Beautiful Don

  • Maurie A

    Maurie A gave props (7 Feb 2010):

    He is beautiful.... what an amazing shot!!! you know, they are my favorite!!!

  • Sonia Adam Murray

    Sonia Adam Murray gave props (7 Feb 2010):

    What a spectacular capture Don!

  • John Tanner

    John Tanner said (8 Feb 2010):

    Great shot Don!!!

    Blue birds are awesome !!!

    I use to have them around here but I haven't seen them in a few years.

    Nice job!!!

  • Loree McComb

    Loree McComb   gave props (8 Feb 2010):

    bravo - I'm so happy you had your camera also

  • Judy Wanamaker

    Judy Wanamaker (Deleted) gave props (8 Feb 2010):

    OK, now you are showing off!! This is fabulous. They have nested in our yard for the past 3 years, and I have not been able to get a great shot like this. They are so shy. Beautiful, Don.

  • Suzanne McGeady

    Suzanne McGeady said (8 Feb 2010):

    That is amazing. Are you sure you didn't bring the paint brush out too, for he has the most startling blue coat! Don what a shot!!

  • May Vokaty

    May Vokaty gave props (8 Feb 2010):

    Fantastic Capture!

  • Adel Kafoory

    Adel Kafoory said (8 Feb 2010):

    Wow colors...

  • Eivor Kuchta

    Eivor Kuchta (Deleted) gave props (8 Feb 2010):

    What a beautiful bird! Perfect capture! You got a great background for the bird.

  • Karen Zimmerman

    Karen Zimmerman gave props (8 Feb 2010):

    Wow, gorgeous! Nice shot!

  • Marie Sager

    Marie Sager gave props (9 Feb 2010):

    Zipidy Doo Dah! Zipidy Day! What a wonderful picture that came my way! Perfect.

  • Oregon Curly

    Oregon Curly (Deleted) gave props (9 Feb 2010):


  • Leanne Silva

    Leanne Silva gave props (9 Feb 2010):


  • Stefanie Baltzell

    Stefanie Baltzell said (9 Feb 2010):

    Absolutely, Positively ADORABLE! What a great shot.

  • Brendan Smith

    Brendan Smith gave props (11 Feb 2010):

    Great capture.

  • Christopher J Chalk

    Christopher J Chalk gave props (11 Feb 2010):

    Picture perfect, great clarity and clours!

  • Matthew Laming

    Matthew Laming said (12 Feb 2010):

    Wonderful Shot Donald

  • Deborah Downes

    Deborah Downes gave props (12 Feb 2010):

    FABULOUS! Sure love that blue.

  • Gary Cole

    Gary Cole (Deleted) said (14 Feb 2010):

    Saw two of these fellas in my back yard this morning and, don't you know, didn't have a camera handy.

  • Geoff Plant

    Geoff Plant said (17 Feb 2010):

    gorgeous picture. looks as if the bird has just had a re-spray& touch -up for the shot

  • Chandrika Sandesh

    Chandrika Sandesh gave props (24 Feb 2010):

    Very beautiful capture.

  • jaume Morera Barreda

    jaume Morera Barreda said (22 Sep 2010):

    Fantastic! :)

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