basking in the moment..

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© Heather Mellon
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UploadedJanuary 13, 2011
TakenJanuary 2, 2011
Exposure1/200 sec at f/10
FlashCompulsory Flash
Focal Length300 mm
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Jan 5/11 was a balmy day and a little flock of sparrows took full advantage of it to have a good drink and bathe in a pail of water I had set outside. The honeysuckle bush was full of these birds preening and drying their feathers in the sun but this little fellow gave me the best pose..

10 responses

  • Adnan Ejaz

    Adnan Ejaz gave props (12 Jan 2011):

    Cute and cool shot

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham gave props (13 Jan 2011):

    Great shot!! A very hard one to focus but you did it perfectly. Great DOF.

  • elfriede fulda

    elfriede fulda (Deleted) gave props (13 Jan 2011):

    I love the lighting in this..beautiful capture

  • Susan Littlefield

    Susan Littlefield gave props (13 Jan 2011):

    Gorgeous capture! I love the softness surrounding the sparrow.

  • Betty Maxey

    Betty Maxey   gave props (13 Jan 2011):

    What a nice pose too! Nice work!

  • Juanita Vivas

    Juanita Vivas (Deleted) gave props (13 Jan 2011):

    A great capture and I really like the soft focus !!

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (15 Jan 2011):

    This is lovely ...It looks like a water painting ..Excellent capture...

  • Carlo Pagan

    Carlo Pagan gave props (16 Jan 2011):


  • je suis moi

    je suis moi said (18 Jan 2011):

    Greatful for a warm rest in the sunshine.

  • Merike Mäll

    Merike Mäll gave props (3 Apr 2011):

    nii hea pilt

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