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eclectus parrot
eclectus parrot
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Collection: Zoo
Camera: Canon EOS-350D Rebel XT
Lens: Canon EF 70-200mm f/4.0L IS USM
Location: National Zoo, Washington, DC
Aperture: f/4.0
ISO: 400
Shutter: 1/125s
Galleries: Blur, Birds
Date Uploaded: Aug 24, 2007

Viewed: 1651
Comments: 8
Favorites: 0

Ok, ok, his head's sharp - but nothing else is...

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10/07/2008 04:48:22 PM
Very striking red and presented perfectly against the yellow backdrop.
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08/26/2007 08:03:38 PM
the bokeh looks great. nice capture.
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08/25/2007 07:37:48 PM
Lovely colours and nice bokeh. :)
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08/25/2007 06:45:05 PM
FANTASTIC .. this is such an excellent & beautiful image .. the colours, the processing and the way the focus is only on the bird's eyes and beak .. :)
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08/25/2007 04:49:17 PM
Love that eye giving you the eye! Background!
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08/25/2007 12:57:45 PM
These parrots are so very pretty. This is a male, the females are green. The eclectus eat soft fruit, which makes them a bit of a mess to have around the house, as they will drop it or sling it around when they eat. When they have plenty of fresh fruit and vitamins, their feathers are so flourescent that they almost glow in the dark.
The background qualifies this for a "blur" shot. Very good portrait of a very smart bird.
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08/25/2007 12:55:56 PM
LOVE THE BOKEH!!!!!!!
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08/25/2007 12:38:18 PM
That parrot almost look like he's looking at you, thinking, "Man, how often will she take my photo!?!?!" Love the "expression".
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