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Blue & Gold Macaw
Blue & Gold Macaw
NikonJeb


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Challenge: Hidden Gem -- 1,000th Challenge! (Advanced Editing VII*)
Collection: Portfolio
Camera: Nikon D70s
Lens: Nikon AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR II
Date: May 26, 2008
Aperture: F/13
ISO: 200
Shutter: 1/125
Date Uploaded: Mar 6, 2009

Soo....one of the main reasons I went with this as my "Gem" was because of its striking, vivid colors and the fact that I did so little to it to process it.

I have been wondering why I neither used it in the FS for May or the Best of 2008.

So.....here we go!

2009-03-06T18:58:41-05:00
File _DSC0041.NEF opened
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2009-03-06T19:03:53-05:00
File G:\Arts Fest Hbg '08\Blue & Gold Gem.jpg saved

Statistics
Place: 323 out of 1129
Avg (all users): 5.9020
Avg (commenters): 6.9107
Avg (participants): 5.8744
Avg (non-participants): 6.0526
Views since voting: 737
Views during voting: 637
Votes: 490
Comments: 61
Favorites: 2 (view)


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03/18/2009 07:31:44 PM
beautiful colors
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
03/17/2009 05:51:55 PM
Well detailed. Sharp. Very well done. 8. New fav.
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03/17/2009 04:40:49 PM
Good close shot. The details are nice.
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03/17/2009 03:50:53 PM
Great colors and details in teh feathers, these are such cool birds!
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03/17/2009 02:12:47 PM
Great detail in the feathers... nice and sharp.
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03/17/2009 01:02:21 AM
Beautiful bird, beautifully photographed.
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03/16/2009 07:40:50 PM
Great colors, very nice picture!
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03/16/2009 02:42:16 PM
I love the bright colors & your focus was spot on!
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03/16/2009 12:43:31 PM
Beautiful shot! Love the colors and the clarity is amazing. Excellent work! Bumping up...
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03/16/2009 11:16:06 AM
Lovely record image, great colours nice sharp focus
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03/16/2009 06:31:00 AM
What a beautiful bird. Wonderful colors and feather detail.
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03/15/2009 11:44:50 PM
Detail in the face is stunning.
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03/15/2009 10:08:24 PM
Very pretty. Looks like it has a friend in the background :)
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03/15/2009 09:31:28 PM
Very vibrant shot. Sharp as well.
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03/15/2009 09:26:21 PM
Great clarity and color. Like the use of the other bird as a colorful background.
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03/15/2009 06:01:07 PM
great details and colors
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03/15/2009 04:34:37 PM
Brilliant and eye catching colors of great intensity. Exceptional detail in this stunning close up. 8
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03/15/2009 04:10:31 PM
Great close up
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03/15/2009 03:50:10 PM
Very nice details and exposure.
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03/15/2009 01:55:57 PM
Beautiful color, nice focus
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03/15/2009 12:06:54 PM
great detail and colour
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03/15/2009 11:55:24 AM
Amazing detail....
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03/15/2009 09:33:36 AM
Beautiful colors.
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03/15/2009 08:48:21 AM
Beautiful colored bird with a lot of details.
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03/15/2009 07:42:29 AM
Nice. Color and detail sparkle.
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03/15/2009 05:56:28 AM
nice shot
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03/14/2009 11:06:01 PM
Very nice colour and detail, good close crop.
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03/14/2009 09:28:08 PM
excellent details , nice job, 8
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03/14/2009 02:07:55 PM
Good shot and nice colors.
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03/14/2009 01:14:53 PM
Nice colors and lighting with a nice sharp portrait.
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03/14/2009 12:00:34 PM
Realistic and colorful.
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03/14/2009 06:02:27 AM
fantastic vibrant deails
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03/14/2009 04:29:53 AM
Awesome perfect exposure, and very sharp
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03/14/2009 03:15:49 AM
The details and colour of the bird's plumage are very good, but I do find the background a little distracting.
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03/13/2009 11:32:43 PM
Nice detail in the feathers
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03/13/2009 08:55:18 PM
Great detail; I love the shadow of the eyelid on the eye; it looks almost like eyelashes.
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03/13/2009 08:48:03 PM
nice parrot portrait, great colors and detail
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03/13/2009 07:53:57 PM
Wonderful detail and colors.
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03/13/2009 06:23:16 PM
Wonderful colors and sharpness.
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03/13/2009 12:04:05 PM
Beautiful! I love the colors and the detail.
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03/13/2009 10:43:14 AM
This is a nice sharp shot, but he needs more room on the side by the beak, he is to cramped into the frame.
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03/13/2009 06:16:13 AM
like the detail here
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03/13/2009 03:52:12 AM
Fantastic.
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03/12/2009 03:48:51 PM
Beautifully captured and presented. Detail is terrific.
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03/12/2009 02:06:10 PM
It looks like he/she is wearing makeup because of all the black marks under the eye. He he, I see nose hairs too!
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03/12/2009 10:26:59 AM
Great color and texture.
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03/12/2009 09:03:55 AM
Beatiful colors and detail.
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03/12/2009 05:44:04 AM
my fifth parrot of the day
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03/12/2009 12:18:50 AM
great sharp shot - striking colors!
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03/11/2009 08:49:27 PM
I love the colors in this. Excellent detail. I find the grey background in the upper left distracting.
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03/11/2009 07:59:55 PM
I really appreciate the texture and detail captured in this image.
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03/11/2009 07:36:51 PM
Beutiful bird and well done
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03/11/2009 06:29:56 PM
Very beautiful bird.
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03/11/2009 04:49:10 PM
such vibrant colors...Macaw are beautiful aren't they
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03/11/2009 03:22:23 PM
wow, what cool detail in the face. only thing that bugs me is the grey stripey background
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03/11/2009 01:02:46 PM
Great colors and detail in this closeup! 8
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03/11/2009 11:02:17 AM
nice colors, and textures, but the background is a little distracting
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03/11/2009 08:46:57 AM
Great detail, nice and sharp.
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03/11/2009 05:48:22 AM
nice shot
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03/11/2009 05:01:02 AM
I always thought that white bit was feathered. The black detail feathers around the eye are freaking gorgeous! Great shot.
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03/11/2009 01:03:25 AM
Nice sharp details
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