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: marios philippou (marios) Silver Note Writer [C: 1 W: 0 N: 20] (186)
: Animals
: 2016-03-27
: Birds
: Olympus OMD M5, Zuiko 300mm f/2.8
Exposure: f/7.1, 1/250
More Photo Info: [view]
: 2016-04-09 13:04
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Upupa epops (Hoopoe - τσαλαπετεινός) at Akrotiri Marsh.
spanwidth min.: 44 cm
spanwidth max.: 48 cm
size min.: 25 cm
size max.: 29 cm

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5883 W: 89 N: 14986] (62863)
  • [2016-04-09 16:28]

Hi Marios,a beautiful portrait of this upupa,i like a lot the perspective,the best details on face and beak,well done! Have a nice Sunday and thanks,Luciano

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  • tuslaw Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2718 W: 279 N: 4899] (19808)
  • [2016-04-09 18:39]

Hello Marios,
A wonderful portrait image of this beautiful Hoopoe. The detail is exceptional and colors are well saturated and natural. Love the nice eye contact with a tad bit of catchlight. Exposure is excellent and you obtained plenty of DOF. Great shot!!
PS. I actually got my first glimpse of one of these unique looking birds a few weeks ago when I was in Israel. What a thrill!!

This is a truly amazing portrait of a Hoopoe.
Exceptionally sharp and colourful.

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5097 W: 166 N: 13040] (48610)
  • [2016-04-10 3:22]

Hello Marios,
Fantastic sharp detailed portrait of this Hoopoe in splendid colors and nice DOF and an attractive pose with eye contact.

Hello Marios,
I am impressed by the magnificent sharpness and details of this image. The composition is wonderful. Very nice colors and outstanding clarity. It is a superb colorful Hoopoe. This specie is migrating also in my country in summer
I hope to meet her.

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