Bearded Reedling

© Jeroen Stel

Bearded Reedling

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic 2/4/2012 3:23:50 PM

Nice capture, Jeroen. Beautiful little bird. #1441280

Bonnie C. Lackey 2/4/2012 5:39:19 PM

This is just stunning, Jeroen. You made a work of art with the composition and the beautiful tones. #9965432

Liz blahh 2/4/2012 6:06:02 PM

Stunning indeed! #9965476

Larry L. Redmon level-classic 2/5/2012 4:50:47 AM

Beautiful shot! #9966090

Zita A. Strother level-classic 3/25/2012 7:53:01 PM

Simply beautiful! #10054874

Ann Coates level-classic 3/25/2012 8:18:15 PM

Absolutely fantastic, congratulations on your finalist. #10055153

Terry Cervi level-classic 3/25/2012 8:40:16 PM

Perfection! Congrats on your well deserved finalist, Jeroen! #10055301

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic 3/25/2012 10:11:33 PM

Perfection is right, First Place, IMHO. CONGRATZ Jeroen and Good luck!

UB. #10055616

Liz blahh 3/25/2012 11:35:58 PM

Ditto,congratulations! #10055812

The Judges at 3/26/2012 10:54:34 AM

Sweet and simple... great background and light #10057835

Christopher Budny level-classic 3/26/2012 1:27:16 PM

Surely bound for gold! What a beauty! Congratulations! #10058403

Merna L. Nobile 3/26/2012 3:23:26 PM

What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
Congratulations! Merna


Patricia A. Casey level-classic 3/27/2012 7:53:50 AM

The judges are so spot on....sweet simple and all in all a very lovely capture.....Congratulations on Finalist and all the very best wishes in the next roudn!


JO ANN CLEVELAND level-classic 3/28/2012 7:56:03 PM

Let me be the first to wish you Congratulations on your SECOND PLACE WIN Jeroen!

jo ann c. #10063963

Rona L. Schwarz 3/28/2012 8:39:24 PM

WOW! This is truly spectacular, Jeroen! A stunning wildlife capture that is very creative and artistic at the same time - not an easy feat! I am not familiar with this species but I just looked it up - very unusual - would love to see one in person. HUGE CONGRATULATIONS ON THIS MARVELOUS SECOND PLACE WIN!! #10064098

Randy D. Dinkins level-classic 3/29/2012 3:12:10 AM

This is a WOW! Wonderful shot! Congratulations! #10064656

Irene Colling level-classic 3/29/2012 10:00:45 AM

Amazing capture Jeroen. Incredible detail and dynamic composition.

Congratulations on your worthy Gold award. #10065474

Shawn Jennings level-classic 3/29/2012 11:50:52 AM

Fantastic capture! Congratulations on your win! #10065619

Merna L. Nobile 4/2/2012 11:42:27 PM

Winning The Gold, The Photo of the Day and also the “Grand Prize” is such an honor after days of taking photographs and doing your best to present them in a professional way, you realize that it is well worth it, and to graciously share them with us.
Thank you and Congratulations. Merna #10072976

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic 4/4/2012 3:37:01 AM

C O N G R A T Z ......!!!

UB. #10074458

David M. Montero 4/4/2012 4:40:02 PM

Congratulations on your fantastic win Jeroen! #10075367

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Been a while since I last posted down here so sorry for that but have been abroad to photograph on many occasions and been hosting many workshops wich took out much of my time.

Today I had a great day out on my own and went out to photograph these Bearded Reedlings amongst others.


Jeroen Stel

Canon Eos 1D Mark IV
Shutter speed: 1/500 sec
Aperture: F 8
Exposure mode: M
Exposure compensation: + 1/3
Flash:yes + Better Beamer
Flash exposure compensation: -1 2/3
Metering mode: Evaluative
Drive mode: AI Focus
ISO: 800
Lens: Canon 600mm F4
Focal length:780 mm
AF mode: Auto Focus
On tripod and Wimberley Head
Levels/Curves/USM/Contrast/Saturation/Noise Ninja/Home stewed Sharpening-mix/ Adobe Photoshop CS5

Uploaded on 2/4/2012 1:00:37 PM Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner

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