Mejiro in Sakura (桜) 2013

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Mejiro in Sakura (桜) 2013

Kevin P. Kreischer Student 1/12/2013 3:27:42 AM

Excellent capture Michael #1508452

Michael Lynch 1/12/2013 3:51:39 AM

Kevin, Thank you ! #10511221

Ann Coates 1/12/2013 9:28:23 AM

Wow, this is so beautiful. We call these birds Silver Waxeyes in our country. #10511542

Michael Lynch 1/12/2013 7:42:42 PM

Ann, Thank you. I didn't know the same bird lived in NZ. #10512393

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Description

Mejiro, is the word for the bird, Japanese White Eye. Sakura, means Cherry Blossom. This photo was taken on Mt. Yadake in Okinawa, Japan JAN 11, 2013 at 3:24PM. It looks like Cherry Blossom Season has an early start this year. Using a tripod, folded as a monopod, the shot was taken at f/6.7 1/100 ISO 100 with a Pentax K5, Sigma 50-500 at 500mm, spot-metering and continuous shooting mode. Contest Category: Animals

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Exif: F Number: 6.7, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/100 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 100, FocalLength: 500.00 mm, Model: PENTAX K-5

Uploaded on 1/12/2013 2:03:43 AM

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Camera: Pentax K5

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