Uploaded: April 26, 2010


Joy, an expression of love after being fed by her mate, which occurs several times each day during the time the eggs are incubated.

Cropped as suggested by Nikki and Chris, of whom I'm indebted for their guidance. Thanks!

Edited in Camera Raw from DNG image
Created 21 April 2010, 18:47:18 p.m.
F7.1@ 1/320 Sec, ISO 1600

Manual focusing and metering.
Focal length 300.0 mm
580EX speedlite set at ETTL-1/3 HS zoom 50
used with BetterBeamer

AlienSkin Bokeh plug-in
NoiseNinja plug-in.

Uploaded April 26. 2010.

Exif: F Number: 7.1, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/320 seconds, Flash: fired, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 1600, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 300.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 50D


Katarina Mansson April 26, 2010

Lovely capture and post processing! #1262676

Bunny Snow level-classic April 26, 2010

Thanks, Katta. Do you like the use of the Bokeh plug-in on the background behind the cardinals? #8569877

Joy Rector April 26, 2010

beautiful shot #8569918

Jack Gaskin April 26, 2010

Nicely Done

Happy Shooting
Jack #8570046

Nikki McDonald level-classic April 26, 2010

This is a lovely moment you have captured, Bunny. #8570069

Bunny Snow level-classic April 26, 2010

Thank you, Jack for your comments.
And, thank YOU, Nikki, for not only your comments, but your suggestions. Both mean so much to me. #8570095

Bunny Snow level-classic April 26, 2010

Thank you, Joy, for commenting. #8570103

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