Sittin' Pretty

© Michelle D. Allen

Sittin' Pretty

Uploaded: May 03, 2010 04:25:53


The setting sun beautifully illuminates the goldfinch's spring color.
ISO400 260mm f/11 1/250
Cropped at aspect ratio in Lightroom.

Exif: F Number: 11, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/250 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 400, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 260.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 50D


Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict May 03, 2010

Great animal capture here, Michelle.

Dominick #1264960

R. J. Laudenbacher level-deluxe May 03, 2010

Great crisp clear capture. Looks like the little guy has been spending some time at the bird feeder! LOL Great catch #8585513

Maria A. Gonzalez May 03, 2010

Beautifully captured,Michelle.Excellent color,composition and details. #8585535

Bonnie C. Lackey May 03, 2010

How pretty! Now there is a ball of fluff! #8585607

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe May 03, 2010

Fantastic color and capture Michelle! Jeff #8585750

Robert R. Goodman level-addict May 03, 2010

Hi Michelle,I wish our birds had color like that.Absolutely stunning!!!! #8586183

Michelle D. Allen May 03, 2010

Thank you for commenting on this image. I was so taken by the fact that the bird sat there in the sun and stayed long enough for me to get the shot. It was beautiful. I appreciate your kind words. #8586970

Derek D. Dafoe June 05, 2010

Very nice shot Michelle!! Love the new leaves and his new feathers! #8667644

Freddy Bland June 08, 2010

What a cute, little furball, Michelle!! This is a spectacular finalist and best wishes for gold!!! #8679758

Patti Coblentz June 08, 2010

Such a nice contrast between the little puffy sunshine and the leaves...beautiful, Michelle! Congratulations on this finalist!

Patti #8680905

Terry Cervi level-classic July 06, 2010

What a wonderful capture, Michelle! A belated congrats to you! #8739337

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