Red Head Finch

© Fanie Heymans

Red Head Finch

Uploaded: January 09, 2011


Canon 1D MKII with Canon 500mm F4 L IS. 1/500 sec, F8 and ISO 100.

Exif: F Number: 8, Exposure Bias Value: -1.00, ExposureTime: 1/500 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 100, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 500.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS-1D Mark II


Nikki McDonald level-classic January 09, 2011

Your bird/animal shots are super, Fanie -- wonderful detail and color and the composition and expression here are terrific. This would be great for one of those calendars or books where they have animals saying something -- I can think of lots of fun ways to go with it. #1342697

Susan Weisensel January 09, 2011

OUTSTANDING image, really beautiful. #9152141

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe January 09, 2011

Outstanding details, colors and comp. Fanie. A winner. #9152177

Liz blahh January 09, 2011

Excellent! #9152185

John Connolly January 09, 2011

You have excelled yourself with this fine wildlife capture Fanie! The detail and color are just amazing! Great work! #9152231

Tammy Espino January 09, 2011

I like the one in the middle, his expression is priceless :) Excellent! #9152322

Nadia Paul January 09, 2011

Stunning capture of this trio Fanie - wonderful comp and detail! #9152346

Freddy Bland January 09, 2011

Fabulous comp, details and color, Fanie! Well done!! #9152511

Terry Cervi level-classic January 09, 2011

Wow, Fanie! The detail is amazing! Color and comp aren't too shabby either! LOL! #9152755

Fanie Heymans January 09, 2011

Thank you so much for all the comments! #9152924

Kathy Salerni level-deluxe January 10, 2011

Beautiful colors, comp, BG and clarity, Fanie! So well done! #9152973

Dick W. Wyatt January 10, 2011

I really like this one.
Great colors and details. #9152990

Tiia Vissak January 10, 2011

a wonderful scene! #9152997

Michelle Alton January 10, 2011

I cannot think of how this could possibly get any better, Fanie. #9153056

Gord MacEachern January 10, 2011

Stunning bird capture of these beautiful finches Fanie, very well done! #9153082

Ken Smith level-classic January 10, 2011

Superb, Fanie...a convention. Excellent comp/details! #9153210

Ron McEwan January 10, 2011

They are such a beautiful bird, terrific detail, and the pose is perfect. #9153230

Jean-Pierre Ducondi January 10, 2011

Wow. Fanie this is amazing. Great timing and superb clarity. A winner.
JP #9153307

Agnes Fegan level-deluxe January 10, 2011

Amazing details and expressions captured!

Thanks for the nice comments you posted on my photos :} #9153505

Karen Slagle January 10, 2011

This is such a wonderful image, Fanie. It seems like they are talking to each other with an eavesdropper listening to them. Well composed with fab details. #9153535

John Rivera level-deluxe January 10, 2011

Great capture here!! #9153543

Thomas E. Hinds January 10, 2011

Very neat capture! Love the clarity and comp! Beautiful work, Fanie! #9153561

Mariann Kovats level-classic January 10, 2011

Fantastic capture, with beautiful colors, clarity and details, Fanie! #9153624

Bojan Bencic level-classic January 10, 2011

Beautiful light and clarity, Fanie. Great photo. #9153700

Reynaldo D. Reyes January 10, 2011

It's such an impressive shot. Even with your amazing 500. You nail the shots every single time Fanie. I suppose you still had to shoot very close to get this and wow, no tags on the legs (wild). Absolutely wonderful timing to show them in a sort of conference. Are they talking about you? #9153848

Carla Capra Anderson January 10, 2011

Hi Fanie;
Wonderful lighting and love the way the background surrounds and compliments the birds. Great action shot.
;) CC #9153851

Patti Coblentz January 10, 2011

The red head seems to be listening to whatever the other two are saying...great pose. Exceptional detail and comp...I just found your gallery recently and am in awe of your wildlife photography...outstanding!! #9153908

Nancy L. Green level-classic January 10, 2011

This is SO ADORABLE Fanie, I would LOVE to know what they are discussing!!! <>< #9153970

Claudia Kuhn level-classic January 10, 2011

Sweet capture of this trio Fanie! #9154693

a2o akmal aini othman level-classic January 10, 2011

very beautiful composition with fantastic detail & colours..this is awesome, Fanie! #9154927

Renata Gusciora January 10, 2011

What a terrific scene capture,Fanie!Outstanding clarity,details,fantastic dof and lighting! #9155106

Renee Doyle January 10, 2011

Beautiful lighting and detail Fanie!!! Excellent capture! #9155140

Evy Johansen level-classic January 10, 2011

Oh, this is beautiful, Fanie!! Wonderful light, colors and DOF!! Super shot!! #9155259

Robert K. Bemus level-classic January 10, 2011

Wonderful detail and capture of the discussion, Fanie...super shot!!! #9155277

Fanie Heymans January 11, 2011

Thank you all for your kind comments! #9155399

Summer A. Kozisek January 11, 2011

Beautiful capture Fanie, Great DOF and colors!! #9155420

Amanda J. Tanner level-classic January 11, 2011

Everything is wonderful about this image! Color, detail, clarity! A Beautiful capture Fannie! #9155682

Phyllis H. Burchett January 11, 2011

I had to chuckle when I saw this, fabulous capture Fanie! #9156047

Jim Baines January 11, 2011

A brilliant tack-sharp family portrait, Fanie! #9157323

Karen Celella January 13, 2011

Outstanding capture of this trio, Fanie! The composition, detail, clarity and color is amazing! #9159918

Ellen Hodges January 13, 2011

Beautiful birds and awesome capture, Fanie!! #9160071

Fanie Heymans January 13, 2011

Thank you for the lovely coments! #9161836

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic January 15, 2011

Dang! This is over-the-top fantastic!!!
Cute, and technically mark-on.
Great light, color, comp. and visual interest.
Bet we see it again, wearing a BIG badge!
ps: great gallery! #9164303

Kathy Salerni level-deluxe February 10, 2011

Big congrats on this well deserved Finalist and good luck in the next round, Fanie! #9225198

Jeffrey R. Bange February 10, 2011

Congratulations Fanie on your photo being selected as a finalist and best of luck in the next round. #9226263

Merna L. Nobile February 10, 2011

Black and White, Bright Colors, Full Frame or Cropped, it does not matter. You’re a winner! CONGRATULATIONS, Merna #9226569

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic February 10, 2011

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist. Good luck in the next round.


Bojan Bencic level-classic February 10, 2011

Congratulations on your finalist, Fanie. #9226878

Carla Capra Anderson February 10, 2011

Wonderful finalist, Fanie.
;) CC #9227284

Nadia Paul February 10, 2011

Congrats on your wonderful finalist Fanie! #9228806

Irene Colling level-classic February 10, 2011

Great timing on this fantastic capture Fanie.

Congratulations on your excellent Finalist. #9229141

Patrick Rouzes February 12, 2011

ANAZING! Congratulations on this superb finalist, Fanie! #9235614

Phyllis H. Burchett February 12, 2011

Congrats on this awesome finalist Fanie! #9236688

Thomas E. Hinds February 12, 2011

Terrific Finalist, Fanie! #9236698

Reynaldo D. Reyes February 12, 2011

Great to see this again and still a favorite! Congratulations Fanie! #9237068

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