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Parrot's Watchful Eye
Parrot's Watchful Eye
Balko


Photograph Information Photographer's Comments
Challenge: Birds (Advanced Editing IV)
Camera: Canon EOS-20D
Lens: Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L USM
Location: Wichita KS US
Date: Jun 9, 2005
Galleries: Animals, Macro
Date Uploaded: Jun 9, 2005

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Statistics
Place: 42 out of 289
Avg (all users): 6.2776
Avg (commenters): 7.1429
Avg (participants): 6.1090
Avg (non-participants): 6.5234
Views since voting: 1800
Views during voting: 362
Votes: 263
Comments: 24
Favorites: 1 (view)


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11/22/2005 06:57:47 AM
lovely image. your username is interesting too - almost the same spelling as papegaai, which is dutch and afrikaans for parrot.... or maybe you knew that :)
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07/02/2005 06:28:03 PM
This is lovely...exquisite detail in the feathers and bright colors. :o)
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
06/19/2005 02:31:05 PM
amazing detail and colours 10
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06/19/2005 11:59:18 AM
good macro, love the variegated colors on this bird...detail is wonderful
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06/17/2005 10:39:39 PM
Great close up. I love the textures and details in the feathers and the colors in the eye.
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06/17/2005 11:18:48 AM
I love this pic, the detail is magnificent, maybe just a little hot on the top of his head. Best of Luck 10
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06/17/2005 02:17:06 AM
Wow....didn't know they had eye lashes....great macro!
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06/16/2005 10:10:40 AM
doesnt get more detailed than this! colors are great in a very nice composition
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06/16/2005 05:47:33 AM
Almost an abstract! 7
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06/15/2005 11:32:56 PM
I like the colors and textures, but I find the macro crop off-putting. The bird's eye, which should be the focal point of the image, seems partially shadowed and in rather soft focus. A catchlight would have really helped his eye to stand out.
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06/15/2005 03:41:44 PM
WoW that is close
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06/15/2005 10:57:28 AM
great detail
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06/14/2005 12:37:21 AM
Incredible detail on the green feathers!! Amazing. The beak and eye are pretty special, too.
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06/13/2005 08:58:25 PM
great details, the top of it's head is a bit washed out but not too bad.
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06/13/2005 02:23:43 PM
great detail and colours
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06/13/2005 02:11:58 PM
the title says it all...well done
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06/13/2005 02:05:56 PM
great details, lovely colors, just a small burnt spot in the top left corner
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06/13/2005 11:06:58 AM
This is excellent. What a great macro. His feathers almost look like tiny plastic strands!!! A winner!!!!
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06/13/2005 09:08:17 AM
too close for me, back up a bit so I can enjoy the whole head
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06/13/2005 08:48:28 AM
wow. you mist have a very paient model. amazing macro
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06/13/2005 07:37:48 AM
Wow! That really jumps off the page at you! Beautiful macro!!! I love it.
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06/13/2005 02:22:55 AM
Awesome capture ... well done and good luck
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06/13/2005 01:23:41 AM
Awesome! Good luck.
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06/13/2005 12:24:49 AM
very very well done, i can almost taste the sunflower seeds
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