This bird has a length of 11cm, very small and cute. It can only be found in mountains in Taiwan(the altitude is about 1000~2500m), and they always gather together to play or find foods to eat. This scene is very lucky, it is just in the sakura flowers, I really like this picture, hope you too. :)
The original size is 3076x2052, and I cropped it with 2506x1671, then resized it to 800x533.
Thanks for all your viewing.
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ale (1819) 2004-05-22 4:31
Wow Seattle! Your second shot is beautiful too!Very sharp, colorful and well composed, the colors are wonderful! Fantastic!
gringofil (0) 2004-05-22 4:45
Incredible shot! You've got a nice selection of lenses...anyway, not here to write about the technical aspects of this shot (which are top notch), but about the image itself. I really like how the bird was "captured" in this sea of flowers...really makes the shot special a nice to look at. Well done. Excellent work yet again.
elihesamian (26149) 2004-05-22 4:48
Very well done!!!Seattle!
excellent,The All elements are nice & attractive captured & managed in your great composition,You did great.
milloup (1829) 2004-05-22 4:55
Beautiful capture of this little chap, crisp and clean, good light, nice catchlight in the eye and excellently framed by the flowers. Usually, it's recommended to leave the main subject out of dead center of a photo, but the way the out-of-focus stems look on the left, I think this is one instance where I'd overlook that and crop a good slice from the left to get rid of it.
bartove (2861) 2004-05-22 5:19
so beautiful!sharp, colorfull, well composed!
hispic (9652) 2004-05-22 5:20
Wow wonderful shot, Seattle. The cherry blossom surrounded the bird and has made composition and the color. A sharp focus on the bird is also wonderful, Fantastic!
ChrisJ (113257) 2004-05-22 5:23
Nicely framed subject.
cxxl (2682) 2004-05-22 5:27
Sensational!! I love the clarity, detail and beautiful colours. Excellent composition with all attention on this unusual looking bird. Well done.
elroyie (2750) 2004-05-22 5:40
Great catch, great colours, very goo sharp image and very well composed.
jhonny_blue (4956) 2004-05-22 5:45
Wow ! It´s amazing shot !
Perfect and full of details and colours !
One of my favourites !
Very weel done !
Clochette (8076) 2004-05-22 6:54
A second excellent shot ! Thank you for letting us discovering new kinds of birds.
This pic has been realised with a perfect control of DOF, and also with great care of the composition. Really enjoyable !
luis_paulino (904) 2004-05-22 7:00
Another wonderful photo. Well done Seattle Lin. I like this photo very much.
alainh (33201) 2004-05-22 7:07
c'est superbement net, et ce cadre rose est d'un effet trés sympa.
yesterday (9833) 2004-05-22 8:10
Excellent sharp, wonderful light and color, a real beautiful pic.
I do think I would have crop it dif. more tight, to get of the blure part.
Zanni (6108) 2004-05-22 9:18
Wonderful picture very well exposed. Good sharp and bright colours
tdanny (663) 2004-05-22 9:33
Very cute bird , great pose and picture was taken beatifully, liked the way you touch up the photo too
Hanssie (10790) 2004-05-22 9:40
It IS a lucky shot with these flowers.
Nice sharpness, good shot !
dominique (11414) 2004-05-22 11:15
Superbe image , les couleurs sont tres belles et il y a un beau controle de profondeur , la photo est tres nette , beau travail .
Rinie_Hoff (9340) 2004-05-22 11:52
Hi Seattle, this is absolutely stunning, excellant sharpness and DOF, You were lucky with the flowers, and it adds to the already very strong and beautiful picture of the bird. Thanks for sharing.
strangiato (10) 2004-05-22 14:15
A nice bird surrounded by flowers. It is sharp and the colours are bright. Well done.
PeterDF (421) 2004-05-22 14:20
This is quite a lovely photo...beautifully photographed with the sakura flowers surrounding this little bird! And it's a nice note, too, because it's interesting to know that they are only found in the Taiwan mountains! The little bird is pretty, too! Very wonderful photograph!
didcreole (962) 2004-05-22 16:00
Really great capture, the focus on the bird is perfect and the colors are wonderful. Very well done, you can be proud of this shot.
prlcs (63) 2004-05-22 16:05
Superbe. Composition, couleurs, profondeur, tout est parfaitement maîtrisé. Vraiment, j'adore !
Jeppe (18654) 2004-05-23 3:34
Yet an wonderful capture from your hand - I can understand why you like this photo - very well done - guess all been said :-)
edji (1368) 2004-05-25 9:33
Yes I like it. It's a very nice bird. I really like the composition of this picture and the very good DOF. Well done.
roconnell (327) 2004-05-29 13:22
Spectacularly beautiful. The clarity and color balance are marvellous as is the framing. Well done.
optic (0) 2004-10-18 20:00
Very nice bird and great capture, i love the color and lighting, you did great !
zilinskyi (493) 2004-10-22 8:07
Very beautiful picture and natural framing.
yvo (64) 2004-10-22 8:32
Very well done ! Sharp, beautiful colours and natural composition.
jp80 (8443) 2004-10-28 5:19
Amazing shot. The sharpness is simply great. Very well made Seattle,
Isaperez (355) 2004-11-30 15:52
Great DOF and focus.I really love the pink flowers framing this cute little bird.
fireflyz (2097) 2005-01-18 2:37
Just fantastic!!! Compo, DOF and colors and the subject! WOW! Thanks for sharing seattle..
sn00zie (2384) 2005-02-16 21:35
Wow Seattle.. a brilliant picture. well captured, a nice specimen, pretty colors and great depth. well done :)
Vagabond (5848) 2005-03-12 4:25
A very nice composition with an excellent DOF and great colours. Congratulations ..
Djozz (330) 2005-03-12 5:09
Very nice shot. Sharp on the bird and a beautiful, colourful composition. I hope ons day I get to this point too ....
andchew (476) 2005-03-15 9:58
Seattle, You are the GURU of birds photography. Excellent!!!
MoosicMan (1231) 2005-03-26 7:54
I've been looking at this one for a while, it's gorgeous. You must have worked very hard to get this shot! Keep going, man.
jstewart (1150) 2005-05-25 13:11
Have just come across your bird pictures. They are excellent. This is certainly one of the best. What's the name of the bird? It looks a bit like a cedar waxwing - a fairly common bird in some oparts of Canada.
Not many good bird pics on TE - I guess they go to TrekNature. I have posted some - you might want to take a look.
azadys (717) 2005-07-08 3:44
it's great shot. such a beautiful view of nature. great DOF and i like your POV. the color is great too.
Nina (4971) 2005-07-08 3:51
Very beautiful capture Lin, but since everyone already said that I'll say no more.:)
highman (1185) 2006-03-04 8:35
Great DOF!!! Exelend shot!
amoriconi2 (1082) 2006-04-13 16:40
Really good capture, I like the details, colors and composition, really well done,
keshu (160) 2006-06-23 2:08
its so beautiful, as if the bird was posing :)i like it very much too
waidas (130) 2006-08-28 8:19
Supper pic :-)
binita (464) 2006-08-30 4:13
marvelous shot. you have really focussed the bird very well. the pink flowers definitely enhance the beauty. the note is also informative.
kedardixit (71) 2006-09-08 4:25
This is great picture. Excellent composition and colours and focus. It has realized a very sharp object, Congratulations on this!!!!
hitesh (594) 2006-09-08 4:58
Excellent shot, you focused on the bird perfectly, I like the colour of the flowers.
sadeik (3282) 2007-01-21 13:39
This belongs on one of those choclate boxes, but here its real, bloody amazing.
newtintin (1876) 2007-01-26 12:32
superb this bird, it is splendid like photograph.
Cheer for the framing and the clearness of this photograph.
deud (1920) 2007-03-27 1:21
very impressive shot! fantastic antourage! great pink colors on blossom. very good dof and focus on subject. great details on bird plumage. amazing. tfs
asus_gps (305) 2007-03-27 1:45
thank you for this picture. that's really interesting to see the lovely Taiwan Yuhina (Yuhina brunneiceps) on so bright pink background.
daddo (26754) 2007-04-28 9:27
Hi Seattle. Pure magic. Fortunate and wonderful combination of the sakura and the cute little fellow. Exceptional details. Regards. Klaudio.
rubisheikh (77) 2007-04-28 9:51
Hi Seattle Lin,
Great Picture, Colours and contrast ,well done.
Best regards Rubi
mattosborne (85) 2007-04-28 9:55
I love wildlife and you have provided two cuties on the featured destination theme. Focus is sharp as a razor. And the flowers somthin to write home about.
altabaie (74) 2008-02-19 9:48
The bird is so sharp in focus and colors ... everything is just great.
Suellen_Feroldi (288) 2008-03-05 16:52
What a image....perfect....
The colors the focus...ow...
I njust don't have word to describe it!!!!
CONGRATULATION.... it really desirve points..
TFS, have a great day
twofun (1480) 2008-03-09 9:46
exciting bird in to the amazing color.
WelshTraveller (354) 2008-09-29 4:31
Really well framed and crisp sharpness! TFS
narges_samandi (48) 2008-11-01 22:22
very lovely shot.
DokDi (56) 2008-12-20 12:46
No wonder you have 114 points! Absolutely stunning.
Zengi001 (2825) 2011-11-10 2:07
Great colors! Great shot!
Aglaea (55) 2011-11-11 5:47
Absolutely beautiful photo! Love the colours, and all the details on the bird (the feathers especially):)
aliabazari (16168) 2012-10-28 14:25
Beautiful capture. My very good friend.
- Copyright: Seattle Lin (SeattleLin) (288)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2004-01-16
- Categories: Nature
- Camera: Canon EOS 10D, EF 400/4 DO IS USM, RAW @ ISO 400
- Exposure: f/5.6
- Details: Tripod: Yes
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Theme(s): Favourites 4, TRIPLE WOW !!!, Great animal photos 2., CLODO's SELECTION X [view contributor(s)]
- Date Submitted: 2004-05-22 4:28
- Favorites: 37 [view]