"OK, I'm a Parrot. A colorful one, and a hyperactive one... but also a very talkative one, and when I talk to you, I want you to pay attention!
Now! take your photo and let me finish my delicious seeds lunch, will ya!"
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ISO : 400
Metering Mode : Spot
Exposure Program : Aperture Priority
Exposure Comp. : 0 EV
White Balance : Shade
Contrast : Normal
Saturation : Normal
Sharpness : Normal
Hue Adjustment : 0
Color Mode : II Adobe RGB
JPEG Quality : Fine 300dpi 24-bit
Image Size : Medium 2240x1488 pixels
Lens Used : 80-200mm @ 200mm
Focal Length : 300mm (in 35mm film)
Flash : No
Tripod : No
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santosh (304) 2003-12-12 10:46
Nice picture and great note. I love parrots very much. I had a couple of them as pets for sometime. They are just great birds. This is a very nice picture. The photographer is also very nice because he sent me a thank you note for a previous critique that I had written. Great going.
mtolloczko (201) 2003-12-12 10:48
Yes, one has to be very careful about what is said in the company of a parrot. This one looks like a true sailor's companion. With a beak like that staring one in the face, it would be difficult to call it Polly. Nice texture captured in the beak, good dof and colour. I prefer it to be a little soft, if it was any sharper I would be expecting it to start screeching a speech.
Edwin (188) 2003-12-12 11:08
Great shot Panos! I also enjoyed reading your notes. A colourful and lively portrait :-)
carper (96) 2003-12-12 11:25
realy nice Panos,
Beautiful colours, good dof, and a exelent sharp photo, well done.
Motrem (2392) 2003-12-12 15:33
Does he speak a lot? Beautiful angle of recording, very net image and colours are returned well.
Est-ce qu'il parle beaucoup? Bel angle de prise de vue, image très nette et les couleurs sont bien rendue.
SavioCastro (601) 2003-12-12 18:38
Você mais uma vez impressionou-me, Belíssima foto. Aqui no Brasil temos muitas aves assim. Adorei a foto, Parabéns.
Surfer31 (0) 2003-12-12 20:49
Wonderful colors you have Mr. Parrot...
Panos, you made a very nice snap, perfect DOP, but I think you could have made your composition a bit to the right, just a few centimeters to eliminate the empty space on the left of the image.
Lovely picture nevertheless.
fotofreak (1677) 2003-12-13 1:07
This shot is so cute! I love the way his head is tilted, with the questionalbe look of "what and why is this creature looking at me that way??"
Love the DOF, and how the bird is off centered. And I always look forward to your notes!
Erik (673) 2003-12-13 9:25
Good photography! Well done!
dsidwell (9783) 2003-12-15 1:03
Superb close up of this animal! Could be sharper, perhaps, but very effective point of view and composition! Very engaging image.
gepall (1836) 2003-12-15 8:43
The colours are so vivid and alive
ckradolfer (0) 2005-09-10 20:23
I congratulate you on all of your photos that I have seen on your page, I certainly hope to take photos as you do in the future I really enjoyed all of you photos, I mostly do landscapes. thanks for sharing
- Copyright: Panos E Kazanelis (kazan) (779)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2003-10-29
- Categories: Nature
- Camera: Nikon D100, Nikkor 80-200mm 2.8D ED AF, SanDisk 1GB
- Exposure: f/2.8, 1/320 seconds
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Theme(s): Les oiseaux, Personalities, Athens Zoological Park - Greece [view contributor(s)]
- Date Submitted: 2003-12-12 10:27
- Favorites: 1 [view]