Tuesday, 3 January 2012


I would have preferred, of course, to have included the whole bird, but it's posted here because I like patterns created by the background foliage and, viewed at 100%, the cross-hatching in the robin's chest and wing feathers is wonderful.

Canon 1Ds MkII, Canon 100-400mm IS USM lens, 1/125th sec, f/6.3, 400mm at IDO 500. Distance to subject: c 5m


  1. It is a brilliantly complimentary background Tim.

  2. I opened the picture in a new tab (rather than just clicking on it to enlarge) and you are right about the cross -hatching. A wonderful picture.