Tuesday, 19 March 2013

Blue Tit (Cyanistes caeruleus)

Just a simple portrait of a Blue Tit, but I am drawn to the painterly feel of the shot brought about by attempting to capture the bird in low-light conditions. The halo of available light around its body and tail were an added bonus. I have seen fewer in the garden this winter/early spring than in previous years; I suspect the long, drawn-out spell of low temperatures has sadly taken its toll. Let's hope for a warm, dry spring.





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    1. Thanks John. Much appreciated – Tim

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  2. Oh there you are! Welcome back. What a beautiful image.

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  3. Hi Toffeeapple. Thank you – it's good to be back. I've missed you. 2012 was for the most part an awful year here; one to forget. But I'm trying now to find the time (and the weather – where is spring?) to get out and about a bit more. Thanks again, Tim

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  4. I know that there was a lot of sadness last year, let's hope that this year is kinder to you and, now that you are back, spring might show her gauzy skirts.

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