Bearded Reedling

© Jeroen Stel

Bearded Reedling

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic February 04, 2012

Nice capture, Jeroen. Beautiful little bird. #1441280

Bonnie C. Lackey February 04, 2012

This is just stunning, Jeroen. You made a work of art with the composition and the beautiful tones. #9965432

Liz blahh February 04, 2012

Stunning indeed! #9965476

Larry L. Redmon level-classic February 05, 2012

Beautiful shot! #9966090

Zita A. Strother level-deluxe March 25, 2012

Simply beautiful! #10054874

Ann Coates level-classic March 25, 2012

Absolutely fantastic, congratulations on your finalist. #10055153

Terry Cervi level-classic March 25, 2012

Perfection! Congrats on your well deserved finalist, Jeroen! #10055301

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic March 25, 2012

Perfection is right, First Place, IMHO. CONGRATZ Jeroen and Good luck!

UB. #10055616

Liz blahh March 25, 2012

Ditto,congratulations! #10055812

March 26, 2012

Sweet and simple... great background and light #10057835

Christopher Budny level-deluxe March 26, 2012

Surely bound for gold! What a beauty! Congratulations! #10058403

Merna L. Nobile March 26, 2012

What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
Congratulations! Merna


Patricia A. Casey level-deluxe March 27, 2012

The judges are so spot on....sweet simple and all in all a very lovely capture.....Congratulations on Finalist and all the very best wishes in the next roudn!


JO ANN CLEVELAND March 28, 2012

Let me be the first to wish you Congratulations on your SECOND PLACE WIN Jeroen!

jo ann c. #10063963

Rona L. Schwarz March 28, 2012

WOW! This is truly spectacular, Jeroen! A stunning wildlife capture that is very creative and artistic at the same time - not an easy feat! I am not familiar with this species but I just looked it up - very unusual - would love to see one in person. HUGE CONGRATULATIONS ON THIS MARVELOUS SECOND PLACE WIN!! #10064098

Randy D. Dinkins level-deluxe March 29, 2012

This is a WOW! Wonderful shot! Congratulations! #10064656

Irene Colling level-deluxe March 29, 2012

Amazing capture Jeroen. Incredible detail and dynamic composition.

Congratulations on your worthy Gold award. #10065474

Shawn Jennings level-classic March 29, 2012

Fantastic capture! Congratulations on your win! #10065619

Merna L. Nobile April 02, 2012

Winning The Gold, The Photo of the Day and also the “Grand Prize” is such an honor after days of taking photographs and doing your best to present them in a professional way, you realize that it is well worth it, and to graciously share them with us.
Thank you and Congratulations. Merna #10072976

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic April 04, 2012

C O N G R A T Z ......!!!

UB. #10074458

David M. Montero April 04, 2012

Congratulations on your fantastic win Jeroen! #10075367

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Been a while since I last posted down here so sorry for that but have been abroad to photograph on many occasions and been hosting many workshops wich took out much of my time.

Today I had a great day out on my own and went out to photograph these Bearded Reedlings amongst others.


Jeroen Stel

Canon Eos 1D Mark IV
Shutter speed: 1/500 sec
Aperture: F 8
Exposure mode: M
Exposure compensation: + 1/3
Flash:yes + Better Beamer
Flash exposure compensation: -1 2/3
Metering mode: Evaluative
Drive mode: AI Focus
ISO: 800
Lens: Canon 600mm F4
Focal length:780 mm
AF mode: Auto Focus
On tripod and Wimberley Head
Levels/Curves/USM/Contrast/Saturation/Noise Ninja/Home stewed Sharpening-mix/ Adobe Photoshop CS5

Uploaded on February 04, 2012 Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner

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