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Cardinal Rocket

Posted by
Craig Persel (Montreal, Canada) on 15 January 2007 in Animal & Insect.

NIKON D50 1/2000 second F/5.6 300 mm (35mm equiv.)

Myst from Bologna, Italy

Very different! Great colours!

15 Jan 2007 5:00pm

Mammoth in Chief from Naperville, United States

Uh-huh... I agree - great colors. Very creative - I like it!

15 Jan 2007 6:22pm

Aaron Schmidt from Auckland, New Zealand

I can't figure out what this bird is doing. Great timing for an interesting scene.

15 Jan 2007 7:49pm

Martine Lapointe from Québec, Canada

Beautiful! The complementarity of the colors is very interesting.

15 Jan 2007 8:54pm

badala from Leiria, Portugal

Absolutely beautiful.

15 Jan 2007 9:32pm

Yvon from Meerkerk, Netherlands

I am amazed. I had troubles enough to get a good picture of one standing still, so I can’t imagine how you got this great picture.

15 Jan 2007 9:53pm

Angry Buddha from United States

Wow! Great catch on this shot.

15 Jan 2007 11:34pm

Chris Sullivan from Melbourne, Australia

Rocket is the right word. A great moment in timee.

16 Jan 2007 12:35am

Stu from Kyoto, Japan


16 Jan 2007 4:03am

Evelyn from New Milford, United States

Incredible! And a beautiful green background to complement the cardinal.

16 Jan 2007 4:33am

Damon Schreiber from Toronto, Canada

Tricky bird: flying without wings. Great capture!

16 Jan 2007 3:00pm

Craiger from Vacaville, California, United States

Not only is the bird in mid-flight, it is in mid-silhouette as well. Great post processing done here! Very cool image.

16 Jan 2007 3:32pm

micki from United States

Very cool catch!! I admire his form.

17 Jan 2007 4:51am

Jason Kravitz from Brussels, Belgium

weird and wonderful
nice one Craig

17 Jan 2007 3:59pm

Still from Valence, France

Superb image . You were at the good place at the rigt moment!

18 Jan 2007 1:01pm

Duncan Galbraith from kyoto, Japan

amazing capture. How on earth did you manage this?

22 Jan 2007 5:11pm

1/2000 second
300 mm (35mm equiv.)