Posted by Eric Cousineau (Sherwood Park, Canada) on 30 March 2009 in Animal & Insect and Portfolio.
Pentax *ist D 1/125 second F/5.6 ISO 1600 300 mm (35mm equiv.)
bird | macaw | jungle
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where did you capture this Beauty!! Excellent shot, I like the shallow DOF and of course very colourful!
30 Mar 2009 7:28am
@Sarito: I was about two hours west of Manaus....deep in the Amazon jungle.
Fantastic colors and portrait. I lke very much this nice parrot.
30 Mar 2009 9:15am
@Paco Díaz: Thanks Paco.... ;-)
amazing colors.. nice.
30 Mar 2009 11:47am
@greg: Thanks Greg and welcome to my blog. Please come back and visit often.
Here you get another lookover, you are right about the intelligence of these birds!
30 Mar 2009 12:14pm
@vu@granby - Wolfgang: Thanks! ;-))
What a beautiful creature. The plumage is sensational. You have captured a wonderful portrait here, Eric
30 Mar 2009 12:19pm
@EYES WIDE SHUT: Thanks Paul! ;-)
What a gorgeous bird!! There is a coffee shop that I frequent, and often there is a man sitting there with his bird, one that looks very similar to this one.
30 Mar 2009 12:33pm
@bluechameleon: Yes, they come in two basic colours - blue & yellow or red & yellow. ;-)
Another beautiful photo!
30 Mar 2009 12:44pm
@Eleftheria: Thank you..... ;-)
Wow, what a pretty shot, wonderful details and the vibrant colors are simply gorgeous!
30 Mar 2009 12:56pm
@Nina: Thanks a lot Nina.. ;-)
He is a beauty! It must have been wonderful to see him in the wild.
30 Mar 2009 1:33pm
@Tracy: It sure was. There were about 15 or 20 that came around while we were there. ;-)
30 Mar 2009 1:38pm
@GJC: Thank you! ;-)
Like the vivid colors of plumage that the beautiful bokeh shows well to advantage. And what a pleasure to see this parrot in the jungle...
Ps : on my blog today a little video extract... :-)
30 Mar 2009 2:14pm
@Evelyne Dubos: Thank you very much! Yes, it is always best to see wild life in their natural habitat.
Saw the video and it was great! Reminds me a lot of the Samba schools in Brasil....
Très belles couleurs chaudes.
30 Mar 2009 2:45pm
@Marie LC: Merci beaucoup! ;-)
I like the clarity of its feathers and the brightness of the colors....Very well captured, Eric!! :))
30 Mar 2009 3:45pm
@Markela: Thank you very much! ;-))
amazing close up.. great job
30 Mar 2009 3:47pm
@Vachel: Thank you very much and welcome to my blog. Please come back and visit often! ;-)
Il a l'air bien sage! Belles couleurs!
30 Mar 2009 3:49pm
@mo.langel: Merci beaucoup et bienvenu à mon blog. S'il vous plaît revenez et visitez souvent. ;-)
Oh, he's so beautiful !
30 Mar 2009 5:42pm
@Isabelle: Thank you very much! ;-)
colorfull, very beautifull, he gave you a gaze, i think ;)
30 Mar 2009 6:13pm
@Veronica: I think you may be right! ;-))
Beautifully captured, incredibly fine colors that produce the very best of the parrot!
30 Mar 2009 7:46pm
@Sussi: Thank you very much and welcome to my blog. Please come back and visit often. ;-)
brilliant colours and great detail! beautiful bird!
31 Mar 2009 1:12am
@DarkElf: Thank you very much! ;-)
31 Mar 2009 4:21pm
@Diane Schuller: Thanks very much Diane! Welcome to my blog and please come back and visit often... ;-)
How beautiful, what colors, great shot.
2 Apr 2009 2:22pm
@Hidalgo: Thank you very much and welcome to my blog. Please come back and visit often.
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