Just in time for Christmas by Janika

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Shot this cute Chaffinch image couple of days before Christmas, in minus -15C, The snow on the ground added an extra bright illumination from underneath.
Location: Baranya Province, Hungary, Europe

Equipment and settings used:
Eos 50D, EF 400mm lens – f/6.3, ISO400 1/200


snow, winter, bird, cold, europe, finch

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  • Sandy Stewart
    Sandy Stewartover 4 years ago

    Lovely capture of a Chaffinch all fluffed up to keep warm during the cold winter! : )

  • Indeed Sandy, Thanks for all the comments, Your observation is spot on.

    – Janika

  • TeresaB
    TeresaBover 4 years ago

    May 27, 2010

  • Thank you for featuring my photo!

    – Janika

  • Sherry Freeman
    Sherry Freemanover 4 years ago

    Such a beautiful image!

  • Glad you like it Sherry, Thanks for the visit n reply…

    – Janika

  • Michael Cummings
    Michael Cummingsover 4 years ago

    Beautiful shot of a gorgeous bird, well done Janika :-)

  • Thanks Michael, We were very lucky with the light as you can tell, snow reflected from the bottom up.

    – Janika

  • TeresaB
    TeresaBover 4 years ago

    You are so very welcome Janika

  • Daniel  Parent
    Daniel Parentover 4 years ago

    Nice clean image; I like the moss on the tree branch as well

  • Thanks Dan, It was a real treat seeing these fur balls in such cold.

    – Janika

  • M G  Pettett
    M G Pettettover 4 years ago

    Beautiful colouration on this bird!

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