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    We found this cute little bird jumping on the fence. I caught him right into the air :)

Thank you very much to Vickie Emms’ hubby for helping me with the type of bird, this is a Clark’s Nutcracker

Location: Lake Louise – Alberta, Canada
Date: 2011-09-08
Canon EOS 5D Mark II
ISO: 200
Shutter : 1/640 sec
Aperture: F/5,6
Metering Mode: Partial
Copyright: Yannik Hay
Lens: EF70-200mm f/2.8L IS II USM@140mm
Lightroom 3
Photoshop CS5 32 bits for Mac – Camera Raw 6.41


bird, alberta, wildlife, nature, cute, lake louise

Started photography in 1975.
Took photography classes.
Learned black and white dark room.
Did the transition to digital in 2005.
Learned a few post-processing programs and made my choice to Photoshop and Lightroom.

I like to shoot wildlife, birds, macro, landscapes and street photography to name a few.

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  • Manon Boily
    Manon Boilyover 2 years ago

    oh… il est si mignon et il semble figé dans les airs. super Yan!

  • Merci beaucoup Manon :))

    – Yannik Hay

  • Vickie Emms
    Vickie Emmsover 2 years ago

    This is so cute Yan, my husband says it’s a Clark’s Nutcracker (he got the book to make sure, lol)

  • Ok, thank you very much to your hubby and you :) I am going to change my title and put the type of bird in my description.
    Cheers :)

    – Yannik Hay

  • 1Nino
    1Ninoover 2 years ago

    Super – you captured the moment perfectly!!!………….Tony

  • Thank you. It’s much appreciated :)

    – Yannik Hay

  • Vickie Emms
    Vickie Emmsover 2 years ago

    cheer back hon

  • :)

    – Yannik Hay

  • Joanne  Bradley
    Joanne Bradleyover 2 years ago

    Excellent shot! I love that you caught him jumping up! And he is so clear and well focused! I unfortunately do not know the name, but he sure is cute!

  • Thank you Joanne. It’s much appreciated :)

    – Yannik Hay

  • Larry Trupp
    Larry Truppover 2 years ago

    Wonderful capture Yannick

  • Belated thank you dear Larry, have a great Sunday :)

    – Yannik Hay

  • Carol Knudsen
    Carol Knudsenover 2 years ago

    A CUTE bird! The gave me a smile.. :) x

  • Thank you. It’s much appreciated :)

    – Yannik Hay

  • Trish Meyer
    Trish Meyerover 2 years ago

    Excellent action capture !

  • Thank you. It’s much appreciated :)

    – Yannik Hay

  • SharonD
    SharonDover 2 years ago

    Don’t know what it is, but what great timing and pic.

  • Thank you. It’s much appreciated :)

    – Yannik Hay

  • Ray Clarke
    Ray Clarkeover 2 years ago

  • Belated thank you Ray. I am catching up :)

    – Yannik Hay

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