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Uploaded: 10/26/08 7:58 PM GMT
Muggsy Breaks the Mold
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I fear I've become too predictable in what I post here at Caedes. Birds, birds and more birds.

Not wishing to be labeled a single subject bore ... I offer a dramatic departure into the genre of Still Life Photography. *Drum roll please*

I've titled it ... "SUNFLOWER SEED".

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::mike100
10/26/08 8:15 PM GMT
LOL, muggsy, LOL. that seed looks pretty good to this bird anyway.
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::tigger3
10/26/08 8:18 PM GMT
John, You can just keep on taking these fantastic bird shots. I Love them! Wonderful color and a great capture here.
=^..^= sandi ♪
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.Ramad
10/26/08 9:48 PM GMT
Hey John, that is a great title :) I like that seed and the attachment to it both sharp in focus and colour!
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::Jimbobedsel
10/26/08 11:24 PM GMT
Wonderful shot of the seed. The bird is OK too. LOL.

Jimbob
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.muki7
10/26/08 11:46 PM GMT
A great shot of the sunflower seed John. It looks like it has that bird by the beak. Fantastic colour and detail. I never tire
of your excellent bird posts.

Ed
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.alexis518
10/27/08 12:20 AM GMT
What a good laugh!!! Your chickadee is holding a great sunflower, John!
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::egggray
10/27/08 2:45 AM GMT
This does look somewhat like a painting, keep posting birds, birds and more birds, we will be know as the bird brothers. Someone already called us the blues brothers after our blue jay posts. Are those fall colors in the background? Great post.
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::cynlee
10/27/08 4:42 AM GMT
Birds are such wonderful subjects to photograph. If a birdwatcher gets excited when they spot one in their binoculars, how much more exciting to capture its image for posterity and to share with others. That is a really fine sunflower seed you have captured here, John, and the birds really fine too!
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::Dunstickin
10/27/08 7:57 AM GMT
Hey mate...you surely broke the mold years ago!...

how 'bout.."Expecting some Seed"!!..

neat shot pal..clarity is at it's best!...
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.Gabbels
10/27/08 8:30 AM GMT
Gorgeous shot with excellent clarity and colors! Looks like the bird is very happy with it's seed.
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.Ravenwyng
10/27/08 12:05 AM GMT
Top marks in VB...an excellent capture. I love the detail and clarity.
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::JQ
10/27/08 12:39 AM GMT
heheh great clarity on the bird...and you made me laugh about the sunflower seed too!! you are and always will be known for birds, so calling it sunflower seed makes no difference!! hehehe
did you use neat image or something on this? theres some degradation of the background in places.
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.scorpie
10/27/08 12:58 AM GMT
So dang cute, great capture as always.
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Why not go out on a limb, that is where the fruit is.... Frank Scully
::Hottrockin
10/27/08 11:11 PM GMT
Now that's a mouth full friend!! Again, sorry...but, there seems to be some grain / noise workin' it's wonders in the piece. Perhaps a true manip of this beauty?? The colorings are workin' better on this one than a prior as the prior seemed kinda purple to me. Whould luv to see the original, from camera on this fanciful flier. If ya want.

The chickadee is my fav of the songbirds!!

Hey, birds TOTALLY works!! We luv your bird shots!!
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Why do the pictures come out square when the lens is round??
::PatAndre
10/28/08 2:01 AM GMT
Looks like another damn bird to me! (Runs like hell)
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.mmynx34
11/01/08 6:07 PM GMT
I must say.. this is a great presentation of a SUNFLOWERSEED..

You just know how to bring out the best of the "main character" in you photo's.. well done.. and oh yes.. the birdie is..like usual.. GREAT too..
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::verenabloo
11/08/08 11:00 PM GMT
This place would never be the same without these gorgeous birdie photos you post here! It's something I look forward to all the time"Did Muggsy post another bird YET???!!" so hustle up ok? get out there and take some more photos..I can hardly wait til you have snow, snow and a bird, now that's going to be beautiful....We have wayyyyyyyyy too many Chickadees here where I live, but I love their little song. Thanx for another good birdie shot my friend. Verena
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