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Hello? by mydigitalmind Hello? by mydigitalmind
Perhaps I got to close? Cropped a bit, but not much. It was a wonderful experience to see this beautiful bird up close in the wild.

Resplendent Quetzal
San Gerardo de Dota, Costa Rica
Canon 7D / EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM

Melissa Mancuso Penta // All Rights Reserved
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:iconcatgirl19:
It's such a cute bird! I really don't know why you think you need a critique; I mean their is nothing wrong with your placement, focus, exposure or lighting. To be honest I think the piece is brilliant; granted a wise man once said 'you are your own worst critic' so maybe the problem is that you're not giving yourself enough credit. The only reason I gave you a four for Impact is because I have a hard time comprehending the feel or message of a piece, so don't worry about that. Anyway, you should never put your name on something you create that you don't feel proud of. That's all I've got to say.
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Cypselurus Dec 12, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Beautiful! :)
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:iconmydigitalmind:
mydigitalmind Dec 15, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks!
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:iconcypselurus:
Cypselurus Dec 18, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
You're welcome :)

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kappalizzy Jul 31, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I LOVE your red sweater!!
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:icondanilocuentes:
Is the quetzal watching you?
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:iconmydigitalmind:
mydigitalmind Jul 7, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
He took a peak at me :)
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:iconcatadoptz:
i know that type of bird! i have never seen a photo as good as that yet for the Quetzal
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:iconmydigitalmind:
mydigitalmind Mar 16, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Aww thank you!
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:iconthagirion:
Thagirion Mar 10, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Lovely pic. He's so cute.
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:iconmydigitalmind:
mydigitalmind Mar 12, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks!
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