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More like a crest.

Another one of my favorite Cardinal shots from a recent snow storm. Shot through my sliding glass doors.

Northern Cardinal
Vestal, New York
Canon 5D / EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM

Melissa Mancuso Penta // All Rights Reserved
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:icondinahmite64:
Dinahmite64 Featured By Owner May 14, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Awww, I love these little guys. xD

Every morning I hear them serenading outside my house. <3 

(Like right now, actually)

Amazing photography!
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:iconmydigitalmind:
mydigitalmind Featured By Owner May 18, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you!
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ArcticIceWolf Featured By Owner Sep 21, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I think cardinals are adorable!
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GlenRoberson Featured By Owner Nov 3, 2012
Beautiful image, excellent work!
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:iconmydigitalmind:
mydigitalmind Featured By Owner Nov 3, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you!
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:iconbrentonbiggs:
brentonbiggs Featured By Owner Feb 2, 2011
Wonderful shot of the male cardinal!
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:iconmydigitalmind:
mydigitalmind Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you!
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Dame-Neyrelle Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2011
These birds are so beautiful in winter landscapes! Little patches of red!
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:iconmydigitalmind:
mydigitalmind Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
I agree!!! Thanks for commenting!
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Dieffi Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
I have featured this beautyful picture in my new RED - collection![link]
I hope you will agree and enjoy!
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:iconzesuri:
Zesuri Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2010  Hobbyist Photographer
Cardinals are my favorites. :D

This shot is just so breathtaking! I love it! :heart: :+fav:
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:iconmydigitalmind:
mydigitalmind Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2010  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you :)
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:iconrick-v:
Rick-V Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2010  Professional Digital Artist
great shot!
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:iconmydigitalmind:
mydigitalmind Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2010  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks!
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Rick-V Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2010  Professional Digital Artist
=)
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:iconcreative1978:
creative1978 Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2010
Great shot :) I love cardinals :)
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:iconmydigitalmind:
mydigitalmind Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2010  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you :)
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:icon1001g:
1001G Featured By Owner Dec 26, 2010
this beautiful work has been featured here[link]
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:iconiamco:
IamCo Featured By Owner Dec 24, 2010   Artist
Great capture :love:
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:iconmydigitalmind:
mydigitalmind Featured By Owner Dec 26, 2010  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks!
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IamCo Featured By Owner Dec 26, 2010   Artist
You're welcome...although I am jealous, I got a shot of a
female and missed the shot of the male :tantrum:

You got a wonderful shot :love:
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jennalynnrichards Featured By Owner Dec 20, 2010  Hobbyist Photographer
Beautiful! Cardinals and snow just seem to go together well.
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:iconmydigitalmind:
mydigitalmind Featured By Owner Dec 21, 2010  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you - I agree. You almost cannot go wrong with them :D
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MrWitchblade Featured By Owner Dec 20, 2010
Stunning shot!
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:iconmydigitalmind:
mydigitalmind Featured By Owner Dec 20, 2010  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks!
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:icongutheory:
gutheory Featured By Owner Dec 20, 2010   Photographer
A beautiful shot..)
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:iconmydigitalmind:
mydigitalmind Featured By Owner Dec 20, 2010  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you :)
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:icongutheory:
gutheory Featured By Owner Dec 20, 2010   Photographer
My pleasure..:)
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:icon1001g:
1001G Featured By Owner Dec 20, 2010
wonderfully taken
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:iconmydigitalmind:
mydigitalmind Featured By Owner Dec 20, 2010  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you :aww:
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RHCheng Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2010   Photographer
Hi, this wonderful work has been featured in my journal [link] :)
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RHCheng Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2010   Photographer
love the eye contact and the beautiful texture of the snow. The grey background really compliments this great looking red bird. :clap:
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:iconmydigitalmind:
mydigitalmind Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2010  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you - Cardinals really pop out in the winter's drab colors :D
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Swordtemper Featured By Owner Dec 18, 2010  Hobbyist Photographer
Great shot ! He's looking right at you ! :)
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:iconmydigitalmind:
mydigitalmind Featured By Owner Dec 18, 2010  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you :D
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masscreation Featured By Owner Dec 17, 2010
Nice!
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:iconmydigitalmind:
mydigitalmind Featured By Owner Dec 17, 2010  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks :)
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tanker22052 Featured By Owner Dec 17, 2010
Wow! what a terrific photo! Thanks for sharing.
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:iconmydigitalmind:
mydigitalmind Featured By Owner Dec 17, 2010  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you for commenting!!
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Wingnut55 Featured By Owner Dec 17, 2010
good pic, well caught.
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:iconmydigitalmind:
mydigitalmind Featured By Owner Dec 17, 2010  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you!
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:iconsoda-with-cyanide:
soda-with-cyanide Featured By Owner Dec 17, 2010  Student General Artist
Wonderful, love the contrast between it's feathers and the background! :D
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:iconmydigitalmind:
mydigitalmind Featured By Owner Dec 17, 2010  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks :)
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soda-with-cyanide Featured By Owner Dec 17, 2010  Student General Artist
;)
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graceramos-mahilum Featured By Owner Dec 17, 2010
this is a very nice shot. the red color popped out of the grey and white environment. job well done!
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:iconmydigitalmind:
mydigitalmind Featured By Owner Dec 17, 2010  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you!
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:icondatlun:
Datlun Featured By Owner Dec 17, 2010  Student Digital Artist
You shot this through glass? Nice. He looks a little bitter :XD:
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:iconmydigitalmind:
mydigitalmind Featured By Owner Dec 17, 2010  Hobbyist Photographer
Yes, I shoot close enough to the glass that it disappears pretty nicely :)
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Wabbit-t3h Featured By Owner Dec 17, 2010  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
I love the challenging look this little one is giving you.
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:iconmydigitalmind:
mydigitalmind Featured By Owner Dec 17, 2010  Hobbyist Photographer
Hehe thank you :)
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Canon
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Canon EOS 5D
Shutter Speed
1/512 second
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F/5.6
Focal Length
400 mm
ISO Speed
1000
Date Taken
Dec 7, 2010, 10:44:09 AM
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Adobe Photoshop CS4 Windows
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