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Gold Finch, Yellow Warbler, female Redwing...

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Pretty, Stu. The warbler has much less marking on the breast than the guy hanging around here. Love the redwing, too. Out of curiosity, do you have a shot with more of the old cattail environment in it? I really like the detail in the front tails, and the blurred ones in the background. Perfect for what I have been looking for.

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Thanks Sarah! I'd be happy to help out, what exactly are you looking for?

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That is generous. I am looking for more of what you have above, a little wider point of view with that same depth of field. It's beautiful. I thought maybe there was a bit more of it before cropping. I have been looking for the right spot and just the right feeling. But keep in mind, before you volunteer, that it is for a painting, though I do not sell or show. They say to "paint what you know," so I am doing a series from right near by, where I walk the dog, but they are mowing most of my beautiful last season cattails!!! I am new enough to painting that I still do a little better with a photo to start out from, and would love to purchase it from you if you have one. That depth of field and coloring are perfect for what I had in mind. Thanks if you are still willing!!!

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terrific shots,, I too, enjoy the DOF in your images,, they are very professional! smile

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