SoCal birds (8)

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Tim Kuhn
Registered: Nov 29, 2006
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Country: United States

While I was doing a bit of cleanup on the HD I felt compelled to process some shots. Hope you like them The Peli's are from January and the rest from late May.


Tim Kuhn
Registered: Nov 29, 2006
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Registered: May 22, 2002
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These are all great Tim. The back of a pelli's head is a unique view and I love the feather detail.


Registered: Sep 13, 2008
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I think they now have 12 step programs for people with compulsions like ours.

Wow Tim, #1 is super cool buddy... great pose, eye contact, and terrific BG... LOVE it!
#2 Hmmmm... cool detail for sure... but not feeling this one, probably just me.
#3 Another unique and cool pose, really like the dark BG too.
Thrasher is giving you a really good look... I have yet to see and/or photograph one of these.
Preening Ibis is beeeauuutiful... and the Avocets look like they were very cooperative for you... I like #8 bestest.

Yeah, SoCal burds can be pretty cool sometimes... excellent work in my backyard buddy!


Registered: Jul 02, 2010
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Superb work Tim. Love the first two. Second is a different take that works very well. Great light and texture.

Registered: Dec 17, 2004
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A very nice set Tim. 1 is a fun shot with a unique pose. Love the detail in 2, and the rest are very good too ~ Ron

Karl Witt
Registered: Jul 11, 2007
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Hold please.......

#1 Incredible richness of color and detail, gosh I like this on Tim!
#2 and just what on Earth caused this Kinda llke the backsides of a flower, you don't know what ya got til ya go there Way to go outside the box buddy....
#3 snazzy but my mind is racing with options
#4 such wonderful neutral warm hues, this is sweet my friend!
#5 its proximity in the frame is a bit 'angular' and tight for me
#6 interesting light from the front, has nice little nuances of reflections
#7 wipe your mouth please, thank goodness it isn't flying out of its nose This one struck me first as a little light and short on color and yes I have a bit of concern about the drool flinging about
#8 I prefer #7 thank you

Fine work Tim, truly a viewing pleasure of various treasures.......

Registered: Feb 02, 2010
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all are very nice Tim .. #1 is my favorite

Registered: Jul 08, 2008
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Nice to see some of your So. CA. shots Tim, I love the unique view of the Pelicans head in breeding plumage.
It's nice to review old shots to find what treasures we might have overlooked.
Another great set my friend.


Registered: Mar 16, 2006
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excellent work Tim.

Registered: Sep 21, 2006
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Great series...LOVE the drool.

David Leask
Registered: Nov 19, 2003
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Country: United Kingdom

Fabulous shots Tim. #7 is my favourite

Lars Johnsson
Registered: Jun 29, 2003
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Country: Thailand

Excellent Tim, love the Peli's and the Avocet chick

Registered: Feb 11, 2009
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Gee whiz Tim.. Smashing gorgeous efforts. Wow.


Martin Good
Registered: Mar 16, 2008
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Great set Tim and one can only wonder what other treasures you have on the HD.
Am still trying to figure out # 2.

Conrad Tan
Registered: Dec 08, 2007
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Oh man these are so damn nice! #7 is my pick of the litter!

Charlie Shugart
Registered: Feb 06, 2007
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Tim- The Peanut Gallery likes these pictures.

Thomas Sanders
Registered: Aug 17, 2008
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Always a treat when you hit that sock drawer buddy

Each of the Peli shots are a joy to see Tim, the detail, vibrant color and poses you nailed are magnificent These birds are so photogenic it must be a thrill to shoot them!

Thrasher bird another rare one to see on the board and so nicely done

Super preening pose and a backside full of color and light

Subdued light on the Avo is lovely and the smooth water action adds buddy!

Last two Chicks lookin sweet and really like the dribbler

Killer set from down south brutha


Registered: Apr 18, 2008
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Outstanding set Tim, those Pelicans are super.


Registered: Jun 06, 2006
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Excellent set as always Tim

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