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January 26, 2014
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Camera Data

Make
Canon
Model
Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XS
Shutter Speed
1/128 second
Aperture
F/5.6
Focal Length
131 mm
ISO Speed
320
Date Taken
May 23, 2013, 9:58:52 AM
Lens
EF-S55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS
Sensor Size
22mm

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Superb Starling 3 by destinysWalrus Superb Starling 3 by destinysWalrus
Stock Rules can be found here: destinyswalrus.deviantart.com/…

Short Version:
Credit me and show me your art.
Can be used on and off DA
Commercial and personal uses okay
No gore, sexual stuff, or abuse
Precuts/premades okay


Edits 2/17/2014:
Holy what I got a DD? I'm so confused now, was not even remotely expecting this sort of thing ever.

Anyway, thanks a ton to  CelticStrm-Stock for featuring it, and thanks to everyone for the comments and faves. Cake for everyone!

So, some stuff about this photo just for the sake of information I guess - this was taken at a zoo near where I live, in this little bird area where they were just wandering and flying around. This guy was remarkably co-operative with my photography efforts; he mostly just sat there for me instead of freaking out when I tried to get close. And because I hadn't learned yet that I need to take pictures of the signs near things so I can identify the animals later when I put them up for stock, I had to recruit a few friends to find out what this bird was for me.

Same Bird, Different Views:
Superb Starling 4 by destinysWalrus Superb Starling 6 by destinysWalrus 
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Given 2014-02-17
[Stock & Resources] This wonderfully crisp image will be useful for a photomanipulator or an artist seeking a reference. Superb Starling 3 by destinysWalrus ( Featured by CelticStrm-Stock )
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caameleon Featured By Owner May 10, 2014
Used here: caameleon.deviantart.com/art/T…

Thank you very much :)
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:icondestinyswalrus:
destinysWalrus Featured By Owner May 10, 2014
You're welcome, and thanks for using it!
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:icondeciphergraphix:
decipherGraphix Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
used here

thank you!
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:icondestinyswalrus:
destinysWalrus Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2014
You're welcome, thanks for using it!
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:icondeciphergraphix:
decipherGraphix Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
:)
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:icontophxomi:
tophxomi Featured By Owner Mar 12, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
So superb!
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:icondarkstarling716:
DarkStarling716 Featured By Owner Feb 17, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
wow its pretty
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:icondestinyswalrus:
destinysWalrus Featured By Owner Feb 17, 2014
Exactly why I took pictures of it.
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:icondarkstarling716:
DarkStarling716 Featured By Owner Feb 17, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Well it's awesome
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:icondestinyswalrus:
destinysWalrus Featured By Owner Feb 17, 2014
Thanks.
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:icondarkstarling716:
DarkStarling716 Featured By Owner Feb 18, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Ur welcome
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anila73 Featured By Owner Feb 17, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
This actually is super pretty! It would be superb just a s a regular photograph as well :D Somehow the colors of the blended background seem to match the blues of the bird!
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:iconmadmother88:
MadMother88 Featured By Owner Feb 17, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Aw, beautiful bird!
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:icondestiny3000:
Destiny3000 Featured By Owner Feb 17, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Simply stunning!
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:iconcjcroen:
CJCroen Featured By Owner Feb 17, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
That is one beautiful bird <3
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:icondailybreadcafe:
DailyBreadCafe Featured By Owner Feb 17, 2014   Writer
Congrats on the DD!

I love this. The colours captured are fantastic, and i love how the focus is on the bird. The only think i would suggest next time would be to try get a little more focus on the bird's head/eye, because it's not as sharp there. Apart from that though, this is amazing. Congrats on the well deserved feature.
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:iconmalleni-stock:
Malleni-Stock Featured By Owner Feb 17, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Great stock, Congratulations on the DD! :tighthug:
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:iconlintu47:
lintu47 Featured By Owner Feb 17, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Congrats on the DD! :dalove:
Have a nice day! :party:
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:icontruthistruth:
TruthisTruth Featured By Owner Feb 17, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Congratulations on the Daily Deviation! :clap:
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:iconxxdisturbedsavio:
xxDisturbedSavio Featured By Owner Feb 17, 2014  Student Filmographer
You did a wonder job taking this bird's picture;
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:iconrobson666:
robson666 Featured By Owner Feb 17, 2014  Hobbyist
congratulations to the well deserved Daily Deviation Clap
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koshnika Featured By Owner Feb 17, 2014   Digital Artist
"Commented on behalf of ProjectComment's 52 Week Comment Challenge"

A really great shot! I know how hard it is to take sharp photos especially of birds, and then such beautiful ones. 
Just a few small points of critic. Ok, it's stock, but for a photo it would be more beautiful if it's placed in the golden cut (don't know if the translation is right… the 3to2 aspect ratio). Than i'm not sure if the eye is sharp… In animal photography the eye must be sharp, not the body, i won't buy the larger version if i don't know. I suppose it's not… :/ But on the other hand, i know how difficult it is. The last point is: the bird sits on something like a broomstick? If you have the possibility, to place the bird on something, it'll be more matching to take a branch. :) …but, ok, this is nitpicking. ;)
Still it's a really great shot. :D 
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Lemmy-koopaling Featured By Owner Feb 17, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Amazing!
What a wonderful shot, indeed. :)

-And congrats with the DD! ;D
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:iconkirschenwasser:
Kirschenwasser Featured By Owner Feb 17, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Congratulation to the well deserved DD! Sun Heart
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