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Love is blue

Love is blue
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Copyright: Livio Soares de Medeiros (livios) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2150 W: 319 N: 4263] (16942)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2007-08-04
Categories: Birds
Camera: Canon EOS 20D, Canon EF100-400mm f/4.5-5.6 IS USM, Hoya 77mm UV
Exposure: f/6.3, 1/800 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): Nature in Patos de Minas 3 [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2007-08-04 18:04
Viewed: 6880
Points: 38
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
If somebody out there can help with the ID, please, feel free to do so.

This one was taken earlier today. At first, only the one on the left was on the wire; a few moments later the second one landed.

Added later: thanks to Steve Pryor (cuckooroller), who provided the ID: Aratinga aurea aurea.

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To cuckooroller: Identificationlivios 1 08-05 11:28
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Hello Livio,
A very nice couple indeed.It's a great moment.
Nice contrast between the main subject and the bg.

Hello Livio,
Man this picture really demonstrate very beautiful vibrant colors, that blue background could'nt be better and the colors in the parrots plumage is gorgeous. Very nicely captured. :)

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  • jaycee Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2454 W: 10 N: 8044] (25460)
  • [2007-08-04 21:11]

Hi Livio,

You really caught a precious moment! Fantastic shot of these two - are they parrots? Beautiful colors - wonderful details. Love the yellow patches around the eye. The blue sky makes a great background.


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  • arfer Gold Star Critiquer [C: 2731 W: 0 N: 0] (0)
  • [2007-08-04 21:55]

Hello Livio

A brilliant shot,with wonderful colour saturation and lighting.The moment you have captured is priceless.Like two lovers kissing.Excellent POV and well focused.TFS


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  • demeve Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 586 W: 12 N: 1682] (6165)
  • [2007-08-04 23:36]

Ola Livio,
Sao lindos esses pequenos periquitos, bem coloridos
nitidez e detalhes excelentes..meus parabens


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  • mikou Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 869 W: 68 N: 1479] (6093)
  • [2007-08-05 0:06]

Hi Livio.
So beautiful saturation of colors does very attractive this picture.Blue color on BG is really wonderful and combination with yellow color of plumage on birds looks beautifully.Well captured with good details and lovely pose of this couple.Well done.
TFS,with greeting Milos.

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  • jmp Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1659 W: 95 N: 2273] (8415)
  • [2007-08-05 1:04]

Hi Livio,
Lovely colours, perfect details and excellent composition. It must be great to see such animals wild!
TFS, José M.

Hi Livio
fantastic blue sky and great colours! Good sharpness, great pose of the birds.
The cable is not really nice and the POV a bit low but great picture anyway

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  • Zeno Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 483 W: 0 N: 1345] (10867)
  • [2007-08-05 3:35]

Hi Livio,

This is a romantic shot with great colors. The contrast between the blue sky and the colorful birds is magnificent. TFS.


Hi Livio,
Sorry don't know the ID. But it is a lovely capture of these lovely birds with a lovely composition, with a lovely POV making love with lovely details. Thanks a lot for sharing.

Wow! what a beautiful moment captured by you,fantastic shot,
lovely composition and great pov and BG.
well done.

Hello Livio,
Vivid color..but love should be passionate ;)
Great detail and warm colors, these two are shown nicely as they share this intimate moment..doin' what lovers do :)
Nice work,

Aratinga a. aurea. Peach-fronted Parakeet (Conure).

selam Lvios,wow nice close up shot and very good composition of this lovers birds nice pov and bg with splendid colours. Well done my friend !
Regards ridvan

Hi Livo, got yourself a pair of lovebirds :-). Good composition and colours.

TFS, Kiran

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  • mlines Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 556 W: 26 N: 668] (3116)
  • [2007-08-06 23:20]

Hi Livio. This is a very fine composition of the two birds. Looks like sharing food or just being friendly! Good clarity and colours. Murray.

hello livio,
your timing to shoot this picture is just perfect, you have freezed this moment very asthetically, the well saturated colours look lovely, the sky makes a fine bg and is in good contrast with the birds, liked the composition and the pov too,
well done,
tfs & regards

Um momento especial.Belo trabalho!

Olá Lívio,
Tomada encantadora, além é claro do rigor com que você constroi suas peças fotográficas.
Esta é uma de suas melhores obras.
O abraço do

Oi, achei as suas fotos lindas!!! Tambem sou de Patos mas moro em Nova York. Aquelas fotos no mocambo ficaram otimas!!! Parabens!

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