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Silly Tuesday photophobia!

Posted by
Curly (South Shields, United Kingdom) on 21 June 2011 in Animal & Insect and Portfolio.

"Get out of my face, I cannot stand you photographers!"

Peacock found in the Pets Corner at Jesmond Dene, Newcastle Upon Tyne.

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PascalXLD from Rennes, France

On comprend bien l'expression "fier comme un paon"

Bonne journée

21 Jun 2011 5:37am

rem_la from Villiers, France

de biens belles couleurs !

21 Jun 2011 5:45am

Anneka from Bray, Ireland

What a poser! :-)
Dressed for dinner?

21 Jun 2011 6:05am

CElliottUK from Reading, United Kingdom

"Mate, you are right in the way of me getting to that Peahen.I haven't grown all these feathers for the fun of it!"

21 Jun 2011 6:34am

PRASHANT from Mumbai, India

Lovely closeup....

21 Jun 2011 7:10am

k@ from Paris, France

Hehe, peacocks are so good for a ST, sorry to say that but they have such a silly air to me ;) super brilliant eye here !

21 Jun 2011 7:13am

Z from Shanghai, China

what a proud peacock!

21 Jun 2011 7:15am

Mirjam from Kyiv, Ukraine

He is very proud of himself.

21 Jun 2011 7:15am

cristoF from montbéliard, France

trés belle posture ,trés digne.

21 Jun 2011 7:16am

Tomek from Poznań, Poland

Better not to approach too close. Very proud bird. Well done Curly. :-)

21 Jun 2011 8:26am

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

Ha! Great capture. Might be a good mate for this one...

21 Jun 2011 8:35am

Gipsy Ele from Basauri, Spain

..a beautiful model you have captured this time Curly.. :-)

21 Jun 2011 8:42am

foto forté from Phoenix, United States

Wow, Curly... Beautiful detail and color....

21 Jun 2011 8:49am

Sarito from Basingstoke, United Kingdom

haha.. beautiful bird. Happy ST.

21 Jun 2011 9:52am

Xavi Dom Buendia from East Sussex, United Kingdom

excelent shot, very very sharp!!

21 Jun 2011 9:54am

Scene by Sharon Photography from Kingston, Ontario, Canada

he does look a little preturbed ... wonderful ST shot

21 Jun 2011 10:42am

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Haha ! Happy ST !

21 Jun 2011 11:16am

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

There is definitely mayhem in that look Curly! Great shot for a Silly Tuesday! ;-))

21 Jun 2011 11:42am

Sam from Chennai, India

Beautiful bird , a proud peacock. Wonderful shot for a ST. :)

21 Jun 2011 12:37pm

Silvia Ganora Photography from Domodossola, Italy

Great shot! Amazing blue too!

21 Jun 2011 1:06pm

Ralph Jones from Detroit, United States

Wonderful capture.

21 Jun 2011 1:36pm

hugo poon from hong kong, Hong Kong

Oh my what a haughty aloofness!!! Fantastic colours and capture!

21 Jun 2011 1:54pm

☺ ► ƸɼiϾ ◄ ☼ from Narbonne, France

great shot curly !
have a nice day ☼

21 Jun 2011 2:17pm

Roman from Thiersee, Austria

fantastic blue colour.
great sharpness and beautiful DOF.

21 Jun 2011 2:33pm

Amanda from Jersey City, United States

I love that background color against the beautiful blue feathers--great closeup to show that strong attitude!

21 Jun 2011 2:59pm

klausZ from Kufstein, Austria

looked a little bit terrified...? ;-) great close-up with an impressive blue!

21 Jun 2011 3:04pm

Frammy from miramas, France

just 5*****

21 Jun 2011 3:06pm

Adela Fonts from Barcelona, Spain

A good speech in the mouth of the peacock. Beautiful image Curly!

21 Jun 2011 3:45pm

willow from Chelsea, United States

Gotta love a bird with attitude! Nice capture.

21 Jun 2011 4:02pm

Tracy from La Selva Beach, United States

He is beautiful! But you're right he doesn't look too happy to be having his portrait made!

21 Jun 2011 4:06pm

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

There is something wonderfully dumb about these birds.

21 Jun 2011 4:27pm

jpla from St Barthélémy d, France

Bien vu ! Je te souhaite une agréable soirée


21 Jun 2011 4:33pm

myky from London, Canada

You have captured his beauty in a close-up in spite of his reluctance!!

21 Jun 2011 4:35pm

Oleg from Podolsk, Russian Federation

I love these feathers and this exacting glance!

21 Jun 2011 6:24pm

Francisco Romero from Carbajal de la Legua, Spain

Still a dignified pose not giving you a look.

21 Jun 2011 6:38pm

Gobou from Bamako, Mali

oustanding quality and capture - superb

21 Jun 2011 7:15pm

The Mouse from Glasgow, United Kingdom

What a pleasant pheasant!

21 Jun 2011 7:33pm

The Mouse from Glasgow, United Kingdom

Do you know any pheasant pluckers? I don't but i've met a few pleasant.........

21 Jun 2011 7:34pm

Itziar from Bilbao, Spain

that animal so beautiful, full of life and color. excellent

21 Jun 2011 8:22pm

Uistnomad from North Uist, United Kingdom

Nice colours on the peacock - Nice photo

21 Jun 2011 8:48pm

Ainsley from Derbyshire, United Kingdom

love their blue colours and arrogant attitude. wouldn't mess with one!! camera might come off worse!

21 Jun 2011 9:26pm

Irene from San Francisco, United States

Interesting color. Love the shot!

21 Jun 2011 10:00pm

J.R. from Ginowan, Japan

Great shot, resembles someone I know

21 Jun 2011 10:35pm

Judy aka L@dybug from Brooksville, FL, United States

They can be sooooo cocky! ... A great portrait, Curly!

21 Jun 2011 11:22pm

Dokmateo from madird, Spain

What a funny expression from a peacock! Beautiufl close up! Happy ST!

21 Jun 2011 11:54pm

Wild Mustang Photography from Carlisle, Massachusetts, United States

Beautiful details and colors! Wonderful capture!

22 Jun 2011 3:46am

marci from in, Morocco

I thought peacock's loved the attention!! this is gorgeous - the sheen on the feathers is beautiful

22 Jun 2011 5:47am

Bettina from Los Angeles, United States

That is just picture perfect. Gorgeous.

22 Jun 2011 6:37am

Karine from Loiret, France

Such a beautiful bird !
Bonne journée.

22 Jun 2011 10:50am

Japanalia from Yokohama, Japan

Handsome bird proud of its colours! Marvellous presentation!

22 Jun 2011 11:38am

Stefanie from Paris, France

Excellent shot!

22 Jun 2011 3:12pm

Ehsan from tehran, Iran

what a close up!!!!?very nice..

22 Jun 2011 3:32pm

Nigel from Avening, United Kingdom

Superb detail

22 Jun 2011 7:19pm

Dutch from United States

Amazing closeup, wow what vivid color!

22 Jun 2011 9:31pm

Becky from los angeles, United States

He's a beauty! Great portrait.

22 Jun 2011 10:17pm

Christine from Duns, United Kingdom

Beautiful bird, beautiful colour

24 Jun 2011 5:46am

Julie Brown from Indianapolis, Indiana, United States

That blue is just gorgeous! Very nice portrait of this beautiful bird.

24 Jun 2011 1:21pm

StarCosmosBleu from Bedford.Qc, Canada

Proud and beautifully captured...great color

24 Jun 2011 1:51pm

1/180 second
ISO 400
450 mm (35mm equiv.)