The Spectacle of History

4 February 2013 18 Comments Home » Birds

A finch flies above the spectacle of history,
changing the colors of the stratosphere
in order to move forward.

A finch flies above the spectacle of history

House Finch | Carpodacus mexicanus


  • Michal on 500px said:

    Beautiful work.

  • Alan on G+ said:

    Seriously Awesome work!!!

  • Jeff on G+ said:

    Spectacular!… Love the detail and bokeh :). How fast was the shutter speed on this one?

  • Mark on G+ said:

    Wow! Brilliant capture and love the bokeh. :)

  • Siddhartha on G+ said:

    Lovely capture.

  • Mara on G+ said:

    Well captured. B-)

  • Frank M. Robinson said:

    Gorgeous! — Frank

  • Emily on Flickr said:

    Love how the light glows on the forward face of its wing. Great capture.

  • Anna on G+ said:

    Stunning look.

  • Diane said:

    Beautiful but slightly sad, a lone bird looks beaten from the battle. What is the red?? Still a fantastic capture!

  • Rick said:

    Thanks Diane. These birds are a little worn from the battle to survive. Male House finches are red like this.

  • Virgil on G+ said:

    What a great shot and fabulous Bokeh and DOF.

  • Nuraini on G+ said:

    Excellent midair capture! Love the bokehs and the pose. Very well done!

  • Anatoliy on G+ said:

    Great capture!

  • Marie on G+ said:

    Absolutely amazing! The background and the bird just respond to each other creating a deep harmony here.

  • Carlos on G+ said:

    Muito boas fotos (excelentes)

  • F.A. on G+ said:

    Great dof and fine focus, Rick! Like the bokeh!

  • Jana on G+ said:


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