Color challenge #1: RED

Challenge #9 in the Txabi's Challenges series. Hosted by txabi.
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Male Northern Cardinal
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A capture of a male Northern Cardinal, getting ready to hop over to a bird feeder outside my bedroom window, in early morning light. The temperature was about 5° F.
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Submitted: Monday, 3rd January, 2011 01:59 (GMT)
Taken: Thursday, 1st January, 2009
Focal length: 130 mm
Shutter speed: 1/30 sec
Aperture: F8
ISO: 100
Notes: Used a black sheet of cloth inside a window, with a hole cut for the lens, with the window and storm window raised and screen removed. I also had a Sunpak flash with homemade paper reflector connected to my camera's hot shoe with a Wein Safe Sync, and camera set on manual, mirror lockup, a wired cable release and using a Slik tripod. Shot was taken about 5 feet from the subject. 1/30 sec exposure Canon 70/200mm f/4 L set at 130mm f/8 100 ISO -1/3 STOP EV
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