Lovely Lapwing John. My comment on the OP was going to be exactly the same as John Rowell's. I am usually in favour of a minimal amount of cloning, especially
good portrayal of a bleak environment Rachel. Not my kind of place at all.
Steve's re-post has made the PB stand out a bit better against the BG
Thank you all for your thoughtful comments.
Beautiful image,the colors are magic,nice light,good pose sharp with good details.well done.
nice atmospheric image,like an angel coming to earth,what are the spots bottom left and some more bottom of image going to the right.TFS.
I agree with Troy,loverly image,nice colors and good detail,like the blurred mountains in the BG.
nice shot Johnny,repost is the one,used to be loads of these were I live,but have declined a lot over the last few years.TFS.
A fine shot of the lapwing - looking better without the branches top left. I don't see a problem with removing them, the image certainly looks "better"
nice one,superb BG,great perch and pose,nice details,well done.
I see merit in both images, I think the first however has a certain atmospheric quality about it that I like very much indeed. Great poses and good detail,
An image from a few months back in the Darwin area in Northern Australia.
Canon EOS-1D X
Shooting Date/Time 07/11/13 08:46:10
Same image as before but different processing. Not sure what all I did to it but I used different blend modes and only one texture. Then I took the
Probably tried to load too big a file. This is White Shaman shelter. It sits high on a side canyon of the Pecos River just north of Hwy 90 on land
The emerald ash borers wiped out essentially all the ash trees in this region of the country. However, the roots of at least some must've survived, and
Philippine Duck (Anas luzonica) by alabang, on Flickr
Philippine Duck (Anas luzonica) is endemic to the Philippines, being recorded
Hi everyone, I have an image here that is of no particular relevance but I was not happy with the shadow on the bird mostly because I was unable to get
Work life has gotten in the way of photography. I finally had the chance to shoot over Thanksgiving break. I went out to Green Cay two
Have been having fun reworking some older images for a new website. This image is from my first trip to Bosque in 2008 with the good old Canon 40D.
From Khao Dinsor (Thailand) at the Raptor Watch where I do research:
From November of this year - NEPAL
Lammergeier in flight (head shot):