Let's see if I can remember . . . I think the first thing was to apply a custom lightening with Curves. It was based on the tones in the silhouettes.
What a great choice of texture . . . Not only is it consistent with the trees in the image, but the bluish tones in it work very well with the orange
This definitely deserves points for breaking new ground in photographic processing. I like what you've done, but I agree with Christopher about the masking
Love the IQ Johnny. The faint circle of ripples in the pool around the left leg give a bit of animation. Such great detail on the Lapwing and quality
Thanks a lot, everyone! I really like how this one came out.
Philippine Duck (Anas luzonica) by alabang, on Flickr
Philippine Duck (Anas luzonica) is endemic to the Philippines, being recorded
The more I look at this, the more I appreciate it. Well done. Only change i would consider is more room on the right since the shadow is the subject and
Very nice composition and details, Gary. The crackled-like texture complements the thistle very well. I'm not super fond of the frame, maybe if the dark
Excellent quality of light, pretty colors. I'd like a bit more on the bottom.
Miguel - I only had 10-days to compare the 5D3 with the 1DX. During that time I concentrated on birds in flight using the 600 f/4 II.
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):
One morning in SE Brazil this guy showed up (literally) right in front of my hotel room. He sat there eating fruits for over an hour. I took about 1000
At pool no.3. Bird in the process of "paddling" wich they do to bring up food. Gulls do it too.
Piy about the reflection
Feeder set up, early April in Northern Minnesota, during a past "finch" year. I like the squarish crop here, though I know it will not be everyone's
Captured at Ft. DeSoto North Beach last Sunday. Although it was pretty quiet, there was a mixed flock of Willetts, a Curlew or two, the