Thank you all so much for the kind words. Always appreciated. It was really unexpected on this image.
Hi Stu, nice one, like the rich, glossiness of the black wings.
Hi Brendon, I like the quirkiness of the image, looks like the hippo is wearing a polo neck sweater, something different from what we have seen before.
Hi Artie - RP looks good. Maybe a couple of very faint sensor spots in the darkest orange near the top of the image, almost straight up from the head
Hi Rachel, I can't make much on the colour as I'm away, but the colour info looks well balanced in the RGB channels. If it was me, I would make the water
Hi Stu - I agree with all the accolades above. Love the colors and light. Looks like you're enjoying the lens and having great success too.
Thanks, Dennis. The stems on the original image are very white and probably stood out too much so this is a nice compromise, I think.
great image overall, works well for me .Just the ice looks a bit grey as you say , think it is walking on a thin line losing detail and
Thanks Cheryl and Dennis. I'm glad you like this. The crop from the bottom is a great suggestion. I hadn't noticed those areas at the bottom but now
Well not quite 50 but a lot. Another high key experiment from Svalbard. I wanted to retain the detail in the ice flow and in the polar bear while having
I had hoped to get to New Mexico to see the fall color and there were still a few trees hanging onto their leaves but most of them had fallen. This was
This young hippo, part of a larger pod, was very inquisitive and interested in us. It kept on bobbing up and down in the water as if is was peering over
At this location, the Egyptian Geese like to have their fly arounds an island where the herons and egrets nest. I managed to capture this guy as he flew
So I'm making one of my rare forays into OOTB. I was inspired by one of Denise Ippolito's blog posts to experiment with a threshold adjustment on some
Does anyone have any good compostion tips for working around the often limiting feature of being stuck with the central AF point
Another pose of the same bird from yesterdays post.
800ISO f5.6 at 1/4000th
Cropped to vertical from original
The outside of the Moravian Tile Works in Doylestown, PA.
This was a fairly boring photo, but I liked the architecture
D7000 w/Nikkor 28-300mm f/3.5-5.6 vr lens @ 78mm, hand held
ISO 400; f/7.1, 1/1250 sec
Standard CS6 adjustments;
D3s, Nikkor 200-400mm, 2.0TC, focal length 800mm, f9, 1/250, iso 400, tripod. Took Artie Morris's lead and used a long