Thanks Shawn. Good eye. When I ran NR on the background, I masked out both the duck and his reflection, so there was no NR on the areas you mention.
Bird cerainly spot on Jon. I personally like a bit of info in the background but that is personal. We all have our own styles - or should have else bird
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
I agree with whats been said. hard to find serious problems with this pic. maybe a teeny teeny bit of CCW rotation? Could be my desk not level !!
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
I'll get rid of the trailing bit. Thank you all for the comments/feedback.
My findings are similar to yours, when you add the 1.4x or 2.0x TC-III, the difference between the 5D3 and 1D X AF speed and accuracy goes up several
Lovely! It's nice to see such a quality image of this not oft shown bird. The low angle work is excellent, but it does feel too tight on the bottom
The light is nothing short of spectacular here, Chris. Love the pose and the sharp details. You're just nailing these setups.
My goodness that is a gorgeous raptor! The sharpness is perfect, as is the image quality in general. For a non baited raptor image shot from a truck,
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
Here's another frame from my encounter with this handsome drake a week or so ago. C&C always appreciated.
D7000, 700mm, ISO 1250, 1/500s
We went back to Ding Darling Wildlife Refuge for a last look before we head home tomorrow.
It was cloudy and the birds were not moving
Greetings. This one will take a little explaining...
A quick candid while birding got me this blur
Canon 7D Canon 500mm f4 L IS ISO 400 1/320 sec f6.3
Slight desaturation of yellows in the background, selective sharpening, mod NR to background.
An African Fish Eagle with a Tiger fish.
Taken from a boat on the Rufiji River, Selous GR- Tanzania.
D3s 500 f/4 VRII f/5.6 1/1600s
Taken During my work in the Everglades National Park. I was fortunate to have an opportunity to work with this super mom... One of the most successful