With my memory from last year, I can visualize where you were standing. The amount of blur is just right. I like the subtle tonal quality; except, for
Exposure: 1/500 sec
Focal Length: 400mm
Nancy, the home is in central North Dakota. Cheryl, the land is no longer in the family. The property was purchased from the Northern Pacific Railroad
Thanks very much for all the suggestions and observations.
I took several into account when selecting another (looser) frame from the same
Some friends of mine participated in some form of birding week over there and could not stop talking about the diversity of beautiful birds and Tanagers
Too tight for me -- I was thinking more like this, and no problem with the shadow.
Agree with Gail. Stunning portrait shot. Love that BG too
Thanks for the feedback. Here's a repost based on everyone suggestions. Tighter crop and removed shadows.
Thanks Don. It was a minimalist morning, and I tried to capture that feeling.
I understand your point about the top of the tree and the intersecting
By the FG, do you mean the dark gravel farm lane trail?
Yes, I did some PP in CS 6 ... nothing unusual -- just
I took this picture today of a White Ibis at a local pond.
300 mm f/2.8 AIS (manual focus),
f/4.0, ISO 100, 1/2000
This is one of the " exotic" birds that visit Dallas in winter. LIfe gets exciting for birders here... Just that they spend their days grooming
I am so thankful that we have places that preserve the natural beauty of this country and allow safe places of refuge for birds and wildlife. This was
Never really got into close-ups (I was never sure where to crop), but recently I thought I'd give them a shot to improve on them. Nothing fancy here,
Canon 1D MKIV * Canon 800 5.6 * f/6.3 * 1/3200s * ISO 200 Berlebach/Sachtler.
Sadly walking in the wrong direction
actions: sharpening, shadows pushed a bit
5Diii, 40mm, f8, 1/200s,
F 5.6 at 1/2000
Almost full frame
PP: Crop,NR to BG, levels, increased saturation in the BG only,
Still not shooting, but I found a new acupuncturist who is great, and I seem to be improving a lot. So.....an older
A while back I posted a few shots of the sunset we witnessed in Grand Canyon. This is the sunrise we were treated to.