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    Default Great Egret- closeup of the lore

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    This is a tight shot of the lore in the green breeding color on a Great Egret. Image captured at the rookery in the alligator breeding pond at Gatorland, Orlando, Florida. Comments and critique welcomed and appreciated. Thank you for viewing.

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    Post processed in Lightroom CC and Photoshop CC 2017
    Cropped for composition and presenation
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    Beautiful detail and colours absolutely fascinating.
    I don't know if you applied lens correction but there appears to be a little green bleeding/aberration on the neck and back.

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    Wow. That looks almost reptilian. Handsome closeup. The bluish cast jumps out at me; see what others say.

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    What an interesting highly detailed capture, Joe. I do see a bit of blue cast, but I'm captivated by the beak, lore, and eye sharp detail.

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