Results 1 to 3 of 3

Thread: Sandhill Crane Portrait

  1. #1
    BPN Member Daniel Grossi's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2017
    Location
    Cleveland, Ohio
    Posts
    177
    Threads
    36
    Thank You Posts

    Default Sandhill Crane Portrait

    Name:  Sandhill Crane Portrait [BPN].jpg
Views: 76
Size:  360.8 KB
    Although I didn't really focus on nature & wildlife photography until a few months ago, retrospectively, this is the photo that sparked my interest in wildlife photography. I couldn't believe he let me get so close!?

    D500
    Tamron 70-200mm f/2.8 VC @ 200mm
    1/320
    f/5.6
    ISO-100
    Spot Metering

    Cleveland, Ohio
    October 2016
    Bright and sunny weather

  2. #2
    Avian Moderator Stu Bowie's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2008
    Location
    Centurion, South Africa
    Posts
    20,068
    Threads
    1,173
    Thank You Posts

    Default

    Hi Daniel, a big welcome to BPN, and I hope you enjoy the participation with fellow members and photographers. The light looks a bit harsh in this, but as you have stated, you are just starting out, so you will realise shooting early morning or late afternoon are the best times to shoot in good light. For a good portrait, it is best for your subject to be at least parallel to you, or even slightly turned towards you. In this, I would crop at least a third from the bottom, but thats just a personal thing. Keep them coming.

  3. #3
    BPN Member Daniel Grossi's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2017
    Location
    Cleveland, Ohio
    Posts
    177
    Threads
    36
    Thank You Posts

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by Stu Bowie View Post
    Hi Daniel, a big welcome to BPN, and I hope you enjoy the participation with fellow members and photographers. The light looks a bit harsh in this, but as you have stated, you are just starting out, so you will realise shooting early morning or late afternoon are the best times to shoot in good light. For a good portrait, it is best for your subject to be at least parallel to you, or even slightly turned towards you. In this, I would crop at least a third from the bottom, but thats just a personal thing. Keep them coming.
    Great, I love this sort of feedback. Thanks a lot Stu!

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
Web Analytics