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    Feeder set up. This image was created in Ithaca, New York on 3/2/18 at 3:24PM. Image adjustments in Lightroom and Photoshop.

    Hand held, Medium crop.

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    Last edited by John Mack; 12-11-2018 at 05:39 PM.

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    I love the snow shots. I like the lichen on the perch but wish it was a tad smaller and I wish it didn't have that cut bit. The snow on it is great though. Pose on the bird looks good, but I wish that bit of snow wasn't on the neck. It could be cloned out pretty easily if you want. TFS

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    Very nice John...cute bird. I really like the composition, the perch and the snow falling in the background, which adds to the overall sense of coolness. I agree regarding the little bit of snow on its neck.

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    Hi John, love the winter scene. Beautiful bird, nice color and detail. Background and snow wonderful. If this was a setup I would suggest a thinner perch for these small birds. Thank you for sharing.
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    I am a sucker for images of birds in the snow.
    Very good advice from guys above.
    Definitely get a slimmer, prettier perch if this was a set-up!
    Gail

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    This is killer good and I do not hate the perch at all and I like the snow pile there. I would definitely lose the large o-o-f snowflake in front of the bird's neck and several of the other larger o-o-f flakes, especially the one on the upper right frame edge. Very sharp with perfect exposure.

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    Lovely image John, I have two (only slight) reservations 1) the image is a little noisy - see the darker grey areas 2) the cut off branch - disguise it with the lichens.

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