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    Default American Oystercatcher

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    I captured this image at Ft. Desoto County Park in Pinellas County, Florida. Comments and critique welcomed and appreciated. Thank you for viewing.

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    Nikon 80-400mm F/4.5-5.6 VRII AF-S ED image captured at 400mm
    1/1250 F/5.6 Matrix Metering EV+1/3 ISO 250 Auto WB, camera supported by a monopod
    Post processed in Lightroom Classic CC, Photoshop CC 2019 and Neat Image for noise reduction
    Cropped for composition and presentation
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    Spectacular, super pose amazing backdrop, good exposure, even a bit of sea weed - lovely shot.

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    Wow... Superb EXP, SH and HA... Agree with all Jonathan said... Is that a crashing wave as BG... Congrats on another classic, Joe... TFS

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    Brilliant capture, Joe. Love the walking pose, slight head turn, and the crashing wave in the background. Excellent low POV, and the seaweed is a plus.


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    Looking real good Joe....that wave makes for a great looking BG. Lovely detail on the bird, HA and nice POV. Very nice, well done.

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    This is pretty epic.. the BG is really nice an the low angle is superb.
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    Fabulous work Joe, POV, wave action, HA, exposure and IQ, love it!

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    Love that wave crashing in the background. Everything else is spot on as well. Nice one.

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    Ditto the positive comments. That spectacular BG makes it foe me. Cheers.

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    Spectacular image with that amazing background

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    Superb in every respect- I agree with all the comments above

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