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    Hi all,

    A wren preening a couple months back. Have frames with this one posing with the eye open, etc, but thought this was a 'peaceful' pose. In post, NR, corrected WB, cropped to ~60% of the FF.

    Camera: Nikon D500
    Lens: 500mm f/4 + 1.4 TC
    Specs: 1/640 f/6.3 ISO 3,600

    Thanks for looking and commenting on prior posts!
    Alex

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    I'm non the fence with this one. On one had the face is sharp and well angled, but on the other hand I find the splayed oof back feathers too much. I've never seen an image of a wren preening though, so that is a huge bonus as these guys do not normally stop for so long! Good perch and BG.

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    Excellent deep but appropriately saturated colors. I like to detail and the background but would prefer to see perhaps an eye a little better.

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    I never would have known their feathers turned to charcoal below what we see at the surface. The colors and BG are great, but this is a tough image for me because of the thin focal plan and mostly missing eye. I do applaud the effort to show something different.

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    Nice effort, needed an eye for me also.
    Dan Kearl

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