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    Default Purple Finch

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    Feeder set up. This image was created in Ithaca, New York on 4/13/19 at 3:11PM. Image processed in Lightroom and Photoshop.

    Hand held, Small crop.

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    Last edited by John Mack; 08-21-2019 at 04:35 PM.

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    John nice set up shot, nice perch, colors, BG, HA & details.

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    Lovely shot John! Beautiful bird and great set up. No nits from me.

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    I like the balance between the finch and the ball of lichen. Nice curve the the perch too - and bonus that it sat in the dip for you. I could see a minor tweak to the comp where about 1/3 is taken off the space below the tail and added back above (pointing your lens up a bit). Nicely done overall.

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    Like this setup image, John. Very nice detail throughout, great perch, and I agree with Daniel that it was nice of him to perch in the dip.


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    This is lovely John!
    I love how the lichen on the left balances the image.
    Love the comp.
    No nits from me!
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    Super nice John, well done.

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    This is as good an image as I've seen of this often overlooked but very pretty species! The perch and composition are lovely, and you couldn't have asked for a clearer or more appropriate background. Details are sharp throughout the entire frame. You might have the room to add 1/3 stop of light, if you wanted.

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    Excellent job of choosing the perch. Daniel's suggestion on the image design is spot on. That said, this is a very strong image.

    You might want to lose the little stub of a branch peeking out above the lichens ...

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    Excellent Image. I like the tones in the image.

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