Results 1 to 9 of 9

Thread: Purple Gallinule

  1. #1
    BPN Member
    Join Date
    Jan 2014
    Location
    Lakeland, FL
    Posts
    5,630
    Threads
    1,515
    Thank You Posts

    Default Purple Gallinule

    Attached Images Attached Images
     
    My previous post was a juvenile Purple Gallinule this post is an adult that I gleaned from my files for comparison. Image captured at Circle B Bar Reserve in Polk County, Florida. Comments and critique welcomed and appreciated. Thank you for viewing.

    Nikon D7000
    Nikon 80-400mm F/4.5-5.6 VRII AF-S ED, image captured at 290mm
    1/500 F/5.6 Matrix Metering EV +1/3 ISO 500 Auto WB, camera supported by a monopod
    Post processed in Lightroom Classic, Photoshop CC 2019 and Neat Image for noise reduction, out of focus leaves removed from background
    Cropped for composition and presentation

    P.S. Learn more about Circle B Bar Reserve and Purple Gallinules in the BAA Middle Florida Photography Site Guide that Artie and I co-authored. It is available on the Birds As Art Online Store.
    Joe Przybyla

    "Sometimes I do get to places just as God is ready to have somebody click the shutter"... Ansel Adams

    www.amazinglight.smugmug.com

  2. #2
    Super Moderator Daniel Cadieux's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2008
    Location
    Ottawa, Canada
    Posts
    24,561
    Threads
    3,771
    Thank You Posts

    Default

    Beauty frame with great colours. I really like the strong diagonal. Great view of the huge claws.

  3. Thanks Joseph Przybyla thanked for this post
  4. #3
    BPN Member
    Join Date
    Dec 2013
    Location
    Waynesville, Ohio, United States
    Posts
    719
    Threads
    130
    Thank You Posts

    Default

    Nice Joe ,I like the way the feet stick out. Stunning all the way. My personnel little pick would have been nice for more room at the top.TFS

  5. Thanks Joseph Przybyla thanked for this post
  6. #4
    BPN Member Tim Munsey's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2010
    Location
    Uk
    Posts
    503
    Threads
    84
    Thank You Posts

    Default

    Love the design of this image, the bird is so full of character.
    If at first you don't succeed don't be a skydiver
    www.wildphotolife.co.uk

  7. Thanks Joseph Przybyla thanked for this post
  8. #5
    BPN Member Dorian Anderson's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2018
    Location
    San Mateo, CA
    Posts
    1,883
    Threads
    169
    Thank You Posts

    Default

    So envious of the frame as I've not had the chance to shoot this amazing bird yet! Love the engaging look, cleanliness, and detailed view of those amazing feet! Only suggestion would be to loosen the crop a
    bit as his head is getting close to the edge of the frame. As good a frame as I've seen from you. It's so money.

  9. Thanks Joseph Przybyla thanked for this post
  10. #6
    Forum Participant
    Join Date
    Apr 2016
    Location
    Lehi, Utah
    Posts
    2,188
    Threads
    409
    Thank You Posts

    Default

    Beautiful Image. I love the diagonal Lines..

    I missed this bird in my Florida Trip. I hope to see this in the coming trips.

    TFS

  11. Thanks Joseph Przybyla thanked for this post
  12. #7
    BPN Member William Dickson's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2013
    Location
    Fife, Scotland
    Posts
    6,220
    Threads
    873
    Thank You Posts

    Default

    Missed this one earlier Joe...This is looking real good. What a great pose and perch. I also like the HA.

    Will

  13. Thanks Joseph Przybyla thanked for this post
  14. #8
    BPN Member
    Join Date
    Jul 2016
    Location
    Ithaca, NY
    Posts
    8,231
    Threads
    1,452
    Thank You Posts

    Default

    Love the colors in this one. Killer background as well. Nice detail on the bird. Great view of the feet.

  15. Thanks Joseph Przybyla thanked for this post
  16. #9
    BPN Member
    Join Date
    Jan 2014
    Location
    Lakeland, FL
    Posts
    5,630
    Threads
    1,515
    Thank You Posts

    Default

    Thanks everyone for viewing and commenting, much appreciated.
    Joe Przybyla

    "Sometimes I do get to places just as God is ready to have somebody click the shutter"... Ansel Adams

    www.amazinglight.smugmug.com

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