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    EOS R EF 400 DO I 1.4xtc II f8 1/1300 ISO 500 created May, last year. HH, . Slight crop for composition.

    As the sun was ready to set, I looked down the beach at a tidal pool with various waders, By the time I got close enough, this beauty was the lone wader left and the sun was beginning to touch horizon.
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    Very nice! I like the sweet lighting here. The bird is sharp, great pose and a sharp eye. Lovely detail on the feathers. Type of Heron?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Paul Burdett View Post
    Very nice! I like the sweet lighting here. The bird is sharp, great pose and a sharp eye. Lovely detail on the feathers. Type of Heron?
    Thanks Paul for your always valued comments. It is a tricolored heron. Good to see you out and imaging your wonderful birds again.

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    Nicely exposed, good tones, I like the pose of the bird, had it been possible I think a lower angle would have been a little better. The water droplet on the bill is a nice feature.

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    Nice light nice pose as well. Sharpness is great on this one.

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    Good pose and detail, nice setting. Feels like a touch of contrast might give it some punch, but perhaps that's the result of rapidly fading light.

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    You were working with great light, but the image lacks color and contrast for reasons I don't understand. The image should crack under these conditions. Image has a strong pink cast, and the dark line running through the bird isn't ideal. A lower angle would have softened that transition.

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    I like the fishing posture, and the image is very sharp. Yes, a lower angle would have helped with e "transition line" cutting across the subject. Deeper blacks or midtones, plus a warmer white balance would likely depict the scene closer to what you saw. My favorite heron species, thanks for sharing!!

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