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    I guess this one's from the south. Probably has a couple churren it's raising up too.

    Anyhow, it's probably over your heads.... the slang/joke I mean, not the bird. Well, maybe the bird was too.

    So yeah, the gray is just simple, unobstructed water in the bkg like it or not.

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    Beautiful wing position and open bill. Background is ok.

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    Such details and colors that really pop off the uniform grey BG. Looks like a plate in a fancy bird guide. I like it. TFS

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    This is a spectacular flight capture from a very fast (and noisy) bird. Well done.

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    Hi David, I quite like the capture, but have you considered tweaking the BKG to bring a bit more oomph to the overall scene, without detracting from the subject? Just thinking of an alternative option.
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    Tack sharp, great light and perfect down stroke.
    Not an easy shot to get.
    I would do a little noise reduction on the far wing- not a big deal but I noticed it.
    I like your crop but could see a 4 x 6 as an option.
    Good one!
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    winner winner chicken dinner... IQ is terrific, mighty skill Brian, processing looks terrific as well...

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    Thank you everyone. Love you guys, bunch of Rockstars here

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    excellent wing position and the open beak is a plus for sure, the light and BG are nice. OP looks a bit contrasty to me Steve's is an improvement. I also see noise on the near and far wings

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    Quote Originally Posted by arash_hazeghi View Post
    excellent wing position and the open beak is a plus for sure, the light and BG are nice. OP looks a bit contrasty to me Steve's is an improvement. I also see noise on the near and far wings

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    My opinion is blacks are black and whites are white, not gray or yellow. I quite like the contrast as such and believe it represents the bird well as it was shot. Steves background is a nice alternative, however it was a very gray toned water in the bkg, not to be confused with blue sky.

    Thank you for commenting.

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    Look great. Love the pose and the framing. The open mouth is a nice touch.

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