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Challenge: Leftovers (Standard Editing)
Collection: Challenges: Abstracts /Patterns
Camera: Sony Alpha a7r
Lens: Sony FE 70-200mm f/4.0 G OSS Lens
Location: Cape Cod
Date: Dec 4, 2016
Aperture: f/13
ISO: 160
Shutter: 1/20
Date Uploaded: Dec 8, 2016

When my left out and potentially left behind bird ended up on the left of the image I couldn't resist this title :-)

It is very entertaining to watch the birds when a newcomer lands in their midst. Quite predictably a wave of movement is propagated "down the line" as each bird, in turn, adjusts its position, bumping up against the next one before it then moves.

Credit for the idea of the large black frame goes to Robert, ' . substr('//www.dpchallenge.com/images/user_icon/user_id/30861.gif', strrpos('//www.dpchallenge.com/images/user_icon/user_id/30861.gif', '/') + 1) . ' Bear_Music. I wasn't sure about the look, but in the spirit of trying something different once in a while, I decided to use it. The picture of the birds, which was a significant crop from the image shot did lose some definition in the process though, as picked up by Mariuca.

Thanks for the comments.

I need to remember to return camera settings to a more usual setting after a shoot. I'd been using a lower than usual ISO to achieve a "dizzy" blur. On my way home I saw the birds had gathered on the wires again in large numbers and stopped on the spur of the minute. Did not check the ISO until after these first few images.

Massively cropped portion of image DSC09244.

Statistics
Place: 7 out of 28
Avg (all users): 5.8824
Avg (commenters): 7.6667
Avg (participants): 5.8125
Avg (non-participants): 5.9143
Views since voting: 247
Views during voting: 112
Votes: 51
Comments: 7
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12/17/2016 02:30:38 PM
I like the picture and the frame. the whole presentation works.
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12/16/2016 06:58:56 AM
This was a fantastic shot. And, I love the bold frame. Nicely done.
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12/16/2016 12:04:31 AM
Way to go, my little chickadee! (runs for shelter)
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12/16/2016 12:04:01 AM
Should of won!!
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
12/14/2016 07:56:53 PM
Wow, I absolutely love this!!! The huge black frame is perfect, this is my top pick!


PS, this is frameable on someone's wall.
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12/12/2016 03:35:24 AM
surprisingly beautiful
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12/09/2016 08:25:59 AM
Kids and birds could be so mean sometimes! Cute image but lacking some definition perhaps?
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