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Challenge: Best of 2004 (Advanced Editing III*)
Camera: Canon PowerShot A75
Location: Jefferson, Ohio
Date: Aug 11, 2004
Date Uploaded: Jan 2, 2005

This is a turkey

Statistics
Place: 326 out of 530
Avg (all users): 5.4294
Avg (commenters): 6.8667
Avg (participants): 5.3538
Avg (non-participants): 5.6750
Views since voting: 607
Views during voting: 493
Votes: 340
Comments: 18
Favorites: 1 (view)


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 Comments Made During the Challenge
01/31/2005 02:39:21 PM
A great pic of one UGLY bird! :)
01/29/2005 02:00:08 AM
Not many people would take these shots. Great focus and DOF, not to mention colors. Ugly bastards, eh? (C: But tasty in the ol' fryer!!
01/28/2005 09:47:56 AM
You could have cloned out some spots (on the feathers, on the wall) Some more contrast and colours saturation would have helped. Good image overalll
01/28/2005 02:15:16 AM
Well done portrait, beautiful lighting on a difficult subject. Especially getting them to stop moving!
01/24/2005 07:30:36 PM
Excellent photo of a rather unnatractive head- gorgeous feathers and an amazing eye though! Bumping up one.
01/24/2005 04:12:12 AM
Yikes! I dont know what to say :) That is one crazy looking turkey.
01/23/2005 09:45:31 PM
I always wondered what they do with the heads..Now I know..they save them for the better photos!
01/23/2005 05:24:07 AM
a wonderful composition with excellent detail work! very good job in catching the personality here. i hope viewers give this image enough time to appreciate it. good luck in the challenge!
01/21/2005 07:29:24 PM
I don't think I've ever wanted to see a turkey this close up. But this is a wonderful image! Good luck in the challenge!
01/20/2005 08:06:37 PM
It looks sorta like my friends grandma!
01/18/2005 09:45:29 AM
Excellent framing and a good clear capture
01/18/2005 03:13:25 AM
What amazing colors in this turkey. He is very very ugly and very very beautiful at the same time.
01/17/2005 11:13:55 PM
Different shot, nice work.
01/17/2005 12:27:58 PM
Probably the ugliest bird on the planet, apart from this one i went out with when i was 14 :) Good luck.
01/17/2005 11:49:11 AM
Gobble Gobble
01/17/2005 10:57:31 AM
great eye ...!
01/16/2005 07:30:53 PM
I can't believe I eat these ugly things. Great image and crisp focus. His eye is really intriguing as to what they heck could he be thinking about. I like this shot.
01/16/2005 05:20:46 PM
What a close up :)

What would have helped this picture in my opinion is this: The focus should be on the eye of the turkey and a blurred background would also have been a great help. This thing to the left of the turkey´s head bothers me a bit.


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