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The Big White Bird
The Big White Bird

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Challenge: Free Study IX (Advanced Editing IV)
Camera: Canon EOS-10D
Lens: Canon EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS
Location: Brownsville,TX my backyard
Date: Nov 26, 2005
Aperture: f 11
ISO: 400
Shutter: 1/180
Galleries: Nature
Date Uploaded: Nov 26, 2005

Photo taken in the waterway behind my home. Canon 100-400 zoom with 2x extender. Total focal length about 620 mm hand held

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Place: 469 out of 519
Avg (all users): 4.6449
Avg (commenters): 4.2857
Avg (participants): 4.5990
Avg (non-participants): 4.7703
Views since voting: 624
Views during voting: 393
Votes: 276
Comments: 9
Favorites: 0

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 Comments Made During the Challenge
12/07/2005 09:34:22 PM
neat comp, focus seems a bit soft
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12/07/2005 04:46:00 PM
A bird photo like this must have something in sharp focus, at least the head. The framing is so-so, but everything else isn't working, sorry. Keep on trying :-)
12/06/2005 09:08:21 PM
This picture would have scored better IMO if the subjiect was in focus.. 3
12/05/2005 08:46:50 PM
Thats quite the pose. Natural b/w Good luck
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12/05/2005 10:18:03 AM
...if only it were sharper!!!!
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12/05/2005 07:53:59 AM
Have spent hundreds of hours waiting for a unique pose like this. Glad you caught it and glad it co-operated for you. Great shot.
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12/03/2005 12:06:37 AM
This is a nice shot and a good idea but the heron is not totally in focus.
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12/01/2005 03:37:03 PM
out of focus
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12/01/2005 03:27:47 AM
Great capture, good cropping and contrast,
but unfortunatly poor focus.
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