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Feathered Angler
Feathered Angler

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Challenge: Wildlife II (Advanced Editing IV*)
Camera: Canon EOS-20D
Lens: Quantaray AF 70-300mm f/4.0-5.6 High-Speed for Canon EOS
Location: South Florida
Date: Jan 20, 2006
Aperture: 7.1
ISO: 200
Shutter: 1/400
Galleries: Nature, Animals
Date Uploaded: Jan 22, 2006

Converted from raw.
Desaturated the Reds to get rid of distracting reflections.
Popped the bird by blurring the background.
Save for web.

Place: 89 out of 261
Avg (all users): 5.7982
Avg (commenters): 6.7647
Avg (participants): 5.5526
Avg (non-participants): 5.9296
Views since voting: 983
Views during voting: 427
Votes: 327
Comments: 17
Favorites: 0

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 Comments Made During the Challenge
01/31/2006 04:41:30 PM
Beautiful color and balance.
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01/31/2006 03:45:30 PM
the landscape is beautifal
01/29/2006 01:58:26 AM
Love this.. and the natural environment.. has a nice soft feel to it.. great work :)
  Photographer found comment helpful.
01/28/2006 04:17:14 PM
Nice placement of the bird within the background setting and frame.
  Photographer found comment helpful.
01/28/2006 11:44:55 AM
01/28/2006 08:09:24 AM
A fine image.....
01/28/2006 12:38:46 AM
01/27/2006 10:57:00 PM
blue herons are so pretty and so difficult to get close to.
01/27/2006 10:10:53 AM
Very nice
01/26/2006 06:21:29 PM
I would like to have seen a little more background
  Photographer found comment helpful.
01/26/2006 05:48:10 PM
Nice job 7
01/26/2006 04:36:31 AM
Nice colours and composition. Maybe a shollower depth of field would have isolated the angler more, giving the pic more impact.
  Photographer found comment helpful.
01/25/2006 11:59:28 PM
The image appears a bit dull, perhaps a bit more contrast & saturation would help.
  Photographer found comment helpful.
01/25/2006 06:57:55 PM
Colors seem muted for some reason. The greens just don't seem as saturated as I'd like.
  Photographer found comment helpful.
01/25/2006 02:46:40 PM
This is a really nice shot, wish I had green grass where i'm at. lol
01/25/2006 09:42:09 AM
you framed the picture very well. Nice shot. I always envy people who can take wildlife pictures the animals always move away before I can get the camera out!
  Photographer found comment helpful.
01/25/2006 05:14:00 AM
nice composition, but some work on levels would really make this jump
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