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Amazon Parrot
Amazon Parrot
MaryO


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Collection: Domestic Birds
Camera: Nikon D200
Lens: Tamron SP AF 28-75mm f/2.8 XR Di for Nikon
Location: Fairfax, VA
Date: Jul 9, 2007
Aperture: f/5
ISO: 200
Shutter: 1/60
Galleries: Nature, Animals
Date Uploaded: Jul 9, 2007

Viewed: 324
Comments: 5
Favorites: 0

Day 9 of 30 Pets

This guy is (I think) a Single Yellow-Headed Amazon. He is a shelter resident as a result of a cruelty case. Long story, but he stays with us till a court decides whether or not his owner can have him back. He's in the Big Boss's office and has relaxed enough to start talking a bit. He also got company in the form of an African Grey who is also a talker. Entertaining office to hang out in these days :-)

Had to use the flash so lighting is a little harsher than I'd like.

PP - converted from RAW, rotated, cropped, burnt out background, increased contrast and saturation, dodged/burnt bird a bit, resized, sharpened.

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07/10/2007 02:34:30 PM
beautiful colors - that eye is amazing and really draws me in
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07/10/2007 11:07:45 AM
Gorgeous shot, incredible detail in the feathers! He looks great against the black background. Don't you just hate some humans?
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07/10/2007 10:32:02 AM
Wow! Great detail!! Really pretty bird, the black background works really nice to set off the color of his feathers.
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07/09/2007 11:24:39 PM
Wow, I'd like more dirt on the court case.

Nice detail on the shot.
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07/09/2007 09:07:29 PM
Beautiful! Amazing detail and wonderful colors.
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