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Snow Bird
Snow Bird
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Photograph Information Photographer's Comments
Challenge: Life III (Advanced Editing VII)
Camera: Sony DSLR-A350
Lens: Konica Minolta AF 50mm f/1.4
Location: Near Boston, MA, USA
Date: Jan 10, 2009
Aperture: f7.1
ISO: 100
Shutter: 1/500
Galleries: Birds
Date Uploaded: Jan 11, 2009

Walking around doing street photography and cam along about 6-8 birds playing in the snow and around a bench.

Convert from raw, small bump in sat
PP in Gimp
Curves
Clone some dirt from the snow.
Dodge and burn
B&W gradient to give a minor vignette.
USM

Statistics
Place: 98 out of 200
Avg (all users): 5.5091
Avg (commenters): 6.2500
Avg (participants): 5.2625
Avg (non-participants): 5.7412
Views since voting: 734
Votes: 165
Comments: 9
Favorites: 1 (view)


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01/19/2009 08:31:06 AM
Very good composition. I gave this a 7.
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
01/18/2009 09:20:17 PM
the focus is on the column rather than the bird... the bird looks a lil out of focus
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01/18/2009 09:19:37 AM
Good focus and I like the colors.
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01/14/2009 12:03:56 PM
beautiful details, the snow is white, not oversharpened, rich textures, well done.
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01/13/2009 11:38:30 AM
WOW...what a beautiful capture and so well focused and taken.
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01/12/2009 05:34:59 PM
Good composition... a hard to catch shot! I think the focus has caught slightly on his tail and wings, but it's a good shot nonetheless.
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01/12/2009 03:26:12 PM
this is a great photo.
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01/12/2009 03:01:53 PM
wood is sharper than the bird (cute bird though!)
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01/12/2009 10:34:02 AM
I love the wood more than the bird, great texture
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