Challenge: Free Study 2009-01 (Advanced Editing VII)
Camera: Nikon D200
Lens: Sigma 100-300mm F/4.0 EX IF HSM for Nikon
Location: Springfield, VA
Date: Jan 23, 2009
Galleries: Nature, Birds
Date Uploaded: Jan 24, 2009
|A little Chickadee telling me to go away. This would have been good for the Sound challenge except I thought it looked better with Advanced editing. I like this little one's attitude and the light (late afternoon). He reminds me of an Audio-animatronic Disney bird :-)
PP - converted from RAW, cropped, levels, white balance, reduced gamma, dodged beak slightly, increased saturation, desaturated a little on the top of his breast, colored/cloned bit of background blue near his head, cloned out two bright bits of twig, resized, sharpened with slight noise reduction, added border.
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