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Purple Sandpiper
Purple Sandpiper

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Challenge: Fauna III (Basic Editing)
Camera: Canon EOS-5D Mark II
Location: Seltjarnarnes, SW-Iceland
Date: Mar 27, 2009
Aperture: f5,6
ISO: 100
Shutter: 1/800
Galleries: Birds
Date Uploaded: Mar 30, 2009

A group of purple sandpipers (Calidris maritima) gave me a nice feeling of spring at Seltjarnarnes, Iceland. This one was kind enough to pose.

Exposure: +1,10
Shadows: +9
Sharpness: +55
Vibrance: +50
Saturation Adjustment Orange: +20
Saturation Adjustment Yellow: +20
Saturation Adjustment Blue: -60
Luminance Adjustment Orange: +20
Rotated 4

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Place: 57 out of 204
Avg (all users): 5.9641
Avg (commenters): 7.4000
Avg (participants): 5.8095
Avg (non-participants): 6.0379
Views since voting: 631
Views during voting: 287
Votes: 195
Comments: 5
Favorites: 0

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 Comments Made During the Challenge
04/04/2009 08:02:25 AM
Sharp photo, nicely centered.
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04/03/2009 08:41:15 PM
Pretty, and a lovely light blue to set him(?) off.
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04/02/2009 09:17:11 PM
Another Audubon Society image - richly detailed.
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04/01/2009 09:56:22 PM
Nice detail on the bird, and good exposure. A little tight on the crop(?) - with only a few ripples the reflection might have been a nice inclusion. 7.
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04/01/2009 10:39:09 AM
very sharp
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