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White-breasted Nuthatch
White-breasted Nuthatch
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Challenge: Portrait Of A Wild Bird (Advanced Editing VII)
Collection: 2009
Camera: Sony DSLR-A700
Lens: Sigma 50-500mm f/4.0-6.3 EX DG HSM for Minolta
Date: Dec 23, 2009
Aperture: F8
ISO: 400
Shutter: 1/125
Galleries: Birds
Date Uploaded: Dec 23, 2009

Sony IDC
- save as TIFF

PSP X2
- crop
- levels (15,127,238)
- sharpen
- duplicate layer
- NI, set layer to 75% opacity
- erase thru NI layer to show bird/tree w/o NI
- merge all
- resize
- selective sharpen on bird/tree
- USM (.35,100,10) +luminance
- save as JPG

Statistics
Place: 26 out of 138
Avg (all users): 6.4794
Avg (commenters): 7.6000
Avg (participants): 6.3382
Avg (non-participants): 6.5556
Views since voting: 987
Views during voting: 384
Votes: 194
Comments: 18
Favorites: 1 (view)


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01/04/2010 06:39:15 PM
I really enjoyed the composition of this photograph, and the creamy golden background really sets the bird of nicely.
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01/04/2010 12:33:04 PM
Fantastic job - this is just about perfect - especially the pose these little guys do.
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01/04/2010 09:14:28 AM
Love the background, great color and texture.
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
01/03/2010 07:27:25 PM
Neat composition and negative space. Nice bokeh. 7
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01/02/2010 08:12:39 AM
Excellent use of negative space. Love his little face & his angle.
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01/01/2010 03:29:06 PM
Adding graphic qualities to a good capture. Excellent !
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12/30/2009 04:40:03 PM
Very nice.
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12/30/2009 02:07:18 PM
Fantastic capture, Good job! 9
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12/29/2009 08:39:15 PM
A very nice capture of this bird in a typical pose. Set off by a nice background.
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12/29/2009 02:25:03 PM
Another of my favorite backyard visitors. Nice light and detail and I love the creamy bokeh in the background.
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12/29/2009 01:06:52 PM
A classic pose for this species. Great grab.
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12/29/2009 08:45:52 AM
Exquisite bokeh.
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12/28/2009 03:53:49 PM
Very well done.
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12/28/2009 02:45:29 PM
Cute little fellow. Love the crop.
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12/28/2009 01:00:01 PM
great pose, love the use of negative space.
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12/28/2009 10:12:31 AM
Great perspective. I like the way the bird is looking into the negative space.
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12/28/2009 03:06:39 AM
Lovely bokeh.
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12/28/2009 12:29:22 AM
lovely use of negative space...8
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