DPChallenge: A Digital Photography Contest You are not logged in. (log in or register
Challenge Entries
Portfolio Images

You are viewing the last image.
The Hammerhead
The Hammerhead

Photograph Information Photographer's Comments
Challenge: Free Study 2011-11 (Advanced Editing VII)
Collection: FS 2011
Camera: Nikon D90
Lens: Sigma 100-300mm F/4.0 EX IF HSM for Nikon
Location: Rietveli Nature Reserve, Pretoria
Date: Nov 13, 2011
Aperture: f/5.6
ISO: 400
Shutter: 1/200
Galleries: Animals, Birds
Date Uploaded: Nov 30, 2011

Hamerkop (Scopus umbretta) - Rietvlei Nature Reserve, Pretoria, RSA
It was raining and he was wet, so that helped with the feather definition.

View NX > EV -0.6 > Sharpness +4 > Vivid > Cropped > Levels > Contrast > Masked bird from water and water from bird > Applied filter Gaussian blur to water for more separation > Added borders > SFW

One more FSM to go!
For the 2011 FSM (Free Study Marathon)
Thread Here / Results Here

Place: 65 out of 271
Avg (all users): 6.1742
Avg (commenters): 7.5000
Avg (participants): 6.1373
Avg (non-participants): 6.3000
Views since voting: 500
Views during voting: 214
Votes: 132
Comments: 3
Favorites: 0

Please log in or register to add your comments!

12/08/2011 01:05:44 AM
Nice image Harvey and glad to see you are still shooting. Take care
  Photographer found comment helpful.
 Comments Made During the Challenge
12/04/2011 10:35:48 PM
Great portrait of a really cool bird. I love that you have eye contact with it. 8
  Photographer found comment helpful.
12/02/2011 10:51:58 AM
Great portrait, I love the detail in the feathers, nice OOF background and DOF too
  Photographer found comment helpful.

Home - Challenges - Community - League - Photos - Cameras - Lenses - Learn - Prints! - Help - Terms of Use - Privacy - Top ^
DPChallenge, and website content and design, Copyright © 2001-2019 Challenging Technologies, LLC.
All digital photo copyrights belong to the photographers and may not be used without permission.
Proudly hosted by Sargasso Networks. Current Server Time: 06/16/2019 07:38:14 PM EDT.