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Title     tralala
Photographer     123luca/Luca (1,844) Send mail to this user
Portfolio     nature
Category     Animal
Content advisory     G (general audiences)
Submitted     December 14, 2012 10:28:15 AM CST
Views     402
Rating     8 Thumb-up


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Thumb-up    from davev/Dave (13,165) This user is a Premium Member Send mail to this user on December 15, 2012 9:30:58 PM CST (4)

beautiful detail on the eye and the head feathers. Not sure of your settings but the slightly OOF end of beak could be due to slow shutter speed. I think the photo is cropped a bit too tightly on the bottom. Is that hole in the log used to put in food? if so you may want to shoot at a lower angle so this can't be seen. It could be my monitor but I think you could brighten the image a little

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Thumb-up Thumb-up    from ernestina/Ernestina (2,469) Send mail to this user on December 15, 2012 4:03:05 AM CST (4)

Nice picture! Good light,beautiful colors and a complementary background. Pity that the focus for the beautiful bird is only partial.Thank you for sharing.Ernestina

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Thumb-up Thumb-up    from edwin/Edwin K.W. (234,873) Send mail to this user on December 14, 2012 5:30:42 PM CST (5) Early critique

I like this bird pose and the angle you took the photo to it Luca, the bird head is focused sharply and the light is favouring to your shot. Bird beak is a bit soft and the feather starts to get blurr from the chest, I believe that a higher aperture can certainly help to make the shot more appeal.


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Thumb-up Thumb-up    from lunanightwynd/Sonja (1,654) Send mail to this user on December 14, 2012 2:27:59 PM CST (6) Early critique

I Luca - Great capture. I really like this photo. Composition & DoF are spot on. As mentioned previously, the focus seema a bit soft, but you can still see some detail on the front feathers. The colors are very natural, the BG color makes the bird pop. nIce effort, keep'em coming. Blessings, Sonja

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Thumb-up    from mojaveh/Mehrdad (55,651) This user is a Premium Member Send mail to this user on December 14, 2012 12:06:41 PM CST (4) Early critique

Nice shot Luca, good DOF and fine composition, however it is not sharp enough IMO. Just the eye part is sharp, say, DOF is too much shallow. Background blur is gained easier, but subject may partially get OOF. Cheers, Mehrdad

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From dutton/Bill (255) Send mail to this user on December 15, 2012 6:51:20 AM CST

I have to disagree with the other comments. I like how the eye is the sharpest spot and it blurs as the our eyes go into the back ground.


From kiwiman60/Paul (1,544) Send mail to this user on December 26, 2012 7:50:10 AM CST

If you are baiting a bird for a photo it is generally best to avoid the point of bait being obvious. As long as the head and eye is fully shgarp the rest of the bird in soft focus is not an issue.


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