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Sep 08, 2016 23:39 |  #1

Hey,
Just started taking some bird photos with my new Sigma 150-600. Seems to be pretty good quality for the price. Any input valued as I am new to birds.

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Sep 09, 2016 00:11 |  #2

Nit picking a bit, but try to keep them a little more off center and framed a little tighter when possible; but this is a gorgeous shot and a beautiful bird. Quite well done.


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Sep 09, 2016 02:55 as a reply to  @ Snydremark's post |  #3

Thanks Eric for the feedback.


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Sep 09, 2016 04:51 |  #4

I had same thought as Eric to crop the bird off center a tad. Vertical composition would bring you in tighter too.

Regarding being new to birds, try to learn about them as much as you can. Get out in the field a lot to get a sense of birds behavior. That will allow you to anticipate their actions and give you more chances to "get the shot".

The Little Pied Cormorant is a handsome fellow.


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Sep 09, 2016 05:09 as a reply to  @ Greg_8's post |  #5

Thanks Greg


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Sep 09, 2016 07:44 |  #6

A sweet capture.

Crops are so subjective. I do agree with a less centered subject. Here's my suggestion, keep it landscape and the crop tighter to the left.


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Sep 09, 2016 07:48 |  #7

I think it's a great shot of a very attractive bird; well done.


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