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DMeraviglia
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Aug 30, 2017 14:01 |  #10876

shooz wrote in post #18440779 (external link)
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Indigo bunting

Wow! Gorgeus capture!


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Aug 30, 2017 14:01 |  #10877

Fantastic image, congratulations!


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Aug 30, 2017 14:02 |  #10878

Common sandpiper

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[IMAGE'S LINK: https://flic.kr/p/YfKn​me] (external link)Sobre una pata (Actitis hypoleucos) (external link) by Daniel Meraviglia (external link), en Flickr

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Bignerd
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Aug 30, 2017 15:37 |  #10879

TedEllis wrote in post #18440790 (external link)
Quack.........quack...​.... not too shabby!

thank you. I remember a number of years ago I went to a photography seminar with a renowned photographer (it escapes my memory who exactly). He was talking about critiquing of photographs, and when someone gave him a picture of a duck, he said " not another duck photo"

Since then I try not to take too many pictures of ducks.


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Aug 30, 2017 15:38 |  #10880

TedEllis wrote in post #18440794 (external link)
This female ruby throat was a first time visitor to my studio this morning (August 30, 2017). She did me a favor and landed on the crocosmia.


thumbnailHosted photo: posted by TedEllis in
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Enjoy!

That is an amazing WOW!! photo. Love the contrast - red and green and the chicken serves a purpose too!!


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Aug 30, 2017 15:49 |  #10881

Common grackle.

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Aug 30, 2017 19:21 |  #10882

Just created my own website and starting to put my best work into it, I have decided to put a watermark through all my images in there, here is one - does it look ok?

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Aug 30, 2017 19:55 |  #10883

Do you have to be a geek to find a thread such as this one cool? In any case, I've only recently found it, here's my first contribution (which is, incidentally, my first ever successful attempt at birding).

White-throated Sparrow

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Aug 30, 2017 20:22 |  #10884

Pagman wrote in post #18441044 (external link)
Just created my own website and starting to put my best work into it, I have decided to put a watermark through all my images in there, here is one - does it look ok?

P.


thumbnailHosted photo: posted by Pagman in
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Honestly? No.

A small discrete mark in the corner or a creative edit incorporating a small logo into the context of the image is generally sufficient.

Large watermarks immediately destroy the photograph for me. Doesn't matter what level of transparency, text overlays seriously compromise the quality of the work. Others should weigh in but my 2c is you are more likely to get negative reactions to the example you provided.

Your usual Pag<year> in the lower right looks good to me. Maybe spice it up like some of the logos in this thread. You just need to stay on top of enforcing your copyright.

Lee




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Aug 30, 2017 20:32 |  #10885

aezoss wrote in post #18441078 (external link)
Honestly? No.

A small discrete mark in the corner or a creative edit incorporating a small logo into the context of the image is generally sufficient.

Large watermarks immediately destroy the photograph for me. Doesn't matter what level of transparency, text overlays seriously compromise the quality of the work. Others should weigh in but my 2c is you are more likely to get negative reactions to the example you provided.

Your usual Pag<year> in the lower right looks good to me. Maybe spice it up like some of the logos in this thread. You just need to stay on top of enforcing your copyright.

Lee


Why I changed it is because a logo in free space like I was, is so so easy to clone out, but with the above less so also I keep the original jpeg with no watermark on it at all.

Just to clarify - the site I have created is not to display my work (I have Flickr for that) its incase anyone wants to buy my work, the my website dispalys the Image at 800pix with the watermark as a deterent from downloading it, If somene wants to purchase on of my Jpegs I have 2000pix Jpeg originals with no watermark or signiture.

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Aug 30, 2017 20:50 |  #10886

Pagman wrote in post #18441086 (external link)
Why I changed it is because a logo in free space like I was, is so so easy to clone out, but with the above less so also I keep the original jpeg with no watermark on it at all.

P.

I could be in the minority as far as adverse reactions go. If it works for you that's all the matters.

Lee




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Aug 30, 2017 20:53 |  #10887

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[IMAGE'S LINK: https://flic.kr/p/6DM4​Kx] (external link)Merlin (external link) by Edward Durbin (external link), on Flickr

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[IMAGE'S LINK: https://flic.kr/p/72BU​dp] (external link)Willowbrook Wildlife Center Bald Eagle (external link) by Edward Durbin (external link), on Flickr

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Aug 30, 2017 21:03 |  #10888

aezoss wrote in post #18441095 (external link)
I could be in the minority as far as adverse reactions go. If it works for you that's all the matters.

Lee


Just being over cautious I guess and a bit over protective of my photos, and if i'm a wee bit honest - quite proud of my new site - link at bottom of my signiture.;-)a;-)a;-)a


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Archibald
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Aug 30, 2017 21:13 |  #10889

aezoss wrote in post #18441095 (external link)
I could be in the minority as far as adverse reactions go. If it works for you that's all the matters.

Lee

I'm also in that minority.


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Aug 30, 2017 21:26 |  #10890

Archibald wrote in post #18441115 (external link)
I'm also in that minority.


The theft of a photo with a basic sig, happened to someone on another forum, the person who stole it even posted it on other forums saying it was his, it is still un-resolved and very upsetting for the original owner.


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