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Jun 17, 2020 14:02 |  #62221

Egyptian karate kid?


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Jun 17, 2020 14:03 |  #62222

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Jun 17, 2020 14:03 |  #62223

Lame-Duck wrote in post #19079695 (external link)
This one is a beauty, Randy. Nice capture.

Thank you very much Mike. :-)


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Jun 17, 2020 15:18 |  #62224

Harris's Hawk protecting its lunch...


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Jun 17, 2020 15:33 |  #62225

A Coot.


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Jun 17, 2020 15:42 |  #62226

Lame-Duck wrote in post #19079695 (external link)
Very nice shot, John. You have great sharpness, and a cool blurred background!

Thanks Mike, you're very kind but actually I got a shot with a better angle and pose, but there was motion blur unfortunately! Close second though :)




  
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Jun 17, 2020 15:54 |  #62227

Green-winged pytilia (female), blue waxbill (male) and a Jameson’s firefinch (male).


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Jun 17, 2020 16:03 |  #62228

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Green-winged pytilia (female), blue waxbill (male) and a Jameson’s firefinch (male).
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Jun 17, 2020 16:18 |  #62229

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Nice colors in the wings, Piet!


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Jun 17, 2020 16:40 |  #62230

Australasian Grebe at the Mt Coot-tha Botanic Gardens in Brisbane.

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Jun 17, 2020 16:44 |  #62231

A Siskin. Full disclosure, this was at a nature reserve, where there are many in residence at the moment however it was on a feeder. I composed to avoid the feeder though just so it feels a little bit less like cheating :)


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And this is a better pose from the Nuthatch, but with some motion blur which I was able to correct a little bit in post.


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Jun 17, 2020 17:52 |  #62232

Pippan wrote in post #19079754 (external link)
Did you merge all three or just pick the best one?

I just pick the one I like best. Many of my shots pop up all of a sudden (quail for example). I just don't have any time to change my settings, so I bracket with three shots and simply pick the one that works the best. I've never really played around much with HDR. I really should though.


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Jun 17, 2020 17:55 |  #62233

Lame-Duck wrote in post #19080068 (external link)
I just pick the one I like best. Many of my shots pop up all of a sudden (quail for example). I just don't have any time to change my settings, so I bracket with three shots and simply pick the one that works the best.

That's what I do too most of the time; I think it's a good strategy. All else being equal you can pick the optimum exposure for processing.


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Jun 17, 2020 18:00 |  #62234

fotoi wrote in post #19079805 (external link)
Beautiful Mike!

Thank you very much fotoi!


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Jun 17, 2020 18:06 |  #62235

4matic wrote in post #19079821 (external link)
Absolutely. Fantastic photography. Indeed so much like a painting. Wall hanger without a doubt.

That's really nice of you to say, Neal. Thank you very much for such a warm compliment.


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