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critic my bird shot

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Feb 26, 2009 11:19 |  #1

new here on the forum so go easy on me. this was taken last summer in Duc, NC on the sound side with my XTi. I have since upgraded to a 5D with a 28-300.

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Feb 26, 2009 11:20 |  #2

Great composition, my only complaint is that a faster shutter speed may have frozen the action a bit. Maybe some PP to boost some colors.

Really awesome capture though.

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Feb 26, 2009 13:42 |  #3

I think that a horizontal composition would have been more compelling. It would have taken the horizon out of the exact center of the image and put more emphasis on the birds counterpositioned with the sun.

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Feb 26, 2009 14:18 |  #4

First off, welcome to POTN. Nice shot for your first post! The silhouette works very nicely here.

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Feb 26, 2009 23:01 |  #5

I think you did great. Timing is not always easy with this type of shots :)

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