bjake

bjake

Joined on Mar 16, 2011

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Thanks for comments and ideas.I have worked more on the photo but can't find a change that I think helps.

Direct link | Posted on Jan 2, 2014 at 15:59 UTC as 2nd comment

Removed some blue and worked on purple fringing which I hope improved the photo.Added a title which had been forgotten in original post.
Thanks for the kind comments and suggestions

Direct link | Posted on Dec 31, 2013 at 10:04 UTC as 6th comment | 1 reply

Don't forget to give your picture a nice title :)
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MarioSS
By MarioSS (15 hours ago)

First, it is not easy to capture a bird in the sky. I like the feathers details in the shadows. Personally, I would even more open up the shadows, and remove the bluish colour. Reduce the noise by lowering the ISO, or post processing. You may use a surface blur with appropriate mask for that same matter. Also, maybe add a little more sky to balance the image (rule of third).
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Direct link | Posted on Dec 31, 2013 at 09:59 UTC as 7th comment

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bettyhilda
By bettyhilda (9 hours ago)

The fast speed and 300mm worked for you. Good capture. Maybe just a little more white on the bird's body would be nice but not near the edges as it stands out so well now against the sky?
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Solar Ben
By Solar Ben (15 hours ago)

Direct link | Posted on Dec 31, 2013 at 09:58 UTC as 8th comment

By santamonica812 (9 hours ago)

Really strong capture. You need to come up with a different title..what you have now detracts from the impact of your image. No title would be better than what you have.

There is noticeable fringing--esp on the upper/rear part of the wing. Getting rid of that blue fringe would help.

I'm not sure if it would help the image if you removed the blue color-cast on the bird. But it might be fun to experiment in post-processing, to see which version looks better to your eye.

Direct link | Posted on Dec 31, 2013 at 09:57 UTC as 9th comment
On The Cop, the Thief and the Prostitute challenge (9 comments in total)

Might be easier to figure out if we knew what don't fit

Direct link | Posted on Jan 15, 2013 at 04:52 UTC as 3rd comment

Believe the title of the song is 'rock and a hard place' but 'between a rock and a hard place' is a line is a line from the song

Direct link | Posted on Jan 14, 2013 at 15:31 UTC as 1st comment
On Dragonflies! neither dragons nor flies! challenge (4 comments in total)

Dragonfly on a tent cord OK?

Direct link | Posted on Jan 12, 2013 at 15:39 UTC as 3rd comment | 1 reply
On Unsafe in the What Is This? – II. challenge (8 comments in total)

It is a mushroom

Direct link | Posted on Jan 4, 2013 at 04:24 UTC as 1st comment
On My window in the What Is This? – II. challenge (10 comments in total)

Reflections in water droplets?

Direct link | Posted on Dec 25, 2012 at 12:33 UTC as 10th comment
On Abandoned in the Discuss and Improve "3 objects" (Please read all rules) challenge (3 comments in total)
In reply to:

Zhaark: Looks good to me, i wouldnt change anything.

I agree the old smokehouse is much too dark but with the software I am able to use can't fix it without blowing out the well and cellar.Will see what it looks like in b@w

Direct link | Posted on Dec 23, 2012 at 04:55 UTC

This one better

Direct link | Posted on Dec 22, 2012 at 04:18 UTC as 3rd comment
On My best picture this week challenge (4 comments in total)

Have a new camera that I forgot to set date-time which shows photos taken on 12-1-12 as 1-4-10.If one of these is entered will it be rejected?

Direct link | Posted on Dec 3, 2012 at 19:33 UTC as 1st comment | 2 replies
On The Color Blue - PART II challenge (8 comments in total)

The rules says limit 5 but when I tried to enter the second it said 'already reached the limit'

Direct link | Posted on Nov 15, 2012 at 17:51 UTC as 1st comment | 1 reply

Photo should have been streightened

Direct link | Posted on Nov 11, 2012 at 06:04 UTC as 1st comment
On Sweet Music in the Musical Instruments challenge (1 comment in total)

Thats a great one

Direct link | Posted on Mar 22, 2011 at 05:32 UTC as 1st comment
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