Best bird photos from 2020

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Boss of Sony Senior Member • Posts: 2,274
Best bird photos from 2020

Maybe not amazing IQ, but I was happy with all these shots.

Black-winged stilt investigating something:

Laughing Kookaburra:

Pied oystercatcher:

Australian magpies:

Two crows chasing a sea eagle

Sulphur-crested cockatoos:

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windmillgolfer Forum Pro • Posts: 16,975
Re: Best bird photos from 2020
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Trevor Carpenter
Trevor Carpenter Forum Pro • Posts: 17,526
Re: Best bird photos from 2020

nice set

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Recent and not so recent pictures here

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Gary from Seattle Veteran Member • Posts: 5,422
Re: Best bird photos from 2020

Very nice.

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Lawrence M Contributing Member • Posts: 609
Starlings (Vintage Style)

Olympus EM1 II. IRIX 150MM 2.8. 1/1600. ISO 2000. F4

Real snow covered background.

How achieved:

1. Shooting above birds pointed at snow covered ground

2. Metered for snow covered ground which will under expose bird.

3. In Post agressively raised shadows, reduced highlights, brightened overall image, and added vintage filter (brownish).

..... purposely overexposed/ blew out the background in post which turns it completely white.

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