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back from holiday today and not much time as Its soon time to get to bed ready for school - yuk !
Will catch up more tomorrow, but heres the 1st from the holiday. A robin came really close so Ive cropped it to just the head to try and make a robin shot thats a bit different
Thanks for looking
Well done. I've been trying to catch my robin all holiday with no success.
This is a very good effort, the image is sharp with lots of detail. Keep it going.
Great close up with lots of feather detail
Well done...I did this with "my" Robin last year.It lets everyone see the amazing detail.
Great colours, fantastic detail
The details in the feathers is superb, Charlie! Hope you had a gr8 holiday, looking forward to seeing many more like this
Excellent shot Charlie,well done on the J/W,well deserved............
Superb close up with great detail
superb capture mate.Was a pleasure to meet you and your family at rutland
That's a cracking shot Charlie... brilliant detail.. wlecome home!
Beautiful shot young fella..........Bill
Works for me lovely close up well captured, nice feather detail.
what a fantastic close up
Nice quality portrait Charlie, you have captured some great detail.
Well done,a lovely portrait with excellent detail.A nice award for your hard work.
This is a very fine and detailed robin closeup, congratulations on the Junior Award, well done Charlie.
Great photo well done
Hi Charlie, superb capture, love the crop, fantastic detail. It was lovely to meet you and your family at Rutland Water, looking forward to seeing your other shots. Congratulations on the Junior Award and RC, both are well deserved....
cracking shot charlie,very well done,
Nice close up, good detail, congrats on the award....
that's amazingly sharp, well composed shot. great work
a big WOW just love it i love robins this is the best so far if i could give awards this would be my chioce. Hope you had nice time loads of shots Dawn
Have been away from the computer for a wee while lately.
I can see however that you have been very busy, well done indeed.
What a fantastic close up - brilliant shot.
Some great detail and colour shown here.
excellent shot you are doing really well
Excellent detail in this
Superb image, well done
A beautiful shot of one of our great garden birds...
Super close up
Hi Charlie welcome back from hols - if this is the 1st - can't wait for the rest - superb detail. Ina
Hi Charlie this is really good, its sharp & well composed, excellent work, I was not much older than you when I started I've only just started doing wildlife, you have a fine portfolio, keep it up its lovely to see P
This is a top quality shot Charlie. The detail in the birds plumage is quite remarkable.
Good detailed capture Charlie
Beautiful detailed close up shot, lovely Robin.
Excellent shot as always Charlie, you are an inspiration.
Hi, great shot, and as you said, it makes it a bit different. Well done, all your shots are great.
Thats a very sharp Robin!Great Shot.David
Excellent detail and a different take on robins. Tried to see if I could see you in its eye reflection, no luck.
My "standard practice" on bird shots is to tediously outline (select) the bird in Photoshop, make it a new layer via copy, go back to the original BG layer, clone the (here) green edges around the bird inward to allow a good blur behind the bird (to get rid of noise), return to the cut-out bird layer and use the Unsharp mask a couple of times at low settings. On some shots, you may also need to outline the eye and sharpen it a little more than the rest. Then 'Merge Visible" to collapse the Layers back to a single picture for a TIFF save that you later then separately "Save for Web".
There's a few other tricks I can tell you if you are interested.
Quote: Tried to see if I could see you in its eye reflection, no luck.
the black square in the middle of the eye is the open boot of dads car - I was sitting on the edge eating lunch at the time - the robin obviously got a bit for being such a good poser
A beautiful portrait shot, focus and detail spot on.
Well done on your Junior Award Charlie.
Great robin shot
another stuning shot looking forward to seeing the rest of your holiday shot Bryan
Hope you had a good hol. Lovely shot of this Robin, I like the tight crop. Well done. Can't wait to see what else you managed to capture. Vanda
super shot charlie ,wonderful detail and colours
this is a fabulous picture.
Another lovely shot charlie you are getting some really nice shots
awesome close up, the feather detail is superb!
A very good one Charlie, you're developping fine!
Brilliant shot, difficult little so and so to take. Well done.
love the detail
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