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Today a Kestrel perched on a fence post. I am still playing with composition etc so your thoughts and feedback would be vey much appreciated.
Thanks for taking a look at this and passed images.
Happy new year
Happy New Year Dave
Butter wouldn't..........would it..... Lovely capture
Many congrats. on your GEA, David: I think your shot looks just fine as it is, but should you wish to try an alternative composition it might be worth looking at a square format ( you may have noticed I tend to use such a lot) and placing the bird and the post on the intersection of the left and middle thirds, thus leaving room for it to gaze into. Just a thought, but in truth, these birds need a lot of room in their natural environment and your shot as it stands tends to reflect that.
Super detailed capture, great colours and i like the comp too
For some reason, my comments have gone astray???????????????? Ah well!
excellent detail and colour. Great image.
A terrrific capture, what a majestic bird
Excellent images David V1 for me mate
Definitely V2 for me David I prefer that format- congrats on the GEA.
lovely shot I am not a fan of the square formats would take some of the left of the first and a tad off the right but comp is personnel I think but great kestrel
Composition is very much a personal thing and I accept that whilst the 3rds rule is good guidance it is wrong to think it must be followed slavishly. In this case I would not be too happy with the landscape format and I am not sure the square format suits either. I think I would have preferred a portrait format- long and narrow. This would have allowed you to give more emphasis to the bird and make a feature of the perch but at the same time would allow you to give credence to the3rds rule should you so desire.
I strongly emphasise that these are personal opinions and are in no way cricticism of this lovely shot. A cracker Dave.
I prefer V1. A lovely image...........Sandy
Excellent capture V2 for me great work well done.
all the best for the new year
Thank you all for you feedback, special thanks to Adrian for your GEA, it is a real privilege to receive it from such a great photographer. Happy anew Year all
Super shot, I do prefer V2 the square format just works a treat for me
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