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Hi all, had a play in PS with this for a project I'm working on at the moment. BG replaced using Gaussian blur at 100% and a mask applied. haven't tried this before so all comments on how I could improve it most welcome.
Many thanks to those of you that took time out to view and vote on my Juvenile Greenfinch and a special thank you to Pete for the HC, really appreciated,
Regards,
Geoff.

Brand:NIKON CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D300 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:Nikon 500mm VR plus 1.4x TC
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Title:Wren 2 (juvenile)
Username:FeatherFriend FeatherFriend
Uploaded:25 Nov 2011 - 12:08 PM
Tags:Birds, Juvenile, Manipulation, Wildlife / nature, Woodland, Wren
Votes:94

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SlowSong
SlowSong e2 Member 64573 forum postsSlowSong vcard England29 Constructive Critique Points
25 Nov 2011 - 12:09 PM

Fantastic shot. So difficult to capture these little'uns staying still long enough.
Chris

gingerdelight
25 Nov 2011 - 12:11 PM

Just amazing! I real winner here! Well captured indeed!
Carol

Glyn1
Glyn1  5 England1 Constructive Critique Points
25 Nov 2011 - 12:24 PM

Superb Geoff, what a little cracker, bg looks ok to me.

Didnt forget this time Wink

Glyn

RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4139 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland112 Constructive Critique Points
25 Nov 2011 - 12:30 PM

Marvellous shot of a bird I reckon I have never seen: excellent detail and a most attractive 'pose', Geoff.
Your work on the b/g looks just fine to me.
Ronnie.

CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7139 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
25 Nov 2011 - 12:31 PM

This is absolutely stunning, Geoff, my favourite little british bird, and perfectly captured and presented. Straight into my shortlist, without a doubt. Carol

Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 6Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
25 Nov 2011 - 12:31 PM

B/g looks perfect. The bird is superb. A wonderful image..........Sandy

ugly
ugly e2 Member 6ugly vcard United Kingdom56 Constructive Critique Points
25 Nov 2011 - 12:38 PM

A very nice image..
Well taken...
Dave

Ade_Osman
Ade_Osman e2 Member 114521 forum postsAde_Osman vcard England36 Constructive Critique Points
25 Nov 2011 - 12:52 PM

Cracking capture Geoff, well done mate.....

Ade

Richard_OSullivan

Beautiful capture, The Wren is one of my favourite birds, They are so shy I never seem to get a good shot but you have certainly managed a cracker here Smile

Rick

annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 3188 forum postsannettep38 vcard France32 Constructive Critique Points
25 Nov 2011 - 12:59 PM

Ooooh He s so delicate and perfectly taken. This is a cracker. the pose and the light are perfect.Smile
I'm not sure about the treatment I prefer what you usually do but you spoiled me!

FeatherFriend
FeatherFriend e2 Member 632 forum postsFeatherFriend vcard England217 Constructive Critique Points
25 Nov 2011 - 1:03 PM

Many thanks all and a special thank you to Stephen StephenBrighton for the UA and Ade (Ade_Osman) for the GEA, really appreciated guys,
Regards,
Geoff.

Mike_Young
25 Nov 2011 - 1:17 PM

Superb capture

Shellio
Shellio  3 United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
25 Nov 2011 - 1:27 PM

A fantastic image Geoff and the bg works really well.
Shell

sweetpea62
sweetpea62 e2 Member 4sweetpea62 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
25 Nov 2011 - 1:33 PM

A beautiful image Geoff,excellent details.Well done..Lin

EAS
EAS  5 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
25 Nov 2011 - 2:08 PM

Perfection!

Ann

achieverswales
25 Nov 2011 - 2:16 PM

Excellent capture and process Geoff, the B/G is also excellent.

Regards

Trev.

FeatherFriend
FeatherFriend e2 Member 632 forum postsFeatherFriend vcard England217 Constructive Critique Points
25 Nov 2011 - 2:31 PM

Hi again, a big thank you to Shell (Shellio) and Ann (EAS) for the UA's, really appreciated Wink
Geoff.

M_squared
M_squared e2 Member 3M_squared vcard United Kingdom
25 Nov 2011 - 2:57 PM

A superb study in beautiful tones. The background is appropriate. Well presented.

BarbaraR
BarbaraR  8 England1 Constructive Critique Points
25 Nov 2011 - 3:36 PM

Little poppet.
Superb shot and super work on the b/g.
Congrats on the well deserved awards.

B.

Devon_Wild
25 Nov 2011 - 4:24 PM

Now thats a cracker Geoff ..........RobWink

Brian65
Brian65 e2 Member 5Brian65 vcard United Kingdom
25 Nov 2011 - 4:41 PM

What a wonderful shot Geoff, congrats on your awards.
Brian

Niknut
Niknut e2 Member 4667 forum postsNiknut vcard United Kingdom63 Constructive Critique Points
25 Nov 2011 - 5:47 PM

Superb quality shot !!!!......delightful !!!!

Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
25 Nov 2011 - 6:08 PM

Cracking good capture of this exquisite little bird Geoff. One of the very best.
Ron

KBan
KBan  9457 forum posts England4 Constructive Critique Points
25 Nov 2011 - 6:36 PM

Glad Geoff Got Gongs........Great !

Keith Smile

Mynett
Mynett e2 Member 6137 forum postsMynett vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
25 Nov 2011 - 6:39 PM

well with all the awards the answer is yes it worked, very nice indeed Geoff, and a clever technique.

Linda

Gezina
Gezina  8 United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
25 Nov 2011 - 6:50 PM

Gosh I wish I knew how to do that! terrific results - cracking image and congratulations on well deserved awards - Ina

Samuel_Aron
25 Nov 2011 - 6:56 PM

Fantastic shot! Well done on the user awards and the GEA.
Sam.

Last Modified By Samuel_Aron at 25 Nov 2011 - 6:58 PM
tomcat
tomcat e2 Member 95940 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
25 Nov 2011 - 7:00 PM

I was hoping this would receive a coveted "Osman" award, when I first viewed itWink

Adrian

dmhuynh72
dmhuynh72 e2 Member 628 forum postsdmhuynh72 vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
25 Nov 2011 - 7:00 PM

Outstanding capture and deserved all the awards Geoff.
have a good weekend.
yung

Steve_S
Steve_S e2 Member 8176 forum postsSteve_S vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
25 Nov 2011 - 7:17 PM

Excellent capture Geoff, superb detail mate
Steve

john_starkey
25 Nov 2011 - 7:58 PM

An absolute gorgeous image,the detail is stunning and the over sharpness is just fantastic,get's my award this week Smile,

John.

Louise_Morris
Louise_Morris e2 Member 42396 forum postsLouise_Morris vcard England
25 Nov 2011 - 8:01 PM

More than happy to donate my award to a very worthy cause!! Superb image! Lou

bricurtis
bricurtis e2 Member 91911 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 Constructive Critique Points
25 Nov 2011 - 8:13 PM

I don't think you need any advice on this Geoff - very well worked. Top shot.
Brian.

Last Modified By bricurtis at 25 Nov 2011 - 8:14 PM
FeatherFriend
FeatherFriend e2 Member 632 forum postsFeatherFriend vcard England217 Constructive Critique Points
25 Nov 2011 - 8:29 PM

Gosh, I never expected this to do so well, thanks everyone and a special thank you to John (john_starkey) and Lou (looloobey) for the UA's, really appreciated guy's and gal's,
Regards,
Geoff.

WillieH
WillieH  8 Scotland
25 Nov 2011 - 10:11 PM

Superb shot and well captured. Lovely work, deserves all the above plaudits, well done.

Kind Regards Willie

Ray42
Ray42  6 England3 Constructive Critique Points
26 Nov 2011 - 7:50 AM

The five UA's and the GEA sum this up a treat - superb - congratulations on the awards Geoff - well deserved

KBan
KBan  9457 forum posts England4 Constructive Critique Points
26 Nov 2011 - 8:27 AM

You've done it again Geoff
keith

Imagephotographics

Fabulous capture Geoff - wonderful !

Chris

FeatherFriend
FeatherFriend e2 Member 632 forum postsFeatherFriend vcard England217 Constructive Critique Points
26 Nov 2011 - 11:24 AM

Many thanks all and a special thank you to Keith (KBan) for the UA, cheers Keith Grin
Regards,
Geoff.

RTDS
RTDS  6 Cyprus
26 Nov 2011 - 5:05 PM

Superb capture!
Robert

Digby
Digby e2 Member 641 forum postsDigby vcard Wales
27 Nov 2011 - 12:31 AM

Nice shot, superb detail

skewey
skewey  831 forum posts England
27 Nov 2011 - 10:13 PM

Well deserved GEA.

Paul

Lillian
Lillian e2 Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
28 Nov 2011 - 3:43 PM

Now this is impressive and so good to see that you have the deserved awards too
Geoff, well deserving of even more..so perfect and just love this one
Lillian

helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 7338 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
29 Nov 2011 - 7:52 AM

Stunning detail - congratulations on all those awards SmileSmile
Helen

Richsr
Richsr e2 Member 790 forum postsRichsr vcard England210 Constructive Critique Points
29 Nov 2011 - 1:48 PM

A fine image and congrats on all the awards, well deserved
Regards Richard

evelen
evelen  9 England
29 Nov 2011 - 6:28 PM

wonderful capture .
eve.

dmhuynh72
dmhuynh72 e2 Member 628 forum postsdmhuynh72 vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
1 Dec 2011 - 9:48 AM

Have my UA for this week Geoff, keep up the good work.
regards
Yung

FeatherFriend
FeatherFriend e2 Member 632 forum postsFeatherFriend vcard England217 Constructive Critique Points
1 Dec 2011 - 11:07 AM

Thank you so much for the UA Yung, that's really appreciated,
Geoff.

sparrowhawk
sparrowhawk e2 Member 5268 forum postssparrowhawk vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
1 Dec 2011 - 4:15 PM

superb in every way

nonac350d
nonac350d  7 Northern Ireland
1 Dec 2011 - 8:15 PM

Stunning well taken.

norton
norton  10 United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
2 Dec 2011 - 6:30 PM

Well done on all the awards Geoff, excellent capture...................

Tony.

Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8235 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
2 Dec 2011 - 7:48 PM

An outstanding image Geoff, the detail and clarity in the plumage is immaculate. This one fully deserves all the accolades it has received

accipiter
accipiter e2 Member 5accipiter vcard England57 Constructive Critique Points
4 Dec 2011 - 1:05 PM

Superb. A

TerryMcK
TerryMcK  571 forum posts United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
4 Dec 2011 - 6:52 PM

Exceptional feature, Geoff. A true multi-award winner - ticks all the boxes for me.
Terry

raygregson
raygregson e2 Member 6raygregson vcard United Kingdom
7 Dec 2011 - 1:33 PM

superb capture geoff,well done indeed.ray

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