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Reed Bunting

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Reed Bunting.

This was taken at Stodmarsh, near Canterbury Kent.
I have cropped it a little.

Tags: Birds General Close-up and macro Buntings Wildlife and nature Reed buntig

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lammie 17
6 Apr 2008 9:47AM
Good capture but a pity about the shadow across it's head/neck. Don't know if this is how it was taken but I would also crop tighter or clone to take out the branches on the left, they take the eye off the bird.
whiteswan01 14 13 England
6 Apr 2008 10:32AM
peter_oak 16 1 England
6 Apr 2008 10:53AM
Great shot a Reed Bunting on a stick, well done.

User_Removed 15 16 England
6 Apr 2008 1:36PM
I've done a mod to show what you can try from your original file-out-of-camera. The result I got is not so good; working with the small upload file. If you have Photoshop you should be able to do much better.
You got a nice shot here, even if a bit of a long distance one, and I think your original file should tolerate a similar crop to mine. The shadow on the neck is one of those unfortunate things you either live with or remedy with a bit of cloning. Use 15% opacity sourced from the bird's grey flank area. I wouldn't worry about the shadow on the bird's darker parts. Increase contrast a bit at this stage. If you can follow what I've done in your soft-ware, then resize for epz size, and then (and only when you've got your size) sharpen the image.
Hope this helps a bit, and keep getting more captures like this. It's basically a good shot!
fishing 14 4
6 Apr 2008 4:36PM
Hi Scanner Whiteswan01 Peter_oak andreweverhale And Hatsa.

Thanks for all of the hellp and nice comments.

Thanks for the mods I will have a go and see what I can come up with, I did not think you can crop a photo to much?


fishing 14 4
6 Apr 2008 5:46PM
Hi all I have dune a mod.


SueEley 16 279 96 Wales
6 Apr 2008 7:49PM
Unless you want to print it and it becomes too small to print, I don't see why you can't crop it? Or is this a wildlife thing? I can see cloning could be 'cheating'. I think going a bit tighter on the bird it good, especially if you can get rid of the dark bit of branch. Not keen on fancy frames, myself, but other like them.
SteveHunter 14 386 1 England
6 Apr 2008 11:14PM
Your latest mod is excellent, it's turned a good shot into an excellent shot. I like it.
fishing 14 4
7 Apr 2008 6:46AM
Hi SueEley & Stevehunter.

Thans for all of the hellp and comments it is so hellpfull.


Shroomer 15 14 167 England
7 Apr 2008 3:06PM
Wonderful capture and your Mod from the tif is so much more detailed.
fishing 14 4
7 Apr 2008 4:29PM
Hi Doghouse756.

Thank you I am trying to tack more photos of birds If I can I am not as good as some on this sit, but I hope to bee?

I tack magro stuff more than any thing.



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