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Singing Chaffinch

By legoff  
this chaffinch sat singing on this wall while i took about 15 photos from about 20 feet to 10 feet taken with a panasonic lumix g1 with a 200mm lens at f/5.6 iso 1250 1/1250 ss

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tonyguitar 4 55 32 Canada
24 Jun 2012 3:23PM
Wow! ISO 1250? Looks quite clean to me. The colour cast is different.

Critique? I may have placed him with his tail near right frame. You have him quite forward, but he is NOT dead center...so that's good too.

I hear its a good idea to have shutter speed and ISO closely related. Like ISO 800 and speed 620...or ISO400 and speed 400. Is that true? TG

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banehawi Plus
12 1.4k 3494 Canada
24 Jun 2012 3:47PM
Its a good shot Craig. There is quite a bit of visible noise, and the image has a reddish colour caste, but the bird is sharp and the pose is good, with a nice catchlight in the eye.


The composition has the bird too far to the left, better if its looking into some space.


Ive uploaded a mod with noise reduced, colour balanced, and cropped to move the bird further from the left, and lower in the frame. The down side is hes a bit too central, but adding more epace on the left when the original is so close to the left is a bit of a time challenge.

I have never heard of tony's speed/ISO relationship idea, and it doesnt make sense, but lowering your ISO was quite possible as you didnt need quite so high a shutter speed, - unless you were prepared for an action shot with the bird in flight.



Regards



Willie
tonyguitar 4 55 32 Canada
24 Jun 2012 4:47PM
Thanks for that ISO / speed debunk Willie. The rumours and theories one hears...eh? TG
banehawi Plus
12 1.4k 3494 Canada
24 Jun 2012 5:53PM
Its actually more likely to be the exact opposite Tony, - if it even existed!


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saeidNL 6 3 Netherlands
24 Jun 2012 6:36PM
Fantastic and very well timed capture.
saeid

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