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The Chaffinch

By arhb      
This is one of several experimental shots I took a week or so ago, after reading a forum topic about exposing to the right(of the histogram) - and where possible. Here is a link to a page explaining why it is preferable. Problems occur with bright light, which is why this shot was taken under cloud, and at high ISO - which consequently made me decide to change the rather noisy bg to something more complementary, and pleasing on the eye.
Thanks for looking.

Tags: General Wildlife and nature

Voters: stevoe_mc, graceland, KarenFB and 41 more

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stevoe_mc 7 3 Scotland
15 Sep 2009 4:14PM
WOW ! Amazing detail , wish | could get one like this

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LeeFisher 7 59 8 England
15 Sep 2009 4:18PM
great detailed capture,
15 Sep 2009 4:27PM
Stunning capture, presentation and detail.
SashaB 7 Northern Ireland
15 Sep 2009 4:28PM
Fantastic - so sharp. Well done.
colmar 9 42 35 Scotland
15 Sep 2009 4:30PM
So crisp and clear and thanks for sharing both the shot and the info, Regards Colin
7 10 10 England
15 Sep 2009 4:31PM
Great image - sharp and well detailed.
What a great shot.
15 Sep 2009 4:32PM
Brilliant shot , great detail
digiphoto 14 40 12 England
15 Sep 2009 4:50PM
Excellent post production work,concentrates the eye on the subject.
15 Sep 2009 5:05PM
Excellent capture indeed.

15 Sep 2009 5:45PM
Terrific capture,
JOKEN 7 3 10 United Kingdom
15 Sep 2009 6:33PM
Super image of a lovely little garden bird.
Steve_S Plus
10 180 3 United Kingdom
15 Sep 2009 6:44PM
Great capture Andrew, super detail and an interesting article.
15 Sep 2009 7:33PM
Lovely shot - great detail and clarity.
shandoor 7 1 United Kingdom
15 Sep 2009 8:32PM
Super image with lovely detail and like what you have done tyo the BG very well done
Shroomer 9 14 167 England
15 Sep 2009 8:36PM
Superb profile capture for detail and exposure with a great bg
Karrol 8 29 England
15 Sep 2009 10:13PM
Great shot and interesting article. Thx for sharing.
TerryMcK 7 71 2 United Kingdom
15 Sep 2009 10:17PM
Totally terrific, Andrew! Perfect exposure for colour & detail against an ideal b/g. Well taken.
gerrymac 9 10 1 United Kingdom
16 Sep 2009 2:01PM
Amazing detail Andrew.....superb shot
16 Sep 2009 5:27PM
number 1oo-59

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