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Waxwing With Berry

By BydoR9  
Bought myself a little Easter present.

I took this shot way back in 2016, but when I viewed it large on my screen at the time, I could see that it was just a smidgen out of focus - just enough for me to dismiss it in favour of the next shot in the sequence that was dead-on, but unfortunately had no berry. I posted that at the time.

So now, five years later, the miracle work that is Topaz AI sharpen has (in a very Easter way) resurrected the shot and made it completely perfect! I am literally amazed! GrinGrinGrinGrin

Tags: Red Animals Birds Winter Feeding Natural history Waxwing Wildlife and nature Rowan berries

Voters: MikeGillingham, J_Caswell, clicknimagine and 67 more

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colin beeley Plus
18 1.2k 10 England
5 Apr 2021 3:52PM
its the dogs , been using a while now .
BydoR9 10 43 United Kingdom
5 Apr 2021 3:53PM
Thanks Colin, you ain't kidding mate! GrinGrinGrinGrin

Cheers for your award J_Caswell! GrinGrinGrinGrin
Chinga Plus
10 3 2 United Kingdom
5 Apr 2021 4:00PM
WONDERFUL !!
GrinGrinGrin
BydoR9 10 43 United Kingdom
5 Apr 2021 4:07PM
Thanks Isabel! GrinGrinGrinGrin
5 Apr 2021 4:19PM
Outstanding.
Colin
5 Apr 2021 4:19PM
Good to hear of this software, thanks. Great result it gives here!

Dave 🙂
pamelajean Plus
15 1.6k 2224 United Kingdom
5 Apr 2021 4:38PM
A great result, Andrew. This is a beautiful bird in a beautiful setting, and the berry in its mouth is a bonus indeed.
BydoR9 10 43 United Kingdom
5 Apr 2021 4:39PM
Thank you Colin and Dave for your user awards! GrinGrinGrinGrin

I have no affiliation with Topaz, but there is an offer on for AI Sharpen right now, $59.99. Think it's normally $79.99.

Andy.
BydoR9 10 43 United Kingdom
5 Apr 2021 4:42PM
Many thanks John and Pamelajean for your awards! GrinGrinGrinGrin

I'm glad I never binned this shot, I can tell you! Wink

If anyone is interested, this is the next frame or so that I originally posted in 2016 (that I got right in camera Wink)

https://www.ephotozine.com/user/bydor9-158535/gallery/photo/waxwing-in-rowen-49578528/page/12
5 Apr 2021 5:18PM
Stunning capture.
Niknut Plus
11 2.9k 82 United Kingdom
5 Apr 2021 5:57PM
Wonderful shot !...lovely clarity with impressive vibrant colours....top notch !Grin
5 Apr 2021 6:01PM
Stunning shot..Lin
johnsd Plus
14 4 2 Scotland
5 Apr 2021 8:29PM
A super image, Excellent detail, composure and colour.
viscostatic 14 50 11 United Kingdom
5 Apr 2021 9:12PM
A beautiful result.

Phil.
5 Apr 2021 10:16PM
Well worth my last award of the day Andrew. Absolutely superb.
Mike
Daisymaye Plus
12 23 19 Canada
5 Apr 2021 11:42PM
A stunning image.
6 Apr 2021 12:07AM
Very sharp and colourful image.
BydoR9 10 43 United Kingdom
6 Apr 2021 8:27AM
Thank you all so much indeed for you kind comments and votes - thrilled I was able to rescue this shot GrinGrinGrinGrin

Hugest of thanks to Taggart, Mike9005, Michaelo, Niknut, ChristopherA, Tonyng, Buffalo_Tom, Johnke, Johnsd, Karuma1970, Dark_lord, PhilT, VincentChristopher, Daisymaye and Pink for their most generous user awards! GrinGrinGrinGrin

Andy.
Very sharp and wonderful image
Harry
Irishkate Plus
10 45 121 United Kingdom
6 Apr 2021 10:21AM
Superb.
KateGrin
BydoR9 10 43 United Kingdom
6 Apr 2021 1:01PM
Thank you Harry and Kate! GrinGrinGrinGrin

Thanks for the award Harry! GrinGrinGrinGrin
Joline Plus
15 34 59 United States
6 Apr 2021 1:50PM
A real gem. I'm glad you reworked it.
BydoR9 10 43 United Kingdom
7 Apr 2021 8:40AM
Thank you Joline and many thanks for your award! GrinGrinGrinGrin
Yogendra 17 22 1 United Kingdom
7 Apr 2021 9:35PM
Wonderful colour & details..
bobbyl Plus
11 41 United Kingdom
8 Apr 2021 12:06PM
Great shot andy. Sharpen AI and Denoise AI are really good.
Hopefully we will see each other at the club soon
BydoR9 10 43 United Kingdom
8 Apr 2021 1:07PM
Thanks Yogendra GrinGrinGrinGrin

Thank you Bobby and ImageProducer for your awards! GrinGrinGrinGrin

Thanks Bobby - looking forward to going back too, don't know when that'll be, do you? Smile

Andy.
nobby1 Plus
16 20 United Kingdom
14 Apr 2021 11:23AM
Excellent shot
BydoR9 10 43 United Kingdom
20 May 2021 9:05AM
Thanks Nobby1! GrinGrinGrin

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