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MoWiz 11 114 United Kingdom
11 Dec 2005 5:55AM
looks like a crow to me too, but then again any big black bird is a cro for me Wink
mo

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Ade_Osman 13 4.5k 36 England
11 Dec 2005 5:58AM
I'd have said a crow, but I'm always getting wrong!....LOL
Well taken!

Ade
Gray22 11
11 Dec 2005 6:34AM
I really like it.. Nice colours, good comp, gret use of DOF and good detail.. Nice.. G
faulknerstv 12 421 United Kingdom
11 Dec 2005 6:37AM
Great shotagree with all the above, nice portfolio.

Steve
riprap007 12 1.6k 37 England
11 Dec 2005 6:44AM
fine capture, yep a crow
ValSaxby Plus
11 145 United Kingdom
11 Dec 2005 7:16AM
Nice capture. Good colour and detail.
Val
pcjackso Junior Member 11 7
11 Dec 2005 7:29AM
Good capture
Pauline
deemac 11 6 11 United Kingdom
11 Dec 2005 7:48AM
Definitely a crow! But I guess you know that by now. It's a tough subject given the strong lighting on such a dark bird. You should be able to bring out some detail in the darker areas using PS. Certainly your exposure was correct as with any more you'd have completely lost the tree bark. Shame about the broken branch sticking up in front of the crow but that's nit-picking I suppose.

Dave.
danpen 13 15 United Kingdom
11 Dec 2005 7:51AM
Dave,

Thanks for the comments, I did have a try in Photoshop, using curves but I'm not too good with that and it didn't seem to help, any tips?
Mavis Plus
14 143 2 England
11 Dec 2005 11:07AM
Definitely a Crow but I think it might be a Jackdaw as it seems to have a grey head . Lovely light and composition . If it were mine I'd feel inclined to clone out the overhead branch . x Lovely work .
ericfaragh 13 138 4 United Kingdom
11 Dec 2005 12:42PM
Lovely exposure, well caught.
fourfive 11 8 United Kingdom
12 Dec 2005 12:25PM
You were right - better viewed on a decent monitor. Nice tones. Gary
IanA 13 3.0k 12 England
15 Dec 2005 1:36PM
You're starting to grow into that Jumper!!

Wink)
NigelK 11 2
19 Dec 2005 9:09AM
Another nice shot. Like others have said, pity about the distracting branch in the background at top left. Of, course, who am I to talk?
mulder 11 United Kingdom
22 Jan 2006 9:12AM
I like this a lot.
Great viewed large.
Reminds me of the Omen films.


Floyd

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