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JohnRShort 19 25 United Kingdom
12 Jan 2005 1:23PM
great detail
Photomania 18 1
12 Jan 2005 1:31PM
Not as colourful as the other version but much more natural still a stunner.
IanFlindt 18 740 21 United Kingdom
12 Jan 2005 1:31PM
Very good, Steven. Absolutely pin-sharp detail around the eye.
glazzaro 18 70 23 United States
12 Jan 2005 1:38PM
Talk about your close ups! Wow, I love the detail! Great lighting, good shadows, hell I can see every little hair! Spot On! Click!
Fran 18
12 Jan 2005 1:41PM
Excellent shot - love his blue punk hairdo!
12 Jan 2005 1:55PM
Cool shot, but I think you just overexposed the white feathers a bit Sad Difficult in these circumstances! I've not even managed to get CLOSE to one of these birds, so well done! Smile I uploaded an alternative version for you to consider.
User_Removed 18 386 2 United Kingdom
12 Jan 2005 2:02PM
Excellent, wonderful detail.

martinduke 18 37 England
12 Jan 2005 2:04PM
Works for me - great image that I can only hope one day to capture.
Nice work
ginz04 19 281 20 United Kingdom
12 Jan 2005 2:07PM
hi steve what a great picture of this colourful bird
StevenPrice 18 30 2 England
12 Jan 2005 2:24PM
Thankyou to all for looking at my photo your comments are valued as ever have to say thankyou to phil for his modification great work if only i could use Photoshop as well :-(
Best Regards
grom 18 239
12 Jan 2005 2:26PM
looks a little more natural this time and is still a brilliant pic
gemm 19 800 United Kingdom
12 Jan 2005 2:34PM
Fantastic detail. Great shot!
12 Jan 2005 2:56PM
I find that nearly every photograph needs only a few things to improve it quite significantly:
* Fix levels (ensure black and black and white is white)
* Increase saturation
* Re-colour balance
* Sharpen

Most photos that I see have a blue cast over them, so the colour balancing that I use is pretty similar most times: increase red and yellow by 3-4 points for midtones and highlights and 1-2 points for shadows. This will tend to lift the photo out of the frame.

pks 19 2 England
12 Jan 2005 3:13PM
wonderful close up great detail well done

shutter speed 18 370 United Kingdom
12 Jan 2005 3:17PM
Lovely shot excellent detail.
Was this taken at the 400 end of the lens and what sort of distance did you take it from hope you don't mind me asking Steve.

Regards Ian.
helen&peter 19 98
12 Jan 2005 3:23PM
Lovely detailed shot. Click
StevenPrice 18 30 2 England
12 Jan 2005 3:31PM
Yes Ian it was taken at the 400 end. I managed to get Quite close. But still had to crop in to get the effect i wanted. Thats where the 20D comes in handy im still learning all the time & hopefully getting better
shutter speed 18 370 United Kingdom
12 Jan 2005 3:38PM
Cheers Steve, looks like you doing just fine
keep up the good work.
All the best Ian.
magda_indigo 19 418 England
12 Jan 2005 4:29PM
lovely, click (*:*)
old timer 19 55 1 Scotland
13 Jan 2005 12:55AM
Wonderful colours, Steve, and superb detail.
19 Jan 2005 2:55PM
Excellent capture.

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