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White Bird - Bali Starling

By salja03
Not an exciting title, but I think the shot is quite noce. Taken at the London Zoo a month ago... Am keen to hear people's comments, as I am not normally into photographing birds (hence the lack of proper naming!).

Taken at ISO1000 200mm f5.6 @ 1/60sec

Tags: White Bird Pets and captive animals Wildlife and nature

Voters: elcid, m3lem, Maiwand and 21 more


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Comments


elcid 12 150 England
6 Apr 2008 2:35PM
I think you should take more birds ater this great shot.

Bill.

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Maiwand Plus
9 3 72 England
6 Apr 2008 2:54PM
A fine shot considering the difficulty in getting detail in the all white bird. You should try more birds.
Ron
6 Apr 2008 2:57PM
Well done with the exposer
Glynnis
Cormy 8 3 England
6 Apr 2008 3:07PM
An excellent shot so well exposed.
Cheers
Alan
6 Apr 2008 4:00PM
Nice shot. sylvia
6 Apr 2008 4:10PM
nicely done, exposier must have been a nightmare?
una 13 10 United Kingdom
6 Apr 2008 4:17PM
Lovely detail great exsposure
Una
salja03 9 12 United Kingdom
6 Apr 2008 4:37PM
Thanks folks - exposure was indeed an issue - I took a set of braceted shots, then adjusted slightly in Photoshop RAW to get the highlights without losing detail.... finiky, but I think it worked. thankyou for the kind words Smile
dwilkin 9 24.3k United Kingdom
6 Apr 2008 4:47PM
This is a Bali Starling, and an excellent shot of one, too! Well done on retaining some detail in those white feathers! Might be worth while trying to clone out the leg-ring, though...
6 Apr 2008 4:47PM
smashin sharp shot! love the eye!
brilliant detail, well taken!

Pel
salja03 9 12 United Kingdom
6 Apr 2008 4:48PM
Thanks Mr Wilkin - now I know what to call it Smile
Pegon 11 78 1 England
6 Apr 2008 6:10PM
Nice shot, a lovely bird.
Pete.
6 Apr 2008 6:26PM
Nice capture, well done.

Dougie.
Amazing blue eyes. JNC
User_Removed Junior Member 10 16 England
6 Apr 2008 9:15PM
Beautifully detailed capture and perfect exposure for the white plumage
Andrew
6 Apr 2008 10:51PM
Good capture

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