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Kevin Gallagher
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« on: July 09, 2009, 04:57:24 AM »
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     A D1H this time, the backround is a row of evergreen trees about 15 feet behind the subject.
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« Reply #1 on: July 09, 2009, 06:19:20 AM »
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I like the light and this overall fresh, contrasty look, but the perspective puzzles me a bit, also the branch touching the bird this way feels not quite right for me.
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« Reply #2 on: July 09, 2009, 07:15:02 AM »
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     A D1H this time, the backround is a row of evergreen trees about 15 feet behind the subject.

Very nice, but the lighting puzzles me. It looks like a studio shot because the light is so flat and even.

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« Reply #3 on: July 09, 2009, 11:06:42 AM »
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Hi Pete and Chris. the light was totally natural, just one of those light overcast days, the shot was taken in my backyard and I only had seconds before the thrush took off, he was feeding on the firethorn berries and working has way up the branch I suppose. I've got a few more backyard shots kicking around I'll try and get them posted.
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« Reply #4 on: July 09, 2009, 12:34:52 PM »
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It does look somewhat like a studio shot, but if you've got wandering songbirds coming into your studio, congratulations!

Nicely done overall.

Mike.
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