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Challenge: Birds (Advanced Editing IV)
Camera: Canon EOS-1D Mark II
Lens: Canon EF 400mm f/2.8L IS USM
Location: Seltjarnarnes, Iceland
Date: Jun 12, 2005
Aperture: F/6.3
ISO: 100
Shutter: 1/250 sec.
Galleries: Nature, Animals
Date Uploaded: Jun 12, 2005

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Statistics
Place: 2 out of 289
Avg (all users): 7.1723
Avg (commenters): 8.2250
Avg (participants): 7.0629
Avg (non-participants): 7.3333
Views since voting: 12189
Views during voting: 437
Votes: 267
Comments: 64
Favorites: 20 (view)


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07/02/2005 11:32:39 AM
Wow, photography excellence has been achieved with this one! Congratulations!
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06/23/2005 01:51:08 PM
Shooting with 400mm F/2.8 and 1.4x extender you get 560mm and I took it at F/6.3 you will get this effect :)

Originally posted by MrAkamai:

Congratulations on your ribbon! However, I see something that bothers me and it's the contrast between the bird and rock against the green background. It almost appears that the bird and rock were cropped out from another photo and then pasted onto the green background. I know I'm probably incorrect in that assumption but it just has that artificial feel. Regardless, looking beyond that it is a very nice and sharp photo and well done.
06/23/2005 02:17:26 AM
Simply gorgeous. The purity of the BG is marvelous, it's a living color and it is startling in its power. The "pose", of course, is to die for. Nice work!
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06/21/2005 03:21:39 PM
Congratulations on your ribbon! However, I see something that bothers me and it's the contrast between the bird and rock against the green background. It almost appears that the bird and rock were cropped out from another photo and then pasted onto the green background. I know I'm probably incorrect in that assumption but it just has that artificial feel. Regardless, looking beyond that it is a very nice and sharp photo and well done.
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06/20/2005 07:40:20 PM
Til hamingju Árni með rauða borðann. Þú átt svo marga bláa að þú ferð varla að hafa áhyggju þó að ég steli einum af þér :)
Fallegur stelkur, ótrúlega margir sem halda að það vanti löppina á hann.
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06/20/2005 06:39:05 PM
Congratulations on your Red with this beautiful image!! A pleasure to look at!
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06/20/2005 03:51:57 PM
Wonderful colours, congrats.
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06/20/2005 02:17:25 PM
Glæsileg mynd !
Það mætti halda að vantaði aðra löppina á fuglinn.
Til lukku !
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06/20/2005 12:57:16 PM
Til hamingju með þetta, flott mynd
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06/20/2005 12:01:08 PM
Very, very nice. The abstract quality of this is remarkable.
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06/20/2005 11:28:24 AM
Awesome Photo. Doesn't get any better than this! Congrats!
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06/20/2005 11:24:43 AM
Great job! Congratulations! This was certainly one of my favorites.
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06/20/2005 04:40:18 AM
til hamingju með enn einn borðann :)
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06/20/2005 03:44:22 AM
Lovely ! Great shot, well deserved ribbon. Congrats !
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06/20/2005 02:51:10 AM
Congratulations arnit! Til hamingju kallinn, rosa fín mynd, ahhh þessir Íslendingar!
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06/20/2005 02:33:12 AM
great job arni! the green,orange cols are awesome together.
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06/20/2005 01:23:30 AM
Congrats. That one legged guy deserved a prize (and so did you).
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06/20/2005 12:22:01 AM
Congrats! The DoF is wonderful, as is the bird.
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06/20/2005 12:16:17 AM
The amazing arnit. This is indeed a wonderful study. Congratulations on your red.
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06/20/2005 12:08:33 AM
Nice job and congrats!
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
06/19/2005 09:25:07 PM
Excellent capture. Great DoF, sharp focus, good color and lighting. 10
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06/19/2005 02:21:05 PM
this has got to be a winner! 10 from me, beautiful picture!
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06/19/2005 06:25:16 AM
simple and good
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06/18/2005 01:48:47 PM
My favorite in this challenge. Simple and effective. Orange color stand out. Nice bird, nice pose. - 10
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06/18/2005 06:22:40 AM
Pretty cool bird. The composition, pov, focus, crop are dead on in this image. All your technicals are great. I would argue that the saturation is a little high but not too much - it may have been the light. For me though, the image is a little static. Can't put my finger on why. Maybe because the background is so blurred I get no sense of place. Excellent capture - 8 from me. Good luck in the challenge!
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06/17/2005 02:20:39 AM
great colors, composition, focus...simply a 10
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06/16/2005 04:16:45 PM
My heart went out for the bird. :( But this is an excellent photo. Good Luck 10
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06/16/2005 12:12:11 PM
Nice separation of bird from background and wonderful blurred green. Love the composition and the colours and the detail. A touch dark on the bird for me but only a touch. Very nice indeed. 8
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06/16/2005 11:11:26 AM
Great pic. Excellent colour fidelity, well exposed, nice and sharp. Completely uncluttered and eazy to look at, composition and cropping\framing are spot on, giving him just enough room to look into. Hope it scores high.
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06/16/2005 01:04:14 AM
Beautiful focus, color, dof, and contrast! 9
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06/15/2005 09:30:52 PM
Good composition- your placement of the bird creates great balance in the image. Great colours.10
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06/15/2005 09:27:22 PM
The color and texture in the bird is great. I like the pose. The not-quite solid bacground is excellent. One of my favorites this challenge.
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06/15/2005 02:23:08 PM
fantastic. sharp colorful,.
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06/15/2005 10:19:23 AM
Love the depth of field. Nice graduated background. The one leg is sad but add's to the peice. I gave it an 8.
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06/15/2005 08:12:38 AM
Lovely capture of a Redshank?? I like the focus and composition of the picture. It's a very photogenic rock he's standing on.
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06/14/2005 08:57:24 PM
So far, this is my favorite. Will not be surprised to see a ribbon from this one. The orange on the bird and the green background work well together. Even the rock is nice... just a superb all around shot. I see a ribbon in your future.
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06/14/2005 08:17:26 PM
He must take yoga
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06/14/2005 05:25:40 PM
Awesome shot.
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06/14/2005 04:06:09 PM
poor thing....

Let's name him Manfrotto!
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06/14/2005 02:50:03 PM
wonderful image, great color
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06/14/2005 01:26:11 PM
Wonderful submission. This is really fantastic.
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06/14/2005 10:28:57 AM
Nice colour, sharp, good use of DOF. Good job!
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06/14/2005 09:02:09 AM
Really amazing capture. I love the contrast between the textured looking bird and smooth background.
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06/14/2005 08:57:01 AM
Awesome. The leg and the beak form strong compositional lines. I really like this. Great color, too.
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06/14/2005 08:06:21 AM
Fantastic shot. The details, focus, colors, and background blur are excellent. Not much you could do to make this one better.
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06/13/2005 11:17:46 PM
the composition and color are very pleasing in this picture.
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06/13/2005 09:51:10 PM
Nice colors, the background seems fake to me though. Maybe too stark a difference to the foreground.
06/13/2005 07:37:36 PM
Not too sure about the green background. I like the bird.
06/13/2005 07:25:57 PM
I love the relative "unbalanced" feel of the shot. Truly a remarkable job. Exceptional cropping and color tones - the composition is impeccable. It looks a little overprocessed (IMHO), but I'm not always very good at determining between naturally occurring abnormalities and the PP ones. I really like the image a lot. (9)
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06/13/2005 07:00:47 PM
This is one hell of a photo. Sharp, balanced, beautiful coloration background is awesome and its a damn nice rock too. You've left me no choice but to bump this up to an 8. Good luck!
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06/13/2005 05:55:35 PM
Nice pose and background. The colors look oversaturated to me.
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06/13/2005 04:35:01 PM
Nice photo, not sure about background, looks artifical? Good luck 7
06/13/2005 03:52:24 PM
the focus is fantastic. I love the pose of hte bird. Great crop and post-edit. Good luck.
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06/13/2005 03:27:49 PM
great shot, I didn't notice the other foot right away, the composition is excellent, lighting and dof is good, nice details, overall a good shot, 9
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06/13/2005 01:55:17 PM
great shot!
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06/13/2005 01:35:41 PM
Awesome! I bet u use one of those big and expensive tlezooms, otherwise i will feel real bad! 10
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06/13/2005 12:41:59 PM
lovely crisp and clear.
Background is great too.
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06/13/2005 11:23:03 AM
AWWWW Poor thing. Nice contrast. The background seems overprocessed but the bird looks great!
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06/13/2005 09:28:24 AM
Fantastic shot! Beautiful colors, composition, and pose!
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06/13/2005 09:26:12 AM
simple beautiful redshank, a top 10 for sure
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06/13/2005 06:00:05 AM
magnificent capture should do well although the compitition is tough 9
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06/13/2005 05:09:18 AM
Lovely portrait, fabulous bokeh - complements the subject so well, perfect composition. This is clearly one of the best.
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06/13/2005 01:23:51 AM
Awesome! Good luck.
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06/13/2005 01:15:10 AM
Balanced it is! Amazing photograph. Love it.
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