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06/10/2013 02:47:35 AM · #1
A couple of my comments said this was in the wrong challenge - I did shoot the Wax eye bird from behind hence the birds bum so what is the problem

06/10/2013 02:56:16 AM · #2
It looks side on to me :)
06/10/2013 02:58:37 AM · #3
Sure its turned to look at me but I don't think Bums are on sides
06/10/2013 03:22:01 AM · #4
It's the way the viewer sees it, if that helps.
06/10/2013 03:34:38 AM · #5
Yeah,too much front stuff visible,worry not there is no problem.
06/10/2013 04:07:16 AM · #6
Nice pic all the same. Good shot.
06/10/2013 06:59:47 AM · #7
Even with you telling me it's from behind, it still LOOKS like a profile shot. DPC likes us to be a little more obvious. Cool bird, though :-)
06/10/2013 11:17:37 AM · #8
I like the colors wonderful picture. I can see its behinds... its a small bird..
06/19/2013 06:05:17 AM · #9
I enjoyed the image, the look, the clarity and catchlight. As a bird tog the body language is from behind BECAUSE the feet are perpendicular to camera and the birds butt is visible but the bird has twisted it's body to 3/4. I have found that unless the image is in your face obvious and is colourful and sharp as hell don't expect to get any love. I gave it a 7.
06/19/2013 06:13:40 AM · #10
As a side note (pardon the pun), when does "behind" stop being a straight line 90° from subject to viewer? Is there a mathematical formulae? Does it stop at 89°/179°? And at 90°/180° is that then the "side"?
My "behind" bird shot was IMO also 100% behind, had less of a head/body turn than yours and on a technical level one of my best ever shots of this elusive species. But voters don't know that; It's all about the bling. Which I thought it had plenty of for DPC. It got a paltry 5.58...and placed 42nd bah humbug.
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