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Gos-Hawk...Relative of Peregrin-Falcon
Gos-Hawk...Relative of Peregrin-Falcon
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Photograph Information Photographer's Comments
Challenge: Birds II (Advanced Editing VII)
Camera: Pentax K10D
Lens: Pentax DA 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 AF
Location: Raptor Center (GSU), Statesboro, GA
Date: Jan 23, 2008
Aperture: F/5.6
ISO: 100
Shutter: 1/30
Galleries: Nature, Animals
Date Uploaded: Jan 26, 2008

Nik Sharpener Pro 2.0 Selective Demo Version...Raw Presharpening, RAW Conversion PhotoShop CS3 Try-Out Version, Cropped, Enhanced Saturation, Contrast/Brightness, Accented Edges, Layers & Opacity Changes, Sharpened Edges, USM, Despeckle, Dust & Scratches, Reduced Noise, Resized, Saved for Web...

Statistics
Place: 208 out of 251
Avg (all users): 5.0341
Avg (commenters): 5.1111
Avg (participants): 4.8911
Avg (non-participants): 5.1731
Views since voting: 1836
Views during voting: 335
Votes: 205
Comments: 9
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
02/01/2008 03:00:54 PM
A surprising background but it kind of works for me!
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02/01/2008 08:26:54 AM
Nice portrait, though it is a bit too high-key for my tastes. The colors around the beak and neck look washed out.
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01/31/2008 06:26:13 AM
Nice job of handling the cross-hatch of a cage to provide a very complimentary background. Good color and detail on the bird.
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01/30/2008 11:27:26 PM
Slightly over exposed
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01/30/2008 12:02:03 AM
Colors are a little garish, to my eyes, and the image appears overexposed but I do like what you've done with post processing to make the background fence more pleasing. I really like the way the fence's pattern compliments the pattern in the bird's feathers. Also, good capture of the fierce gaze.
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01/29/2008 01:17:51 PM
Fierce looking bird. A bit bright but a good composition.
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01/29/2008 10:37:11 AM
It's unfortunate that we can see the pattern of the fence in the background. Also, the feathers are lacking in detail from overexposure or too much contrast or a little of both. It's much too bright.
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01/28/2008 02:49:25 PM
nice shot, a little blown out though?
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01/28/2008 01:18:09 AM
I don't care for the editing done to this image.
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