Challenge: Pigeons (Advanced Editing VII*)
Camera: Nikon D200
Lens: Sigma 100-300mm F/4.0 EX IF HSM for Nikon
Location: Washington, DC
Date: Jul 21, 2009
Galleries: Humorous, Birds
Date Uploaded: Jul 21, 2009
|I didn't want a mere strutting pigeon pic ... though I wasn't actually planning on a risqué shot ;-) This was at the zoo, and there were a bunch of people around me completely oblivious to the pigeon procreation taking place in the tree.
Not a wonderfully crisp shot and certainly not pretty, but I'm hoping it amuses a few people. Their expressions and the fact that they looked right at the camera ought to inspire a giggle or two! Hated it in color; hence the BW.
PP - converted from RAW, monochrome, levels, cropped, dodged/burnt birds and branch some, increased contrast, cloned hen's eye where it looked weirdly dark, resized, sharpened, added border.
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