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Portrait of a Woodpecker
Portrait of a Woodpecker
Keith_W


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Challenge: Portrait Of A Wild Bird (Advanced Editing VII)
Camera: Nikon D300
Lens: Nikon AF-S Zoom-Nikkor 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6G IF-ED VR
Location: Home
Date: Dec 27, 2009
Aperture: F/8
ISO: 200
Shutter: 1/250 s
Date Uploaded: Dec 27, 2009

Lightroom 2: Cropped, sharpened, recovery, bright, converted from RAW to jpg for upload to web.

Thank you for the nice comments and suggestions!

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Place: 95 out of 138
Avg (all users): 5.4479
Avg (commenters): 5.4286
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Views since voting: 606
Views during voting: 328
Votes: 192
Comments: 7
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
01/01/2010 08:14:47 AM
Nice find!! Wondering if he might be a flicker instead of a woodpecker only because i've tried photographing them in the past..
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01/01/2010 02:39:12 AM
painterly fore/background. I believe the in-focus small branches (left and right) could have been cloned out. Lovely portrait. Well done.
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12/30/2009 01:50:35 PM
Nice colors and comp, focus seems to more on his tail than his face,5.
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12/29/2009 07:15:01 PM
Oooh, a Flicker! I haven't seen one of those in awhile. Nice composition; would prefer fewer OOF foreground twigs but realize that probably wasn't possible.
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12/29/2009 06:01:26 PM
Nice environmental portrait.
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12/29/2009 09:14:31 AM
Obviously a hard capture. Good job at getting the focus despite the foreground limbs.
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12/28/2009 02:48:15 PM
Cursed branches ehh? Nice shot, I really like the red behind his head- What did you do for the PP? Looks over sharpened in the BG.
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