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King Penguin - A Stroll On The Beach


Posted by E.J. Peiker on Sat Feb 09, 2019 4:04 pm

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King Penguin - Falkland Islands/Islas Malvinas
D300, 200-400mm @ 400mm, ISO 200, f/8, 1/320s


A complete reprocess of my award winning King Penguin shot "A Stroll on the Beach" which conjures up images of an old couple that's been together forever just strolling down the beach enjoying each other's company and the conversation.

I am once again completely blown away by how much more detail, sharpness and just general image quality I can extract out of old files with modern tools like Capture One Pro 12, Topaz Studio and others.

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by peter makuch on Sat Feb 09, 2019 5:28 pm
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an image for the retired folks, great exposures on these penguin's and details as-well, fine stuff.
 

by Paul Rossi on Sat Feb 09, 2019 8:16 pm
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Their heads are slightly turned toward each other (and the right one leaning), as if listening to each other. There are images that tell a story and ones that can conjure up a story. This is a great example of the later.
 

by Ron Day on Sat Feb 09, 2019 9:04 pm
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Brilliant poses and image, EJ. Congratulations.
 

by Cynthia Crawford on Sun Feb 10, 2019 7:43 am
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Delightful! I can relate to those old "folks" strolling on the beach. :)
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by Karl Egressy on Sun Feb 10, 2019 8:26 pm
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Nice storyline and excellent image.
 

by capebretondoc on Sun Feb 10, 2019 9:16 pm
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This is wonderful EJ.
Love the comp as is, but I did a browser scroll and removed the green at the top and liked that as well. I find the green at the top pulls the eye away from the fabulous subjects and that lovely water color.
The exposure is perfect and the whites look great with lots of detail.
Very very nice and would love this one in my files,
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by himadri roy on Mon Feb 11, 2019 4:38 am
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Awesome photograph, sir.
 

by Carol Clarke on Mon Feb 11, 2019 9:36 am
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What a magical capture! Superb, thought provoking image, and no wonder its an award winner.

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by cartgate on Mon Feb 11, 2019 4:05 pm
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Gorgeous!  Two friends having a casual chat on the beach all dressed up in black tie!  Wonderful capture!
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by Mako_Elite on Tue Feb 12, 2019 12:21 pm
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What a nice shot E.J! Amazing looking birds. You captured the moment "A stroll on the beach" nicely.

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