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Swainson's Thrush


Posted by Craig Lipski on Mon Sep 12, 2022 1:08 pm

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Swainson's Thrush

5DIV
500 40 L IS
f/5.6, 1/100, ISO 1600
Eval -.33
Natural light

EDIT: As I post this, I wonder i it isn't a little dark?  (It was toward dusk).

Comments and suggestions welcome
Good light,
Craig

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by david fletcher on Mon Sep 12, 2022 1:10 pm
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Beautiful image Craig. Lovely framing and composition. Brightness looks ok on my monitor. After all, it looks like a late day shot and the large view does show it well.
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by Gene Gwin on Mon Sep 12, 2022 2:57 pm
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Craig, When first looking at the image, my thought is that perch and bird are a tad dark. The background looks good to me.
 

by Axel Hildebrandt on Mon Sep 12, 2022 3:01 pm
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Great find and look-back pose. I agree that it could go a tad brighter, maybe by raising the midtones.
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by Carol Clarke on Mon Sep 12, 2022 3:10 pm
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Yes it looks like late light but the content and composition is lovely and when clicked on the beautiful detail in the thrush is plain to see!

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by paul fletcher on Mon Sep 12, 2022 7:49 pm
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Great image, Craig - the thrush family can be challenging to photograph I've found. A photo at dusk will appear naturally darker than one at brighter conditions, so you have captured the scene as it was. An easy fix with post-processing, if desired.
 

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