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Gray Hornbill - Safari Sketch #5


Posted by Sandy R-B on Fri Aug 11, 2017 5:24 am

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Moremi Reserve, South Africa

The gray hornbills are the least colourful  of all the hornbills in Africa, and are basically only gray and white. I de-saturated the branch, accentuated the feathers and branch with filters, and left the naturally-red eye.

2014:05:03 22:03:00
D800
500mm
1/200 sec, f/6.3
Mode: Av
Metering: Spot
Exp comp: +1
ISO: 800
White balance: Auto
Flash: Off
Hand-held, as always


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by Cynthia Crawford on Fri Aug 11, 2017 8:20 am
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Wonderful-love the bright red eye! A very perky pose too-great addition to your collection. Having a show somewhere?
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by Ron Day on Fri Aug 11, 2017 5:58 pm
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I like the black and white sketch conversion and the red eye.
 

by Carol Clarke on Mon Aug 14, 2017 5:02 am
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A very nice addition to the collection Sandy, great detail and good look back pose.
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