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#1 Black Pearl

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Posted 22 April 2017 - 05:46 PM

I'm not a birder and not a wildlife shooter so I only tend to do this at wildlife parks and zoos - never the less I have wanted this shot for a while and with a bit of shuffling about got the head and feathers lined up nicely.

 

Another shot ticked off...

 

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Posted 22 April 2017 - 05:51 PM

Beautiful! Looks like a painting or an inlaid tiled wall.


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Posted 22 April 2017 - 08:35 PM

The phrase that hit me when I saw this was "head-on." VERY impressive.
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Posted 22 April 2017 - 08:59 PM

Excellent color (colour) and detail.


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Posted 22 April 2017 - 09:39 PM

Beautiful capture!

Classic composition. Tack sharp on my iPhone.
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Posted 22 April 2017 - 11:06 PM

Wallhanger BP well done.

 

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Posted 23 April 2017 - 12:30 AM

Brilliant BP.


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Posted 23 April 2017 - 02:52 AM

Thanks

 

I can't decide if a deeper DoF getting all the feather sharp would have been better or if the separation a shallow one gives helps?


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Posted 23 April 2017 - 05:13 AM

I think the DOF is perfect. That bit of separations helps give it that sense of reality. 


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Posted 23 April 2017 - 12:52 PM

Well done, Robin.  The composition is great.  I agree with Dennis on DOF.  :)


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