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Red Tailed Hawk-244


Red Tailed Hawk-244
Photo Information
Copyright: Larry A Brechner (brech) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 53 W: 60 N: 95] (267)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2010-08-04
Categories: Birds
Camera: Canon EOS 5D, Canon EF 70-200mm f2.8 IS L
Exposure: f/4, 1/80 seconds
Details: Tripod: Yes
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2010-12-26 15:03
Viewed: 3195
Points: 10
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
This hawk was shot in an enclosure (VINS Raptor Park) with low light using 640 ISO. The background was added to give a more natural appearance using PS and to remove distracting details so as to focus the maximum attention on the subject.

A 1.4x extender was used giving 280mm FL.

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It is a marvelous capture, composition, colour and sharpness is excellent.
TFS
Samiran Nandy

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2010-12-27 0:37]

Hello Larry,
Excellent photo taken in perfect timing. Very beautiful colours, great sharpness and a very good DOF. Even the position of the head is marvelous. Great blurred BG.
Regards,
Peter

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  • tuslaw Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2754 W: 282 N: 4931] (19883)
  • [2010-12-27 19:40]

Hello Larry,
Very attractive image of this Red-tailed Hawk. The detail is excellent and the colors beautiful and true to life. The pose shows off the plumage very nicely and you even captured a little catchlight in it's eye. Great work!!
Ron

Hallo Larry,
a superb capture of this hawk taken from an excellent POV in a great posture, very good sharpness and fine detail on the plumage, splendid natural colours and good contrast against the BG
TFS
Best regards
Maurizio

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  • anel Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 3053 W: 3 N: 8715] (40574)
  • [2011-03-02 5:02]

Hello Larry,
Had a look to your gallery and I have seen very fine pictures. This one I like very much for the artistical display of wings of the hawk, and the fine color-combination. Your work with PS was successful.
Kind regards
Anne

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