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Bon apetite!
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Copyright: Okan Bilge (Okan) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 104 W: 57 N: 68] (518)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2005-04-03
Categories: Birds
Camera: Fujifilm FinePix 3800
Exposure: f/8.2, 1/220 seconds
Details: Tripod: Yes
Photo Version: Original Version, Workshop
Theme(s): Bird of Gediz Delta, Kingfishers [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2005-04-04 4:59
Viewed: 4830
Points: 11
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Alcedo atthis-Kingfisher-Yalıçapkını
A common bird in Gediz delta, this species are the most evident signs of a healthy eco-systems.

This photo was taken via digiscoping, 20x Leica apo televid was used.
little crop, B/C and USM done on PS.

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To AdrianW: Looks fine,Okan 2 04-05 15:00
To VeTTe: Teşekkürler,Okan 1 04-05 02:01
To europhoto: Thanks,Okan 1 04-05 02:00
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Good shot, very nice pose. Exposure could've been a bit better.
Well done.
TFS.

The white ground seems confused the camera exposure metering, but background is just great. You may use levels (0/1,48/192) and saturation (+10) in Photoshop to correct this metering problem. Values given above are just estimated, as this image is a small one. Nice digiscope job. Congratulations.

Nice shot! You couldn't really win here - with the very bright foreground and dark background some patches of under/over-exposure were inevitable, you choose to go slightly over - and I think that saved the detail on the Kingfisher, so I'd say that was the best choice. However the problem is that the Kingfisher really doesn't stand out as well as he should - the wall in the foreground draws the eye instead. I love the subject matter, and I really like the shadow on the wall too. Well digiscoped :-D

P.S. I've posted a Workshop for you, which I hope you'll like!

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  • VeTTe Gold Star Critiquer [C: 162 W: 0 N: 0] (684)
  • [2005-04-04 16:34]
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zamanlama mükemmel okan bey; çok güzel bir kare ellerinize sağlık

Hem yalıçapkını hemde ağzında avı.Süper.Tebrikler..

Nice mement for the capture. I agree with philip for the exposure.

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