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Old Apr 30, 2009, 11:17 PM   #1
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Hi All,

I just loaded these two on Flickr to post at another place, so I figured I might as well post em here too.

This guy is a permanent resident at the local Nature Center as he was a rescue, and only has one eye. . . but is still a handsome devil. The cage is about 5 feet away from the waist-high fence, so I had to lean over as far as possible to throw the cage bars as far out of focus as possible. You can see that the bar intrudes a bit behind the eye, but really only if you're looking for it.

Here's a 100% crop of the eye area. if you look really closely, you can see my reflection in the center of his eye
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Old May 1, 2009, 2:30 AM   #2
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Do you like the lens?????

The bar/fence/net problem is a nuisance, but you managed to handle it quite well in this shot.

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Old May 1, 2009, 2:11 PM   #3
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That's a cool pic Scott.
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Very impressive! The detail is awesome.
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Old May 1, 2009, 9:34 PM   #5
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Both are very cool. You managed the fence much better than my visit to the zoo last month.

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Old May 2, 2009, 5:12 AM   #6
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Great shot - and fine work blurring out the cage details while capturing great detail in his feathers. Thanks for sharing!
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