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Old May 23, 2012, 4:37 PM   #1
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I took these three photos today and i am happy with them in that they were surprise shots. I took them on sports mode as i knew i had to be quick, these tiny birds are very quick. I have always wanted to photograph bluetits as they are one of my favourite birds.
Shame the apple blossom is starting to die but you can't have everything i guess, lol.
How can i improve them in PP so they pop? I have elements.
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Old May 23, 2012, 9:27 PM   #2
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Eysha I think you did a great job of getting some nice shots of this bird under very difficult conditions. Have a few friends in the UK and always enjoy there shots of this great looking bird.

Not very good at PP so hopefully someone will offer some PP tips.

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Shooting small birds is always difficult, more so in adverse lighting conditions. You have done well to capture this beautiful bird. For these shots, the PP I would do is to reduce brightness, increase contrast and finally sharpen it a bit. I hope you woudn't mind my working on your photo:
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Many thanks JJ, these little birds are so fast it really is hard to catch them, but i try, lol.
Raghu, i don't mind at all as i am sure you are better at PP than i am as i know very little other than levels, lol. so thanks for the help.
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Well done Eysha!! beautiful series indeed.
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Many thanks Alex, i appreciae that.
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Nice job, eysha! I really like the first 2 in particular because they are just very pretty shots of spring flowers. The cute bird is an added bonus!
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Thanks Saly, the sun has been shining so i have a couple more shots to post soon. Comments always wecom.
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What a beautiful little bird! It's coloring is amazing; and you captured it perfectly among the Spring blooms!

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Thank yo so much CSA, i appeciate your commets.
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