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Old Jan 7, 2012, 7:28 PM   #1
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I like this shot, I've been using the 55-250mm kit lense till the new lense arrives. I'm finding the clarity is alot better. I'm also working hard not to over process.

so, do you guys feel the same w/this one? I'm all ears, i appreciate the feedback it's very helpful
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Old Jan 7, 2012, 10:40 PM   #2
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Not to bad, I like this shot. But I think there is a tad bit to much shallow dof. I would like to see a bit more of the gull not blurred.
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Old Jan 7, 2012, 11:12 PM   #3
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lol bare with me, what is dof????
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dof = depth of field. The area in focus with a given aperture and zoom range. Shallow dof is when you blur out the back ground. With this shot, your zoom and aperture setting kept the head and neck pretty much in focus. But from the wings back, the area has a blur effect. I like the effect, but think a bit more of the wings in focus would give a bit more to the shot. That can be down buy stopping down the aperture. But with this shot you would not need to stop down to much form what it was.
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Old Jan 8, 2012, 12:48 PM   #5
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I wrote that, logged off than knew what dof meant lol. Wasnt' feeling great yesterday. I wonder photoshop has a dof thing on it. I wonder if that would do what you spoke of.

today i'm heading out for a bit to take pictures of horses we'll see how those come out.

as always thanks for the help
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I agree with shoturtle, a little soft. Try using a higher aperture.
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i like it
especialy the way the sun is lighting up the feathers a golden colour around the edges,
if id taken the pic i think i would use photoshop and get rid of the bird in the background.
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I like the "in your face" feel of the shot.
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i like it
especialy the way the sun is lighting up the feathers a golden colour around the edges,
if id taken the pic i think i would use photoshop and get rid of the bird in the background.
I agree !
And yes ... The picture is very good !
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great pic, i live on the south coast of england, right near the sea so its one bird ive taken many pictures of. agree with possibly trying to remove the bird in the background with cs5 or something. other than that its a very good capture!

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