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AlanF

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Re: Show your Bird Portraits
« Reply #16560 on: May 16, 2018, 02:56:52 AM »
These creatures are all over the island, roaming free.
-r

Riley - they are pests (actually on Kauai one can find the wild form)! Yeah, every where and they are actually wild. In the same time we are buying chicken from the stores at very high prices!

Nice pictures from every one but I noticed somebody with just one post - KeithA! Nice photos, just keep posting!

My weekend wasn't productive in terms of new birds. On other hand I think, I got some good photos of my best friend during the hikes - White-rumped Shama (male in this case). Pay attention on the difference in the black in shade and  in more light. It's male, the females are brownish-black in that areas. And compare with the juvenile that I recently posted!
The last one is attempt for a real portrait, I got really close to the bird.

Very nice studies!
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Re: Show your Bird Portraits
« Reply #16560 on: May 16, 2018, 02:56:52 AM »

AlanF

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Re: Show your Bird Portraits
« Reply #16561 on: May 16, 2018, 02:59:10 AM »
He was playing peek a boo.  I like the new feature in DPP - used it to brighten the eye a wee bit.  It's simple and works on the RAW.

Jack
What new feature?
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Re: Show your Bird Portraits
« Reply #16562 on: May 16, 2018, 06:29:02 AM »
Over the past two weeks, in SE Wisconsin, I've tallied 32 warbler species so far. Here are a few of the more uncommon ones, including a rare Worm-eating Warbler, at least for WI. Usually I use the EF 500 f4, but I requested the EF 600 f4 II from Canon, and was given a 10 days with it. These photos were taken with 7D mkii/EF600 f4 II/1.4xiii.

Jeremy

Excellent shots Jeremy, you're clearly making optimal use of your 10 days with the 600/4-II :)

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Re: Show your Bird Portraits
« Reply #16563 on: May 16, 2018, 11:49:12 AM »
He was playing peek a boo.  I like the new feature in DPP - used it to brighten the eye a wee bit.  It's simple and works on the RAW.

Jack
What new feature?

New button that allows you to select a circular region and adjust brightness etc. in latest DPP4

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Re: Show your Bird Portraits
« Reply #16564 on: May 16, 2018, 08:04:26 PM »
Very nice series of photo's

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Re: Show your Bird Portraits
« Reply #16565 on: May 18, 2018, 04:26:01 AM »
These creatures are all over the island, roaming free.
-r

Riley - they are pests (actually on Kauai one can find the wild form)! Yeah, every where and they are actually wild. In the same time we are buying chicken from the stores at very high prices!

Nice pictures from every one but I noticed somebody with just one post - KeithA! Nice photos, just keep posting!

My weekend wasn't productive in terms of new birds. On other hand I think, I got some good photos of my best friend during the hikes - White-rumped Shama (male in this case). Pay attention on the difference in the black in shade and  in more light. It's male, the females are brownish-black in that areas. And compare with the juvenile that I recently posted!
The last one is attempt for a real portrait, I got really close to the bird.

Very nice studies!

Thanks Alan!

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Re: Show your Bird Portraits
« Reply #16566 on: May 18, 2018, 04:46:07 AM »
He was playing peek a boo.  I like the new feature in DPP - used it to brighten the eye a wee bit.  It's simple and works on the RAW.

Jack
What new feature?

Alan, with all my respect (and I really have it, mostly because of your photos but also because of your postings in other parts of the forum!) but it could be new feature in DPP. Same as in DxO - before the version "Photo Lab" appeared they didn't have it. I never used DPP and if I'm wrong - I apologize!
And yeah, it's not new but not that much time ago it was not part of DxO Optics Pro too! I'm very happy user of DxO PL and this addition (old, made by others) to DxO Optics Pro made me really in love with the program (add there that noise reduction and you know...)!

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Re: Show your Bird Portraits
« Reply #16566 on: May 18, 2018, 04:46:07 AM »

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Re: Show your Bird Portraits
« Reply #16567 on: May 18, 2018, 01:13:44 PM »
ISV, there are some, perhaps incorrectly, who maintain that Canon RAW processing should be/is the preferred first step.  If I recall correctly you're a Nikon shooter and in that case ViewNX2 is the equivalent, except as a past user of it, it is so pathetic so I'm glad I no longer use it.  I find DPP to be quite quick/easy but that's probably because I haven't invested the time to be good at ON1 RAW, which I bought last year.  So this "new to DPP" feature is welcomed by me.

Another common Blue-winged teal doing her stretch from a few days back.

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Re: Show your Bird Portraits
« Reply #16568 on: May 18, 2018, 01:46:06 PM »
Nice one, Jack.   :)

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Re: Show your Bird Portraits
« Reply #16569 on: May 18, 2018, 03:34:02 PM »
These creatures are all over the island, roaming free.
-r

Riley - they are pests (actually on Kauai one can find the wild form)! Yeah, every where and they are actually wild. In the same time we are buying chicken from the stores at very high prices!

I was on Kauai in December and was told that settlers to the island had brought chickens with them. When hurricanes came and destroyed their homes, chickens flew the coop, so to speak. A guide told us they are protected, but it is legal for some ethnicities to eat them, tough as they are. I thought this rooster was particularly handsome:


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Re: Show your Bird Portraits
« Reply #16570 on: May 18, 2018, 03:39:55 PM »
ISV, there are some, perhaps incorrectly, who maintain that Canon RAW processing should be/is the preferred first step.  If I recall correctly you're a Nikon shooter and in that case ViewNX2 is the equivalent, except as a past user of it, it is so pathetic so I'm glad I no longer use it.  I find DPP to be quite quick/easy but that's probably because I haven't invested the time to be good at ON1 RAW, which I bought last year.  So this "new to DPP" feature is welcomed by me.

Another common Blue-winged teal doing her stretch from a few days back.

Jack

Jack, I know nothing about the Canon RAW processing but you are 100% right about ViewNX2, and yes, "pathetic" is the proper word :D!
Your Blue-winged is really sweet.

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Re: Show your Bird Portraits
« Reply #16571 on: May 18, 2018, 04:31:13 PM »
Thanks click and ISV
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Re: Show your Bird Portraits
« Reply #16572 on: May 19, 2018, 10:15:00 AM »
Harris's Sparrow...

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Re: Show your Bird Portraits
« Reply #16573 on: May 19, 2018, 10:20:59 AM »
Harris's Sparrow II...
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Re: Show your Bird Portraits
« Reply #16574 on: May 19, 2018, 10:26:00 AM »
Harris's Sparrow III...

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Re: Show your Bird Portraits
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