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Bert63

What’s in da box?
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Dec 3, 2017
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I wish we had cardinals in the UK. They are such cute birds.
Ditto. We used to live on the east coast of the US and took them for granted - now that we're out here in the west we miss them.
 

Bert63

What’s in da box?
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Dec 3, 2017
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Had a barred owl visit yesterday evening to squirrel hunt. Should have used a higher ISO as quite a few shots weren't perfectly sharp.
5DMKIV, ISO 1600, f 7.1, 1/100 sec, 600II + 1.4X III on monopod.View attachment 188890

Love it. HIis twin was just out here - lemme go find it.

Did you know owls can't move their eyes? That's why they have such great neck rotation. No kidding.
 

Vern too

I'm New Here
Oct 27, 2019
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Had a barred owl visit yesterday evening to squirrel hunt. Should have used a higher ISO as quite a few shots weren't perfectly sharp.
5DMKIV, ISO 1600, f 7.1, 1/100 sec, 600II + 1.4X III on monopod.View attachment 188890
I guess this thread is not about image processing, but I've been playing with tone mapping some single exposure files and wanted this group's opinion. How's this version?
_I4A5450_hires_tonemapped_lores.JPG
 

tron

EOS R5
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Nov 8, 2011
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I am not a PP expert but I find the original one more natural although I would up the exposure in it just a little anyway. But congratulations for the photos anyway.
 
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