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ERHP

EOS RP
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May 9, 2013
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A very late evening portrait of a Yellow-crowned Night Heron. This was the entire frame, just resized down to 20MP.
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R5 RF600 w/1.4x 1/500 : f/8 : ISO 800
 
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ISv

"The equipment that matters, is you"
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Apr 30, 2017
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September non-Canon photo dump:

Socotra cormorant




Little owl


Yellow wagtail


Little stint


Purple heron


Very nice photos Cog! My own favorite is the first photo of the Purple Heron (well, I'm still in love with the Little Owl but Heron in that pose is more difficult and it goes first).
 
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Chig

Birds in Flight Nutter
Jul 26, 2020
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Orewa , New Zealand
A tarāpunga (red-billed gull) stealing a cockle from a tōrea (South Island Pied Oystercatcher) at Ōrewa Beach, Auckland, New Zealand
 

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ISv

"The equipment that matters, is you"
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Thank you very much!
:ROFLMAO:: you have to thank that bird and your own skills - I'm just a consumer in this case! And I'm waiting for a photo of that beautiful Spotted Sandpiper from the last year (I think it was the last year - the time is running unusually fast or may be it's my age...) - I have never seen that bird in my life:oops:
 
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ISv

"The equipment that matters, is you"
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Well, immediately after getting home I upgraded to DxO 6 Elite. Here is my so far very first impression (BTW after moving to DxO 5 I got immediately into some problems and my goal was to check if everything is working as it suppose to be). Here are two images (randomly chosen one and the same image - I was checking if the download is working OK).
The DxO 6 is remembering the changes you made in DxO 5 so it's nearly site by site comparison. My changes over DxO 5 where: instead of Color space "Classic" I switched to "DxO Wide Gamut" and instead of "Deep Prime" I pushed "Deep Prime XD".
Here are the results:
1. Moving from "Classic" to "DxO Wide Gamut" immediately is changing the light balance (in my opinion to better for this particular photo but if you don't like the change go back and decrease the exposure? I'm not sure it will work exactly that way...)
2. Switching from "Deep Prime" to "Deep Prime XD": I still don't know what a hell they did but compare the upper mandible (kind of overexposed!) and the lower neck (the detail washed out by the heat wave coming from below) in between the photos!
I didn't check all the improvements - just these! For me (as I frequently have a problem with the heat distortion) it was worth of upgrading.

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