Back From Africa (Part 3) - Help me Decide!

Discussion in 'Birds' started by bobhoge, Sep 28, 2005.

  1. Knowing how we like to photograph birds, here are a couple of heavily cropped images of a Grey Heron taken in Tanzania during our trip to Africa. It looks a lot like the Great Blue Heron we normally see in the US. Im not sure if I like the cropped images:

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    Somehow I think the originals are more interesting :wink: :
    D-100 70-200 AFS-VR +1.7TC @340mm
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    D-70 80-400 VR @ 370mm
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    Check out the little Hippo in this shot:
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    Does anyone else think it looks like the Heron is surfing on the Hippo? :cool:
    D-70 80-400 VR @ 330mm
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    Enjoy,
    Bob & Nan
     
  2. Bob,
    the perspective and relationship of them uncropped is far better in my opinion.
     
  3. Gale

    Gale

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    Jan 26, 2005
    Viera Fl
    Those are great.. Yes uncropped is wonderful
    Heron on a Hippo..

    Just never know what one will see. hummm
     
  4. I like the uncropped. Cropped it looks like a good bird shot of a heron on an old oil drum add the Hippo and the pictures take on life :smile:

    Rich
     
  5. Playing follow the leader, uncropped versions look much better :smile:
     
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