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Pheasant portrait .... (arsty shot)

Discussion in 'Birds' started by gillesk, Aug 2, 2008.

  1. gillesk


    Dec 31, 2007
    Alberta -Canada

    Was out early morning and got only one single such shot today. Here it is:

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    The subject (pheasant hen) was backlit which gave me a nice effect.
    focal length: 500mm (300 + 1.7x TC)
    ISO 400
    A slight crop was applied for the purpose of composition.

    I would be happy to see what you have to say about this shot.
    Thank you.
    Last edited by a moderator: Aug 2, 2008
  2. very nice!
  3. i agree with dave... nice
  4. Marina

    Marina Guest

    Me 3! Nice shot and PP
  5. Me 4. Well done.
  6. Nice image and composition.
  7. gillesk


    Dec 31, 2007
    Alberta -Canada
    Hello and thank YOU All for you positive comments on the shot.
    Best regards.
  8. cre8foru


    Dec 1, 2007
    Atlanta GA
    I think it looks great. Love the bokeh.
  9. Jeff Lee

    Jeff Lee

    May 16, 2006
    Yes it is artsy, nicely done.
  10. gillesk


    Dec 31, 2007
    Alberta -Canada
    Hi Richard,
    Thank you for taking the time to comment.
    The slow shutter speed 1/160sec combined with the wind made for the painted look. The grass and flowers around the subject have quite a bit of motion blur. I was shooting with the 300mm 2.8 + 1.7x TC

    Thank you Jeff.
    Glad you like it.
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