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#1 MrWild

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Posted 16 June 2017 - 09:09 PM

Nikon D500 with 200-500 f5.6

 

The moorhen is good in my opinion, but scene is busy. could use some advice.

1/500 sec at f6.3 675mm ISO 1250 2/3EV

 

The Reddish Egret was really far away. got a lot of pics of this guy in the early am. I could not get close and had to move around the the little inlet wading pool quite a bit. most pics are too far, bad setting choices or just not in sharp focus because of lack of light. the only good pics I got are when he moved to a more open area and was exposed to some light.    So a lot of post in LR here, but I love how it turned out  :)

 

1/2500 sec at f5.6 750mm 1 2/3 EV ISO 800

 

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Posted 17 June 2017 - 06:56 AM

Both are good shots. The Moorhen is sharp and well exposed with good feather detail and a clear eye. The background is busy as you say and distracts from the subject. You could try to isolate the perch and bird from the bg and use a blur filter but my guess is you will end up with a blurred busy bg. I like the wing and foot position and the water splash in the Heron picture. As you pointed out it is heavily cropped, more than 50%, and therefore lacks the detail you would hope for. 


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Posted 17 June 2017 - 10:06 AM

I really like that heron.



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Posted 18 June 2017 - 01:33 AM

Very nice! I like the red egret in flight the most.

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