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crested barbet


crested barbet
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Copyright: Paul Bright (paulbright) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 99 W: 0 N: 238] (2764)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2005-07-30
Categories: Birds
Camera: Canon 300D, Canon EF 400mm f/5.6 L USM
Exposure: f/5.6, 1/200 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2005-07-31 3:50
Viewed: 5084
Points: 9
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
crested barbet - Trachyphonus vaillantii.
Common resident. The degree of red scaling on the facial region is variable and less profuse in females and immatures. Is attracted to fruit in suburban gardens.

Re-posting after doing the updates recommended by 'Japie'
and others. I can see the difference.

Thanks guys!


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To japie: Thanks to you!paulbright 1 07-31 16:47
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  • twin Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 244 W: 17 N: 494] (3259)
  • [2005-07-31 10:21]

it is a nice pic even you tried it against the strong light...
very different bird to me..
thanks for sharing Paul...

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  • japie Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1814 W: 100 N: 1904] (5187)
  • [2005-07-31 16:34]
  • [+]

The impact is much better in this composition. Like it a lot.

Very well done and thanks for posting.

The backlight adds a nice touch and it's very difficult to expose such a dark bird in backlit conditions. I think you managed well. I might have considered a tighter crop and getting rid of some space on the right. One should have space but not too much. Are you familiar with the rule of thirds?

Very nice backlit picture Paul. The focus on the back is good considering the dark lighting. I like the bacground as well. My apologies but I agree with Gerhard about the composition. A very nice picture nonetheless.

Hi Paul,
Very colourful bird, very good compotion, and great background.
TFS!
CHI

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