~White-faced Heron II~
- Mana (18598)
- [2007-06-09 2:05]
Beautiful Heron that. Lovely colours and impressive details. I like your POV to portray it and its calm and composed pose. Though the BG is busy but it illustrates the habitat well. Very nicely composed. Kudos.
- pablominto (14563)
- [2007-06-09 2:50]
The subject is well framed and captured in a good pose!
Good details in the plumage, and the DOF works well...
- Silvio2006 (102073)
- [2007-06-09 2:59]
Hi Tina, splendid Heron with lovely pose, great colors, excellent sharpness, very well done, have a nice week end, ciao Silvio
This is nearly a perfect shot.
Your composition and detail is great.
The only thing ... because you've taken this in bright sun,there is a bit of UV glare giving the image a very bluish haze.
The remedy is to make sure your white balance is set for sunny when shooting in bright sunlight.
Experiment with the settings on your camera until it comes out right.
I have toned down the blue a little in a workshop.
Hope you like it.
Wow, Tina! This is absolutely beautiful! I have not seen this Heron but sure wish I will get the opportunity.... ;o)
There is some noise in the picture because of the high ISO (800). Have you tried to use some noise reduction plugin?
Best regards/Bengt Falke
- jaycee (25460)
- [2007-06-09 11:13]
I can't imagine finding this beautiful heron in my backyard! Here it's more likely to be a bobcat. This is marvelous - perfect pose, beautiful colors, excellent details and a nice natural setting.
- garyfudge (1098)
- [2007-06-09 13:28]
Tina, this is a super shot.
Really nice details. Good clarity and lovely colouring.
- eqshannon (31141)
- [2007-06-09 13:37]
I always seem to take an artists eye to pictures in nature. Although I am more of an editorial photographer, my natural work I do a bit differently than others, which is why I personally like the colors...
Having said that, Steve's workshop is also good. As a stand alone presented as a work by him, it would certainly work, but again I add that I tend to like the colors in a more artistic fashion....
Bob Pacific NW Wilderness
- arfer (0)
- [2007-06-09 23:40]
How nice to have this visitor drop by so you can share it with us.Very good focus and plumage detail.I like the stance you have captured.The shot is cropped well and composed nicely.TFS
- Debz (3307)
- [2007-06-10 9:50]
Wow, what a colourful and elegant Heron Tina! This is a great shot with wonderful light, colour and sharpness. Perfect POV on the profile, showing colourful plumage. Great composition. I will try and catch up on your other recent shots.
- deblink (1258)
- [2007-06-10 19:47]
Great image of this White-faced Heron, it may be a young one because I have read that are often redish on the underparts. The image is lovely and sharp and we can see much of the birds details well. How lovely it is that it comes to visit you, this is special.
- JPlumb (2904)
- [2007-06-10 21:22]
Hi Tina, this is excellent detail on this White Faced Heron. The hackles and lanceolote plumes on this guy are fabulous. The colour too is very good with great exposure throughout.
- TheMystic (509)
- [2007-06-17 1:06]
Beautiful coloration - this would make a great watercolor painting! Superb details and sharpness!
- edal (1853)
- [2007-06-28 12:17]
Its a remarkable birdy - both for its natural beauty and for the excellent qualities of the capture. This birdy deserves to be added to my hall of favourites...
- Janice (18832)
- [2007-07-10 20:28]
Hi Tina, I shot one of these the other day - I think they could be brothers, or sisters.
Good shot, and how lucky for you to have it close to you - my one stayed a short while and then took off!
Good colours and details - you show it well.
- Necipp (100)
- [2007-07-22 1:25]
Nice shot Tina a fine detailed image with good pov and profile of the heron great looking species not seen it before tfs best rgds Rgds Necip