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Old January 1st, 2012, 05:38 PM
Jaime Johnson Jaime Johnson is offline
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Default Bohemian Waxwing

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Old January 1st, 2012, 08:13 PM
Don Cohen Don Cohen is offline
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One of my favorite birds - don't get to see them often.

Wonderful color and details, and the berry in its mouth is a real plus!

Was this post-processed in Camera Raw? There seems to be a suggestion of some halo like effects around some of the branches, and I often see this when I'm trying to tone down a bright background with Highlight Recovery tool and similar adjustments.
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Old January 2nd, 2012, 01:17 AM
Asher Kelman Asher Kelman is offline
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Originally Posted by Jaime Johnson View Post

Canon 1D Mark IV / Canon 500mm f4


You certainly keep your eyes wide open! How common are these birds near you? The red berry really makes this picture so extra impressive. Good work!

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Old January 2nd, 2012, 02:40 AM
Andy brown Andy brown is online now
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Hi Jaime,

I'm always impressed by your work but when I opened this image, I exclaimed out loud.. "wow!"

Brilliant bird, great composition and capture. Stunning stuff!!!
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Old January 2nd, 2012, 11:02 AM
Andrew Stannard Andrew Stannard is offline
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Great shot Jamie. Beautiful colours on the wings and tails.

Such pretty birds these - we get them as winter visitors in the UK, but not very common and hard to find.

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