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Bobcats are loose.

davect01

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Caught this guy just hanging out while I had the 70-150mm Vivitar on my NEX-3 at about 70 yards.

I had a hard time getting a good image. He was sitting in the shade, while the background was sunny, so I tried the HDR option.

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The HDR is a bit clearer, but looks processed. I was going to try a different mode, but then he wandered off into the grass.
 

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trickey

Ya it was a bit tricky with the shade and the coloring of the bobcat itself being meant to hide it.
 

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actually

Actually the other ones were DRO's, +1

I usually keep this on, at it's lowest setting.
 
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It's going to be interesting when I get my "7" as I enjoy post processing
almost more than the act of taking the photos. Learning what I can do
"in camera" with so many choices will be a learning experience.

My usual routine is to shoot slightly under so I don't blow highlights and
then use "levels" to bring up the brightness and such in Photoshop.
 

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These are great shots, whether or HDR mode helps to give more clarity in low light and are really great finally..


This photo was taken while route to work, around 7 A.M. and was something dark, so l use the HDR and it turned out very clear

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HDR,Creek in Wolfes Pond Park

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Photography has always been getting results through a series of processes. Placing a filter or polariser (or even a lens hood) in front of the lens is a process. Back in the film days, what's being done in the darkrooms (under or over developing films, burning or dodging enlarger projections over paper) or hue/sat correction in colour labs - is all processing. There used to be people employed in lab departments whose job is to 'touch-up' flaws in final print enlargements with paint and brush. No one cried foul. These days computers have replaced much in that process chain... I have no problems with that.

Hodad, your 'usual routine' of shooting slightly-under reminds me of the great B&W masters, who expose their films bearing in mind what would give them the best latitude in the darkroom in order to render the 'perfect print.'

I applaud the fact that you spotted the camouflaged animal in the first place, Davect. The HDR or the Regular is fine, as long as that's what you want us to see. You being the artist have every right to decide which one is best.

Beautiful animal, steady hands on telephoto... great shot. I'm enriched because you shared your Bobcat experience! :)
 

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Thanks for the comments. I just about stumbled into him and luckily had the camera.

Photography has always been getting results through a series of processes. Placing a filter or polariser (or even a lens hood) in front of the lens is a process. Back in the film days, what's being done in the darkrooms (under or over developing films, burning or dodging enlarger projections over paper) or hue/sat correction in colour labs - is all processing. There used to be people employed in lab departments whose job is to 'touch-up' flaws in final print enlargements with paint and brush. No one cried foul. These days computers have replaced much in that process chain... I have no problems with that.

Hodad, your 'usual routine' of shooting slightly-under reminds me of the great B&W masters, who expose their films bearing in mind what would give them the best latitude in the darkroom in order to render the 'perfect print.'

I applaud the fact that you spotted the camouflaged animal in the first place, Davect. The HDR or the Regular is fine, as long as that's what you want us to see. You being the artist have every right to decide which one is best.

Beautiful animal, steady hands on telephoto... great shot. I'm enriched because you shared your Bobcat experience! :)
 

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