Slim pickings shut in the past few days with dark / cloudy / cold / rain / freezing rain

Discussion in 'Nature' started by roundball, Jan 14, 2015.

  1. roundball

    roundball TalkEmount Legend

    Oct 8, 2013
    Then this Male Bluebird landed just now and I had to shoot something...Canon FDn 200/2.8, NEX-7, ISO200

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  2. NickCyprus

    NickCyprus Super Moderator

    Oct 11, 2012
    Nice capture, nice photo!
    There's just something I don't quite like on the background/OFF area....can't be "noise" since you shot this at ISO200...
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  3. José De Bardi

    José De Bardi Assistant in Virtue Subscribing Member

    Aug 31, 2013
    Dorset, UK
    I agree - maybe over sharpened accentuating the noise?
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  4. roundball

    roundball TalkEmount Legend

    Oct 8, 2013
    Thanks...not sharpening...I was experimenting with an adjustment called "warmth" as it was such a dark cold dreary day...didn't realize I had saved it with that left on...I just went back and returned it to 'neutral'...don't know how long it takes for Photobucket to get a change to show up downstream but I assume it will eventually
  5. roundball

    roundball TalkEmount Legend

    Oct 8, 2013
    Here he is again just now.
    No tweaking but there's a similar brown background...that's just the carpet of wet brown leaves...the most predominant color on out for a long way through the bare woods. Conversely, note that all the other colors of the bird and wet pine tree are normal.

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