[missbirdphotos] Re: My Take on Bittern Photo

  • From: Dana Swan <danaswan@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: missbirdphotos@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Thu, 29 Mar 2012 20:32:33 -0500

Thanks.  With the very heavy Bigma, I opt for the highest shutter speed
possible to eliminate camera shake, since I hand hold.  That mean a high
ISO.   The trade off is acceptable to me.  I am just too lazy to use a
tripod or a monopod.

On Thu, Mar 29, 2012 at 7:52 PM, J. K. Cliburn <jcliburn@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> It was an easy shot to work with; your exposure and focus were good,
> and the dark areas weren't terribly noisy despite the high ISO.  I
> might've tried for a lower ISO in exchange for a slower shutter speed,
> but it was a fine capture just as it stands.  Great job.
>
> On Thu, Mar 29, 2012 at 7:39 PM, Dana Swan <danaswan@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > Nice.   I like the way that the Bittern stands out from the background.
> I
> > couldn't quite get that.
> >
> > On Thu, Mar 29, 2012 at 7:17 PM, J. K. Cliburn <jcliburn@xxxxxxxxx>
> wrote:
> >>
> >> Here's my result (scaled down to 800x600).  I used UFRaw to read the
> >> raw file and do some initial processing (saturation, contrast), then
> >> exported to Gimp for finish work (set white point, increased blue a
> >> little, cropping, scaling, unsharp mask).
> >>
> >> Jay
> >>
> >> On Thu, Mar 29, 2012 at 11:18 AM, Dana Swan <danaswan@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
> wrote:
> >> >
> >> > My take on the Bittern photo from NEF 158 that I just posted.
> >> > --
> >> > Dana Swan at Toccopola, Mississippi.
> >> > There are two kinds of men in this world.
> >> > Those who can grill and those who think they can grill.     B. Flay.
> >> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > --
> > Dana Swan at Toccopola, Mississippi.
> > There are two kinds of men in this world.
> > Those who can grill and those who think they can grill.     B. Flay.
> >
>
>


-- 
Dana Swan at Toccopola, Mississippi.
*There are two kinds of men in this world.   *
*Those who can grill and those who think they can grill.     B. Flay. *
**

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