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p.2 #1 · Through my window feeder visitors....(10)


an excellent set Karl.. #4 is my favorite


Mar 04, 2013 at 10:24 AM
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p.2 #2 · Through my window feeder visitors....(10)


S-W-E-E-T !!!! Wonderful pics and superb post processing Karl!


Mar 04, 2013 at 10:27 AM
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p.2 #3 · Through my window feeder visitors....(10)


Excellent job on these, Karl! and the fact that the images are taken through a window is an added value
Sharp detail is the leitmotif of this set. Detail are sharp, but could be a bit more clean in some of these, IMO. What I'm saying is don't be afraid to push a bit more the NR on the subject, especially on the eyes and the OOF areas. More so when you have sharp files like these.
Abut the DOF I'm a fan of shallow DOF, as long as the eye is in focus. As somebody said, DOF is the third dimension of a photograph. I know I'm in the minority, but, if you think about it, things that are around us, on our periphery, are out of focus. For this reason when we look at a shallow DOF is very pleasing to the eyes, because they look very familiar. It is how we perceive the world
Finally the bg. Bgs are not distracting, but are not very supportive either. I like how it works in #4 and #8 (not your #8, the eight pic). I know you did the best with what you got, but bg sometimes is what makes a good shot a great one
Glad you were able to use your 500mm to get yourself and the viewers closer to these little cute creatures. It makes a big difference
Socrate



Mar 04, 2013 at 04:22 PM
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p.2 #4 · Through my window feeder visitors....(10)


Terrific shots Karl. Amazing detail especially through glass
David



Mar 04, 2013 at 08:40 PM
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p.2 #5 · Through my window feeder visitors....(10)


Simply all amazing shots. All that detail....
Do your windows have optical glass in them?

Koen.



Mar 04, 2013 at 08:50 PM
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p.2 #6 · Through my window feeder visitors....(10)


Karl, they all look good to me. I'll just add to what Socrate said below.

1. I can see color noise in some of the birds, for example, in the black of the chickadee. I know the general advise is to not do noise reduction in the feathers but if the feathers are dark and the image sharp, I don't see why not to do some. If the feathers are light, then it won't matter much.

2. In terms of DOF, I also agree with him. In the real world, there are lots of OOF stuff. The holy grail of portrait photography is to get great bokeh with thin DOF. There is a reason they sell all those F1.2 lens. Make contact with the eyes and your golden.

These are nits. In general, these are all excellent photos.

Shasoc wrote:
Excellent job on these, Karl! and the fact that the images are taken through a window is an added value
Sharp detail is the leitmotif of this set. Detail are sharp, but could be a bit more clean in some of these, IMO. What I'm saying is don't be afraid to push a bit more the NR on the subject, especially on the eyes and the OOF areas. More so when you have sharp files like these.
Abut the DOF I'm a fan of shallow DOF, as long as the eye is in focus. As somebody said, DOF is the third dimension
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Mar 04, 2013 at 09:16 PM
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p.2 #7 · Through my window feeder visitors....(10)


Well done Karl.... the liitle creatures are rendered tack sharp and with plausible/realistic colours, and lottsa good taste in execution which is to be expected from the master floral shooter himself.


Mar 04, 2013 at 09:33 PM
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ShutteredMe wrote:
Nice and sharp! It's awesome that you have these beautiful birds in your yard.

-Quang


Yes lucky me, just need more days to hang around and enjoy them
Thanks Quang...
Karl



Mar 04, 2013 at 10:57 PM
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morris wrote:
1 and 6 are my picks are the birds don't look alarmed in them Karl. All look great quality and compo wise

Morris


My thanks Morris for you visit and selections. Thanks on the comp acknowledgement too!
Karl



Mar 04, 2013 at 10:59 PM
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canon.eos30d wrote:
Beautiful set, Karl. I love the feather detail, perches, composition. You sure have lot of visitors to spend a nice day.

- Tam


Thank you Tam. I think they like my custom seed mix that I offer
Karl



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dhb820 wrote:
Looks like the same birds I see in my backyard. Nice series.


You put a tag on one and we will find out if we share the same birds
Thanks
Karl



Mar 04, 2013 at 11:07 PM
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sbeme wrote:
beautiful selection with nice backgrounds/environments Karl.
The sparrows are my favorites.

Scott


Hey buddy, thanks for stopping by for a look.Just gotta work some angles to get BG's that work here. This was like cheating for me I missed a few of the more colorful Sparrows, maybe tomorrow
Karl



Mar 04, 2013 at 11:10 PM
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mcjz wrote:
Very nice.



Why thanks, I didn't see you slip inbetween the last two
Karl



Mar 04, 2013 at 11:11 PM
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p.2 #14 · Through my window feeder visitors....(10)


Charlie Shugart wrote:
Karl- that you can sit on your duff and look out the window and see all THIS just really ticks me off .
All I see out my window is the apartment parking lot and the butt end of my car . If it were a Porsche that would be okay- but it's a Scion xB.
And one more thing- these are mahvelous pictures... simply mahvelous.
Charlie
Well, that's about the best I can do in trying to upset you, Karl.


First Charlie, I didn't sit..............I knelt

All I see at work is cars, it's the last thing I want to see out my window at home Though there are a few that are well worth appreciating for their looks.

Mayvelous you say..........................you are a dahling my friend
Thanks Charlie for the good humor..........
Karl



Mar 04, 2013 at 11:14 PM
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Larry Williams wrote:
Very nice sharp set. #5 is top pick, because it's right side up for a change...........


Every time it went inverted it got below my sight line so I hoped it would end up just where I needed it, got lucky on few as you know they move very quickly!
Thanks Larry
Karl



Mar 04, 2013 at 11:16 PM
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p.2 #16 · Through my window feeder visitors....(10)


Sweet set Karl! I really like! #5 is very pretty, but I missed the acclaimed Nuthatch pose, up-side-down with its head curls up. #8 is my most favorite of the set, so elegant!

Khai



Mar 04, 2013 at 11:58 PM
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p.2 #17 · Through my window feeder visitors....(10)


What a winter variety to pick from your home window!! Awesome photos as usual.

ZZ



Mar 05, 2013 at 12:11 AM
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p.2 #18 · Through my window feeder visitors....(10)


Superb set, nice crisp images....junco and nuthatch are my pick of the set...!!!



Mar 05, 2013 at 12:15 AM
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p.2 #19 · Through my window feeder visitors....(10)


Well done Karl. Looks super.
Harsha



Mar 05, 2013 at 12:35 AM
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p.2 #20 · Through my window feeder visitors....(10)


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