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Congratulations to birdied for winning Feature Thread of the Week with 14 votes - View Previous Winners


He sat for just a few seconds and I am so glad he did.


As always your nits, crits and suggestions are much appreciated.

Thank you for looking .

Birdie


Thanks to Greg and Morris suggestion. I have played with the red channel. Does it need more ?
Also, thank you Karl for suggestion on new crop






Juvenile Male Ruby Throat - Edited with red channel correction and crop

  NIKON D800    420mm    f/9.0    1/2000s    4000 ISO    +0.3 EV  



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Jul 11, 2014 at 06:00 AM
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Cute shot, very sharp, excellent colors, very nice

-Tim



Jul 11, 2014 at 06:22 AM
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A real beauty Roberta....you were perfectly positioned to take advantage of the splendid background.
Eric

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Jul 11, 2014 at 10:27 AM
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1. Little adorable boy:
2. Flower:
3. Equals:

Birdie is that a Zinnia?

BeeBalm



Jul 11, 2014 at 10:45 AM
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Hi -
I am sure that this great shot is what you kept you up so late - Hope you are sleeping now, so that you will be able to meet him again -
Paul



Jul 11, 2014 at 10:56 AM
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Well done, Birdie.






Jul 11, 2014 at 11:31 AM
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Patience is a virtue Roberta And yours payed off big time here wonderful shot


Jul 11, 2014 at 11:33 AM
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Nice one, Birdie. Clean and sharp!
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Jul 11, 2014 at 02:40 PM
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Outstanding Birdie!!!!!!


Jul 11, 2014 at 02:45 PM
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tfoltz wrote:
Cute shot, very sharp, excellent colors, very nice

-Tim


Thanks Tim
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eyelaser wrote:
A real beauty Roberta....you were perfectly positioned to take advantage of the splendid background.
Eric


Thanks so much Eric. The background is a dwarf banana leaf .
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BeeBalm wrote:
1. Little adorable boy:
2. Flower:
3. Equals:

Birdie is that a Zinnia?

BeeBalm


Thanks so much BB. It is a Mexican Sunflower . They don't hit on it often, but every now and again I get lucky

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plsand wrote:
Hi -
I am sure that this great shot is what you kept you up so late - Hope you are sleeping now, so that you will be able to meet him again -
Paul


Thanks Paul You know how it is , you start doing post and the time just flies .

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psharvic wrote:
Well done, Birdie.

Much appreciated, thank you .



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Michael Rucci wrote:
Patience is a virtue Roberta And yours payed off big time here wonderful shot


Michael, thank you very much. Sometimes all the waiting , watching is worth the one shot


Birdie



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excellent shot Roberta, loving that creamy BGD


Jul 11, 2014 at 05:31 PM
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Oh my Birdie, is that ever a winner! I wish it was mine

Tim



Jul 11, 2014 at 05:42 PM
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Such a beautiful image Birdie!

Phoo



Jul 11, 2014 at 08:10 PM
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Exquisite image, Birdie! Pose, comp, and background make this something special. I would try backing off the sat and exposure just a bit in the red channel (or selectively on the sunflower petals) just to see if you can recover a bit of texture there, without losing the brilliance.

gb




Jul 11, 2014 at 08:15 PM
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That is beautiful!

Howard



Jul 11, 2014 at 08:39 PM
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Beautiful!!!!! An absolutely wonderful image Birdie!!!!


Jul 11, 2014 at 09:00 PM
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Bravo Birdie!


Jul 11, 2014 at 09:29 PM
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Extra nice Birdie. All the techs are well done, but the comp stands out ~ Ron


Jul 12, 2014 at 01:29 AM
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Timing is EVERYTHING....awesome shot!


Jul 12, 2014 at 01:32 AM
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B E A U T I F U L Birdie... techs are perfect and another wonderful composition.
Excellent work.

Kirk



Jul 12, 2014 at 04:15 AM
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