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    Default Monochrome rising tide

    Species
    Common Name- Little Tern
    Scientific Name- Sternula albifrons

    Date- January 2017

    Location- WTP, Kirk Point

    Camera Details
    Brand/Model- 7D2
    Lens- 500/f4 1.4X

    Camera Settings
    ISO- 800
    F-Stop- 7.1
    Shutter Speed- 1/1600
    Exposure Bias/Metering/Flash- exp +1/3

    Technique- sitting in water with tripod

    Attraction Aides-

    Post Production- levels, lightened highlight in eye a little

    Notes- I sat quietly in the water as the rose and waders and terns came in to roost
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    Beautiful Rob. And I can see through the hole in his nose.
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    Cheers Rev.

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    A beautifully crafted composition, Rob. The only thing that might have lifted it was a catchlight in the eye to bring it out of the black facial feathers.

    John

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    Love the composition on this one particularly and the way the weather has been lately, I really love your technique. Those eyes do tend to dissapear into the black feathers but you have pulled them out just enough I think.
    Don't take life too seriously, it never ends well.
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    Sweet setting. Love how the water is bubbling over the rock and over the feet.
    I might be tempted to bump the exposure by 1/3 just to brighten up the whites a little. May not be true to the scene. I tend to go a bit brighter than what I was presented with.

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    Lovely Rob. Chris' suggestion may also assist the black eye to be a bit more present. However, I also love the mood this image sets; gloomy day, lonely, contemplative bird, dark potential in the water. Nicely done, Wilson

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    Just another day at the beach but a very nice moment captured Rob .
    Regards Woody .
    Thanks for commenting . Any reposts or tips are always appreciated

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    I'm really liking your "gray" series from Kirk Point, Rob, the dull tones really suit the waders photographed.


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    Evocative image
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