An Egret Fishing (Three Photographs)

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I wanted to retain the moody lighting from the overcast day and the water reflections of the bird. Keeping the bird white and maintaining the detail in the feathers is often hard work in the field and in post processing. In camera I dialed down the exposure compensation by more than a stop and half. In post processing I preserved the overall dark nature of the background, despite histograms etc. indicating that I could lighten the photographs. There is always the temptation to do more in post-processing but I like to go in with a plan.



5 responses

  1. Great comment on nature and liked to see the turtles

    Liked by 1 person

    November 9, 2016 at 3:51 am

  2. Loved the turtles. Well done as usual.


    November 9, 2016 at 6:32 am

  3. Incredible timing on that second shot.


    November 9, 2016 at 12:30 pm

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