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Purple Swamphen

Purple Swamphen
Photographed byTim Van Leeuwen on Mon 14th Nov, 2016 and uploaded on Thu 17th Nov, 2016 .
Resolution1400x1050
Viewed266
ID22978
EquipmentCanon 5Ds
Canon 200-400 f4
iso 200 - 1/400 - f8 - 560mm - manual exposure - hand held
Initially processed in Canon DPP 4 to crop, adjust exposure and lighting and perform noise reduction on bird. A 16 bit TIFF file was created from the RAW DPP image and finished in PSE (Adobe Photoshop Elements CC) where the background was noise reduced and the main subject sharpened.
LocationThe Sanctuary, Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve (Australian Capital Territory)
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