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Pacific Baza

Pacific Baza
Photographed byTim Van Leeuwen on Sat 22nd Jul, 2017 and uploaded on Sat 18th Nov, 2017 .
Resolution840x1050
Viewed301
ID28317
CommentI was photographing this Pacific Baza as it sat on a telegraph line on the other side of the road. It suddenly took to flight and flew straight at me before landing in a tree right above me. It's attractive yellow eyes were very focussed on some prey in the low level branches.
EquipmentCanon 5D Mark iv
Canon 200-400 f4
iso 400 - 1/2000 - f7.1 - 400mm - manual exposure - hand held with monopod
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.
LocationMission Beach (Queensland)
Keywordsadult
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