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White-faced Heron

White-faced Heron
Photographed byGlenn Pure on Thu 22nd Feb, 2018 and uploaded on Mon 26th Feb, 2018 .
Resolution1400x908
Viewed144
ID29724
CommentThere were quite a few herons patrolling the shallows on the beach and catching quite a few small fish. The light and the background (including the horizon and out of focus bird) are what attracted me to this one. I have cloned out a couple of small dark clumps of sea grass. The bird's raised foot looks odd because it has a film of water over it which is creating distortion.
EquipmentCanon 80D with EF 100-400mm Mark 2, handheld at 400mm
1/2500 sec, f7.1, ISO 1000.
Initially processed in Canon DPP 4 to crop, adjust exposure and lighting and perform noise reduction. A 16 bit TIFF file was created from the RAW DPP image and finished in PSE (Adobe Photoshop Elements v9) where further noise reduction was applied to the main subject using Neat Image plugin for PSE. The background was noise reduced and the main subject sharpened after resizing for upload.
LocationFlinders Beach (Victoria)
Keywordsadult
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