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Born Free


Born Free
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Copyright: Nikhil Patwardhan (NikhilBirder) Silver Note Writer [C: 2 W: 0 N: 14] (34)
Genre: Places
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2011-02-17
Categories: Daily Life, Nature, Decisive Moment, Action, Mood
Camera: Nikon D100, Tamron AF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 Di LD Macro
Exposure: f/8, 1/320 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2011-02-25 17:09
Viewed: 2173
Points: 2
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
I saw this gull coming towards me rather quickly, and I didn't trust my Tamron 70-300mm lens to autofocus on it at all so I used manual focus here. This resulted only in an approximate focus, but it didn't turn out all that bad. The mood in the photograph I think compensates for the lack of focus on the bird, but that's only my opinion. I'd appreciate any comments/critiques you might have.

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Hello Nikhil,

I agree that the blur effect creates a dream like mood, and the white haze surrounding the gull adds to that. Effective vignette framing and composition.

- Jan

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  • loribird Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 920 W: 109 N: 1182] (5561)
  • [2011-02-25 20:33]

I think this is so pretty, even with the soft focus Nikhil. The overall composition and color is wonderful. TFS, Lori

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