Sharon Moir  

Smew by Sharon Moir

January 2020 - Smew

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This photo is a smew taken at the Bronx zoo. I liked the contrast of black and white with the reflection. It's been cropped and the shadows lighted some.

3 comments posted

Neal R. Thompson, M.D.   Neal R. Thompson, M.D.
Nice reflection. Sharon, you live in NYC. What a great place for street photography. There is so much to see. I can image you are looking for nature, but I can't imagine passing up the scenes of the big city.   Posted: 01/06/2020 16:13:08

Sol Blechman   Sol Blechman
The eye is so important in this image that I think I'd lighten it some and add a touch of color. The white head of the bird stands out well. Was there more room in front? Poor thing seems a bit jammed in there.   Posted: 01/13/2020 08:02:16

David Robb   David Robb
Good shot! Sharon with a twinkle in the eye. The birds posture, expression is perfect. I thought I would resize to what I thought were the finer points of the photo. I was debating to leave the whole bird in the frame or not. I chose or not. Then resized to the symmetry of the feathers. I also used LR spot removal on the needles and leg.   Posted: 01/14/2020 20:52:38
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