Gerhard Geldenhuys  


Soar like an Eagle by Gerhard Geldenhuys

October 2019 - Soar like an Eagle

About the Image(s)

"Soar like an Eagle" is the title for my image for Oct.2019.
Nikon + Nikon Lens taken from my vehicle in the wild with adequate lens and camera support.
ISO 3200 at 1/3200sec +.33 exposure comp. f5.6 at 800mm. (2x Nikon Converter)
All comments are welcome.
Thanks.
Gerhard.


5 comments posted

Stephen Levitas   Stephen Levitas
(Group 32)
Wonderful shot and framing, and a dramatic angle of the wings.
I find the background distracting, even though it is blurred, especially the color change from earth tones to sky tones. Would you consider changing the background?   Posted: 10/07/2019 13:27:50
Gerhard Geldenhuys   Gerhard Geldenhuys
Thank you Stephen and welcome to the group. On wild life photos one can not change any elements except by cropping.   Posted: 10/14/2019 08:28:33
Stephen Levitas   Stephen Levitas
(Group 32)
Yes, of course, I understand the restriction. Our Group 32 is not so restricted. We would readily change backgrounds, but not for competition in restricted categories like yours, or photojournalism.   Posted: 10/14/2019 10:41:04

Art Jacoby   Art Jacoby
Another dynamic compositions and dramatic capture. I like the colors and the sharp details of course. The whites seem to lack some detail. I used the adjustment brush in RAW to bring out some more detail and the burn tool which I believe are allowed in nature competitions.   Posted: 10/08/2019 22:59:14
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Gerhard Geldenhuys   Gerhard Geldenhuys
Thanks Art your comments are always welcome.   Posted: 10/14/2019 08:30:08

 

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