Miriam Power  


Untitled by Miriam Power

May 2020 - Untitled

May 2020 - Miriam Power

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About the Image(s)

This image was taken in Dorset in the UK in Windows on Wildlife using my Canon 70D and Tamron 150-600mm lens on a gimbal mount. I adjusted the levels and cropped it in Lightroom. Used Luminar 4 to enhance some of the finer details and used Nik Define 2 for noise reduction


8 comments posted

Rusty Pinckney   Rusty Pinckney
Lovely story of gardening and birds. Wonder what the conversation was about. They sure looked engaged in conversation. Nice work Miriam!   Posted: 05/17/2020 02:08:19

Tom Pickering   Tom Pickering
This is an amazing tableau, with the birds in apparent conversation as Rusty said. The birds, pot & trowel pop nicely from the background which is a nice bokeh.

My 2 suggestions are noise reduction and removal of the blurry leaves along the bottom. Here's an example of what I mean:   Posted: 05/18/2020 15:41:03
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Rusty Pinckney   Rusty Pinckney
Tom nailed the distraction at the bottom. I missed it, trying to imagine the conversation.   Posted: 05/18/2020 21:39:30

Arabella Dane   Arabella Dane
Oh my! What an exciting capture. It is improved by the removal of the blurry bits. The trowel adds scale to the image. Beautiful and clearly focussed.   Posted: 05/18/2020 16:06:27

Dan DeVries   Dan DeVries
Hi Miriam - nice capture. I like the colors.
I tried a few things - cropped it a bit - and straightened it with the flower pot as level. Did some shading on the bottom and trowel. Added a slight vignette.
  Posted: 05/18/2020 17:03:46
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Dan DeVries   Dan DeVries
I just realized I edited your original.
I do like what Tom did to remove the leaves on the bottom.   Posted: 05/18/2020 17:06:38

Brenda Frezeman   Brenda Frezeman
This is a wonderful, unusual capture. It draws the viewer in and makes us wonder about the conversation/story. I agree with Tom about removing the blurry leaves. I like the original composition, not the cropped version which is too close to the trowel for my taste. Great textures on the birds and nice soft background.   Posted: 05/18/2020 17:31:18
Rusty Pinckney   Rusty Pinckney
Brenda, Agree with you on the cropping of the trowel.   Posted: 05/18/2020 21:41:41

 

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