Dave Ficke  

Goldielocks by Dave Ficke

November 2023 - Goldielocks

About the Image(s)

The shot was taken in The Tetons and this is bear 399 - Was taken with a tripod using a 80-400mm lens, Nikon D850 and F7.6, shutter speed 1/200 second.

Image was cropped, adjusted highlights, shadows and denoise.

You can see a grass blade on the nose and a tag on the ear.

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5 comments posted

Marina Neyman   Marina Neyman
It's a nice portrait. I wish there was a bit more of your model on the right side. Otherwise great details.   Posted: 11/12/2023 11:14:13

Bob Feldberg
Looks very soft . Maybe benefit from a little more contrast . Consider removing the object on the nose. If you reduce the exposure of the background it would make the bear standout better. Nice idea but could be improved with post processing.   Posted: 11/12/2023 15:12:35
Dave Ficke   Dave Ficke
Bob, Thank you for your suggestions - I have sold 3 metal (Aluminum) 36x24 prints as well as several other smaller sizes. The image is tack sharp. The grass on the nose appears to be something that I get positive comments on all the time.   Posted: 11/12/2023 15:45:32
Bob Feldberg
Ok but it's not sharp on my screen especially around the ears   Posted: 11/12/2023 15:47:51

Bob Feldberg
  Posted: 11/12/2023 15:52:10
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