Bald Eagle Pics

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  1. SAAER45

    SAAER45 TPF Noob!

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    I just got back from Alaska on Tuesday and was hoping for some suggestions, improvements and criticisms anyone could offer. I also have Adobe Photoshop CS2 and would appreciate any cropping, filtering, etc. suggestions (if needed). These pics came from a rafting trip to an Eagle Preserve in Haines, Alaska and were shot with a Panasonic DMC-FZ7. Thanks in advance for any help offered,
    John

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    3. My personal favorite, the Eagle was moving fast and in retrospect the shutter speed should have been higher... Anyway, thats the raw shot.
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    4. Probably needs cropping
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    Which do you think is best?
     
  2. JDS

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    I like 2 and 4. 2 could use a bit of rotation to straighten it up, and 4 is a little dark, but I like the composition of both the best.
     
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    Yah, I noticed that...I was in a raft and the eagle was directly above me, so the shot was cast in shadow.
     
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    I like 3 & 4. I love birds in flight, esp Eagles.

    As for #4, try making it darker and do a silhouette thing with it.
     
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    I worked on photo #4 a little and used CS2's Shadow/Highlight Adjustment tool, any better?

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    John, those are great pics from the river of the eagles that you saw.

    Alex


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    were u on my arcc trip?
    PM me
     

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