Bald Eagle

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  1. TwoTwoLeft

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    Working a job on the Olympic Peninsula in WA and got a day off to hike & shoot a little. All I wanted was to get a shot of a bald eagle.

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    You certainly succeeded. Nice composition. what a beautiful bird.
     
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    and you got it! fantastic photo! nicely taken

    The more I look at it, the more impressed I am. LOVE it!
     
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    Great shots!
     
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    Very nice; #1 looks like it might be a trifle over-sharpened, but #2 is a wonderful action shot. Well captured!
     
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    WOW! Nice Job!!!
     
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    Very nice shots!
     
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    Second one seem a bit flat.

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    Put a slight S into the curve, brought the white point down to 236 and increased the saturation to 21.
     
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    Really nice shots!!

    Nice work
     
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    Great shots, and nice edit Sparky.

    What lens were these shot with? I'm guessing the 70-300 in your signature? You must have been fairly close to get such clear shots even at 300mm!
     
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    Thanks everyone! Yeah it shot with the 70-300L at 300mm well over 100 yards. Miserable, dark overcast day. To shoot at 1250 & f8 I think I was somewhere around ISO 640.

    The bummer is that it's been cropped from 18mp down to about 4mp. But I think the detail and noise will still give me a good 8x10 print.

    That lens is something else. I get sharper, more useable images at 300 than I did from 300-400 with the 100-400L I was using.
     

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