A&P I really like this picture ver. 85L wide open not someobdy's face.

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  1. CornUponCob

    CornUponCob New Member

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    EDIT: more pictures from the outing, but they won't be finished uploading until ~ 4:00 AM EST. http://sammorgan.photocore.us/sets/17466

    I was photographing something else when these birds took off. It's amazing that it's actually in focus (actually focus is off a few feet, but it shouldn't be a huge deal in a print), because the other 2 in the series are not.

    This is a lightly resized version of a crop from the 40D (It's nice to have lots of pixels to work with). Just processed in DPP. Colors warmed a little +2 contrast, that's about it.

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  2. anthem404

    anthem404 not my cup of mud

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    I'd like to see the far right bird bigger with the water splashes.

    but tis very neat indeed
     
  3. CornUponCob

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    Wish granted 100% crop.

    It's actually a few feet front focused, but I'm not complaining.

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    not sharp enough for my liking. :dunno:

    needs more fake film boarder. :rofl:
     
  5. CornUponCob

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    I think this would look a lot better printed than it does on the web. I might replace one of the 20x30s in my room with this.
     
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    its good for a lucky shot :)
     
  7. skolen

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    What's that weird noise pattern going on?
     
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    404 Noise pattern not found.

    Can you clarify what you're seeing?
     
  9. anthem404

    anthem404 not my cup of mud

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    wow, very nice indeed.

    and I also see some weird thing as if it's repeating a pixel over everything, but still fucking sweet...


    now if it was spot on focused, then :bowdown:
     
  10. skolen

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    Look at the white in the reflection of the duck. It's this interlacing effect going on. It could be compression, but it looks different.

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  11. CornUponCob

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    The top pictures is just the normal ripples of the water where the DOF is. They're made more apparent because of the sharpening. If I cared enough, I'd mask out sharpening in that part of the image, but I don't.

    The 2nd picture is the jpeg compression (either from DPP or the site I'm using. Both images are fairly heavily compressed.
     
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    I see what you're talking about in the reflection of the duck.

    Since the image is slightly front focused, the sharpest part of the image (and thus the part of the image that responds the most to sharpening) is found in the area of the ripples in the reflection of the wing of the duck.

    What you're seeing is normal it just looks funny due to the certain set of circumstances.
     
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    I agree with skolen, its strange aliasing. I hope its from DPP and not your 40d.

    btw who uses dpp?
     
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    It's not strange and it's not aliasing. It's completely normal under the circumstances of the image.

    And I use DPP, it works fine.
     
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    the entire image looks very soft to me, and the birds definitely are not in focus
     
  16. CornUponCob

    CornUponCob New Member

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    No, not quite. Remember though this was shot at 1.2, the BG should be well out of focus.
     
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    The trees are very distracting to me, but otherwise, not bad. Shooting handheld?
     
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    :hs: okay then. have fun with your results.
     
  19. mojito

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    if you're happy with the results thats all that matters. the CA on the wing is :hs:

    thing DOF is fine, but this isn't a shot that really calls for it, especially when the subject is quite a ways away so you're pulling more DOF anyways. Seems front focused, definitely not very sharp, but not the soft feeling of late evening or early morning :hs:
     

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