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Goldfinch and a dog

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Only decent shot I got all weekend that had feathers! I had a bunch of Oriole shots I wouldn't show my dog!

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My dog using some new lighting and different processing.

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Very nice Dan! I love the processing on the dog images! Very nicely done.

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I can't get past focusing on the dog long enough to evaluate the processing. I love him/her.

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Thanks again! Sarah if my dog knew you were gushing over him, he would be even more a pain in the a.... well then he already is. smile I actually got a few very nice shots of my wife and him together but you would never hear from me again if I posted one! They are my two guinea pigs when I am playing with some new lighting.

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Beautiful work Dan. Which body?

50D with 17-40L and a single AB800 with a beauty dish attached. Shot manual mode ISO 125, f6.3, 1/320s (trade secret ;)) triggered with PW's.

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Okay I really like the goldfinch image, crisp details, dof covers the bird and the perch, and a pleasing natural bg, well done.

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Really like the processing you did of your dog and a beautiful looking dog it is. Like #2 best.

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The dog picts look like an oil paining.. really cool!!!

i thought they were oil paintings at first lol.

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That effect is from making sure the dog was wet and then the processing to enhance that.

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Those dog pic's are great! I wish I had some of my former hunter's like that, but the one's I got are great. Nothing like a good dog. Thanks for sharing.

Mike

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