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  Reply # 573848 26-Jan-2012 20:56 Send private message quote this post

Taken at Wellington Zoo yesterday on a Nikon D90 with 55-200mm DX.


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Reply # 573868 26-Jan-2012 21:56 Send private message quote this post

alasta: Taken at Wellington Zoo yesterday on a Nikon D90 with 55-200mm DX.



Nice shot, I like.  Is it worth cropping out the blurry white line (wire barrier or top of glass pane) at the bottom?  It detracts a little.





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  Reply # 573875 26-Jan-2012 22:16 Send private message quote this post

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alasta: Taken at Wellington Zoo yesterday on a Nikon D90 with 55-200mm DX.


Nice shot, I like.  Is it worth cropping out the blurry white line (wire barrier or top of glass pane) at the bottom?  It detracts a little.


Thanks for pointing that out - to be honest I hadn't noticed it myself but you're right.

Unfortunately I can't crop it out without significantly changing the aspect ratio of the photo and getting rid of it any other way is beyond my skills. Wire fences do have a nasty habit of getting in the way at zoos, but it's definitely good to avoid them wherever possible. 

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  Reply # 574084 27-Jan-2012 14:04 Send private message quote this post

alasta, nice shot. Did you close-up shot of the one with the baby?

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  Reply # 574090 27-Jan-2012 14:06 Send private message quote this post

listudio: alasta, nice shot. Did you close-up shot of the one with the baby?


Thanks. I didn't zoom any closer - I don't think that lens would have been long enough actually. 

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  Reply # 574095 27-Jan-2012 14:10 Send private message quote this post

alasta:
listudio: alasta, nice shot. Did you close-up shot of the one with the baby?


Thanks. I didn't zoom any closer - I don't think that lens would have been long enough actually. 



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  Reply # 574115 27-Jan-2012 14:43 Send private message quote this post

Beautiful shots. Thanks all.




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  Reply # 574119 27-Jan-2012 14:47 Send private message quote this post

alasta: I can't crop it out without significantly changing the aspect ratio of the photo 


That's ok though, great shot man:



Reminds me of my shots too:
     



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  Reply # 574151 27-Jan-2012 16:06 Send private message quote this post

Jaxson, nice shots too. Are you sure they talk about fish not about car or something? Laughing



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  Reply # 577552 5-Feb-2012 15:12 Send private message quote this post

Beeees


wool carder bee by Raikyn, on Flickr
 

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  Reply # 577578 5-Feb-2012 15:56 Send private message quote this post

Raikyn: Beeees


wool carder bee by Raikyn, on Flickr
 


Wow, stunning. Great colours too.  I have a bee pic I took on an old Canon A60 thats kind of similar.  




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  Reply # 577605 5-Feb-2012 17:38 Send private message quote this post

I like the sharpness and color of the photo....Just a shame it seemed to be captured during bee randy times!

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  Reply # 578573 8-Feb-2012 10:18 Send private message quote this post

I really like the bee photo. 

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  Reply # 580556 12-Feb-2012 18:15 Send private message quote this post

Taken today at the Taieri Wings and Wheels.

Not the greatest lighting or composition, but great aircraft nonetheless.

Mustang P51 and Douglas DC-3

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  Reply # 580561 12-Feb-2012 18:33 Send private message quote this post

What I shot at the mount today.
Im also a complete novice at photoshop, but this image was rather blown out, first time ive ever adjust things and got it right! (right = better :)

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