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Square-tailed Kite
Lens: Pentax DA*300mm Camera: Pentax k-5 Photo Location: Sunshine Coast QLD Australia ISO: 100 Shutter Speed: 1/320s Aperture: F5.6 
Posted By: Rebootoz, 07-21-2016, 09:09 PM

Circling around above my backyard:

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Looks like it was looking right you! Nice capture.

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Lovely shot !

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How did you get so much color on the bird while it is against the sky? Amazing.

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that is a wonderful image, thanks for showing us.
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QuoteOriginally posted by Pentigor Quote
How did you get so much color on the bird while it is against the sky? Amazing. Igor

Thanks Igor, I might have got a bit lucky - the camera was set to TAV and Spot-Metering, the ISO was automatically reduced to 100, but it may have been blinking indicating overexposure of the overall scene (I was only concentrating on the focus!). Highlights and Shadows were adjusted in Post Processing.

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