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Dwayne Oakes
05-10-2011, 10:27 AM
Thanks for taking a look !

Take care,
Dwayne Oakes

http://dwayneoakes.zenfolio.com/img/v24/p115390866-4.jpg

Wicked Dark
05-10-2011, 06:14 PM
very neat. I like it. An unexpected combination.

Iguanasan
05-10-2011, 11:29 PM
Lovely!

Marko
05-11-2011, 11:47 AM
Very well done. As a boy we used to call something else a blue angel - lol.

Could you describe your PP here a bit? Thx!

Dwayne Oakes
05-18-2011, 11:08 AM
Thank you very much for the comments everyone ! Here are the settings:

editing (Nikon Capture NX2)

-cropped the photo
-orton effect was added
-global color desaturation
-added a tad of contrast boost
-added selective color saturation to just the blue jay
-healed out some stray branches
-added a tad of global USM sharpening
-used the sliders in levels to set the final exposure

camera settings

-Nikon D80/Nikkor 18-200mmVR
-1/1000 second @ f/8
-200mm
-ISO 200
-Ev -1 1/3
-Vr ON

Take care,
Dwayne Oakes

Marko
05-18-2011, 01:37 PM
Thanks for sharing the recipe Dwayne!