Maa... Caaw!

© Norman P. Banks

Maa... Caaw!

Dale Ann Cubbage 4/29/2004 8:36:15 AM

Great colors and effects Norm! I think it looks great! #122711

Norman P. Banks 4/29/2004 8:56:09 AM

Piwakila (thanks) Dale Ann! (smile)

During the shot the bird moved its head slightly which at 1/5.7 sec was enough to put it just out of focus. No matter what I did, it still did not look right! (frown)

Norm ,:-) #509290

Norman P. Banks 4/29/2004 9:03:42 AM

Correction Dale Ann. The shutter speed was 1/28 sec. (lop sided grin)

Norm ,:-) #509300

Robin L. Wehrman 4/29/2004 1:45:36 PM

Excellent shot of the Macaw, and beautiful colors, well done Norman!!! #509745

Diane Addonizio 4/29/2004 4:53:57 PM

Looks great to me Norman!! #510030

Norman P. Banks 4/29/2004 4:55:01 PM

Thank you Robin for that nice comment.

I felt that I had to do something with this pic. The colors were so viberant and the birds tail & tree trunk made a perfect inverted V.

Norm ,:-) #510032

Norman P. Banks 4/29/2004 4:57:32 PM

Thanks Diane, glad you like it!

Norm ,:-) #510035

Diane Addonizio 5/13/2004 5:40:35 PM

congratulations,Norm! #534961

Norman P. Banks 5/13/2004 7:46:20 PM


Norm ,:-) #535909

Jean Papo 5/13/2004 8:13:50 PM

Great "salvage," Norm!!! We wouldn't have known had you not mentioned it, for sure! Beautiful work - love your style! Congratulations! #536073

Norman P. Banks 5/13/2004 8:22:22 PM

Thanks very much Jean!

I've been away from the site for a day and BOOM! (smile)

Norm ,:-) #536115

Leanne M.E. Boyd 5/13/2004 10:11:37 PM

Congrats Norman! Pretty image! #536514

Dale Ann Cubbage 5/14/2004 3:08:12 AM

Congrats Norm! I'm so proud of you! (big goofy grin) #536980

Robin L. Wehrman 5/14/2004 11:38:36 AM

Congratulations on your finalist well deserved Norman!! #539338

Carol Engstrom 5/14/2004 12:04:05 PM

Nice shot, Norman. Congrats! #539445

Susie Peek-Swint 5/14/2004 12:30:59 PM

Cool effects Norman ~ congrats!! #539580

Norman P. Banks 5/15/2004 6:31:53 AM

Thanks for the kind words Leanne, Dale Ann, Robin, Carol & Susan. All you ladies are SUPER!

Because of you all, this site ROCKS with the Feminine pinciples of Support, Nourishment & Compassion!

I am pulling for all of you to get some of that pie, if not the whole thing! (Big Smile)

Good luck!

Norm ,:-) #541303

Carolyn J. Connolly 12/17/2004 7:18:23 AM

Beautiful, Norm - the colours are incredible!! I love the effects, too!! Congratulations on this one being selected as a Finalist earlier this year - very deserved! :) #981104

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Original shot of Macaw at Lion Country Safari in W. Palm Beach, Fla. Spot metered in Ap prio mode, f5.7 @ 1/28 sec, fl47mm ISO-125. Orig shot perfect, except head of parrot out of focus. Applied fresco and black shimmer filters to salvage shot. Critique welcomed!

Uploaded on 4/29/2004 7:56:20 AM Photo Contest Finalist

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