Malay Great Argus

© Marsha M. Rollins

Malay Great Argus

Uploaded: April 07, 2007 08:53:46

Description

1/40s, f4.0, ISO 800
This is the Malay Great Argus feathers, I was shooting another bird in the same area as he, when he started making a lot of noise drawing my attention. Then he started expanding his wings and I rushed over to see what was going on and was able to catch him doing a mating dance for the female Argus. I was using my 70-200 nikon lens because it shoots through glass beautifully. Normally not a problem however, he decided to do his dance by the glass, making it hard to get a full shot of him and all his glory. But I was able to get some really good shots. Very, Very little editing done to this photo besides the border. and some curve that is pretty much it. Enjoy, I did shooting the great bird.

Comments

BILLY R. PARKER April 07, 2007

WOW MARSHA! THIS IS A BEAUTIFUL CAPTURE AND COMPOSTION!! LOVE THE TEXTURES!! BILLY #633610

Gary G. Stewart April 07, 2007

Great photo Marsha and a good story. If you hadn't told me I wouldn't have known it was a bird. #4140249

Margo Bathrick April 07, 2007

I LOVE the gold color and the patterns! Awesome JOB!! #4140256

April 07, 2007

great!.....buddy #4140802

Mary K. Robison May 24, 2007

Marvelous color and detail, Marsha!Congratulations on this gorgeous finalist, and best of luck to you in the next round!

#4321889


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