Uploaded: April 19, 2010


Replacing a Background - Marley & Tosh, (yes reggae fans, for Bob and Peter) are caique parrots. They are better known for their antics rather than their talking so are called the clown birds of the parrot family. The original picture was taken on their indoor play stand and the tube is bright pink. For this assignment I thought why not put the boys outdoors. I took a picture of the trees for a new background. Used the Magic Wand to outline and cut the birds, replaced the color of the tube, feathered each image and moved them to the new background. I left the brightness on the leaves of the tree because of the way the indoor light is hitting the tube. Not quite what I was looking for but a fun and informative assignment. I think I will try more of a scenic background next time.

Exif: F Number: 4.5, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/200 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 100, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 55.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 50D


April 19, 2010

Nice shot here.... I have a Caique his name is Oscar take a look on my site and tell me what you think..PS..he is white belly Caique the green head one love the bird #1260402

Wayne R. Wright level-addict April 19, 2010

Thanks. Your site is very, very nice. Oscar looks great. To me, the Caiques are unlike any other bird. They really do interact with people nicely and have great personalities. #8549934

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