© Pamela K


Uploaded: November 07, 2004


Two Sandhill Cranes arguing over corn; Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge, New Mexico; f 3.5 1/500s @ 70.00mm with 1.7x telephoto extension, handheld; Cropped, enhanced, weed cloned away from bill of right-hand bird and eye cloned in on left-hand bird in Photoshop; Feedback greatly appreciated!


Pamela K November 07, 2004

Here's the original.

Pam #186432

Pamela K November 07, 2004

Here's another possibility for cranes fighting.

Pam #896589

Dan Holm level-classic November 08, 2004

Fantastic capture, Pam!! #896655

Leanne M.E. Boyd November 08, 2004

Great shot, Pam! #896697

Sharon Day level-classic November 08, 2004

Fantastic shot, Pam!!! Wonderful detail and capture. Great job on editing! #897368

Pamela K November 08, 2004

Thank you, Dan, Leanne, and Sharon!

You don't think the other cranes in the shot are too distracting? I was trying to darken or clone them out, but couldn't quite get it to look right late last night....

Pam #897473

Debbie Fleri November 08, 2004

Wild like if great in the wild,,,clone sometime distracts to me,,,but I like the "wild"...

Debbie : ) #898153

Pamela K November 08, 2004

Thank you, Debbie! As a biologist, I love the wild feel to this shot. Unfortunately, the judges don't like competing elements in the background.... I'm just trying to figure out a way to make it more "artistically" pleasing.

I, too, like the wildness, though.

Pam #898214

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