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Old Sunday 29th January 2017, 01:19   #1
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Juvenile Bald Eagle

Juvenile Bald Eagle at Cherry Creek in Denver

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Old Sunday 29th January 2017, 02:51   #2
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Very nice. But I would like it better if it weren't cropped so tightly, particularly on the top, bottom and right-hand margins (but I'd expand the left margin a little as well).
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Old Monday 30th January 2017, 00:27   #3
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Thank you Fugi
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Old Monday 30th January 2017, 00:47   #4
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Agree with fugl, a bit more negative space would work better for me.
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Old Sunday 23rd July 2017, 02:23   #5
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Old Monday 9th October 2017, 16:44   #6
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It's a gorgeous, striking photo, but again, it feels like it needs space for the bird to breathe. I'd love to see an amended image if it's available.
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Old Wednesday 29th November 2017, 23:32   #7
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It's a gorgeous, striking photo, but again, it feels like it needs space for the bird to breathe. I'd love to see an amended image if it's available.
Second this...any chance to see the uncropped version? Beautiful specimen!
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Old Wednesday 29th November 2017, 23:44   #8
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This is pure brilliance! Like others, I would love to see this beautiful image in a larger space.
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Old Thursday 12th April 2018, 05:47   #9
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Gorgeous image
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I agree with everyone else. It's a great shot but a bit too tight a crop. I'd like to know what equipment you were using.
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Old Thursday 17th May 2018, 05:09   #11
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Hi,

Would you guys ever crop in further...??? say upper right hand quarter or lower right hand quarter (may not be exact but you get the picture)? This pulls you in close on the detail and keeps the eye/head as the primary focus and gives an off-center composition vs an object centered in the frame.

The capture of the object and detail and moment is wonderful. Thanks for sharing.

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I'd like to have the original uncropped version to play with. I think there might be lots of interesting options including what you suggest.
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Old Sunday 1st July 2018, 02:37   #13
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i like the crop gives you a cool view of that beautiful bird. i give that a 10
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Old Wednesday 25th July 2018, 01:57   #14
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As mentioned, the crop is too tight.

The wings are also in a very unappealing position. In addition, you are looking up at the bird and the face is covered by shadow.

Generally, it's best to try and shoot them closer to eye level, have nicer light on the face (more eye contact is going to give even more intimacy with the viewer) and have wings up, down, sideways straight, but this kind of bent position is not very pleasing aesthetically.

You will have no issues improving your stuff with your gear and bald eagles.
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Old Friday 27th July 2018, 23:15   #15
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I like this pic so much I was actually thinking about it and had to come back and see it again lol

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As mentioned, the crop is too tight.

The wings are also in a very unappealing position. In addition, you are looking up at the bird and the face is covered by shadow.

Generally, it's best to try and shoot them closer to eye level, have nicer light on the face (more eye contact is going to give even more intimacy with the viewer) and have wings up, down, sideways straight, but this kind of bent position is not very pleasing aesthetically.

You will have no issues improving your stuff with your gear and bald eagles.

dont listen to this person OP.

i mean i guess its just subjective opinion (we all have our own ideas of what is aesthetically pleasing) but to me the wings look extremely majestic and elegant. The crop gives it an unorthodox close up intimate feel. Its just a badass pic. I love all sorts paintings and pictures of animals, and if I came across this somewhere - i would buy it in a heartbeat.

you have a unique style and I hope continue this neat kind of work
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Old Friday 27th July 2018, 23:18   #16
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OP hasnt posted in a long time. Really wish I could see more of his pictures, photography
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