Australian Wood Duck

Australian Wood Duck
Photographed by:Glenn Pure on Sun 23rd Jul, 2017 and uploaded on Sun 30th Jul, 2017 .
Resolution:1271x1050
Viewed:31
ID:26780
Comment:Touchdown! It was a challenge getting a decent photo out of this shot. The contrast range was really extreme. I had to make some localised adjustments to the darker parts to get this as well as flattening the contrast overall.
Equipment:Canon 80D with EF 100-400mm Mark 2, handheld at 286mm
1/2000 sec, f7.1, ISO 1000.
Initially processed in Canon DPP 4 to crop, adjust exposure and lighting and perform noise reduction. A 16 bit TIFF file was created from the RAW DPP image and finished in PSE (Adobe Photoshop Elements v9) where further noise reduction was applied to the main subject using Neat Image plugin for PSE. The background was noise reduced and the main subject sharpened after resizing for upload.
Location:Kambah (Australian Capital Territory)
Keywords:male, in flight, adult
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