blp shabash 430x45

Australian Pied Oystercatcher

Australian Pied Oystercatcher
Photographed byTim Van Leeuwen on Tue 8th Aug, 2017 and uploaded on Wed 9th Aug, 2017 .
Resolution1400x788
Viewed97
ID26987
EquipmentCanon 5D Mark iv
Canon 200-400 f4
iso 400 - 1/1000 - f8 - 560mm - manual exposure - hand held with monopod
Initially processed in Canon DPP 4 to crop, adjust exposure and lighting and perform noise reduction on bird. A 16 bit TIFF file was created from the RAW DPP image and finished in PSE (Adobe Photoshop Elements CC) where the background was noise reduced and the main subject sharpened.
LocationByfield NP (Queensland)
PBIG starsImages are assessed for the Premier Bird Images Gallery (PBIG) by a panel of three judges, who each award a score of up to 15 points to each image.  The PBIG star rating for the image is obtained from these scores as follows:
  • 5-star: the two highest scores total 29 or 30
  • 4-star: the two highest scores total 28
  • 3-star: the two highest scores total 27
  • 2-star: the two highest scores total 26, or there is one score of 14 or 15
  • 1-star: there is one score of 13
Images with 4 or 5 star ratings are in the Premier Bird Images gallery. Not all images have been assessed by the PBIG judging panel.  For details, see About Us - Our Galleries - Premier Bird Images Gallery.
You already have an outstanding request to download this image for non-commercial purposes. You may cancel this request by clicking on the button below and waiting for confirmation that your request has been noted. When you have selected all the images that you require, go to 'My Download Requests' (under Photo Gallery) and submit your request by clicking 'Add Request' and filling out the details. You will be advised of the result by email. Note that cookies MUST be enabled for this to work.
You may request download of this image for non-commercial purposes. A request that meets the usage rights of this image will be automatically approved; a request that does not meet the usage rights will be refused, but may (at the Download Manager's discretion) be referred to the photographer. The usage rights of this image are: Any non-commercial educational or conservation use by any requestor, excluding personal use. For further details of image usage rights, see here. Request the image by clicking on the button below and waiting for confirmation that your request has been noted. When you have selected all the images that you require, go to 'My Download Requests' (under Photo Gallery) and submit your request by clicking 'Add Request' and filling out the details. You will be advised of the result by email. Note that cookies MUST be enabled for this to work.
Previous10793/13235 in Main LibraryNext
Previous269/414 by Tim Van LeeuwenNext
Previous63/96 of Australian Pied OystercatcherNext
Previous109/164 of OystercatchersNext
Previous14861/18618 OverallNext
Use the arrows at the left and Right hand side of this page to display the Next/Previous photographs in that group, or click on one of the blue links above to start a slide show in that group (group slide shows are only allowed if there are less than 1000 images in the group).

CONTACT US

The easiest way to contact us is by emailing us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The Our People page, in the About Us section, contains email links to each of the committee members.