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Magellanic Penguin

Magellanic Penguin (Image ID 34842)
Photographed byGlenn Pure on Tue 5th Mar, 2019 and uploaded on Sat 13th Apr, 2019 .
Resolution806x1050
Viewed11
ID34842
CommentA rather dirty-looking bird. Brown feathers suggest a young bird. They only look gleaming and spotless after having been out in the ocean feeding.
EquipmentCanon 80D with EF 100-400mm Mark 2, handheld at 200mm
1/250 sec, f8, ISO 800.
Initially processed in Canon DPP 4 to crop, adjust exposure and lighting and perform noise reduction (at about 50% of default values). 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(s) using Neat Image plugin for PSE. Stronger noise reduction was applied to the remainder. Main subject selected and adjustments made to lighten shadows, darken highlights and increase midtone contrast as appropriate. Inverse of main subject selected and adjustments made as appropriate to contrast, highlights, shadows and saturation to make the bird stand out more effectively. Main subject sharpened after resizing for upload.
LocationCarcass Island, Falkland Islands (Unknown)
Keywordsimmature
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