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Black-winged Petrel

Black-winged Petrel (Image ID 35142)
Photographed byGlenn Pure on Sat 27th Apr, 2019 and uploaded on Tue 7th May, 2019 .
Resolution1400x1048
Viewed10
ID35142
CommentTaken late in the day as some of the birds were coming in to roost for the night.
EquipmentCanon 80D with EF 100-400mm Mark 2, handheld at
1/2500 sec, f6.3, ISO 1600.
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.
LocationBlinky Point. Lord Howe Island (New South Wales)
Keywordsin flight, adult
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