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    Red fox

    I SHOT THIS WITH 5DMK11 AND 400 F2.8 AND 2X 800MM AT F/16 1/250 ISO Red fox

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    Re: Red fox

    I might try the merest touch of extra highlights to just boost the white a little more. But I'm not totally sure about it.

    Otherwise good.

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    I really like the intensity in his eyes! I wonder if it would be worth trying to clone out the fence or cropping it out. I find that it draws the eye away from the fox's eyes.

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    Beautiful! A levels adjustment would help bring out color and contrast.

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    An excellent shot for such a long reach. Looks like it would be fun to play with in Photoshop to bring out some color and contrast and sharpen a bit and, yes, do away with the wire.

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    Love the picture, and I know that I am a really inexperienced photographer but I really like the fence . . .

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    Re: Red fox

    Very nice. Great shot

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    Lovely shot. Well done.
    Can certainly be improved somewhat in pp but still a pretty good shot as is.

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    Hi Jack,

    Great shot, I really like the way the fox seems to be really checking things out, you can feel the intensity.

    Cheers

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    Great shot. Crop in to the face. Levels and curves adjustment to bring out colour and contrast. Some sharpening to make the eyes pop. I have the same lens. You could have got away with less than f16 on this shot.

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    Re: Red fox

    Quote Originally Posted by Kathy O View Post
    Love the picture, and I know that I am a really inexperienced photographer but I really like the fence . . .
    I think there are a couple of alternative photos here. To some extent, the fence puts the scene into context and over rides the fact that the feet are missing.

    Also, a 'head and shoulders' crop might be worth considering; with the remaining piece of wire cloned out.

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    Whatever adjustments you make..keep the fence.

    It totally works with his/her look of indignation.

    Brilliant capture.

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    You had a very obliging model here, with that intense cunning stare. Great shot -well done.

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    Don't be fooled people, this picture is very vibrant. It just needs to be converted to sRGB (currently AdobeRGB)

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    I'd like to see the conversion before I comment then because it is slightly flat and soft to me right now. Still a great shot though.

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    Re: Red fox

    Maybe I was exaggerating, but there is a difference. It still wasn't enough so I:
    -changed levels (pulled back whites and pushed up blacks)
    -applied output sharpening
    -converted to sRGB

    Red fox

    It's a little grainy, but I'm sure that won't be an issue when the changes are made to the original RAW file.

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    Yes that has produced a lot more 'zip'.

    With regard to the grainy background. When faced with similar situations, I often find that lightly running over the problem areas with a light Blur Brush can work wonders.

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    This edit really pops! As mentioned, a light pass with a blur brush on the background will fix that.

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