Dark november
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frwe




Location: mölndal SE
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It's late afternoon i november. Clouds are really thick and it's dark down by the stream but the white throated dippers are active, diving for insect larvae. I keep the ISO low to get clean captures, soft water and slow shutter speed.
· Date: Tue 26-November-2019 · Views: 234 · Filesize: 63.1KB, 851.5KB · Dimensions: 1620 x 1080 ·
Rating: ********** 10.00
Keywords: dipper, white throated bird, stream, wildlife, wild birds, nature
Camera: D500
Lens and Filters: 200-500/5,6
Film and/or ISO: ISO200
Aperture: 5,6
Shutter speed: 1/10s
Tripod and Head
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tommiejeep


Location: Goa IN
Posts: 4,696
Tue 26-November-2019 10:44 Rating: 10 

Frode, this is a very striking image. Lots of different PP I am sure but I think this really work. Is that a Swallow? Many thanks for the stimulation of my mind. Handheld at 1/10 nice . Tom
frwe


Location: mölndal SE
Wed 27-November-2019 01:34

Thanks Tom Smile That's a white throated dipper, really tough birds, spending most of their time diving in ice cold water to feed.
p_p_s


Location: CH
Posts: 8
Mon 16-December-2019 04:21

Hi Frode, the moshus ox in autumn colors is great. But I love this dipper photo much more, for its simplicity and for the color pallette. Marveless the brown top of the head while everything else is almost B&W, only little brouwns and greens in the water. Did you lower the color saturation in the water?
frwe


Location: mölndal SE
Sun 26-January-2020 02:40

Thank you and sorry for late answer. This is a very dark place and no colours are reflected in the water.