Two Northern's - Pintail & Harrier

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JustinGriggs

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Beautiful evening in western Montana with two Northern's - Pintail and Harrier, with a friend as well.

Northern Harrier
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Northern Pintail
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Ring-necked Duck
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JustinGriggs

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I also had this shot that I'm torn on and would love any comments and critiques. First, does the image "work" on any level; Second, which crop is better?
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Feiertag

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The first two captures were very nice and the third one was okay. I wouldn't have bothered posting the last two shots. Too distant, dark, and lacking details to identify its species! Try using the three-second rule, in the future. If it doesn't hold your interest for that length of time, don't waste your time with it.
 

NorthernFocus

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Nice positions on the birds and great complimentary colors on both harrier and pintail. I also like the third image for the position of the bird and the BG.

In the second post I understand your desire to make that shot work. But it just doesn't. IMO at that angle the duck needs to be large in the frame.
 

JustinGriggs

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I appreciate the comments on those shots. I'm very much not sold on them either, I felt like it had potential but just doesn't work well!
 

ssheipel

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Nice shots; ring-necked is my favourite shot. And as above the second post shot -- just one of those shots that got away in my opinion. Next time :)
 
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