Here two birds become three in a shot I call “Formation Flying.”

 

SOOC

(Straight Out Of Camera)

 

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EXIF:

Nikon D810
Nikon 70-200mm f/2.8
f/5
200mm
250 ISO

 

Lightroomed

 

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  • Lowered highlights and blacks
  • Raised shadows, whites and clarity

 

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  • Lens corrections
  • Sharpening raised

 

This photo isn’t bad, but needs something…

 

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I took this photo 1/5th of a second earlier.

 

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So I synced the photo with the other in Lightroom and brought them both together as layers in Photoshop…

 

Photoshopped

 

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First I decided where the bird was going to be…

 

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Then I masked that guy in. So the bottom two birds are the same bird… You caught me!

 

Final Thoughts

This photo is cool as it looks like there is a few birds flying in a circle, as vultures are known to do.

 

Other Shots

 

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