Photography and commentary from John Fujimagari

Wading Bird


Wading Bird

In this image, I thought that the structure of the components were quite simplistic and would lend themselves to a monochrome treatment. I did brighten the body of the Lesser Yellowlegs as it was in deep shadow. I used Photoshop CC and Nik Software Viveza 2 to selectively brighten and the black and white conversion was done in Silver Efex Pro 2. I finished the frame with an Ambrotype toning in honour of the yellowlegs.

In the best light…

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One response

  1. Very nice shot and you are right about applying the monochrome treatment. Thanks for sharing.

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    August 30, 2013 at 10:44

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