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Nature mort *
31-OCT-2004 Mister Max

Nature mort *

Next to the big window

When the light is at a certain angle, birds try to fly through our window.
Some die quickly from a broken neck.

Taken on Halloween, posted on election day. Neither date is significant.

Canon PowerShot S400
1/200s f/7.1 at 7.4mm full exif

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ctfchallenge03-Nov-2004 07:21
One improvement might be a black&white conversion. What are colours good for in this scene? Tomas
Lucem 03-Nov-2004 03:50
There is some noir aesthetic to this shot that I really like.
This is the direction I want to go.
I know you can do something to this shot to improve it but I've no idea how.
Congrats, good shot.
ctfchallenge02-Nov-2004 20:24
There few effective ways to prevent this, the easiest and less obtrusive is to use several hawk silhoutte stick-on- not that they scare the birds but they break the appearance of the window. Don't know what to say about the image other than it's pretty sad.

Mike