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_MG_1180 Pileated XTi Mama (Male Pileated)
06-FEB-2008

_MG_1180 Pileated XTi Mama (Male Pileated)

Interesting that the shorter focal length made the background bokeh rather unattractive. This was treated with Photoshop Mama's Focus Blur action. I had no filter on the lens.

Canon EOS Digital Rebel XTi
1/125s f/5.0 at 180.0mm iso400 full exif

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pemkid22-Nov-2009 20:22
I believe that is the kind of woodpecker Woody Woodpecker was.
Deb
Ghislaine et Réal Boulet14-Feb-2008 02:24
Wonderful. That's a very impressive bird at bird feeders.
Rachel Pennington13-Feb-2008 14:42
Wow, what a difference. I love your pileated. I hope I get a couple to come to my backyard!
Guest 07-Feb-2008 01:04
Can't agree more. The background looks much better. Great shot!
Jane07-Feb-2008 00:55
Nice shot. I can see what you mean. This bokeh is much more pleasing.
Guest 07-Feb-2008 00:19
Nice shot, the additinal blur to smooth the background certainly results in a more pleasing image.