Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2008/04/18

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Subject: [Leica] IMG: The cardinal redone
From: mark at (Mark Rabiner)
Date: Fri Apr 18 22:18:58 2008

> Leonard Taupier <> wrote:
>> Yes but I always feel it's cheating. This exercise was a challenge. I
>> normally don't like altering a photo like this.
>> Regards,
>> Len
>> On Apr 18, 2008, at 5:15 PM, Luis Ripoll wrote:
>>> That's really interesting what the Photoshop can do!
> One problem I have with extensive photoshop work on wildlife photos is that
> the habitat may have been altered so much that the animal appears to be out
> of its preferred habitat.  I'm not as familiar with the Cardinal as I am
> with west coast towhees but if they are like the western relatives they
> prefer a tangle of brush to an open perch.  It's a better view of the bird
> but it might create a misleading impression of how and where it lives.
> Doug Herr
> Birdman of Sacramento
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Doug!  What kind of Photoshopping are we talking about here  which distorts
the truth of the bird and its habitat?

Mark William Rabiner

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