Sagebrush Goldfinch

sepia goldfinch3

Friends, I often struggle with backgrounds that conflict with my subject or are too distracting.  This little goldfinch is a good example of this problem.  All the little branches and twigs were helpful to describe his habitat but distracting cause they all lead out of the frame.  So I am using a sepia toned background to dull the background and bring the little bird and his dinner plate as the undisputed subject of the image.  Do you like? til Tomorrow MJ

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About mjspringett

Nature Photographer, searching for questions and answers

Posted on August 24, 2014, in Badlands, Birds, Nature, photography and tagged , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 3 Comments.

  1. Of course I like it, but I’m not as concerned about distractions as you -the habitat is important too, and this shot leaves plenty of room on the right for the bird to fly off.

  2. I like it. It certainly makes me focus more on the bird.

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