As mentioned in Part 1, I’ve been taking a lot of photos of birds.
100% Crop series is just at it sounds. Each photo shows a bird cropped from a larger photo. Most of the crops will be 100%, but not all.
I was going to include this in the previous post but decided it merited its own post. What is a Mississippi Kite, you ask?
For photos at 100% crop (the above photo isn’t), if your browser window is set to full screen, and if your screen is large enough, when you click on the photo, it will fill the screen. If your cursor shows as a circle with a ‘plus’ sign, it means your screen resolution is smaller than the photo, in which case, you can click on the photo to further zoom in to 100% resolution.
Again, you won’t see the above at 100% size unless you go to SmugMug and zoom in.
Anyway, I was sitting watching birds when I noticed a speck in the sky. Normally, I can tell what it is by the way it flies (various birds) or soars (raptors or vultures). This one looked odd.
Of course, in SmugMug, you can view the first photo at full resolution and you can see the bird a tad larger . . .
. . . . I wasn’t happy with either the processing or size of the 100% crop, so I ran the photo through Topaz GigaPixel and doubled the resolution . . .