Grooming turkey vulture

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Processed with Topaz Denoise A1, over all sharpness and feather detail

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Canon EOS RP, RF 800mm F-11, is stem
1/640, F-11, ISO 1000, Hand held,

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John, you sure captured nice details in this Turkey Vulture. I personally like the composition, and how the limb above him seems to frame him. Very nicely done.

Thank you Shirley for your kind comment. I enjoy photographing vultures, specially in flight where their grace is shown.

Thank you Shirley.

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I like the composition with the vulture standing out nicely from the background. Good action; can’t recall ever seeing a vulture preen before.

Nice image, seeing this rather plump bird performing such a delicate task makes it somehow more likable … Fine detail in the image. Like it! Cheers, Hans

Hi John
This photograph serenity give a personality to the Turkey Vulture. The detail and framing add to the over all feel of this photo. Nice work.

Love the preening pose. And I too like the branch above. Light looks nice. I guess I’m in the minority, but it looks like the detail could be better. Was this a big crop?

Thank you all for your comments on my grooming vulture photo. I am still trying to get a really good shot of one or more in flight.

Interesting action in good light, and nicely composed! The bird has a sort of dreamy look! The BG is interesting without being distracting. My only tiny nit would be to clone out the two small darker branches exiting the UL corner.