Riverwood and Downsview July 2
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Riverwood and Downsview July 2

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Ally

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So lucky to meet the hummer, couldn't find it later on.


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Found some barn swallows in a barn.


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I had to go pick something up near Downview, and the rain stopped by that time, so I thought, why not.
This Sandpiper walked straight at me, until I could no longer take his pic.
I took many pics of the first Svannah Sparrow, then I discovered a dozen, all popped up in from the grass and tell me off.


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Tree swallow mom did some feeding.


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 A very interesting and strong set of photos. You hit a home run on several of your shots, such as the ground level sandpiper and the Savannah sparrow, which present as superb captures. Also, Barn swallows swallowed by a barn. How wonderful! The sparrow calling on the bloom with soft pastel backdrop is exquisite. You are being very productive lately. If you were any hotter you would be on a calendar. That Spotted SP and Savannah sparrow would make excellent calendar fodder. Oh, I forgot, no one uses a wall calendar anymore except perhaps by a few of us seniors. A calendar is a fine piece of old technology. It doesn’t contain lithium or cadmium and therefore doesn’t require hazardous waste disposal. It operates just fine without using Lithuanian batteries, and it isn’t clothed in the latest spyware and malware. It does, however, share the need for an annual update of programming. When you turn the page you leave behind nothing but fingerprints instead of a digital trail subject to continuous scrutiny and analysis in order to pigeonhole your behavior so that AI can profile you and then assay your ass for potential monetary value (in order to serve you better) at a cost. To keep things relevant I said “pigeonhole”. You see what I did there? If only your photos weren’t in the format of bmp images instead of archival jpg voluptuaries. Alas, there is always a glitch. Dinu will be so pleased with your success. We’re all pleased that you’re on this site because without your input there would be no site. Long live Ally!
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Thanks, will work on the format. I also changed the pic to RAw, so big. My card is full so quickly :'( :'(


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RAW is unnecessary and perhaps a touch pretentious. RAW images are only required if you plan to do significant, even elaborate post processing for images that will ultimately be published. If your PS skills are limited you can stick to jpg files, which will also allow meaningful PS processing capabilities even thought they are compressed files. Your PS version may not even accept Canon's RAW files.


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RAW is unnecessary and perhaps a touch pretentious. RAW images are only required if you plan to do significant, even elaborate post processing for images that will ultimately be published. If your PS skills are limited you can stick to jpg files, which will also allow meaningful PS processing capabilities even thought they are compressed files. Your PS version may not even accept Canon's RAW files.
Okay! What a relief, because I think take pictures Raw slows down the camera too.