Friday, February 3, 2012 at 9:27PM
Mark J Dossett in California, La Jolla, Peregrine Falcon, Raptor

PEREGRINE FALCON - 2OK, first of all, I have to admit that this image is mostly unremarkable. It's just not everyday that I see a Peregrine Falcon sitting in a tree here in San Diego.

After posting the previous version of this image on Feb 2nd (removed), I was looking at it and thinking I could do a better job with post processing. So, this time I opened the image in Lightroom 4 Beta. In my previous attempt in Lightroom 3, the sky was completely blown out. In Lightroom 4, it was easy to recover quite a bit of sky. I then re-cropped and removed a distracting twig in Photoshop.

I'm really liking LR4 so far.

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