Today’s masterpiece of bird photography shows a pelican against a very simple background of blue water. Here I wanted the pelican to stand-out against the water. Unfortunately, I could not blur the background to the extent that I would have liked.
Camera settings: Nikon D3, Nikon 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 shot at 300mm, ISO 200, f/5.6 and 1/350th.
Lightroom 3—Adjusted white balance, mid tone contrast and saturation of various colors.