Wet Nuttall's

Critique Style Requested: Standard

The photographer is looking for generalized feedback about the aesthetic and technical qualities of their image.


I got this shot of a male nuttall’s that appears to hoping for the rain to stop (I was perfectly dry, standing in our garage).

Specific Feedback

How’s the cropping?

Technical Details

Z9, Nikon 200-500 lens, monopod, 1/1000th, f 8.0, 720mm, ISO 22800, cropped to 2646 x 2066

Dave, you’ve positioned the bird well, nicely avoiding the branches between you and it. The rainy weather lets it’s red crown show very well. I think your crop with roughly equal branches above and below looks good.