I started with three images of a Brown Creeper photographed near the point in the Rambles of Central Park and made a composite using masks. The birds were not the sharpest, so I duplicated the layers, merged them, and used shake reduction on the birds. I also added a few adjustment layers in Photoshop.
“A wonderful bird is the Pelican.
His beak can hold more than his belly can.
He can hold in his beak
Enough food for a week!
But I’ll be darned if I know how the hellican?”
A limerick by Dixon Lanier Merritt
I remember hearing this as a child. My memory was jogged by a post on Though Open Lens
A Blue Jay bothering a young Red-tailed Hawk in Central Park photographed in March 2015.
It was a gray and damp day. The blue of the Jays was lovely.
Church Street Workshops is a gateway to a small alley leading to a set of doors on a quaint set of little buildings (possibly old worker’s cottages) on Church Street, in Stoke Newington, London on December 23, 2016. Now they are little specialty shops.
Created for Norm’s Thursday Doors February 25