Hey, at least you can tell it’s a gull

Blurry gull in flight against a clear blue sky.

I haven’t been able to get out anywhere that seagulls land or perch in a while (except, now that I think about it, the grocery store a few weeks ago where I saw two gulls fighting over some trash in the parking lot), so I’ve only seen the gulls flying overhead, where they’re hard to capture on camera.

I finally did! Sort of.

(Hey, at least you can tell it’s a gull.)

*sigh*

#FotoFails #birds #blurry

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Not brush strokes, just digital zoom.

Not brush strokes, just digital zoom.

I couldn't get close without spooking the birds, and I didn't have a camera on hand with optical zoom, but I figured I'd give it a shot with my phone.

It's not clear. But it is a great example of something I've found fascinating about digital zoom: The way it can make a photo look like it’s been painted with brush strokes rather than captured with pixels.

#birds #photography #digitalZoom #blurry #brushStrokes

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No, those aren’t brush strokes. It’s just digital zoom.

https://hyperborea.org/journal/2019/05/digital-zoom-brush-strokes/

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