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    Pied-Billed Grebe

    Winter colored Pied-Billed Grebe (possibly a juvenile?) in harsh light

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    Despite the light, still an excellent pic! Did you take it in the evening?

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    Thanks, it was actually around 10-11 am
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    I personally like harsh light. Gives more warmth to the photos. IMO
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    Thanks, harsh light can help bring out texture, but it also can cause a huge variance between the light and dark which makes getting both light and dark details simultaneously, a difficult task
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    This is true. Maybe I just hate cloudy days lol.
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    yeah cloudy days can make for boring backgrounds, but they also diffuse the light more which can help too.
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    Haven't had much luck with great phototherapy on cloudy days yet.
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    yeah, it takes some getting used to dealing with different types of outdoor light.
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