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Baby Blue Jays
Photographer: Daniel Mele
Location: Nashville, Tennessee
Story: 
While visiting friends in Nashville, these blue jays had just fledged but didn't make it very far. The parent blue jays were quick to attack if I got too close, so I learned quickly to keep my distance. In this shot, the birds were repeatedly climbing back on top of this rock to jump off, and practice using their wings.
Digital Alterations: 
All edits in Lightroom 5. Basic contrast, sharpening, clarity, and saturation.
Camera Information: 5D Mark III, Canon 70-200mm 2.8L IS
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