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I've wound up with a few shots where I was pleased with unusual colors or color combinations. Wondering if that's an interesting enough category to warrant its own theme thread. Here's a recent example:

https://macaulaylibrary.org/asset/613704025

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I think this is the first bird photo I've taken with nice green water. This was taken close to sunset, so we also get a bit of gold hue.

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4 hours ago, Clip said:

@Ruslan BalaganskyIs a good example of what you are looking for in this thread? The water appears to be yellow because the the reflection of fall colored leaves surrounding the pond.

Sure, that works! Nice!

Here are a few more examples:

https://macaulaylibrary.org/asset/613365112 - a sunset lit field creates an interesting gradient.

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https://macaulaylibrary.org/asset/608964541 - something in the background (a playground?) adds a splash of bright colors

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https://macaulaylibrary.org/asset/590223901 - a flower field can make for a colorful background

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Here's one more example with a cool background gradient: https://macaulaylibrary.org/asset/612110176 (not mine, so I won't post the image itself)

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Let's see here:

Common Raven and fall Rio Grande Cottonwoods

 

Wigeons and reflections

 

This Black-lored Babbler in Kenya might count.

Black-lored Babbler

 

Not a bird, so it's just going to be a link.  All of my other pictures of Flame Skimmers had pond-colored or vegetation-colored backgrounds, and that's what you usually see on the Web, so when this male posed (they like to do that), I made sure to get sky in the background.

https://flic.kr/p/2ahmVuW

 

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