Photography: Reflection in the Eye of a Canary

Forensics, Photography
[caption id="attachment_29029" align="alignright" width="480"] Our subject... Joe Canary.[/caption]Recently I downloaded a beautiful photograph featuring a canary. I use it as a wallpaper on my desktop computer. There's just something about a canary and the color yellow. In addition, included in the photo is a peculiarly attractive shade of its contrast color, blue. I'd had this photo for quite some time when the bird's eye caught my attention. I wondered: Can I make out what the bird was seeing by examining the reflection in it's eye? Image Manipulation So I cropped the image of the bird to close in on its eye (see image). The reflection in the eye was somewhat rectangular. It featured some pink and some blue regions. I zoomed in further in an attempt to recognize the regions.…
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