Up scaling makes some of my pictures look like a painting

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The upscaling idea is great but smaller images picked up[ as needing this make alot of my birds look like my painting (www.deepfat.co.uk) . Sharpening can also have this effect and sadly small birds far away make this feature very desirable e.g. my recent shots of a pygmy kingfisher in the Gambia.

Here’s a link to the kingfisher after upscaling a bit and my painting (real acrylics on actual canvas) of a kookaburra for comparison.

However loving your work overall

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