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Ardan

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Re: Show your Bird Portraits
« Reply #1005 on: April 04, 2013, 03:32:08 PM »
Great Kiskadee with a snack

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Re: Show your Bird Portraits
« Reply #1006 on: April 04, 2013, 03:58:37 PM »
Scrutinized by a black vulture (usually not a good sign :) )
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Re: Show your Bird Portraits
« Reply #1007 on: April 04, 2013, 07:57:43 PM »
Great Kiskadee with a snack

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That's a beautiful bird and a very nice image!
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Re: Show your Bird Portraits
« Reply #1008 on: April 05, 2013, 04:15:08 AM »
Bird Fight
nice little series!  That 5d3 af system is pretty decent, aye?
Actually those were made with Nikon D7000 and Nikkor 18-300 VR lens ... if it was 5D MK III, I bet the images would been a lot more sharper. Although I prefer 5D MK III for all "serious" photography, I always carry my Nikon D700+18-300 VR in my office bag everyday, and while I was coming back home from office on Wednesday I just took a detour to the beach and got lucky with those images ... I didn't even have to get down from the car for those shots.
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Re: Show your Bird Portraits
« Reply #1009 on: April 05, 2013, 10:17:20 AM »
Bird Fight
nice little series!  That 5d3 af system is pretty decent, aye?
Actually those were made with Nikon D7000 and Nikkor 18-300 VR lens ... if it was 5D MK III, I bet the images would been a lot more sharper. Although I prefer 5D MK III for all "serious" photography, I always carry my Nikon D700+18-300 VR in my office bag everyday, and while I was coming back home from office on Wednesday I just took a detour to the beach and got lucky with those images ... I didn't even have to get down from the car for those shots.
So you're a swing shooter, shooting both ways, I'm good with that! haha, just kidding.   :D  Anyday you can get decent captures without leaving the car is a good day!  I need more of those!  Those birds move so quickly, as with most smaller avian, they are much harder to get good images of when on the fly, regardless of the camera.  I love the AF in my 5d3 as well... I can only compare it to my 7d which is decent but the 5d3 catches a lot more of this type of shot for sure!  Thanks again!
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Re: Show your Bird Portraits
« Reply #1010 on: April 05, 2013, 11:32:44 AM »
Howdy

I THINK this little guy is an Western Meadowlark.

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Re: Show your Bird Portraits
« Reply #1011 on: April 05, 2013, 05:46:20 PM »
European Herring Gull in flight. For this photo, the pretty decent af system of the 5D iii came in quite handy! :)

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Re: Show your Bird Portraits
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Re: Show your Bird Portraits
« Reply #1012 on: April 05, 2013, 05:51:59 PM »
A few more of black-headed gulls manoeuvring in flight

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Re: Show your Bird Portraits
« Reply #1013 on: April 05, 2013, 07:47:14 PM »
Not a gull, but this Kestrel's a pretty agile bird.

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Re: Show your Bird Portraits
« Reply #1014 on: April 06, 2013, 08:33:42 PM »
Not a gull, but this Kestrel's a pretty agile bird.
Steve, the American Kestrel is a pretty tough capture, due to their speed and agility, they are moving constantly and at break-neck speed!  Great job, this is a really nice image!  Congrats! 8)
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Re: Show your Bird Portraits
« Reply #1015 on: April 06, 2013, 09:15:38 PM »
Not a gull, but this Kestrel's a pretty agile bird.

Awesome bird. This is a male. Great picture! congrats.

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Re: Show your Bird Portraits
« Reply #1016 on: April 06, 2013, 10:18:27 PM »
Kookaburra. He had just had a plunge in the dam next door and landed on this branch, which was illuminated by a beam of late afternoon light.

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Re: Show your Bird Portraits
« Reply #1017 on: April 07, 2013, 02:00:03 AM »
Black-crowned Night Heron taken today. 7D, 100-400mmL, hand held, ISO 100.
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« Reply #1018 on: April 07, 2013, 02:03:41 AM »
Black-crowned Night Heron taken today. 7D, 100-400mmL, hand held, ISO 100.
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Re: Show your Bird Portraits
« Reply #1019 on: April 07, 2013, 02:27:27 AM »
Black-crowned Night Heron taken today. 7D, 100-400mmL, hand held, ISO 100.
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