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Re: Show your Bird Portraits
« Reply #1440 on: May 16, 2013, 08:49:15 PM »
Bald eagle from warwick castle

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Re: Show your Bird Portraits
« Reply #1441 on: May 16, 2013, 08:53:01 PM »
Another pic taken at Warwick castle

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« Reply #1442 on: May 17, 2013, 12:21:00 AM »
Cookie28...nice owl shot, he looks sleepy :)

A few from today.

Now, whenever he is anywhere near and I approach the canal, my heron fishing friend insists we go fishing. Another half loaf of bread wasted with no results (he is so inept at this). Then, a new stranger swoops in but he is very timid of me and quickly takes off every time I approach or even throw some bread his way. He keeps coming back to check us out and this gets my friend very defensive. He puffs himself up by ruffling his feathers and stares down the newcomer. After chasing each other around, the newcomer finally takes off for good and I get my first half decent, almost in focus BIF photo (1 shot out of 20 tries as they chased each other around the canal). All the others were either blurry blobs or the bird was not even in the frame :o
I need tons more practice. :P

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If you look closely, you can see my silhouette reflected in heron's eye in the first shot.
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Re: Show your Bird Portraits
« Reply #1443 on: May 17, 2013, 02:33:23 PM »

If you look closely, you can see my silhouette reflected in heron's eye in the first shot.

And that may well be the ultimate self-portrait. Wonderful shot!
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« Reply #1444 on: May 17, 2013, 05:34:07 PM »
Thanks Don for the kind words. :)
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« Reply #1445 on: May 17, 2013, 06:11:07 PM »
Here is a crop of the bird's eye with my silhouette reflection. You can see the chain link fence and me at the top of the embankment. I had the better beamer on a 580EXII and you can almost see that as the square shadow on top of the camera. The sun was almost directly behind me.
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« Reply #1446 on: May 18, 2013, 12:09:16 AM »
3 more from today. Thanks for looking :)
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« Reply #1447 on: May 18, 2013, 01:36:39 AM »
Only a Seagull


Seagull by EMKO3, on Flickr

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Re: Show your Bird Portraits
« Reply #1448 on: May 18, 2013, 03:40:28 AM »
Some Lorikeets in my yard 
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« Reply #1449 on: May 18, 2013, 04:28:07 AM »
Some Lorikeets in my yard

Really nice. I love the color on those cute little guys. Looks like they were in a color bomb parade ;D
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« Reply #1450 on: May 18, 2013, 02:33:36 PM »
My first Hummer (that's what she said) My wife likes it, so I start telling her about 'Birding' lenses. Didn't go so well. Guess I'll keep cropping.

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« Reply #1451 on: May 18, 2013, 02:35:58 PM »
Well done crasher8. Really nice shot. They're so fast.

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« Reply #1452 on: May 18, 2013, 02:51:45 PM »
Well done crasher8. Really nice shot. They're so fast.

Thanks click.

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Re: Show your Bird Portraits
« Reply #1453 on: May 18, 2013, 08:02:42 PM »
Went out in the canoe today and got to sit and watch the loons feeding. I should have used a faster shutter speed on the first shot.... I am learning bird photography and having a fun time!
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« Reply #1454 on: May 18, 2013, 08:24:05 PM »
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