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Re: Show your Bird Portraits
« Reply #4905 on: March 18, 2014, 03:28:44 PM »
Montage of three consecutive shots

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Re: Show your Bird Portraits
« Reply #4905 on: March 18, 2014, 03:28:44 PM »

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Re: Show your Bird Portraits
« Reply #4906 on: March 18, 2014, 06:40:17 PM »
There was a dove pen at the Boston Flower Show where I took these shots.





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« Reply #4907 on: March 19, 2014, 03:31:04 AM »
Montage of three consecutive shots
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Re: Show your Bird Portraits
« Reply #4908 on: March 19, 2014, 07:43:25 PM »
Female Greater Scaup and male redhead ducks
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Re: Show your Bird Portraits
« Reply #4909 on: March 19, 2014, 09:21:58 PM »
Hi Krisbell.
Truly stunning shots, especially like the osprey, fantastic timing especially having the fishes tail in the shot, I bet he was swimming hard!
Thanks for posting.

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Re: Show your Bird Portraits
« Reply #4910 on: March 19, 2014, 09:22:40 PM »
Red-winged Blackbird

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Re: Show your Bird Portraits
« Reply #4911 on: March 19, 2014, 09:25:54 PM »
Female Greater Scaup and male redhead ducks

Crisp - clear pictures of waterfowl usually seen in the distance.  We don't see the Redheads much anymore in these parts. Good to see them. Thanks


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Re: Show your Bird Portraits
« Reply #4912 on: March 19, 2014, 10:16:54 PM »
Female Greater Scaup and male redhead ducks

Crisp - clear pictures of waterfowl usually seen in the distance.  We don't see the Redheads much anymore in these parts. Good to see them. Thanks
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« Reply #4913 on: March 19, 2014, 11:24:17 PM »
"There is a lot to be said for being patient, still, and quiet."  Good for the birds and the photograher, lowers blood pressure! ;)

I'm so out of it that I posted my first sample chickie using my new old 1D2 in the ice/snow thread! :-[
I get so worked up about such a minor purchase imagine what a 1DX would do! ;)

Anyway, in tramping outside for an hour in the grass and snow (+8 C) carrying this beast with 300 X2, I became aware of how out of shape the winter has made me.  Nothing to shoot but a squirrel so out on the deck to my prop for this shot with the 1D2.  The sensor is very dirty otherwise it seems this small investment of $250 is worth it to help judge a future purchase.  What a pitiful LCD though - hard to believe - 2004.

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Re: Show your Bird Portraits
« Reply #4914 on: March 20, 2014, 01:08:55 AM »
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Some pretty awesome shots!  The angle you got the osprey at makes that shot even more unique!
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« Reply #4915 on: March 20, 2014, 08:11:37 AM »
Lovely shot Jack  :)

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Re: Show your Bird Portraits
« Reply #4916 on: March 20, 2014, 10:11:32 AM »
Golden Eagle and
Great Horned Owl in a snowstorm

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« Reply #4917 on: March 20, 2014, 10:14:02 AM »
Golden Eagle and
Great Horned Owl in a snowstorm

I love the second one ... It looks great with the wind and the snow.

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« Reply #4918 on: March 20, 2014, 10:32:44 AM »
Thank you Click

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Re: Show your Bird Portraits
« Reply #4919 on: March 20, 2014, 10:47:24 AM »
Yesterday I spotted red-winged blackbirds for the first time this spring. Hopefully will have a chance to shoot some soon. Meanwhile a couple of pictures from last year.
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Re: Show your Bird Portraits
« Reply #4919 on: March 20, 2014, 10:47:24 AM »