BIRD IN FLIGHT ONLY -- share your BIF photos here

AlanF

EOS 5DS R
Aug 16, 2012
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Yesterday, I was driven around the countryside near Halle, in the eastern part of Germany. The weather was unbelievably fine, 26 deg (C not F) with a brilliant blue sky. A red kite was in the distance, just withing range, and a gull belted past.
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AlanF

EOS 5DS R
Aug 16, 2012
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+1! @AlanF - with your bridge camera you may not have been able to create the subject isolation by nicely blurred backgrounds, but very nice series nonetheless (y)
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Wiebe, the bridge camera's great depth of field is very useful for close ups of dragonflies etc and getting the whole bird in flight in focus!
It's amusing that the photos in Kuwait were taken against a grey sky, mainly pollution, whereas Germany in mid-October had beautiful blue skies.
Alan
 

Jack Douglas

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Apr 10, 2013
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Alberta, Canada
Now I'm reluctant to post my mediocre offerings. Just home base birds in less than ideal lighting but since some folk have noticed my absence it gives me the courage to post.;) The White-crowned sparrow is a transient and a first for me.

Just now checking the full image option it seems the first pic is duplicated ... but how to get rid of it?? Right click doesn't give me "delete" and it doesn't appear duplicated in the list.

Jack
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Jack Douglas

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Apr 10, 2013
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Seems simple enough format but I'm doing something wrong giving the duplication. Also I'm still being skipped on notifications of this thread in spite of un-selecting and re-selecting watch. It's annoying. Why would it be happening to just me so regularly?:(

Jack
 

Click

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Jul 29, 2012
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Just now checking the full image option it seems the first pic is duplicated ... but how to get rid of it?? Right click doesn't give me "delete" and it doesn't appear duplicated in the list.
Just click on the picture and use the backspace, it will delete the picture.
 
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Vern

EOS Rebel T7
Jun 11, 2013
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+1 (y) - @Vern excellent sharpness and exposure - quite a challenge to get them in frame and in focus with 840mm o_O
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Well, you didn't see the 95% that were OOF. Pays to be where you can take lots of pics. The 5DMKIV seems to have a lower keeper rate for me than the 1Dx I, but there are a lot more pixels on the subject when it is in focus.
 

lion rock

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Jan 1, 2013
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Jack,
Good shots! Post anyways.
-r


Now I'm reluctant to post my mediocre offerings. Just home base birds in less than ideal lighting but since some folk have noticed my absence it gives me the courage to post.;) The White-crowned sparrow is a transient and a first for me.

Just now checking the full image option it seems the first pic is duplicated ... but how to get rid of it?? Right click doesn't give me "delete" and it doesn't appear duplicated in the list.

Jack
 

Vern

EOS Rebel T7
Jun 11, 2013
398
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Kingfishers were flying this morning. Didn't get great shots as far as perfect focus goes - b/t me and the 5DMKIV and the erratic flights, only got a few worth working up. 5DMKIV + 600 II +1.4X III, ISO 1250, f 7.1, ~1/2000. I'm never sure whether the image stabilization (mode 3) helps or hurts sharpness at these shutter speeds, turned it off part way through.
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Nat_WA

Thinking of a new line... Ow, that hurts
Aug 15, 2017
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@Vern - with the speed of those kingfishers it is an achievement by itself to capture them in frame!
The redtail may be easier to track but then they are very nice, well exposed pictures (y)
W.
 

Vern

EOS Rebel T7
Jun 11, 2013
398
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@Vern - with the speed of those kingfishers it is an achievement by itself to capture them in frame!
The redtail may be easier to track but then they are very nice, well exposed pictures (y)
W.
Thanks Nat_WA - would have been so happy to have the second in that series in focus on the birds instead of the splash from their wings in the water! Try, try again.