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    • Most Recent Threads

      Jonathan Ashton


      Thread Starter: Jonathan Ashton

      Hand held Canon 1DX Canon 100-400 L IS & 1.4TC III
      ISO 3200 1/800 sec f11
      ACR +PSCC

      I took this image in the back garden,

      Last Post By: Jonathan Ashton Today, 08:01 AM Go to last post
      Jonathan Ashton


      Thread Starter: Jonathan Ashton

      Canon 1Dx Canon 100-400 L IS II ISO 800 1/1600 sec f8
      ACR + PSCC
      I wish I had a retrospectroscope, I would have been perhaps an inch or two

      Last Post By: Jonathan Ashton Today, 07:51 AM Go to last post
      keith mitchell

      Red Squirrel

      Thread Starter: keith mitchell

      Nikon D4
      Nikon 300mm 2.8
      1/2500@f 7.1
      iso 1250.

      Thanks a lot for your comments and tips on my last post.

      Last Post By: keith mitchell Today, 03:12 AM Go to last post
      Glenn Pure

      Theme Red-rumped parrots

      Thread Starter: Glenn Pure

      Hi all - my first post to this forum category - couldn't resist trying to get a shot in for the monthly theme. I have cheated here a little though

      Last Post By: Glenn Pure Today, 03:10 AM Go to last post
      Mike Poole

      Great Crested Grebe bathing the kids

      Thread Starter: Mike Poole

      One from a session I did last year from a floating hide. The parent decided to give herself a bit of a spruce up and did what every

      Last Post By: Mike Hitchen Today, 02:29 AM Go to last post
      Justin Anderson

      Help finding a roadrunner!

      Thread Starter: Justin Anderson

      Right now I'm in Scottsdale, Arizona. I'm on the hunt for a roadrunner. I remember hearing a single "coo" this morning outside of my hotel

      Last Post By: Justin Anderson Yesterday, 10:41 PM Go to last post
      Sanjeev Aurangabadkar


      Thread Starter: Sanjeev Aurangabadkar

      A Cheetah looks back at us after taking turns with the coalition for feeding. They had just brought down a Gazelle.
      7D II
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      Last Post By: keith mitchell Today, 02:55 AM Go to last post
      Joseph Przybyla

      Green Heron

      Thread Starter: Joseph Przybyla

      I captured this image recently at Circle B Bar Reserve in Polk County, Florida. Comments and critique welcomed and appreciated. Thank you for viewing.

      Last Post By: Jordan Schleider Today, 02:37 AM Go to last post
      Steen Torner

      Night Heron

      Thread Starter: Steen Torner

      This Night Heron is photographed in the early morning of 21 June 2017 from a Bence Máté hide in Hungary (The Theater).
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      Last Post By: Marina Scarr Yesterday, 03:21 PM Go to last post
      William Dickson

      Mandarin Duck

      Thread Starter: William Dickson

      Canon 1DX
      f/4 500mm
      ISO 3200

      These ducks are quite scarce in Scotland. So I was more than happy to come

      Last Post By: Mike Hitchen Today, 04:03 AM Go to last post
      Krishna Prasad kotti

      Backlit American Oystercatcher

      Thread Starter: Krishna Prasad kotti

      Hi All,

      This backlit image was taken at Nickerson Beach when American Oystercatcher was trying to protect its chick from Gulls.

      Last Post By: Glenn Pure Yesterday, 09:39 PM Go to last post
      John Mack

      Indian Pipe

      Thread Starter: John Mack

      These are actually plants not mushrooms. They are parasitic and grow in dark environments on the forest floor. Four images stacked each image focused

      Last Post By: John Mack Yesterday, 10:03 AM Go to last post
      John Mack

      Laughing Gull

      Thread Starter: John Mack

      Laughing gull bathing in the afternoon. Image adjustments in Lightroom. Hand held, full frame.

      Canon 5D MarkIII
      Sigma 150-600 Contemporary

      Last Post By: John Mack Yesterday, 09:24 AM Go to last post
      Jay Ing

      Silver dollar holder or what?

      Thread Starter: Jay Ing

      So, I have my first big prime with a filter holder (Sigma 500/4, which I am digging)... but can't see any need for a polarizing filter for birding (1.

      Last Post By: Doug West Today, 05:49 AM Go to last post
      John Mack

      Whitetail Buck in velvet

      Thread Starter: John Mack

      Waited for this buck to come out the other evening managed to get a few frames of him. Kept misting or drizzling pretty heavy at times not so much here.

      Last Post By: keith mitchell Today, 02:59 AM Go to last post
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