excellent light details and eye contact, I wonder if you had time to get him on a more handsome perch while you had this unique opportunity
Awesome! You could have an alternative composition by cropping just below the trees -- all in-your-face frog!
Looks very good! Great whites and shadow detail! Nice pose, sharp, nice depth of field ....
I might think about a slightly tighter crop,
Excellent pose & head turn Shawn. Very lovely perch. I like the composition & IQ as well. TFS
Flaming Sunbird (Aethopyga flagrans) by alabang, on Flickr
The Flaming Sunbird (Aethopyga flagrans) is a species of bird in the
I use both (DO + 1.4xTCII is my light weight hiking setup) and will say that based on my experience, the 500 will give you better results
I love this Rachel, the PB looks very relaxed and good eye engagement. I agree with a little off the top to make it 16 x 9 format. I also think its
One situation where Manual exposure is best in landscape is in the generation of composite or stitch photos where you don't want the camera
Hi Rachel, I'm on my iPad, so can't comment on the 50 shades of white :), but regardless it is a lovely image. It's definitely worth spending time on.
Thanks to everyone.
I took this picture today at Anhinga Trail.
Lens: 300 mm f/2.8 AIS
1/500 sec f/8.0 ISO 400
Spent an afternoon at Maumee Bay State Park a couple of months ago photographing gulls and practicing flight photography.
Barrow, Alaska | June | Canon 1D4 | Canon 600mm f4 IS | f5.6, 1/1250, ISO 400
going through more Barrow files. On my first visit four years
Here is a rather whimsical repost/creation of an image posted tonight in Avian here.
Don't be shy; all comments welcome.
This one was taken on an overcast day (yesterday), late afternoon.
Full frame cropped from horizontal and a little canvas added to the top.
I took advantage of the clean fresh snowfall this past weekend and was rewarded with a nice series of juncos on the snow images. Posing nicely on a fluffy
I love tanagers and the smaller the better!
This guy is extremely small (4'') and besides that is quite active so some times I believe I am shooting
I've been following the discussion on manual exposure vs. aperture priority in the landscape forum here: http://www.birdphotographers.net/for...Snow-At-Sunset
Hill Country, TX
D3, 600, ISO 800, f8, 1/400