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    • Most Recent Threads

      Andreas Liedmann

      Ground Squirrel

      Thread Starter: Andreas Liedmann

      Hi folks .... a quick step back to Austria from may this year .
      Image taken on a Squirrel location close to Vienna .
      Squirrel was baited with

      Last Post By: Andreas Liedmann Yesterday, 11:59 AM Go to last post
      Jonathan Ashton

      White tailed eagle (Haliaeetus albicilla)

      Thread Starter: Jonathan Ashton

      White tailed eagle photographed on the Isle of Mull, subject was baited.

      Olympus OM-1 40-140 & MC14 (320 ff equiv)
      ISO 2000, EV

      Last Post By: Jonathan Ashton 09-26-2022, 03:36 PM Go to last post
      Joseph Przybyla

      Wood Stork

      Thread Starter: Joseph Przybyla

      I captured this image at Circle B Bar Reserve in Polk County, Florida. I wish I had more room at the bottom but I do not. I tried adding canvas but I

      Last Post By: Joseph Przybyla 09-26-2022, 06:41 AM Go to last post
      Andreas Liedmann

      Red Deer Stag

      Thread Starter: Andreas Liedmann

      .... posing on the plains of De Hoge Veluwe in the Netherlands .
      I made a spontaneous trip to the location yesterday to see the rut , truck loads

      Last Post By: Jonathan Ashton 09-26-2022, 01:47 PM Go to last post
      Jonathan Ashton

      Large white (Pieris brassicae)

      Thread Starter: Jonathan Ashton

      Image captured in my back garden using ProCapture
      OM-1 40-150mm & MC14
      ISO 640 EV -0.3, 1/3200 sec f5.6

      ACR/PSCC

      Last Post By: Jonathan Ashton 09-25-2022, 12:03 PM Go to last post
      Jonathan Ashton

      Lioness with Warthog (Panthera leo)

      Thread Starter: Jonathan Ashton

      Image taken from vehicle. I don't think I have posted this particular image but I have similar ones. If the clock on my camera was set correctly this

      Last Post By: Andreas Liedmann Yesterday, 10:58 AM Go to last post
      Colin Driscoll

      Laughing Kookaburra

      Thread Starter: Colin Driscoll

      Yawning, not laughing.
      Canon EOS R5 EF 600 f4 III 1.4x III 840mm resting on railing
      1/3200 f5.6 iso640
      ACR PS2022 NR to BG, Curves,

      Last Post By: Andreas Liedmann 09-26-2022, 03:00 AM Go to last post
      Ravi Hirekatur

      Bumblebee roosting on Goldenrod flowers

      Thread Starter: Ravi Hirekatur

      Posting after a long break. Image made in a local park.
      Canon R6 + 180/3.5, Tripod
      f/8, 1/40, ISO 1250
      In-camera focus bracketing with

      Last Post By: Jonathan Ashton 09-25-2022, 09:18 AM Go to last post
      Joseph Przybyla

      Reddish Egret

      Thread Starter: Joseph Przybyla

      I captured this image at stop along Blackpoint Wildlife Drive in Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge, Merritt Island, Florida. This bird was hunting

      Last Post By: Joseph Przybyla 09-26-2022, 09:36 AM Go to last post
      Andreas Liedmann

      Hedgehog II ( juvenile )

      Thread Starter: Andreas Liedmann

      Hi folks another image of the Hedgehog .... trying to find shelter and possibly food under the plants .
      Image taken in local park .

      Last Post By: Gabriela Plesea 09-24-2022, 10:54 AM Go to last post
      Jack Backs

      Indigo Bunting

      Thread Starter: Jack Backs

      I guess we'll call this an environmental image. I had spent most of the morning in an exhausting slog to a large sandbar at the confluence of the Mississippi

      Last Post By: Jonathan Ashton 09-25-2022, 04:09 AM Go to last post
      Brian Sump

      Morning stroll

      Thread Starter: Brian Sump



      Hard to believe it's already time to think about posting Ducks as the winter approaches.

      This Pintail Drake was consistently

      Last Post By: Colin Driscoll 09-24-2022, 07:24 PM Go to last post
      Andreas Liedmann

      Ground Robin

      Thread Starter: Andreas Liedmann

      Hi folks .... shot this Robin while waiting for Red Squirrels , he just came along and I took the given shooting options .
      The full or partial circles

      Last Post By: Andreas Liedmann 09-26-2022, 03:59 AM Go to last post
      Joseph Przybyla

      Great Egret

      Thread Starter: Joseph Przybyla

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

      Last Post By: Joseph Przybyla 09-24-2022, 12:35 PM Go to last post
      Andreas Liedmann

      Ibex ( juvenile)

      Thread Starter: Andreas Liedmann

      Hi folks ... an older file from Switzerland back in 2019.
      Captured this youngster while the herd was moving along the cliffs of the Beatenberg a

      Last Post By: Andreas Liedmann 09-26-2022, 03:49 AM Go to last post
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