a few backyard birds

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Took these this morning from my front yard...... all taken with the 300f4 and 1.4
Male House finch
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Goldfinch...the background is a little busy wish I could tell these guys where to land!
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Sparrow...not sure on what type I am guessing Song Sparrow
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Male Cardnial...not the best but figure I would post anyway
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More pure excellence Mike. Wish I knew how you do it. Steady hands, a good eye, and a good grasp of composition and exposure skills might have something to do with it I guess.... :wink:

Frank
 
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mike mac said:
...from my front yard...
...front yard :shock: :shock: :shock: :?: :!: :?: :!: :?: :!: :?: :!: :?:

what should we expect to find in your backyard :!: :?: :!: :?: :!: :?:

Excellent front yard shots Mike! Outstanding captures with very good framing :D
 
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I give up.....................

EXCELLENT !!!!!

You have the talent Mike, no doubt about it.

Gale
 
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Excuse me, but I must go throw my camera and lenses in the trash. The gear may be fine, but after seeing Mike's consistently brilliant results, I realize I suffer from an absence of talent.

How do you do it Mike?

Neil
 
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Mike, your shots are outstanding.....all of them. I really enjoy your photography. Very clean!!! :D :D :D :D :D :D :D
Thanks Bryan I appreciate your comments and for takign the time to look
 
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PhotoDawg said:
Mike, your shots are outstanding.....all of them. I really enjoy your photography. Very clean!!! :D :D :D :D :D :D :D
Thanks you from me and my little friends, soon they will want modeling fees
 
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Flew said:
More pure excellence Mike. Wish I knew how you do it. Steady hands, a good eye, and a good grasp of composition and exposure skills might have something to do with it I guess.... :wink:

Frank
A no big trick, these guys make nice little static models, when they come by, the key is like you with your eagles be patient letting them come and get used to you waiting for them to land where you want and being ready.
 
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Panos Kazanelis said:
mike mac said:
...from my front yard...
...front yard :shock: :shock: :shock: :?: :!: :?: :!: :?: :!: :?: :!: :?:

what should we expect to find in your backyard :!: :?: :!: :?: :!: :?:

Excellent front yard shots Mike! Outstanding captures with very good framing :D
Well the reason they are in the front yard is cause this beast roams the back yard.
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Gale said:
I give up.....................

EXCELLENT !!!!!

You have the talent Mike, no doubt about it.

Gale
Ah thanks Gale I think everyone here has the talent just need the right oppurtunites.
 
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NeilCam said:
Excuse me, but I must go throw my camera and lenses in the trash. The gear may be fine, but after seeing Mike's consistently brilliant results, I realize I suffer from an absence of talent.

How do you do it Mike?

Neil
Neil
Stop it wont be able to put my hat on anymore.
Like I said to Frank, spending the time to get to know these guys habits and spending hours out there waiting for them to land in just the right spot, any one could do it.
 
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