Dragons in flight

Discussion in 'Birds' started by bfjr, Jul 30, 2005.

  1. bfjr

    bfjr Guest

    Testing the Machine Guns speed, and I still haven't gone to hi speed :)

    the eyes should be better, but think the wings are about right
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    The big ones never seem to stop
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    At least the little ones will stop for second
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    And since you've hung in till the end here's a Butterfly Kiss for ya :)
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  2. eng45ine

    eng45ine

    May 11, 2005
    Chicago, IL
    Sweet captures, Ben. No easy feat trying to follow those guys with a 300mm. The first one reminds me of the dragon fly on the beginning of the movie, "Men in Black"
     
  3. Gale

    Gale

    978
    Jan 26, 2005
    Viera Fl
    Guess it is the EV perfection..or shoot manual

    Butterfly is beautiful
     
  4. luv the second shot, pretty tough shot on these guys even though a few of them are as big as VW's LOL!!
     
  5. Flew

    Flew

    994
    Jan 25, 2005
    Alabama
    Impressive shooting Ben. 8)
     
  6. Wow! Love that first one, dark face and all! I've thought about trying this but thought it would be silly. Now I'm glad to see someone else doing it and doing it very well! :)
     
  7. Very good captures of a difficult subject matter. I've been working diligently to get a good clear shot of DF this summer but not yet. You've done well.
     
  8. bfjr

    bfjr Guest

    Hey I didn't think of that "Men in Black" yeah that's the ticket. Now I like that shot more........:)
     
  9. bfjr

    bfjr Guest

    Hi Gale hope your weekend going good
    Glad you like Butterfly got more going up tonight I hope, stay tuned :wink:
     
  10. bfjr

    bfjr Guest

    Thanks Keith.
    I found that by watching them they will hover in same location over and over again, so I prefocus on that spot and when they enter I let the Machine Gun let loose. Sometimes win Sometimes loose :)
     
  11. bfjr

    bfjr Guest

    Thanks Frank
     
  12. bfjr

    bfjr Guest

    Not silly Kevin go out give a go !!!
    thanks for commenting glad you like
     
  13. bfjr

    bfjr Guest

    thank you Sandi makes me wanna go out and shot some more, but I gotta wait till the Sun comes up !! :)
     
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