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GBH's in the Gloom

Discussion in 'Birds' started by Flew, Aug 16, 2005.

  1. Flew


    Jan 25, 2005
    As you might have seen from posts by Greg and Chris, the three of us went over to the Guntersville dam in search of Great Blue Herons last Saturday. Both of them have posted some excellent shots. It was overcast and rainy for most of the day, and so I decided to see what I could get out of some of my shots during the darker, rainy period.

    I have some shots at ISO 1250 and 1600 that I'll post later. These were shot at ISO 400. They are essentially full frame (cropped just a tad to remove some space behind the legs). Not great, but not too bad. 8)

    All shot with the D2H / 300mm f2.8 + TC-14EII.

    Just barely got the beak in this one:

    A little better centered on these two:


    Thanks for stopping by.
  2. Great series Frank, 1 is my fav but like the crop in #2. Man these things must be everywhere, just like crows are out here. LOL!!!! Dont mind me, Im jealous. Looks like I have to go back to Jasper this weekend!
  3. Great series Frank. #1 does it for me, but both are superb.

  4. bfjr

    bfjr Guest

    Great Frank all of them :!:
  5. Frank, I just love looking at your birdy shots! They're so clear and sharp! Nice job...
  6. JeffKohn


    Apr 21, 2005
    Houston, TX
    Nice shots. I think I like the second best because of the wing spread.
  7. Greg


    Apr 5, 2005
    Fayetteville, TN
    At least the overcast helped with the shadow areas. Good ones Frank.
  8. Brew

    Brew Guest

    Good ones Frank, I like the 1st one usually don't get to see the top side of a bird in flight like that...
  9. Gale


    Jan 26, 2005
    Viera Fl
    Good stuff Frank,

    Never get tired of the GBH's for sure.
  10. Tough thing when they are two close I had a close encounter with an Osprey and cut off hsi wing.. I really liek the 2nd one the best
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