Here comes Mr. Bigmouth....(large post)

Discussion in 'Birds' started by Flew, Apr 9, 2005.

  1. Flew

    Flew

    994
    Jan 25, 2005
    Alabama
    I went down to the duck pond this morning a few minutes after sunrise and had one of my better days. Here is a series of a couple of very vocal gooses. 8) The first guy was flying in the shadows in the early morning light, so he's kind of underexposed in some areas, but I still think these are funny shots and worth sharing.

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

    Yack, yack, yack.... :roll:
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    More yacks:
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    More, well, you get the idea :lol:
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    Here's the other guy. He was just as vocal:
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    Flare-out (yackety, yackety....;-)):
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    Splashdown (still yackin'):
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    Regards,

    Frank
     
  2. cool series Frank, great job bud!
    Keith
     
  3. Gale

    Gale

    978
    Jan 26, 2005
    Viera Fl
    They are all great Frank.

    Still love those big feet. lolol
     
  4. Gee Frank you have really done yourself proud with these shots. Excellent, what else can I say.
     
  5. WOW sharp as a tack looks liek that new combo you got is workign out well these are fantastic... boy cant those bad boys make a racket
     
  6. CraigH.

    CraigH.

    354
    Feb 1, 2005
    Northen NJ
    Man you are deadly with that setup of yours. All are great but love the last one. cracks me up. :D
     
  7. Outstanding! Do these birds ever shut up? :lol:
     
  8. hans

    hans

    827
    Feb 5, 2005
    The Netherlands
    Sublime Frank,love those birds with their big mouth
     
  9. Not to be too picky, but I believe that in American English that should be "Geese" and not "Gooses". I believe that "Gooses" has an entirely different meaning, unless you were doing something else whilst taking pictures, multi-tasking so to speak..... :wink: .

    So, on the Geese. Let's see, birds not level, wings cut off. some "funny placements", yup, I like every one of them :lol: :lol: :lol:

    This illustrates how "the moment" is the point, doesn't it?

    Now you just need to record that audio along with them :wink:
     
  10. Gee, Frank, what did you say to these guys to get them so fired up!

    Great series! The second one I like the best.

    Virginia
    aka beaucamera
     
  11. Gee, Frank. Great serie. I love #1 and the last but they are all beautiful. I see that you have become very good in capturing in action birds. Congratulations :!: :!:
     
  12. Man, buddy, those are great!
     
  13. WOW, Frank!! You really hit those shots very nicely!! :D :D :D :D :D
     
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