Just a few more birds!

Discussion in 'Birds' started by BirdLady, May 2, 2007.

  1. BirdLady

    BirdLady

    Jan 8, 2006
    Alabama
  2. Gale

    Gale

    978
    Jan 26, 2005
    Viera Fl
    Very pretty
     
  3. Those grosbeaks are beautiful!
     
  4. Great shots all of them! Just excellent!

    Jose
     
  5. BirdLady

    BirdLady

    Jan 8, 2006
    Alabama
    Thanks, Gale, Dianne and Jose.
     
  6. vettenut

    vettenut

    Feb 27, 2006
    Tolland CT
    Debbie, very nice series of shots. Just curious, did you use a fill flash or is this just natural light. - Jeff
     
  7. BirdLady

    BirdLady

    Jan 8, 2006
    Alabama
    Jeff, I use fill flash 99% of the time. I am surrounded by very large Oak trees which block out some of the sun light. I shoot in manual mode most of the time with flash exposure compensation set to a -1 to - 2 to keep from blowing out light color in the birds. I like to shoot with the sun behind the birds but not when the sun is high. This way the sun light will keep the background from turning out too dark. The fill flash will provide just enough light for the birds plus it will give them a catch lite in their eyes.
     
  8. vettenut

    vettenut

    Feb 27, 2006
    Tolland CT
    Thanks Debbie for the response, I was pretty sure the twinkle in the eye was from a flash, finally got one for my camera. Am very interested in using it for Macro shots and the few bird shots I take. - Jeff
     
  9. Glacier

    Glacier

    Jan 17, 2006
    Boaz, Alabama
    All are good but the last one is WOW!
     
  10. BirdLady

    BirdLady

    Jan 8, 2006
    Alabama
    Your welcome, Jeff. I just got my macro lens last Thursday and I am loving it. It has to be one of the sharpest lens I have.

    Thanks, Andy.
     
  11. Gr8Tr1x

    Gr8Tr1x Guest

    Nice and sharp.
     
  12. tanglefoot47

    tanglefoot47

    342
    Oct 18, 2006
    Tulalip Wa
    Beauty bird lady I am so happy I now have broadband and I can now see all these lovley photo's. Finally after all these years it's available here
     
  13. radz

    radz

    735
    Nov 12, 2005
    NewDelhi,India
    Nice lovely shots!
     
  14. Sharon

    Sharon

    272
    Feb 18, 2006
    What a beautiful series of birds! Wonderful color and detail. The RBGs are fabulous.
     
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