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More from the duck pond..

Discussion in 'Birds' started by cknight, May 7, 2005.

  1. cknight


    May 2, 2005
    Madison, AL
    These are a few of my pics from the sort of famous duck pond with Flew and Fred. Overall, I was pretty pleased with them. These were taken with a D70 and 70-300D lens. I think I need to start using A priority mode and stop the lens down some - it seems a little soft wide open.

    This guy kept on sticking his nose up. I'm glad he stayed in the water. It's a copperhead (I think)..
    NIKON D70    ---    300mm    f/5.6    1/320s   

    Baby duck..
    NIKON D70    ---    300mm    f/5.6    1/500s   

    My best honker action shot..
    NIKON D70    ---    300mm    f/5.6    1/1000s   

    NIKON D70    ---    300mm    f/5.6    1/500s   

    Flew let me borrow his 70-200VR..
  2. Flew


    Jan 25, 2005

    These are really good!! You need to come back in the morning and shoot with Greg (and maybe Patrick) and I. You can see how much fun it is.

    Great first pond post. :wink:
  3. cknight


    May 2, 2005
    Madison, AL
    Thanks Frank. I doubt I'll make it in the morning. But I look forward to the next time.
  4. Nice shots Chris. Good thing that copperhead stayed in the water. Very dangerous. :shock: :shock: :shock: :shock:
  5. F15Todd


    Feb 1, 2005
    Chris those are some nice shots. Man do I hate snakes on the water. Something is just wrong with a snake slithering on top of the water.
  6. Greg


    Apr 5, 2005
    Fayetteville, TN
    nice shots Chris. Sorry I missed ya yesterday. The only thing worse than a snake in the water is being in there with him and loose track of him.
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