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Night Heron BIF

Discussion in 'Birds' started by bfjr, Jun 29, 2005.

  1. bfjr

    bfjr Guest

    took these today. Hope you enjoy
    well 1st he nearly fell from his perch

    then I think he got embarrassed and just decided to hit the sky's


  2. MontyDog


    Jan 30, 2005
    #1064 - You have an error in your SQL syntax;
  3. Flew


    Jan 25, 2005
    Excellent series Ben. I have had difficulty getting flight shots of these guys. They are just too quick.

    Good job. :wink:
  4. Commodorefirst

    Commodorefirst Admin/Moderator Administrator

    May 1, 2005
    Nice shots

    A nice sequence of shots, I like seeing flight sequences in a row, nicely done.

  5. bfjr

    bfjr Guest

    Re: Nice shots

    this was the 1st time I took the Hs out for a real shoot and boy can she fire off some shots. Never been able to do that, and must admit at 1st it was even a bit intimidating :) , but I'll get used to it.

    Thanks for looking and commenting
  6. Steve S

    Steve S

    Feb 1, 2005
    SE Florida
    Nice sequence, how much reach did you have?

    I'm curious, what lens did you use for this, and about how far away was it?
  7. Great captures, juvenile night herons can be quite comical as they soon discover where and where NOT to land! Great series with a great new camera, thanks for sharing.
  8. Great shots Ben. It looks like you really like that new camera. I hope to upgrade my D100 real soon and have a chance to get shots like this some day. Keep them coming.
  9. bfjr

    bfjr Guest

    Re: Nice sequence, how much reach did you have?

    I was using the consumer grade 70-300 at 300. My guess would be about 60 yards. In post I did some cropping as well.
    Thank you for stopping in and commenting.
  10. bfjr

    bfjr Guest

    Thank you very much
    I really feel very lucky to own a camera capable as it is and be living in a place where I can put the camera to good use :) 
  11. bfjr

    bfjr Guest

    Thank you for commenting Jim
    I can definitely recommend an upgrade as soon as you can. My friend who shoots a D70, calls me Machine gun ben now :) 
  12. bfjr

    bfjr Guest

    1st sorry I double replied to Monty thinking I was replying to you.
    I was quite happy that he stayed for awhile and cooperated with me, most times yes there very skittish and quick!!
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