Ok so It's not a Big Fish

Discussion in 'Birds' started by bfjr, Oct 22, 2005.

  1. bfjr

    bfjr Guest

    1st my apology for the roughness of the shots. :frown:
    It's been gray and dark all day and I wasn't going to go shoot at all, but I just love the view thru the Machine Gun. So when I saw this action it was getting late .... threw on the flash & BB, bumped the ISO ! Most of the shots went straight to the trash, but worked these two out.

    Here's the reason why I had to post em :smile:
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    This GBH wasted no time with his dinner, just a couple of dunks, no flip and down he went
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    Now I was quite impressed with me and the GBH but these guys didn't seem to think much of it :biggrin: :biggrin:
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  2. Wow I love the shot, we need many more GBH's to get rid of these pests!
     
  3. Flew

    Flew

    994
    Jan 25, 2005
    Alabama
    Amazing shots Ben. Is that a rat that the GBH is eating? I think you did a great job with the flash too. :smile:
     
  4. Gale

    Gale

    978
    Jan 26, 2005
    Viera Fl
    Good grief,
    GBH's WILL eat ANYTHING !!!!!!!

    Even swallow a turtle whole, yes shell and all. No manners these guys.

    Great catch Jim.

    Good shots. Love the unattentive Mallards :>))
     
  5. great job on theses captures Ben. The Lighting is well done and I do not see any problems with the ISO bump.
    Dave
     
  6. A special kudo goes to the GBH for it's choice of a meal. This is a nice image but not sure it's commercial value would be too high. :eek: :tongue:
     
  7. What WON'T these guys eat!

    Great captures!
     
  8. bfjr

    bfjr Guest

    Yeah that's what my wife said ....... she wants to have one patrol our backyard
    :biggrin:
     
  9. bfjr

    bfjr Guest

    I guess they really will eat almost anything
    :biggrin:

    I was glad I listen to the Machine Gun to take her out for a walk :wink:

    Still feel rough with the flash, but I think it's growing on me !!
     
  10. Callie

    Callie Guest

    HI Ben
    Nice catch, both of you, and yes, great to see them gobble down some of the ratpack. This is a general food item on their menu, have seen it before on pics, never in real life.
    The "waves" on the first pic is the late light and the reflection off the water, it is nothing you did wrong, does not distract from the pic either, just very nice to listen to the MG and foloow its snout down to this great catch.
    Regards
     
  11. I have seen these guys eat a lot of things but never a rat. Nicely done.
     
  12. bfjr

    bfjr Guest

    thanks Gale

    Yeah they sure will eat just about anything, I believe it now !!
    and I liked my little ducky shot as well :smile:
     
  13. bfjr

    bfjr Guest

    Appreciate that Dave
    was concerned they were not up to Cafe usual high standards :wink:
     
  14. So this is the "rat shot" Gale & Harry were talking about! Really cool shots, Ben, even if the subject matter is gross! ;)
     
  15. bfjr

    bfjr Guest

    Hi Gordon
    Yes doubt this image will make a Hallmark card anytime soon !! :biggrin:
     
  16. bfjr

    bfjr Guest

    Thanks Jim
    well I guess almost nothing they won't eat
     
  17. bfjr

    bfjr Guest

    Thanks Callie
    Interestingly enough no other birds challanged him for his catch, as they usually do !!
     
  18. bfjr

    bfjr Guest

    Hey Jim
    They can have all the rats they want OK with me :biggrin:
     
  19. bfjr

    bfjr Guest

    Whoa Harry and Gale called me a RAT!!! :eek:

    I can believe that from Harry :tongue: but not dear Gale :Love:

    Oh you mean the picture !! :biggrin: :biggrin: :rolleyes:
     
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