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One of these days I'm hoping to have a better variety of birds...

Discussion in 'Birds' started by Bohdan, Apr 21, 2007.

  1. to visit my feeder. But for now I'm still happy with these little guys.

    NIKON D200    ---    500mm    f/6.7    1/125s    ISO 100

    NIKON D200    ---    500mm    f/6.7    1/125s    ISO 100

    And just so you haven't forgotten what we in the northern hemisphere are known for...

    NIKON D200    ---    180mm    f/4.8    1/400s    ISO 320

    NIKON D200    ---    145mm    f/6.3    1/90s    ISO 100
  2. Wow!! Nice birdies! I know what ya mean about shooting the same birds over and over! I love those Canadian Geese! The little chickadees are adorable too!
  3. tojor


    Jul 27, 2005
    Super shots. The first two are my favorites. It's like you can reach out for the little bird. They are extremely sharp and detailed and great bokeh. The 300mm?

  4. Thanks Dianne.
    Thanks Torben. Yes the first two were with the 300mm f4 with a 1.7 TC.
    The geese were with the 70-200 vr I believe.
  5. Gale


    Jan 26, 2005
    Viera Fl
    Bob I will trade ya a few birdies for a chickadee....
    Haven't seen one in many many years. They are so cute.
    Nice pics
  6. Really like the first two shots...nice and sharp!

  7. Sounds like a deal Gale. But I might have to go to florida and you might have to come to Thunder Bay.

    Thanks Anthony.
  8. "And just so you haven't forgotten what we in the northern hemisphere are known for..."


    Great setup, and I was only too happy to take advantage of it! :cool: 

    Very nice photograph of you local visitors - how did you get so close to the Dee?
  9. Thanks Nick...this was taken at 500 mm using the nikon 300mm f /4 with the 1.7 TC. I just set up beside a neigbouring scotchpine with a tripod, sitting on a camp chair and a bottle of Cervesa at my side.
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