Osprey Macros

Discussion in 'Birds' started by Randy, Jul 5, 2007.

  1. Lowolf


    Jan 26, 2006
    great captures talk about close
  2. Just one chick? Randy

    Nice set
  3. DNAsiRNA


    Nov 27, 2006
    Dallas, USA
    Very good captures.
  4. Gale


    Jan 26, 2005
    Viera Fl
    Those babies are going to GET you...lolol

    Beautiful birds.
    Nice shots for sure
  5. Glacier


    Jan 17, 2006
    Boaz, Alabama
    It's always a pleasure to see your Osprey macros. Very enjoyable set!
  6. thx Lowolf
  7. thx Gary

    i think there are 4 in that family
  8. thx

  9. thx Gale...by now they are used to me
  10. thx Andy
  11. Looks like nice light Randy for these great photos. Now how close are you to this nest?
  12. thx Lou,

    actually the light was fog and this was a short break in it
    for these guys i prefer 8am direct sun for the golden look.

    we get very close in the boat, the nests are on top of shoal markers in the middle of the lake and on top of piers. The lake has hundreds of ospreys, herons, ducks, geese, you name it.
  13. AlexL87

    AlexL87 Guest

    Wow beautiful images man! Amazing how close up they are, great detail!!
  14. thx Alex
  15. Nice light. That's one of the cleanest osprey nests I've ever seen. The Ospreys around here use everything but the kitchen sink in their construction!
  16. actually the light was not very good....it's more d-lighting in NC to the rescue (it was very foggy)....

    most of the nests on the lake are all wood, i guess because there is so many trees around. It's very common to see them flying in sticks
  17. Aahz


    Jan 14, 2006
    Charlotte NC
    Those are good shots Randy, I wish mine would have worked out better.
  18. thx Brian....
    these were from a few weeks ago w/ the 300/4
    as much as i like the 70-300 vr it doesn't compare to the 300/4 for this kind of stuff
  19. eng45ine


    May 11, 2005
    Chicago, IL
    Wow, those are amazing. I can't get over that they allow you to get so close.