Overcast Warblers

Discussion in 'Birds' started by jfenton, May 14, 2005.

  1. jfenton

    jfenton

    Jan 26, 2005
    Haverhill, MA
    I really like the soft diffuse lighting that you get on overcast days. While you have to suffer the consequences of higher ISO, the subtleties of the colors really come out.

    Two things to note....
    -These were all shot at ISO 500 or 640 with in camera NR on. I cut the level in half in NC.
    -I decided not to try and crop these simply for artistic qualities...I rather like presenting the bird as I saw it in the wild.


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  2. Jim, did you make these guys sing for their supper. Nice open mouthed shots.
     
  3. CraigH.

    CraigH.

    354
    Feb 1, 2005
    Northen NJ
    caught em singing. Nice work Jim.
    agreed, I like overcast days for wild life. great for saturated color and alows good shooting longer
     
  4. Gale

    Gale

    978
    Jan 26, 2005
    Viera Fl
    They are just soooo beautiful jim.....

    with that long lens and them sitting thier so pretty. love the branches.
     
  5. jkamphof

    jkamphof Guest

    Those are really incredible!

    Beautiful colours and wonderful job at keeping the image undistracted. I love the flat backgrounds and great exposure.
     
  6. Exquisite shots!!! Stand up and beat your chest, these are great!
     
  7. jPix's

    jPix's Guest

    just great ........ I will keep on trying .....

    cheers jPix
     
  8. Beautifully done Jim............ w o w.......... very pretty bird, great captures!
     
  9. Flew

    Flew

    994
    Jan 25, 2005
    Alabama
    Excellent Jim. I usually get very flat looking colors in overcast conditions. These are great. I really like the compositions.
     
  10. Steve S

    Steve S

    Feb 1, 2005
    SE Florida
    Nice work on these, Jim

    the colors really do pop! I also like the way you included some of their surroundings too. It does make for a much more pleasant composition.
     
  11. NeilCam

    NeilCam

    609
    Feb 21, 2005
    Ottawa, Ontario
    Stunning Jim!

    Neil
     
  12. Hi Jim,
    Looking at those fine pictures reminded me of the song "Yellow Bird" so I started humming it while I looked at those great shots.
    Pete
     
  13. Hi Jim,
    Looking at those fine pictures reminded me of the song "Yellow Bird" so I started humming it while I looked at those great shots.
    Pete
     
  14. Hi Jim,
    Looking at those fine pictures reminded me of the song "Yellow Bird" so I started humming it while I looked at those great shots.
    Pete
     
  15. drueter

    drueter

    963
    Apr 24, 2005
    Southeast Texas
    Fabulous as usual, Jim! Great color for an overcast day!
     
  16. Dirtyharry71

    Dirtyharry71 Guest

    very nice man !

    The D2X seems a nice toy ;-)
     
  17. Jim, these are simply stunning! One of my favorite warblers, I love how you captured him singing...just fabulous...can't even come up with enough superlatives!
     
  18. jfenton

    jfenton

    Jan 26, 2005
    Haverhill, MA
    Janet

    Coming from you, I consider this really high praise :)

    Thanks!
     
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