Pallid Swift inflight

Discussion in 'Birds' started by Sarheat, Aug 16, 2008.

  1. Sarheat

    Sarheat

    84
    May 22, 2008
    UAE
    Good morning all, yet another pictuer of a very fast flying bird, my rate of success with this swift is way below the Barn Swallow, C&C welcome and thank you for looking


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    Model NIKON D300
    Date/time original 3/8/2008 7:07:52 PM
    Shutter speed value 1/1000 s
    Aperture value f/4
    ISO speed ratings ISO 200
    Exposure bias value 0.00 eV
    Metering mode Spot
    Flash Flash did not fire
    Focal length 400 mm
    White balance Auto white balance

    Nikkor 200-400 really shines on this type of fast action
     
  2. killer shot, good to see another 2-400 user., it is a bit heavy for this type of shooting eh?
     
  3. very nice shot
    thanks for sharing it with us
     
  4. Excellent capture!
     
  5. Sarheat

    Sarheat

    84
    May 22, 2008
    UAE
    Hi, Master Ray, am a big fan of yours, glad to see you here, luv the 2-400 and what it does best, tracking these little devils but its taking its toll on my shoulder after awhile

    Greg, thank you passing by

    Phil, thank you and i love HK except for the humidity part

    take care all
     
  6. That is a fantastic shot. Well done.
     
  7. Matthias

    Matthias

    300
    Apr 13, 2007
    Central Texas
    Build for speed :smile: Great shot.
     
  8. gillesk

    gillesk

    833
    Dec 31, 2007
    Alberta -Canada
    Hello,
    Great capture.
    Looks like a painting.
    Very well done.
    Regards.
     
  9. Excellent! Swifts are a real challenge (I always think swallows are sparrows pretending to be swifts :biggrin:) and this is the sort of shot I dream of taking.

    Alan
     
  10. What an awesome shot! I can definitely appreciate how hard that is to get! Nice going.