Photographing the birds

Discussion in 'Birds' started by Glacier, Apr 5, 2007.

  1. Glacier

    Glacier

    Jan 17, 2006
    Boaz, Alabama
    Dad was nice enough to perch here and allow time for a thoughtful composition.

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    As luck would have it several days later his offspring did the same thing. I'm going to print and frame these two images together one of these days.

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    I talked to this heron until he moved into the light and posed parallel to my sensor for me. He came way closer than I expected but I was happy he did. The light was filtering through some trees and didn't touch his face until he got to this spot.

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    Always a beauty and I never pass up an opportunity for a shot at one of these. The purple in the background is a Wysteria vine.

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  2. eng45ine

    eng45ine

    May 11, 2005
    Chicago, IL
    Wonderful series Andy. The juvie is will soon mature to fill dad's talons.
     
  3. Flew

    Flew

    994
    Jan 25, 2005
    Alabama
    Holy Cow Andy. After months of no pic posts, you drop these beauties on us. Did you get fired?? Quit??? Solve all your problems at work???? :biggrin:

    BTW, if you aren't busy this weekend, why don't you take me to see these babies. :eek: :rolleyes: :smile:
     
  4. Gale

    Gale

    978
    Jan 26, 2005
    Viera Fl
    Beautiful Andy
    That you Eagle is real young
    Great shots of Dad and the Kid:>)))) Dad sure looks mighty proud:>))

    I can not get a cardinal....grrrrrrrr
    Saw one possible today, and put some seed. Lets see if I can sneek a shot tomorrow maybe.

    Yours are beautiful

    Mr GBH is beautiful...

    Our big GBH at Viera is hurt. Don't know if he will make it with the injury he has.
    Hurts to much to look at and process it.
    I think thats the one we call the Mayor of Viera....Sad
     
  5. Sandbagger, You been holding out the Really nice stuff. Way to go Andy they are Absolutely Fantastic.
     
  6. Tim O

    Tim O

    Jun 11, 2006
    Illinois
    Great shots Andy,will be watching for more love that youngster shot.
     
  7. Glacier

    Glacier

    Jan 17, 2006
    Boaz, Alabama
    Thank you Frank, sorry I missed you this year.

    No, no and no to the questions but I am beginning to see a glimmer of light. By the way I am about to do a major upgrade on my equipment very soon. As soon as I get set I will give you a shout so we can go shooting!

    Thanks Gale. I hate to hear that about the Viera heron.

    Good luck on the Cardinal. They are so stinking (family forum, I can cuss way better :biggrin: ) jumpy and it drives me nuts. They are plentiful here but so jumpy and jittery.

    Thank Gary. I hope to join you very soon at the dam for some shooting.

    Thank you Tim. I too miss our pair from the dam but there's always next year maybe.
     
  8. Baxter

    Baxter

    Jan 8, 2007
    Clemson, SC
    Superb GBH Andy. Nice shots all around.
     
  9. Timeout

    Timeout

    May 23, 2006
    SoCal
    Oh indeed, these are very nice shots all around! Great job, Andy. :smile:
     
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