Shooting in the rain

Discussion in 'Birds' started by Glacier, Jul 7, 2007.

  1. Glacier

    Glacier

    Jan 17, 2006
    Boaz, Alabama
    I had to get out today even though the weather was lousy for photographing. It was great for everything else because we are in dire need of rain. Anyway here are some lowlight rainy Red-headed Woodpeckers.

    Mom? and the little one together.

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    Dad?

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    Ready to fledge!

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    It was a long time between feedings so I suspect he will be fledging very soon.

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  2. Flew

    Flew

    994
    Jan 25, 2005
    Alabama
    Awesome shots Andy. I was hoping to join you in the morning, but unfortunately, Home Depot didn't deliver today. They now say 'by 12:00' on Sunday, so I'm stuck here shooting BYB's. Maybe next weekend. :frown:
     
  3. Great series! I haven't seen any woodpeckers lately, mostly finches. I guess it's time to invade Jim's place again!! :biggrin:
     
  4. Won't be long now and they will be gone also.

    Nice Set Andy
     
  5. Tim O

    Tim O

    Jun 11, 2006
    Illinois
    Nice series Andy,I agree the little one will be leaving soon with the meals getting longer.Great shots of a pretty bird:smile:
     
  6. Glacier

    Glacier

    Jan 17, 2006
    Boaz, Alabama
    It will all be worth it when you are finished. We need to go down to Gadsden one day soon.

    Thanks Crystall! Looking forward to seeing your Finch images.

    Thanks Gary.

    I'm guessing today and I will be heading down later on this afternoon.
     
  7. ThorBob

    ThorBob Guest

    Wow - beautiful birds, excellent composition and SHARP! I luv em!

    Thor
     
  8. Very nice! Not bad for a rainy day.

    Jon
     
  9. Another great series Andy

    Lil
     
  10. Baxter

    Baxter

    Jan 8, 2007
    Clemson, SC
    Great shots Andy. You handled the conditions wonderfully.
     
  11. Ptchfork

    Ptchfork

    159
    Jul 8, 2007
    New York City
    Wow... all great
     
  12. Glacier

    Glacier

    Jan 17, 2006
    Boaz, Alabama
    Glad you liked them Thor!

    Thanks Jon. I actually love cloudy days for certain birds.

    Thank you Lil!
     
  13. Glacier

    Glacier

    Jan 17, 2006
    Boaz, Alabama
    Thank you!

    Thanks for looking in!
     
  14. tech1961

    tech1961

    Jan 28, 2007
    Houston Tx.
    Fantastic captures and colors Andy.
     
  15. You're killing me with these RHWP shots!! I'm very envious!

    Best,

    Jose
     
  16. Glacier

    Glacier

    Jan 17, 2006
    Boaz, Alabama
    Thank you Jimmy.

    Thank you Jose. I willing to trade you for some of those Florida birds!
     
  17. Bolts

    Bolts

    May 7, 2007
    Tampa, Florida
    These shots are beautiful and you are so lucky to have RHWP sitting still for their photos. I spent about 15 minutes chasing a RHWP around a neighborhood in North Georgia over the weekend, barefoot, in the rain. I got him framed in about 5 very blurry shots. *sigh*
     
  18. Glacier

    Glacier

    Jan 17, 2006
    Boaz, Alabama

    Stay after them! These photos represent several years of futility before finally having some success. (hopefully)
     
  19. DNAsiRNA

    DNAsiRNA

    139
    Nov 27, 2006
    Dallas, USA
    They are amazing. You did catch the perfect moments.
     
  20. Excellent shots Andy!

    Anthony
     
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