Small birds, still winter out here

Discussion in 'Birds' started by Steve S, Mar 11, 2005.

  1. Steve S

    Steve S

    Feb 1, 2005
    SE Florida
    Man, am I ever getting cabin fever. I actually shot these little guys from inside the house, through the opened glass sliding door. I'm such a lightweight. Hate the coooold! Harris, and others, I'm wintering down there next winter! I mean it!
    Starting from the best down to the worst. Shot W/D2X/200-400VR+TC 1.4 in HSC mode.
    40688817original.
    Model NIKON D2X
    Flash Used Yes
    Focal Length 450 mm
    Exposure Time 1/250 sec
    Aperture f/8
    ISO Equivalent 100
    Exposure Bias
    White Balance (10)
    Metering Mode matrix (5)
    JPEG Quality (6)
    Exposure Program aperture priority

    40688818original.

    Model NIKON D2X
    Flash Used Yes
    Focal Length 450 mm
    Exposure Time 1/100 sec
    Aperture f/8
    ISO Equivalent 100
    Exposure Bias +1/3
    White Balance (10)
    Metering Mode matrix (5)
    JPEG Quality (6)
    Exposure Program aperture priority

    40688816original.

    Model NIKON D2X
    Flash Used Yes
    Focal Length 450 mm
    Exposure Time 1/180 sec
    Aperture f/8
    ISO Equivalent 100
    Exposure Bias
    White Balance (10)
    Metering Mode matrix (5)
    JPEG Quality (6)
    Exposure Program aperture priority
     
  2. PGB

    PGB

    Jan 25, 2005
    Damn, I can't see em. Pbase must be down :(
     
  3. I love pictures where the color POPS out!! :D :D :D :D :D :D
     
  4. Flew

    Flew

    994
    Jan 25, 2005
    Alabama
    Excellent captures Steve.

    Patrick and I went out to the pond at lunch today, because it was pretty warm this morning. By the time we got there, it was down into the 40's, but worse, we had a 25-35 MPH wind. We froze our a**es off.... :?

    Got a few decent pics, but none as good as these.

    Great job!!

    Frank
     
  5. Steve S

    Steve S

    Feb 1, 2005
    SE Florida
    Ya, I hear ya

    But, cold to you is downright balmy to me! Thanks for the comments, everyone.
     
  6. Pretty birds Steve, nicely done.
     
  7. Steve S

    Steve S

    Feb 1, 2005
    SE Florida
    Thanks Gordon,

    The 1st one is fairly sharp, but the others aren't the best. Not sure what hapenned there. I even used a cable release, but could be my shutter was just too slow for a nervous, twitchy bird at these magnifications. that, or I didn't get a good focus lock.
     
  8. Steven Very nice great colors I think the 1/100s is a little slow fo these hyper birds even a little brexxe could make them soft.
     
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