Something a little different for me

Discussion in 'Birds' started by bfjr, Oct 12, 2005.

  1. bfjr

    bfjr Guest

    Had to do some stuff near the L. A. Zoo so I figured I'd stop by and see what me and the Machine Gun could do. Well 1st off the whole place is under Construction, so most of the good animals are somewhere else :confused: The lighting is contrasting to say the least :eek: :Ouch: Well instead of words this is how the place made me feel :biggrin:

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    anyway managed just a few shots that didn't make the trash and here they are. Sorry about ID's I'm not real good at taking notes :rolleyes: and many of the ID plaques were missing :confused:

    Screaming something or other
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    My best shot of the day I think ??
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    these little guys were to cute but the light was Arggggg (should of used flash?)
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    Well at least I know a Tiger when I see one :smile:
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    I love the pose and action in the last two, but again the light was just sucky sucky sucky and this was at 10:30am (they don't open till 10a :mad: )
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    I was told by one of the zookeepers that construction is going to be at least two years before it is done. Just a heads up for you locals.
     
  2. Ben,
    Very nice I like the Crane also the play of the contrasting colors is very nice. I also like the tiger shot the grass partially hiding it's face give it a more natural setting look :cool:

    Rich
     
  3. Gale

    Gale

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    Jan 26, 2005
    Viera Fl
    You did good.

    Nice images.

    Interesting light. You handled it well.
     
  4. Flew

    Flew

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    Jan 25, 2005
    Alabama
    Jeez Ben, I don't know what you are griping about. This is a great series of shots. Several are as good as anything I've seen. :smile:
     
  5. pretty darn good bunch of shots here.
     
  6. BigPixel

    BigPixel Guest

    All very worthy compositionally. All would benefit from a little shadow recovery in CS.

    Nice shots brudda!
     
  7. bfjr

    bfjr Guest

    thanks Rich
    Yes I was glad Mr. Tiger gave me a pose he spent most of his time in heavy shade and just came out for a couple minutes to give me this shot
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    I didn't even have to pay him scale :biggrin:
     
  8. Ken-L

    Ken-L Guest

    That tiger looks like he would like to get to know you better.....

    Great shots!
     
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    Hey not bad! I like what you did under dificult conditions, the death of us all harsh lighting, Thanks for posting, so many great peeps here nice to see and no BS like most sites, looking forward to seeing more.
     
  10. bfjr

    bfjr Guest

    thanks Gale
    zoos are tough to shoot but worth patronizing and good for the practice
     
  11. bfjr

    bfjr Guest

    Cause I wanted to hear you say that
    :biggrin: :wink:

    thanks always Frank for your support and encouragement
     
  12. bfjr

    bfjr Guest

    Afternoon Dave and
    Thank you very much
     
  13. bfjr

    bfjr Guest


    I usually stay away from PS H/S and us NC D-light, but thanks for the input.
    appreciate your time and comment.
    I'll take another look at them
     
  14. bfjr

    bfjr Guest

    Boy I hope only to thank me for taking his picture :eek: :biggrin:

    thanks you Ken
     
  15. bfjr

    bfjr Guest

    Well thank you for these nice words.
    No worry about posting more.........there a world full of photo ops.... I haven't got to yet !!
    :biggrin:
     
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