The usual suspects

Discussion in 'Birds' started by mike mac, May 18, 2007.

  1. I had a wonderful hour or so on the front porch today, I sure wish so new species would come by and visist, but I really cant complain. I am always amazed at how beautiful even the most common species are.
    These shots are with the D200 and the 300 2.8 with nikon 2X converter and the SB800 for some fill
    Female Cardinal
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    Male Cardinal
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    Female house finch
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    Male house Finch
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    Red Bellied Woodpecker
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    Northern Mockingbird
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  2. Very well done, color, comp, detail and poses are outstanding
     
  3. Gale

    Gale

    978
    Jan 26, 2005
    Viera Fl
    Beautiful backgrounds Mike
    You had some beautiful light
    Did you get a tad closer.
    These look very special

    Great work Mike

    Hey ....See ya soon?????
     
  4. Extremely beautiful set, Mike.

    Great background colors!
     
  5. Hey Mike, these are nothing less than stunning, excellent. You sure do magic with that 300 and the TC2.0.

    Louie
     
  6. Glacier

    Glacier

    Jan 17, 2006
    Boaz, Alabama
    Great images Mike! Flew and I were talking about this very thing the other day. There's a lot to be said for the usual suspects in our yards. If it weren't for them it would be pretty boring!
     
  7. Tim O

    Tim O

    Jun 11, 2006
    Illinois
    Great set Mike,you do a terrific job on the birds around the house.I always enjoy seeing your shots of these pretty little creatures in and around our homes,thanks for sharing them.:smile:
     
  8. revdhd

    revdhd

    May 2, 2007
    Cincinnati
    Mike, I can never see too many shots of these beautiful backyard birds. And yours are wonderful. You really punched my ticket with background, composition, attitude, color... everything is just wonderful. I can look at your work all day. Keep them coming!

    God bless.
    Doug
     
  9. Yvette

    Yvette

    Jan 3, 2007
    Texas
    Oh my......I don't think I have ever seen backyard birds look so beautiful. The backgrounds compliment the birds....everything is perfect.
     
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