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Today's trip to the Osprey nest (lots of pics)

Discussion in 'Birds' started by Chris_B, Mar 27, 2007.

  1. Chris_B

    Chris_B

    Mar 12, 2006
    Arlington, VA
    I am fortunate to have an osprey nest at Belle Haven Marina about 20 minutes from my house. It is one of 5 nests south of Alexandria on the Potomac River. These shots were taken with the 300 f/4 + 1.7 TC handheld. I need more practice getting the exposure right out of the camera. These needed a fair amount of work with levels. I put in about +.7 ev but they needed more. It might be easier later in the afternoon when the sun is lower.

    The nest is about 20 yards from the shore. I can't wait to go down with my long lens and tripod once there are chicks.
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  2. Gale

    Gale

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    Jan 26, 2005
    Viera Fl
    Nice shots
    Doing great
    Just watch you histo:>))))
     
  3. Chris_B

    Chris_B

    Mar 12, 2006
    Arlington, VA
    Thanks Gale. So I guess I should keep dialing in + ev until just before I blow the highlighs?
     
  4. WildBill

    WildBill

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    Mar 20, 2006
    Hammonton, New Jersey
    Bill
    Nice job Chris!

    Bill
     
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