Variety Time

Discussion in 'Birds' started by bfjr, Nov 7, 2005.

  1. bfjr

    bfjr Guest

    Let's see I haven't done a variety post in 2 weeks :confused:
    So I guess it's time :wink:

    Not sure why I like this, but I do
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    I know why I like this !!
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    Little slitherer
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    Night Herons Adult and Juvi
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    How do they stay so white :smile:
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    There always room for reflection
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  2. Nice sharp shots, Ben! Way to go!!!
     
  3. That hawk is superb! Great captures.
     
  4. Gale

    Gale

    978
    Jan 26, 2005
    Viera Fl
    Fantastic images Ben.

    The reflection is fantastic. ( Black necked stilt) Hope thats right :>))








    (edit...oh yeah..back under my rock...)
     
  5. Bob Coutant

    Bob Coutant Moderator Moderator

    May 17, 2005
    Pleasantville Ohio
    I like the first for its mystery -- I know something is going on, but I can't figure out what that is. The others are just everyday, common, ordinary bfjr-excellence.
     
  6. You level of excellence shows in these shots. Great stuff as usual would sure love to live in such a rich target environment
     
  7. Hey Ben, what do you do to the flash to get it to fire at anything higher than 1/250 (or whatever the D2Hs flash sync speed is)

    Nice variety!! I really like the Stilt...

    -Brett
     
  8. Flew

    Flew

    994
    Jan 25, 2005
    Alabama
    First, let me say great shots Ben!! Your posts just get better and better. :smile:

    For Brett, the answer is that the D2H (and Hs) will fire the flash at any available shutter speed. You just don't get the flash sync above 1/250th. My admittedly limited understanding is that this means that the shutter controls the exposure in these cases, not the flash, so you don't get the full advantages of iTTL.

     
  9. Ben these are great. Another wonderful series and yes a great variety. I love the night herons, sure wish we had some here.
     
  10. bfjr

    bfjr Guest

    Morning Kevin
    I am happy with the NH shots, boy there tough to expose for and I really didn't think many would work (many didn't) against the graying sky.
     
  11. bfjr

    bfjr Guest

    Hi Andrea
    He was kind enough to pose there for us and allowed a close approach. Of course I blew the take off shot
    :frown:
     
  12. JeffKohn

    JeffKohn

    Apr 21, 2005
    Houston, TX
    Nice shots, especially love the hawk shot.
     
  13. Ben
    you sure are putting up some nice stuff!! very enjoyable.
    Dave
     
  14. Callie

    Callie Guest

    Ben
    JUST SO nice, each and everyone!

    Re the first one - why is it that often some of the best shots is sans head - I have so many nice, correctly exposed shots of birds on the wing, from the back! They just never learn to take-off into the face of the photographer!:rolleyes: Agre that it is an interesting shot, the one on the left adding character.
     
  15. bfjr

    bfjr Guest

    Hi Gale
    yes BNStilt right you are and I'm glad you like
    Hey still got chips and salsa other wise I'll bring some ..... see ya under that rock in a few :biggrin: :biggrin:
    have you seen some of the great stuff being posted WOW!!
     
  16. bfjr

    bfjr Guest

    Hey Bob I think you hit upon it on the 1st image, mystery/erie discribes it for me, thanks
    :smile:

    and thank you as well for you're positive comment.
     
  17. bfjr

    bfjr Guest

    Hey Mike thank you so much for this comment
    Funny you should use the word "Rich" these little guys actually live in area that just about cost a Kings Ransom to reside there!!
    :biggrin: :Shocked:
     
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