1. Welcome to NikonCafe.com—a friendly Nikon camera & photography discussion forum!

    If you are thinking of buying a camera or need help with your photos, you will find our forum members full of advice! Click here to join for free!

Well here are four photos from a complete novice.

Discussion in 'Birds' started by SalM, May 13, 2007.

  1. SalM

    SalM

    59
    May 13, 2007
    Eastern Pa
    I was out on my back deck today with my D40 and decided to snap this bird that was eating from the neighbor's yard. I guess they turned out OK? I am using a 70-300 Nikkor VR lense in Shutter Priority mode at full zoom from about 30 feet away.

    Critique if you may as I am only learning this camera and would love tips to better the shots.

    Oh they were free hand no tri-mono used....

    SalM
    Picture037-1.jpg
    Subscribe to see EXIF info for this image (if available)

    Picture034.jpg
    Subscribe to see EXIF info for this image (if available)

    Picture030.jpg
    Subscribe to see EXIF info for this image (if available)

    Picture021-1.jpg
    Subscribe to see EXIF info for this image (if available)
     
  2. Gale

    Gale

    978
    Jan 26, 2005
    Viera Fl
    Nice shots
    Got some blown out highlights.
    Might try Aperature priority and some -ev adjustments for the brightness
    Practice practice practice...lolol
    Glad these are digital and not throwing money away on flim..ouch.
    Delete feels much beter...lolol I delete a bunch
    Shooting in harsh light is a no no. Unless absolutely necessary.
    Morning and later afternoon and evening give the best light
     
  1. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register.
    By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.