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.... although some would argue not 100% genuine wild either

Took a small group out to Gigrin on Saturday - crikey it's grown since i was there last. Anyone thinking of just nipping there, do call to book a hut - we called when half-way there and were lucky to get a space at all!

Have uploaded a few variants - you willl see that i 'banked' a few easy ones - ie open sky before going for the ones i was more interested in, ie more interesting backgrounds and head-on shots.

Initially i would have been using a relatively fast shutter to freeze the whiole subject but then moved to slower shutters in order to attempt to capture a little movement.

As this was not an 'official' workshop i got to keep my 300mm and as such made the most of the opportunity.


As always your opinions, questions etc are more welcome

Brand:Canon
Lens:300.0-300.0 mm
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:22 Sep 2012 - 5:15 PM
Focal Length:600mm
Aperture:f/7.1
Shutter Speed:1/1250sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:640
Exposure Mode:Manual
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:No Flash
White Balance:Manual
Title:Finally... something not completely staged
Username:philhomer philhomer
Uploaded:24 Sep 2012 - 10:12 AM
Tags:Gigrin, Gigrin farm, Kites, Red kite, Welsh feeding centre, Wildlife / nature
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M_squared
M_squared e2 Member 3M_squared vcard United Kingdom
24 Sep 2012 - 12:16 PM

Great set.
(I was last there with snow on the ground. That took care of underlighting. SmileSmileSmile)

christinecilia
christinecilia e2 Member 2christinecilia vcard England
24 Sep 2012 - 4:00 PM

great set love them all lovely bird.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

gingerdelight
24 Sep 2012 - 4:48 PM

Spectacular shots Phil! This is somewhere I mean to visit every time we go to parents' house which is only 10 miles away - never got there yet! The last time we were in Wales a Red Kite divebombed our car as we were driving along!!!
Carol

rayme330
rayme330 e2 Member 2rayme330 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
24 Sep 2012 - 9:15 PM

Great series, Phil. V7 is an absolute stunner.


Ray

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