This is a shot from my first attempt at capturing birds in-flight, using high-speed flash.
This is similar, in a way to water droplet work, in as much as yoou set the equiptment up, then sit patiently, with your thumb/finger on the remote, pressing the button when you think the bird is in-frame.
Then, you end up throwing away 90 percent of what you caught in frame, because they're out of focus.
Worth mentioning, this shot yields some of the best plumage detail I have seen, in my work anyway, so worth looking large.
Thanks for looking.
Off-camera(2m cord) 580EXII flash set to manual at 1/32 power, approx 1m away from target area on tripod.
Wired remote shutter release
One-man chair hide.
Tags: Wildlife and nature
Flash and lighting
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