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BURNSIE

Welcome to my PF, I have been interested in photography from the mid 70's commencing with a Zenit film SLR complete with screw-in lens. I now have a reasonable DSLR Nikon collection of cameras and lens.
I am attracted to the challenge of portrait photography, studio lighting and shadow which has taken me out of my comfort zone and into a completely new world of photography.
I have a passion for natural history and the very demanding and often lucky shots of the moment which I find so rewarding.

Many thanks for taking time to view and hopefully comment on my attempts at capturing that special moment.
All comments and critique are most welcome and respected.
Kindest Regards, always, Burnsie
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  • Feeding time

    Many thanks Jean for the UA, I am always chuffed to receive awards, especially from great photographers such as yourself. Once again, many thanks. Burnsie
    • 11 Aug 2015 8:38AM
  • Cuvier's Dwarf Caiman head out of water

    Stunning image.
    I noticed (not in a negative way) a touch of noise, which for the D3 range is very unusual, however when I see your ISO settings and shutter speed, I have to ask why?
    I am always interested in settings and wondered what was the thought behind using this range.
    I only ask because I'm interested to learn and improve.
    Kindest Regards, Burnsie
    • 31 May 2014 10:15AM
  • A great day out

    Click 30 on me, a lovely array of Britishness.
    Kindest Regards, Burnsie
    • 31 May 2014 10:03AM
  • Jay

    Many thanks Nathan and John for the comments and a special thank you for Carol for the award, I always feel chuffed when I get these because to have awards issued by quality photographers is very pleasing indeed. Once again Thank you.
    Kindest regards, always. Burnsie
    • 1 May 2014 1:28PM
  • blushing hopper

    Great pair of shots.
    Kindest Regards
    Burnsie
    • 29 Apr 2014 7:37AM
  • Spinnbarkeit

    Super shot, great timing and exposure.
    Regards
    Burnsie
    • 29 Apr 2014 7:35AM
  • sCOOTing Off

    Great image.
    Burnsie
    • 29 Apr 2014 7:33AM
  • That is a very nice Mirror Carp mate, Respect!
    Regards
    Burnsie
  • Top man John, thank you for your sound advice.
    I am in the corperate area of the Saracens suport, as my company have supported the Sara's for many years, and therefore restricted with where I take my shots, however I fully understand your reasoning.
    Today at Twickenham England must have more attacking options than against SA, however I think first and foremost England will need sound defence work, or the score could be a record breaker.
    Kindest Regards
    Keith
  • Jon, I owe you an apology, The Gold Crest is noted as the smallest bird in Europe, I always thought as the wren being this, however.
    Thanks for your help. Burnsie
  • Carol, I thank you for your kind words, I look forward to using this site and getting feed back on my new found hobby.
    Love the pictures you have on display.
    Best Regards
    Burnsie
    • Posted on CarolG's profile
    • 19 Sep 2008 9:19AM
  • Thank You, I am really looking forward to using this site and getting feed back on my new found hobby.
    I appreciate your kind words.
    Best regards.
    Burnsie
  • Thanks for your comments on the Gold Crest.
    I like your portfolio.
    Thanks again.
    Burnsie
    • Posted on tomcat's profile
    • 17 Sep 2008 6:16PM
  • Thanks for your comments regarding the Gold Crest.
    I think you have captured the smallist of the British Bird in the Wren. Nice portfolio.
    Thanks again.
    Burnsie
  • Thanks for your comments, I like your portfolio
    Burnsie
    • Posted on Maiwand's profile
    • 17 Sep 2008 6:05PM
  • Penny, Thanks for the welcome note.
    I really like your take on underwater shots of the marine world.
    The Powder Blue's are great. Seeing Schools of them like this must have been fantastic.
    Well done and thanks again.
    Burnsie