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Fogey

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  • Interesting

    Excellent capture. Well done!
    • 8 Jan 2020 9:28AM
  • Blue tit on Holly.


    Quote:Tried to photograph them a few times, but could not get close enough and they are so fidgety. Excellent image!


    Vivia, I've found that these birds get less nervous if you are behind glass. In fact a car makes a very effective hide.
    • 1 Jan 2018 8:12AM
  • Crane Fly

    Simmo, patience is the watchword. I found this little chap on the lounge window.

    I knew from my childhood experiences that these flies would sit without moving for ages, so I very carefully slipped a piece of photographic paper underneath it and carefully and quietly carried it into the Annexe.

    Once in there it did fly around, but I let it settle while I set up the camera on a focusing rail. I managed to get the fly back on the photo-paper, where it happily sat while I took all the shots I needed. Once I had the shots in the bag I shushed the fly out the door. Simples.
    • 30 Sep 2017 7:19PM
  • Darth Vader


    Quote:Luke, you don't know the flower of the Dark Side (couldn't resist!)


    ROFL.
    • 25 Aug 2017 7:52AM
  • Drinking Hoverfly

    Wow! Thank you all.
    • 8 Jul 2016 8:58PM
  • Celebration of Clive's Life

    Very sorry to hear of your loss. My thoughts are with you.
    • 24 Sep 2015 11:31AM
  • All in a Row


    Quote:Great line up well taken

    peter



    Somebody pointed out to me they look like load of feathered recruits being drilled by the drill sergeant.
    • 3 Sep 2015 1:45PM

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