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Watch the Birdie Part Two


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Watch the Birdie Part Two

9 Dec 2020 1:58PM   Views : 438 Unique : 321

This was promised for yesterday, but other things cropped up. Life getting in the way of the important stuff! To recap, I suggested that practice was the way forward with images of wildlife and in particular with birds. So, a few years or so after the first batch of images, have my pictures of birds got worse, stayed the same or got better? You can let me know, please do! This batch are from the last year or two, as even this year Coronavirus hasn't stopped birds flying, only silver ones.













Lenses as before, usually a 75-300mm fairly inexpensive zoom lens on full frame. It's all enjoyable though, even freezing in the winter in some draughty hide has its compensations.

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