Tag: bird photography

Bird In Focus

This is one of my favorite photo from the 2013 Scott Kelby Worldwide Photo walk that was held Oct 5, 2013. Here’s another picture I shot from the photo walk that was chosen by our photo walk leader as the best photo and submitted for the contest.

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Canon EF 400mm F/5.6 L USM Sample Photos

I am really happy with my Canon EF 400mm F/5.6 L USM. I have used it with the Canon EOS 40D and Canon EOS 60D all with great results. As a follow up to the review I posted, here are more sample photos I shot with the Canon EF 400mm F/5.6 L USM Lens

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Canon EF 400mm F/5.6 L USM Lens Review

The Canon EF 400mm F/5.6 L USM Lens is simply an amazing lens. It's easy and fun to use, and it really feels good in my hands. Introduced in 1993, this EF 400mm F/5.6 L lens is Canon's least expensive L lens in their 400mm line up and it is one of the most affordable […]

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Today’s Catch – Bird in The Rain

Bird in the Rain by Ness Flores is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License. It was raining all day today, but the birds were still out  playing, I can here them enjoying the rain, so I grab my gear and sat by the front door, I was lucky enough to get a […]

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Shooting With the Canon EF 400mm F/5.6L USM

I recently bought a canon ef 400mm f/5.6L usm super telephoto primarily for photographing birds and some wildlife in the Zoo.  I was quite excited when I got the lens, this is the longest lens in my gear collection and I now have a lens that have more reach than my ef 70-200mm f/4l is. […]

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Having Fun with Backyard Bird Photography

Canon EOS 40D with Canon EF 70-200mm F/4L IS USM Lens. Shot in Manual mode @ 1/400, ISO 1250, F/4, 200mm. Photographing birds in your backyard can be really fun and exciting, not just for you, but for the whole family as well,  especially your children. I mean just watching those tiny little birds take […]

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Photo for Day 49. 02-18-11

Today I notice these pesky Crows trying to feed on the bird feeder. Here’s one photo I manage to shoot, looks like he’s trying to charged. Anyway, since they’re too big to fit in the bird feeder, what they did was to knock it down to the ground. ManufacturerCanonModel NameCanon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XSExposure ProgramAperture […]

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Today on My Backyard Photo Studio.

Scaredy Squirrel came by and checked out my My Backyard Bird Photo Studio. Yesterdays, Backyard Photo Studio was a success, I really had fun watching the birds bounced in and out taking turns. Today, not just birds were enjoying the treats, I saw two squirrels taking turns and enjoying the free food, I manage to […]

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Today’s Catch. Day 40. 02-09-2011

One of today’s client on My Backyard Bird Photo Studio. Gear: Canon EOS 20D Canon EF 70-200mm f/4 L IS USM Lens More Info : Focal Length : 200mm Shutter Speed : 1/1600 Aperture : F/4.0 ISO : 400 Exposure Program : Aperture Priority ManufacturerCanonModel NameCanon EOS 20DExposure ProgramAperture PriorityExposure Time1/1600ISO400Focal Length200mmMetering ModeAverage

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Backyard Bird Photo Studio

Spring time is almost around the corner, I’m really excited to be able to do some backyard photography, in fact I’ve already seen the birds playing around every morning. Because of that I decided to make a simple Backyard Bird Photo Studio. I got myself a bird feeder. Actually I bought this back in late […]

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Birds. Day 39. 02-08-2011

Taken in My Backyard Bird Photo Studio. Gear: Canon EOS 20D Canon EF 70-200mm f/4 L IS USM Lens More Info : Focal Length : 200mm Shutter Speed : 1/200 Aperture : F/5.0 ISO : 200 Exposure Program : Shutter Speed Priority ManufacturerCanonModel NameCanon EOS 20DExposure ProgramShutter PriorityExposure Time1/200ISO200Focal Length200mmMetering ModeAverage

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Use External Flash for Backyard Bird Photography

Taking beautiful photos of birds are every photographers quest and it can be rewarding and challenging at the same time. Like for example in situations where the bird is in a shaded area, this is where our external flash comes in. When I started taking photos of birds it really didn’t occur to me to […]

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The Birds are Out!!!

This isn’t what I had in mind for my Photo of the day. I was surprised to see them back, as I can remember I usually start to see them around February. So I quickly grab my 20d and 70-200mm F/4 IS and my flash and went to the deck, luckily it isn’t that cold […]

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Fly Free

Motion: Fly Free Originally uploaded by sweetspot@f8 This was my first attempt to photograph birds, this was taken December of 2009. That day when I went out, my only intentions are to take bird photos. I just got the Canon EF 70-210mm F/4 lens and really wanted to try it out. I used to have […]

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Be One With Nature. There are Beautiful Creatures Around You.

The world is full of beautiful creatures, you can take photos of wildlife just about anywhere. You can go to a local pond, parks or even a local river near you and take photos of ducks and birds. ManufacturerCanonModel NameCanon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XSExposure ProgramManualExposure Time1/100ISO200Focal Length185mmMetering ModePattern

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Wildlife from the Backyard

Welcome Spring 2010-17, originally uploaded by sweetspot@f8. Take a moment each day, relax and observed in your backyard. You don’t have to go anywhere to look for great subjects to photograph. Just grab your camera, a chair, a cup of coffee and wait, you’ll be surprise that there are lots of things going on.

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