|Copyright: Phil Cannings (PhilC)
|Date Taken: 2004-03-10|
|Camera: Canon EOS 1Ds, 100-400L is|
|Exposure: f/8, 1/500 seconds|
|Photo Version: Original Version, Workshop|
|Date Submitted: 2005-09-17 17:58|
|[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note|
|This way an attempt to photograph birds in flight. It was a wet and rainy day so light was poor.|
I set the ISO at 200 for a little more speed. This shot was hand held at about 180mm on the zoom, taken from a bridge next to where these birds were feeding.
This is a Black headed gull, (Larus ridibundus)which is a common inland species in England. It regularly feeds, and in the summer breeds at flooded gravel pits, nature reserves and lakes.
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Great capture, Phil, especially with poor lighting! Wonderful sharpness.
- [2005-09-17 20:56]
Good timing, great colour and details.
- [2005-09-18 3:18]
Great action shot, Phil. I like the POV on this one, and the details are sharp. Well done and TFS. : )
Very nice in flight, Phil.
Nice pose and colours. And good timing.
It seems little soft and the branches to the right is a bit disturbing.
Excellent action shot. Good exposure on both the black and white plumage. Crisp, clear, sharp details. Nice work. Thanks. :-)
You say you set the ISO to 200 for MORE speed? What do you usually shoot at? I start at 400 and sometimes go up to 800 for more speed. Doesnt seem to affect the mimage quality. And I don't have your fancy equipment eiter :-)
Anyway, I love photos of birds in flight and would love a camera that can do 6 or more fps.