Sorry, more birdies

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  1. Craig Rogers

    Craig Rogers Read Only Funster

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    Sorry, I know I keep posting photos, but last night, I was lucky! Very very lucky!

    There are some tree stumps at the bottom of our garden where we have a bird feeder. I got home from work last night and although not very sunny, the light was great, so I set up a trap.

    I placed some bird feed on one of the stumps, put the camera on a tripod, focused on the top edge of the tree stump and set an Aperture to include about 2 inches beyond the focus point. Set the camera to Remote, went and hid in the summer house with Infrared remote in hand........

    I got lucky. Sorry for yet another share, but I love these shots and I'm proud to have captured them!

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    Blue Tit by Craig Rogers, on Flickr

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    Robin by Craig Rogers, on Flickr

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    Suet - Yum! by Craig Rogers, on Flickr
     
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    What are you worrying for Craig ? These are really great pics ... A forum is like TV ... If you don't like what's on ... don't look ... simple !!!


    Come on go on posting , I love it!!:thumb::thumb:


    Amicalement

    Frankie:BigGrin::Wink:
     
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    Absolutely Brilliant shots, well done, you must be so chuffed!

    What camera do you have Craig?
     
  4. Craig Rogers

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    Thanks both, can't believe how they came out and you're right although chuffed is an understatement

    I have a Nikon D7000 (and also on old Nikon D70s) with a variety of lenses.

    My full kit list can be seen here > http://www.flickr.com/people/craigrogersuk/
     
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    Brilliant Craig, 1st class, go to the top of the class. You can keep boring me with these picture for ages, as has been said if you don't want to look you don't have to.

    I still prefer all those pics of birds you sent me under plain paper wrapper though...:Wink:
     
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    No need to apologise for these mate,their great!!!
     
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    Beautiful shots mate....well done:thumb:
     
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    Excellent pics:thumb:
     
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    While you keep boring me with pictures like this Craig who's complaining, once again great pictures
     
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    Fantastic, fabulous photographs. Ain"t nature stunning?

    Lorraine x
     
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    Craig, just logged on and your photo's one of the first things I have looked at, made me smile nature can be beautiful and you capture it spot on. thank you.
     
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    Wow! These are fantastic, keep them coming!:thumb: Such clarity!
    Margaret
     
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    :thumb: Amazing pics - keep'em coming! :thumb:
     
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    Amazing and wonderful pictures, I have a hard drive full of pictures, only wish a few of them were as good as these. :thumb::thumb:
     
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    Just had a visitor to our garden we have never had before
     

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    Brilliant! Someone must have a pond......hope they have netting.
     
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    excellent photo's wish i could get shots like that
     
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    After nearly 5 years living at this house, only now have we finally got blue tits nesting and a robin coming to feed....you can imagine that I was overjoyed with your photos!!
    ps don't expect pics from me...!! :Rofl1:
    Please share all the photos you can on here!
     
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    Craig what else is a snapper with a lady who is animal mad going to put on here ?:Rofl1:

    great pictures and so clear thanks
     
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    Set the trap up again this evening, didn't get anything apart from this cheeky chap who kept turning up. Not a brilliant photo as I wasn't expecting a bird to fill the whole frame, so didn't have the metering quite right for it.

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    Thief Caught In The Act by Craig Rogers, on Flickr
     
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