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Re: Mendon Ponds - Bird Photography

Postby Matt » Tue Dec 28, 2010 10:31 pm

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Re: Mendon Ponds - Bird Photography

Postby Nanspix » Tue Dec 28, 2010 10:32 pm

@Matt & Kelly - great shots - thanks for sharing~~~~ :star: :star: :star:
Wish I lived closer....looks to be a great place to visit!!
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Re: Mendon Ponds - Bird Photography

Postby JPaige » Wed Dec 29, 2010 2:20 pm

Sorry I missed this! Great shots Matt and Kelly. I love the Red Bellied shot and the exposure on that last Chickadee shot is astoundingly perfect.
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Re: Mendon Ponds - Bird Photography

Postby Kelly » Wed Dec 29, 2010 3:51 pm

We'll do it again, Joel, Kyle and Sandi (and anyone else who couldn't make it but would have liked to!) Agreed that Matt's last chickadee shot is the bomb! :up:

Here are a few more. (I'm waiting for permission to post a photo of Jr. Birdman Kerr, who prefers not to be photographed.) :cry:

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Chickadee staredown.

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Downy Woodpecker

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White-Breasted Nuthatch

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Chris and Brittany (great to meet you both!)

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Matt patiently watching and waiting
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Re: Mendon Ponds - Bird Photography

Postby Kelly » Wed Dec 29, 2010 4:37 pm

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I'm fascinated by bird tongues. There are worse things, right?! :oops:
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Re: Mendon Ponds - Bird Photography

Postby Matt » Wed Dec 29, 2010 4:42 pm

I just got a 1.4x teleconverter today putting me either at...
576mm f/4
or 820mm f/8
- so I'm ready to go out again.
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Re: Mendon Ponds - Bird Photography

Postby hobkyl » Wed Dec 29, 2010 5:27 pm

Wow! Great shots you guys!!!! :up: :up:
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Re: Mendon Ponds - Bird Photography

Postby Kelly » Wed Dec 29, 2010 10:54 pm

Kelly wrote: (I'm waiting for permission to post a photo of Jr. Birdman Kerr, who prefers not to be photographed.) :cry:


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Bill, very good sport that he is, chilly and ready for some serious bird action...
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Re: Mendon Ponds - Bird Photography

Postby Chris » Thu Dec 30, 2010 4:57 am

We had a great time, and it was the first time I had birds land in my hand rather than just holding the camera the whole time.
Still a really cold 2nd trip for me this season, can't wait to go back in shorts and sandals!
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Re: Mendon Ponds - Bird Photography

Postby Nanspix » Thu Dec 30, 2010 6:50 am

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Wonderful perspective.....
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Re: Mendon Ponds - Bird Photography

Postby Brenda » Thu Dec 30, 2010 9:56 am

Kelly wrote:I'm fascinated by bird tongues. There are worse things, right?! :oops:


I've been meaning to discuss this with you. :lol:
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Re: Mendon Ponds - Bird Photography

Postby Kelly » Thu Dec 30, 2010 2:56 pm

Brenda wrote:
Kelly wrote:I'm fascinated by bird tongues. There are worse things, right?! :oops:


I've been meaning to discuss this with you. :lol:


:mrgreen: It's more serious than I thought. Deer tongues are kinda funny too!
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