Gulls overhead

Discussion in 'Nature' started by markoneswift, Sep 14, 2013.

  1. markoneswift

    markoneswift TalkEmount Veteran

    Oct 17, 2012
    Captured last year these, but I just thought I'd upload them. NEX C3 / Canon FD 50mm F/1.8



    I'm normally bloody awful at taking bird shots, but these came out alright. They were a product of pointing the camera at the sky and randomly snapping away :)
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  2. Bimjo

    Bimjo Super Moderator Subscribing Member

    Oct 28, 2011
    Washington State
    Seems a viable strategy. ;)
  3. ChangshaNotes

    ChangshaNotes Super Moderator Subscribing Member

    Aug 15, 2012

    You have described all of my photography, though sometimes I point at the ground and randomly snap away.
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  4. addieleman

    addieleman Passionate amateur Subscribing Member

    Nov 13, 2012
    Ad Dieleman
    I like #2!
  5. davect01

    davect01 Super Moderator Subscribing Member

    Aug 20, 2011
    Fountain Hills, AZ
    Some more impressive BIF shots!
  6. macro

    macro TalkEmount Regular

    Feb 3, 2012
    New Zealand
    Danny Young
    Well you snapped just fine, these are excellent.

    Nice details and good sharpness mate, really like the markings in these. Brown backed gull, but also has different names. Fine shooting and not blown out clouds either, great exposure.

    All the best and very nicely done.

  7. markoneswift

    markoneswift TalkEmount Veteran

    Oct 17, 2012
    Thanks all, there was such a huge flock of these birds constantly swooping overhead, I just couldn't resist grabbing a few frames. Cheers
  8. markoneswift

    markoneswift TalkEmount Veteran

    Oct 17, 2012
    I think that's a little modest mate, you have a really good eye and I always enjoy looking at your work. Cheers
  9. Deadbear77

    Deadbear77 TalkEmount Hall of Famer Subscribing Member

    Sep 14, 2012
    Northeast Ohio
    All good as long as they don't sh$t on your lens.

    I really like the second one!!

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