Not a bird photographer, but quite happy with this :-)

Discussion in 'Nature' started by markoneswift, Nov 26, 2012.

  1. davect01

    davect01 Super Moderator Subscribing Member

    Aug 20, 2011
    Fountain Hills, AZ
    And you should be pleased. Nice shot.
  2. Dioptrick

    Dioptrick TalkEmount All-Pro

    Feb 4, 2012
    New Zealand
    It makes me happy too! :) 

    If you want to further isolate the background from the pigeon, shoot at the widest aperture. That should give you a shallower depth of field to throw the background out of focus.
  3. teefin1

    teefin1 TalkEmount Top Veteran

    Sep 7, 2012
    Nice. Good colour :) 
  4. markoneswift

    markoneswift TalkEmount Veteran

    Oct 17, 2012
    Thanks for the tip - this was at a fairly wide aperture ( I don't use the widest of F/4 due to lack of sharpness ) but the bird was almost against the background anyway ( about six inches away ) so the chances of getting it to defocus were pretty slim. If there had been more distance between subject and background, it would have thrown out quite nicely.
  5. freddytto

    freddytto TalkEmount All-Pro

    Dec 2, 2011
    Puebla, Mexico
    Yehaaa ,Good point Dioptrick, you dont miss anything.... well it was a great catch anyway, : O I have the Vivitar 55-210mm f3.5 and it feels very heavyso I don't need OSS, similar to yours.
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