Video is new to me, but I have just done my first sequence and posted it on U tube. It is about the Beike BK45 Gimbal tripod head.
So far I have had 13 species down to my drinking pool in just a few weeks. Not bad for the winter months. Great tit, blue tit, coal tit, goldfinch, greenfinch, magpie, jackdaw, wren, collared dove, nuthatch, lesser redpoll, blackbird and pheasant. I am going to modify it so I can photograph birds on theContinue reading “More from the reflection drinking pool”
We use cars as mobile hides and we use hides. Now I have a hide for my car. The largest leaf scrim net I sell is 6 meters by 2.7 meters and I choose it expecting it would cover a typical car easily. It does. I have not actually made use of it yet,Continue reading “Car hide”
You wait 40 plus years for one to come along in front of your camera and two come at once and get in each others way! Jack snipe. 800mm lens plus 1.4 extender. 3200 iso. 1/400th at f8. It was almost dusk. I have photographed Jack snipe once before, but not as close as this.Continue reading “Jack snipe”
I was sitting in my car in the corner of a field watching the evening light fade away when a Tawny owl called behind me. I could only think of one old, hollow tree in the hedge it called from and 20 minutes later drove round and parked close to it. After a few minutesContinue reading “Tawny owl”
There are two good times to photograph Great-spotted woodpecker at the nest. Firstly when the young have just hatched and both parents are going right inside the hole to feed them. As the parents come out they launch themselves from the hole into the air and there is the chance to do them in flight.Continue reading “Great-spotted woodpecker”