Go Back   Steve's Digicams Forums > Digital SLR and Interchangeable Lens Cameras > Pentax / Samsung dSLR, K Mount Mirrorless

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old Jan 26, 2009, 12:17 AM   #1
Senior Member
Trojansoc's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: Hot Springs, AR
Posts: 3,724

Can't say I got a lot of "great" shots from my yard this weekend, but freezing temps may have had something to do with that. This Carolina wren is getting very comfortable with my being outside and is happy to pose.

For the first time today, I spotted a female Eastern Towhee in my yard. When I saw her, I was inside, thus the photo is through a patio door, without the benefit of a TC. Saw her briefly, and never got an opportunity for a better shot.

I'm firmly convinced the weather patterns this winter have the birds confused. This weekend, I had a flock of chipping sparrows in my yard. Normally, they are seen only in the heat of summer here.

This female Cardinal doesn't exactly qualify as a "little guy," but she was more than willing to pose (as long as I stayed on my side of the patio door)

Trojansoc is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Old Jan 27, 2009, 5:01 AM   #2
Senior Member
Gumnut's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: Perth, Western Australia
Posts: 1,259

through the patio door??
you were shooting through a window or screen??
that sure makes getting good resolution hard
i have given up shooting through my window
the results are real bad no matter what setting i use

the wren is a beauty
i hope you get lots more of it
it looks a character
and the sparrows are really clear

Gumnut is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 5:42 AM.