Posts Tagged "Birds"

Location Guide – Nudgee Beach QLD

Posted by on Jan 28, 2013 in Location Guides | 0 comments

Location Guide – Nudgee Beach QLD

Located only 20 mins from the centre of Brisbane, this bay side beach is wonderful location the can yield some magnificent sunset and sunrise images. The key feature of Nudgee Beach is the wide open sand flats that appear at low tide. These sand flats produce wonderful sand patterns with isolated pools of water helping to provide a good counter balance. There are also some beautiful trees near the edges of the beach and if you look hard enough you should be able to make a very interesting combination from the sand, water and trees. Nudgee beach is a very popular location for people walking their dogs or exercising their horses, these relaxed people and at times very...

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Photographing Birds in Flight

Posted by on Dec 30, 2012 in Techniques | 0 comments

Photographing Birds in Flight

Capturing photos of birds in flight is something I quite enjoy doing.  There is something about birds gliding through the air wings outstretched that is fascinating to watch and capture.  But to capture these images takes the right equipment, planning, patience, practise and just a bit of luck. The first element you need to successfully capture birds in flight is the right equipment, you need a good long lens.  For this I have the Sigma AF 100-300mm f/4 EX HSM APO, it is a great lens from my experience and from the experience of both Ken and Lawrie who also own this lens.  Though an important note with this lens is that Sigma no longer make it, so locating it in a store...

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