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Some recent images from Kingston, Ontario area

 
Wayne ­ Wood
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Feb 21, 2012 08:25 |  #1

I've been able to get out a few times in the last week or two and managed a few nice images, hope you all enjoy.

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Feb 21, 2012 08:49 |  #2

Wow, that last one of the snowy is a wallhanger!!


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Feb 21, 2012 09:43 |  #3

A terrific series here Wayne...those infamous Wolfe Island Winmills even look good ...but my fave has to be the last Snowy...Dynamite image there.


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Feb 21, 2012 09:58 |  #4

Love the snowy shots with the wind vanes in the background.

Paul
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Feb 21, 2012 17:11 as a reply to JTF's post |  #5

Like everyone else Wayne, I too am drawn to the images of the Snowy. The last is indeed quite a nice capture.
Not to take anything away from your others though. The 3rd and 4th are both excellent captures of a female Wigeon (I believe?). The 3rd especially shows exquisite detail in the fine feathers. Very well done.


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Feb 21, 2012 17:18 |  #6

CamFan01 wrote in post #13938721external link
Like everyone else Wayne, I too am drawn to the images of the Snowy. The last is indeed quite a nice capture.
Not to take anything away from your others though. The 3rd and 4th are both excellent captures of a female Wigeon (I believe?). The 3rd especially shows exquisite detail in the fine feathers. Very well done.


Thanks very much for your kind comments #3 &4 are the Gadwall drake


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Feb 21, 2012 17:28 |  #7

JTF wrote in post #13935789external link
Love the snowy shots with the wind vanes in the background.

Paul
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I agree.


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Feb 21, 2012 17:55 |  #8

All very good but the last one is fantastic. Nice job!


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Feb 21, 2012 17:55 |  #9

lovely set Wayne




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Feb 21, 2012 18:53 |  #10

lovely set but i must confess i am a sucker for owls. they are the rock stars in this series. great job!


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Feb 21, 2012 18:59 |  #11

Those are really nice shots, I too especially like the snowy! What set-up/lens did you use, and how did you get the IF shots of it coming towards you? I've been trying to be patient and setting up along roads where they are out in fields, including walking a good distance away from my car - but they always seem to know where I am if/when they decide to move, they head in the opposite direction. Any tips?

On a related note, some people down London/Strathroy area where at least 4 owls are hanging out this winter, and are consistently seen year to year, have expressed conerns regarding proposed wind farms in the area. This owl doesn't seem too perturbed.


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Feb 21, 2012 20:49 |  #12

jroovs wrote in post #13939290external link
Those are really nice shots, I too especially like the snowy! What set-up/lens did you use, and how did you get the IF shots of it coming towards you? I've been trying to be patient and setting up along roads where they are out in fields, including walking a good distance away from my car - but they always seem to know where I am if/when they decide to move, they head in the opposite direction. Any tips?

On a related note, some people down London/Strathroy area where at least 4 owls are hanging out this winter, and are consistently seen year to year, have expressed conerns regarding proposed wind farms in the area. This owl doesn't seem too perturbed.


A lot to cover here so I'll do my best, Canon 50D with 100-400 at F/5.6, 1/2000 sec on the snowy's , I had watched him from the road through the lens and had all ready set my EC to +2/3, I was very surprised when he got up and came towards me. The saving grace may have been a row of bushes that I was actually looking through at him, then I just fired 3 shots and they all came out nice. As far as the wind turbines go I have heard that they have found a lot of dead raptors beneath them but have read nothing concrete on it so it may be just here say, I would like to hope that the enormity of these turbines would keep them away.


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Feb 21, 2012 21:10 as a reply to Wayne Wood's post |  #13
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Give my regards to Don Cherry if you bump into him.




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Feb 21, 2012 21:20 |  #14

Expo67 wrote in post #13940283external link
Give my regards to Don Cherry if you bump into him.

What about Dougie Gilmour?


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Feb 22, 2012 04:31 |  #15

very nice Wayne, congrats on the snowy!


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