Shot Details: Nikon D90 with Nikkor 300mm f2.8 lens @ f2.8 1/320sec ISO1200
Location:Gigrin Farm, Rhayader, Powys, Mid Wales.
Taken at Gigrin Farm, Rhayader, Mid Wales on an extremely cold and dull day. Shots against the sky were producing nothing much better than silhouettes against a grey, featureless background. This was taken against the trees and required panning to freeze the action at the low shutter speed. Failure rate was very high and this was the best of the day. I think the out of focus background and blurred wingtips gives the image plenty of energy and movement.
Shot details: Nikon D90 with Nikkor 16-85mm lens @ 56mm & f5.3 1/60sec ISO 160
Location: Chez Parcelly, near Montagny, Rhône-Alpes, France.
Some very curious sheep taken at sunrise on a beautiful misty Autumn morning. They are a
selection of Charollais, Ile de France and Grivette.
By Mark Kneen
This article will be one of three giving a brief outline on how to build a camera birdbox complete with a colour video camera linked back to a PC or TV. Continue reading Part 1 – Building a Bird Nest Box with Video Camera
Shot details: Nikon D90 with Nikkor 70-300mm lens @ 300mm & f5.6 1/200sec ISO 400 +2/3 Stop
Location: Singleton Park, Swansea.
I was trying get a cliched ‘Robin in the Snow’ shot for next years Christmas cards but I guess he had cold feet. Continue reading Robin in Winter
Shot details: Nikon D90 with Nikkor 70-300mm lens @ 122mm & f4.8 1/60sec ISO 200 +2/3 Stop
Location: Singleton Park, Swansea
Another friendly robin, this time shot in a tree with +2/3 exposure bias to try and compensate for the bright background sky. Fortunate to get the nice blue for the sky while maintaining subject detail.
Shot details: Nikon D90 with Nikkor 70-300mm lens @ 300mm & f5.6 1/1250sec ISO 400
Location: Oxwich Bay, Gower Peninsula, South Wales.
It’s great when your subjects volunteer to pose against nice clean backgrounds.