This short article shares a selection of sparrow in-flight images photographed handheld using the Olympus OM-D E-M1X Pro Capture H mode.
As photographers we are always looking for ‘the shot’ when we capture images of birds. Sometimes the action that happened just before, or just after ‘the shot’… can help define it. Often we can add context by showing an image run. This can be important when doing a presentation at a camera club or discussing photographs with associates. Let’s start by looking at a single photograph taken part way through an image run.
I recently spent a couple of hours at Hendrie Valley with a fellow photographer and had some fun with chickadees. These cute little birds seldom sit still for any length of time, making them good test subjects for eye/hand coordination.
This article discusses planning Pro Capture images. It shares three short Pro Capture H runs of nuthatch photographs to help illustrate the planning technique.
I recently went to LaSalle Park in Burlington Ontario to photograph some birds-in-flight using Pro Capture L mode with my Olympus OM-D E-M1X. This article features 25 consecutive images of some swans in flight, along with some commentary about using Pro Capture L for these photographs.
This articles shares a total of 22 consecutive, unexpected cardinal captures. These photographs were created using the Pro Capture H mode with my Olympus OM-D E-M1X. This feature uses a fast frame rate of 60 frames per second and captures full resolution RAW files. All of the photographs in this article are displayed as 100% captures without any cropping.
This article shares a selection of 25 consecutive images that were captured handheld using an Olympus OM-D E-M1X while panning with Pro Capture H mode.
This article discusses some of the issues associated with photographing incoming birds in flight. All photographs were captured handheld using the Pro Capture H mode on the Olympus OM-D E-M1X.
This article shares some photographs of small birds taking flight. All photographs were captured hand-held using the E-M1X Pro Capture H mode (i.e. 60 frames per second) during a two-hour photo session at Hendrie Valley. During my short visit I captured Pro Capture sequences of nine species of birds. Six species are featured in this article.
This article shares a selection of 26 consecutive images captured using the Pro Capture mode with an Olympus OM-D E-M1X. It also discusses some considerations to keep in mind when using the Pro Capture feature.