This article features some fast footwork as demonstrated by a sparrow on the fence in my backyard. These images were captured with an Olympus OM-D E-M1X using its Pro Capture H mode at 60 frames-per-second.
The 12 consecutive images you are about to view were captured handheld in a total of 1/5th of a second. Often we focus in on photographing birds in flight, and miss other ‘slice of life’ image sequences like the one illustrated in this posting.
NOTE: Click on images to enlarge.
Photographing birds when they are running or hopping can generate some interesting images, especially when a fast frame rate is used.
Photographs were captured handheld using camera gear as noted in the EXIF data. All images were produced from RAW files using my standard process. Photographs we cropped to approximately 4100 pixels on the width, then resized for web use.
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