Over the past couple of days I’ve received a number of personal emails asking me about using Nikon 1 versus Olympus for bird photography. The intent of this article is to describe my experiences using both camera systems. This is a very extensive article, so grab yourself a cup of coffee… or make a pot of tea… and be prepared to spend some time.
Yesterday I was out doing more eBook field work photographing birds, and was able to capture some images of an aggressive swan chasing a goose. What follows are a selection of images taken from an AF-C run of 37 photographs. Frame sequence is noted. I shot in Manual mode using continuous auto-focus (AF-C) with subject tracking at a frame rate of 20 FPS, and Auto ISO 160-6400. Continue reading Aggressive Swan Chasing a Goose
During our recent trip to South Carolina my wife and I travelled about an hour and a half south of Myrtle Beach and visited the Centre for Birds of Prey in Awendaw. Continue reading Center for Birds of Prey – Awendaw, South Carolina
One afternoon while in South Carolina my wife and I took the opportunity to visit the Audubon Center at Beidler Forest. While there were very few birds near the board-walk that afternoon I did have the opportunity to capture a few images of a Ruby-Crowned Kinglet. Continue reading Ruby-Crowned Kinglet