November 2013 Blog Posts (2)

For the Birds

I tried my hand at taking a few shots of the birds in my garden this weekend and I have a few things to share;

 

To start with: RESPECT to anyone who does this on a larger scale. I am not the most patient person so lying on the grass waiting for something to come close enough for my measly 250mm lens to pick up decently was painful, both physically and mentally. Then, to finally have a LBJ close enough to me for a half decent shot only to have…

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Added by Kevin Richards on November 18, 2013 at 12:57 — 17 Comments

Photographic study of Spotted eagle owls at the nest - part 3

The Owl story continued – 2013

As a wildlife photographer that is absolutely fascinated by owls, I am fortunate to live in an area where these nocturnal birds are plentiful. I keep a detailed map in my office of all owl pairs in the area and at present I am aware of at least 10 Wood owl-, 7 Spotted eagle owl- and 3 Barn owl pairs in an 8 km radius from my home. Finding owl nests are not that easy, especially Wood owl nests as Wood owls are very secretive, but I am very pleased…

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Added by Pietman Muller on November 6, 2013 at 12:06 — 6 Comments

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