Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Flying Things

Having a backyard to photograph in is a gift from God. There is always something to photograph from flowers and plants to insects, squirrels and birds. Here are just a few images from yesterday afternoon and this morning. I was able to photograph an Anna's Hummingbird, an immature Rufous Humming bird and a couple of Duskywing Butterflies. Except for the mosquitoes this morning it was a lot of fun. God's love and blessings to all, chris Camera Equipment Used- Canon 7D, Canon EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM Lens, Manfrotto 055XPROB Tripod with a Bogen 3055 Ballhead, For the hummingbirds (4)Canon 540EZ flashes set to 1/16th power with Isniper wireless remote flash triggers. Camera Settings- Manual mode, ISO 400,F 18.0 and a shutter speed of 1/200th of a sec. http://www.amazon.com/Secrets-Backyard-Photography-Chris-Hansen/dp/1937538559 For the Duskywing Butterflies I used the Canon 100-400 with a 36mm extension tube and the exposure varied in AV mode.

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