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Kainuu – chaffinch take off

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Difficult to get a crisp pic of a flying small bird. It is more luck than proper operation of the focusing system.  Here I was lucky.

2 responses

  1. I know what you mean. some photographers however have a talent to do excellent job at capturing birds IF. Here luck or not, you nailed it nicely. Great shot.
    BTW, I still see snow in the ground…(LOL)

    April 28, 2015 at 4:37 pm

    • Risto

      Yes Alix. Capturing a small bird in place, easy, Capturing a small bird flying or hopping to flight is difficult. I mean so that the focusing system really follows the bird. With large birds, it is easy, or small birds flying in place, like perhaps hummingbirds so. I do have Canon 1DX, should be the best for this purpose, I have been several hours in the hide with very little success. I have noticed that I got lots of learning, too. Distance to birds has been less than 8 meters.

      April 28, 2015 at 4:48 pm

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