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First time photo post - Birds from the yard
Posted By: ksdar, 05-16-2008, 10:05 PM

I've not posted alot, but I sure do enjoy reading all the posts. Lots of great info here!

We have two bird feeders by our front porch, so when we have a coffee break, we get to watch all of them. And of course it makes for great photo opportunities. The goose family was taken at our city park, but the others were from our yard.

These were taken with an istDS, and a Sigma 50-500mm lens. I haven't had the lens very long, but I am loving it!










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Brilliant shots. Very impressive. Just love the shot of the squarking bird.Well done!
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I agree with Bruce, Love that squaking bird shot. The others are excellent as well. The goose shot is great with the big one in the rear nudgung the little ones along.
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All are excellent, number 3 must be the town crier, can't make my mind up which is best between 4 (love the bokeh) or 5 (the red is so vibrant). I guess the winner must be number 45.

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First ones a delight and the squarking one is funny but nice

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Nice series of images. Colors are wonderful and the blue jays and cardinal, but the starling is nicely captured.

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nice variety of birds looks like you're making good use of the Bigma
i'm always preferrential to Blue Jays, Cardinals and Orioles because they are names of baseball teams :P
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Beautiful shots! You're good!

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Thank you so much everybody! I love taking bird and wildlife photos as well as flowers. Here's a few of my flower photos taken with a Pentax 18-55mm Macro:







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Awsome series - the squawking bird is fantastic.
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Great shots!
I'm really in love with the first bird picture, wish I could get pictures like that :-)
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Excellent shots. You have captured some great bird shots. Nicely done.
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Very Nice.....
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