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POTW #607 - August 29 to September 12, 2020
Posted By: nosliwmit, 09-05-2020, 09:24 PM

Welcome to the 607th edition of Pictures of the Week (POTW), covering the period August 29 to September 12. Let's see what you have been shooting.

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---------- Post added 09-05-20 at 11:32 PM ----------

I went out in the rain yesterday to photograph birds in Kowloon Park. There wasn't much around when I got there and I almost left. I'm glad I persevered though, as there was lots to see when the weather let up. All of these were taken with my K1 ii with DA*300:

Black-crowned night heron:


Greater coucal (juvenile) - I think:


Common tailorbird:


Masked laughingthrush:


Oriental magpie robin (juvenile):


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Wonderful bird photos, and the rain adds to it!


I have more architectural details this time k1ii and Vivitar s1 70-210


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Thanks for hosting, nosliwmit.

These two images of great egrets (of which there were 90) were captured in the evening at a wetland in Midland County, Michigan with a monopod-mounted Pentax K-S2.

The top photo's lens and settings: smcPentax DAL 1:3.5-5.6 18-55mm AL at 50mm f5.6 1/100 ISO 1250

The second photo: Tokina 500mm f8 RMC 500mm mirror lens at
1/30 ISO1600



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QuoteOriginally posted by aaacb Quote
I have more architectural details
I really like the high key look here. And the blue and green on your second photo go great together. Maybe even crop out the right edge?

QuoteOriginally posted by smf Quote
These two images of great egrets (of which there were 90)
Wow! That's a lot of egrets. I see lots of them when I visit Florida (most summers, but not this year!) and we have them in Hong Kong too. Beautiful birds.

I'm going to start POTW #608 now. Thanks again for participating!

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