Swallows

Discussion in 'Animals and Wildlife' started by Glen Roberts, Sep 2, 2010.

  1. Glen Roberts

    Glen Roberts Well-Known Member

    I got a few Swallow shots before they start to head off for their wintering grounds.

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  2. Hamish Gill

    Hamish Gill Well-Known Member

    They are nice, but that first one is a proper goodun... I coulndt even begin to take something like that I don't think!
     
  3. Hamish Gill

    Hamish Gill Well-Known Member

    What shutter speed is require to get such a spot on amount of movement?
     
  4. Laurie Parker

    Laurie Parker New Member

    Beautiful shots of these lovely birds such fast little birds too
     
  5. Vic Shaw

    Vic Shaw Senior Member

    That 1st one is such a nice shot, nice to see something other then a bird on a branch etc. for a person like me who wouldn't know a cat from a elephant it's nice.
     
  6. Bees knees, Shaggy! Great stuff.
     
  7. Tim Pindar

    Tim Pindar Member

    Excellent! Kudos.
     
  8. Glen Roberts

    Glen Roberts Well-Known Member

    Here's the Exif from the first shot, but I must say first of all, for me it's more luck than judgement:eek:.

    Shot in Aperture priority mode and f5.6 for the fastest speed for the given light.

    Exposure Time (1 / Shutter Speed) 1/640 second
    Lens F-Number / F-Stop ƒ/5.6
    ISO Speed Ratings 400
    Aperture ƒ/5.6
    Flash Flash did not fire, compulsory flash mode
    Focal Length 400 mm
     
  9. Chris Dodkin

    Chris Dodkin West Coast Correspondent

    That first shot is Nat Geo material - great timing!
     
  10. Darren Turner

    Darren Turner XProPhotographer

    amazing stuff glen, you are really putting THAT L lens to very good use......!! The detail and of course timing is perfect for all these images, especially as mentioned above that 1st image is brilliant.......!!

    Daz
     
  11. Alastair Cummins

    Alastair Cummins New Member

    Great detail on all of them but that first shot is a stunner!
     

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