• BirdForum is the net's largest birding community dedicated to wild birds and birding, and is absolutely FREE!

    Register for an account to take part in lively discussions in the forum, post your pictures in the gallery and more.
Crawling up the hill
gmax

Crawling up the hill (Lophophanes cristatus)

beanbag; 0.67 EV; 1/320s; f/5.6; ISO 400
The winding road is climbing up along a ravine, where you can almost touch the tops of pines and spruces ... just find a suitable place to park, sit down and wait ... a whole afternoon ;)
Location
Monte San Michele (Gorizia - NE Italy)
Date taken
16-04-2008
Scientific name
Lophophanes cristatus
Equipment used
Canon 20D; Canon EF 400mm f/5.6 + TC 1.4x
Splendid image, just gorgeous ... I could wait a day for that (if i had the time) :t::t::t:
 
Well done! Never managed to get any shots of these at all on my recent trip to Scotland. They were relly elusive, and I didn't have the light when I did see them.
 
Dream shot! An afternoon well spent :)
I have not had any opportunities to portray this species yet, they don't live where I live...
 
You have a lot of patience, my friend. Bet you enjoy meditating. This is a real stunner.
Now I know what the 400F5.6 can do. Ha!
 

Media information

Category
Britain & Europe
Added by
gmax
Date added
View count
205
Comment count
30

Share this media

Top