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Forum: Scotland Tuesday 22nd May 2018, 17:29
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Posted By GeorgeMac
Please delete

*posted in error* apologies
Forum: Scotland Saturday 19th May 2018, 20:21
Replies: 4
Views: 251
Posted By GeorgeMac
Hi Dean, you're not far away then. Bronxies,...

Hi Dean, you're not far away then. Bronxies, that's what they're called? I noticed last week one of them being mobbed by seagulls near the Coves, south of Brora.
Forum: Scotland Friday 18th May 2018, 18:15
Replies: 412
Views: 52,747
Posted By GeorgeMac
Love the greys. And the fulmars of course. There...

Love the greys. And the fulmars of course. There is a nesting colony of fulmars only about 2 miles from Brora. Love seeing them show up every year.
Forum: Say Hello Friday 18th May 2018, 11:56
Replies: 13
Hi
Views: 298
Posted By GeorgeMac
Ach, had to start that image of the raven from...

Ach, had to start that image of the raven from scratch again. I hadn't noticed the vignette had broken the shadows. Some photos only need a minute or two, some need a bit longer.
Forum: Say Hello Friday 18th May 2018, 09:42
Replies: 8
Views: 175
Posted By GeorgeMac
Morning :)

Morning :)
Forum: Scotland Thursday 17th May 2018, 17:11
Replies: 8
Views: 252
Posted By GeorgeMac
Oh no, sciatica isn't pleasant. You made it round...

Oh no, sciatica isn't pleasant. You made it round the island though. Very courageous of you to take on an adventure like that when you're not 100%.
Forum: Photo Critique Thursday 17th May 2018, 17:04
Replies: 25
Views: 907
Posted By GeorgeMac
I agree with the crop to put the owl on the left...

I agree with the crop to put the owl on the left third ish. It makes such a difference.

I also had a wee play with it on my computer, brightened the image, adjusted the colours very slightly, added...
Forum: Scotland Thursday 17th May 2018, 16:33
Replies: 8
Views: 252
Posted By GeorgeMac
I missed the food bit, Rich. Must have had...

I missed the food bit, Rich. Must have had sandwiches in my camera bag or something. Next time I'll make sure I check out the food.
Forum: Scotland Thursday 17th May 2018, 14:11
Replies: 4
Views: 251
Posted By GeorgeMac
Great skua, Brora beach

I think I've only ever seen 2 Great skuas here in the last 10 years, and this year I've seen 3 in the last week. This isnít a very good photo, as he was well offshore, but it does for ID purposes. I...
Forum: Scotland Thursday 17th May 2018, 14:07
Replies: 8
Views: 252
Posted By GeorgeMac
I must get over there again. Perhaps next year....

I must get over there again. Perhaps next year. The great thing about Handa at this time of year is that you can photo birds on the ground. I'm not very good at birds in flight.
Forum: Scotland Thursday 17th May 2018, 10:48
Replies: 8
Views: 252
Posted By GeorgeMac
Puffins on Handa Island

Handa Island is a nature reserve on the west coast of Scotland managed by the Scottish Wildlife trust. You turn up, and they whisk you over by boat. Amazing island for getting close to birds. Here...
Forum: Say Hello Thursday 17th May 2018, 08:05
Replies: 13
Hi
Views: 298
Posted By GeorgeMac
No storm, it was a beautiful day, I just had to...

No storm, it was a beautiful day, I just had to crank the exposure right down to get the sky properly exposed, which blocked up the shadows and made it atmospheric. It was either that or a blown out...
Forum: Say Hello Thursday 17th May 2018, 06:42
Replies: 13
Hi
Views: 298
Posted By GeorgeMac
Thanks for the greetings folks, and thanks for...

Thanks for the greetings folks, and thanks for that link Delia. This place is huge, going to take me a while to explore everywhere. My main focus for registering was bird ID, as I'm a beginner.

As...
Forum: Say Hello Wednesday 16th May 2018, 17:56
Replies: 13
Hi
Views: 298
Posted By GeorgeMac
I hear you Lisa, good call. Don't worry, I know...

I hear you Lisa, good call. Don't worry, I know what I'm doing. That photo is cropped from a 6000 pixel wide image taken at 400mm, and no one but me knows where the nest is. No more nests!
Forum: Say Hello Wednesday 16th May 2018, 16:51
Replies: 8
Views: 198
Posted By GeorgeMac
Hi, I just joined today as well. I'm at the other...

Hi, I just joined today as well. I'm at the other end of the country, The Highlands.
Forum: Say Hello Wednesday 16th May 2018, 11:37
Replies: 13
Hi
Views: 298
Posted By GeorgeMac
Hi

Highlands based photographer, only been taking an interest in birds for 2 or 3 years, but I find myself going out more and more for birds than anything else. Here's a raven's nest I discovered this...
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