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    Comment by 'Wookie1965' in media 'Kestrel with lunch on the wing'

    I have had to lighten it to get everything hence being a bit yellow. Maybe is should play with the col. it’s a common lizard
  2. Kestrel with lunch on the wing

    Kestrel with lunch on the wing

    Catch was common lizard
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    Aggressive mute swan

    Id heard about the behaviour of protecting territories, but never expected it to be at the level of killing ducklings. I watched the swan try to drown this one, totally unphased by me being feet away. Then tried to get the others.
  4. Great spotted woodpecker

    Great spotted woodpecker

    Think I made it jump 🤣
  5. After take off

    After take off

    Local kingfisher- due to some limitations , it’s great to have easy access to this female. Learning it’s habits has been interesting
  6. Chaffinch - Valentine’s Day hug

    Chaffinch - Valentine’s Day hug

    Taken last year but thought it apt for yesterday
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    Comment by 'Wookie1965' in media 'This is real bird photography'

    Some just say Ive got a weird sense of humour- I just say unique 🤣 dad jokes are a forte though
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    Flash photography with birds

    I can totally understand that this is probably a sensitive subject, i have seen images using slow sync etc. on birds, and wondered what the consensus is on it. nocturnal birds should be a total no for flash in my view.
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    New OM-1

    Hi, I’m new to the forum and great to see Olympus/OM have a group. I have both om1 and em1 mkiii )plus a really tired mki. the OM1 is an amazing bit of kit, the mention of custom modes is a good one, I like the fact that you can select to over save your most recent setting. i only use one...
  10. Kingfisher with lunch

    Kingfisher with lunch

    Same kingfisher as on the camera
  11. How stars are made

    How stars are made

    Milkyway out of a Cornish mine. (Some choughs roost in here as well) Blend of exposures and Lightroom
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    Comment by 'Wookie1965' in media 'This is real bird photography'

    It was a surprise and yes I was thrilled, just wish I could have got a better angle but i just didn’t want to spoil the moment or disturb the bird.
  13. This is real bird photography

    This is real bird photography

    I set up for a dive shot, about 2m away from the waters edge, never expected this
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    Fledging saying hi

    Hi, just discovered the site and looks amazing, I photograph many things including birds. I’m still learning many of them though.