View Single Post
Old Tuesday 27th December 2016, 22:13   #24
MKinHK
Mike Kilburn
 
MKinHK's Avatar

 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: Hong Kong
Posts: 4,142
The best method is to switch to manual focus and hence is ok for stationary birds, but very difficult if the target is moving.

Also - here's my best efforts of the Buff-breasted Sandpiper - a fishpond bottom composed of rain-spattered fish turd hardly makes for an attractive background!

Cheers
Mike
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	DSC05254 Buff-breasted Sandpiper @ San Tin.JPG
Views:	383
Size:	753.7 KB
ID:	609592  Click image for larger version

Name:	DSC05251 Buff-breasted Sandpiper @ San Tin.jpg
Views:	433
Size:	218.6 KB
ID:	609593  
__________________

Hong Kong: House Sparrow, Ultramarine Flycatcher, Rufous-faced Warbler (467)
Greater China: Franklin's Gull, Buff-breasted Sandpiper (961)
Lifer: Syrian Woodpecker, Middle Spotted Woodpecker

Last edited by MKinHK : Tuesday 27th December 2016 at 22:36.
MKinHK is offline  
Reply With Quote