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Old Saturday 13th August 2011, 17:49   #16026
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Thanks guys, I'm heading up there tomorrow so hopefully will connect :)
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Old Saturday 13th August 2011, 20:19   #16027
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I had a great afternoon out in Langsett Wood last Tuesday and was particularly pleased with this shot ... ISO3600 too !!

http://www.rspb.org.uk/community/pla...ry/356251.aspx
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Old Saturday 13th August 2011, 20:35   #16028
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Bang on capture Dave.
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I had a great afternoon out in Langsett Wood last Tuesday and was particularly pleased with this shot ... ISO3600 too !!

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Old Saturday 13th August 2011, 20:44   #16029
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Nothing what so ever to do with Yorkshire but have a look at this picture, doesn't it just hit all the buttons

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Old Saturday 13th August 2011, 20:54   #16030
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I had a great afternoon out in Langsett Wood last Tuesday and was particularly pleased with this shot ... ISO3600 too !!

http://www.rspb.org.uk/community/pla...ry/356251.aspx
Did you have to do any PP on the pic Dave, 'cos it's very good.
I was down there 3 weeks or so ago for the Crossies, we had good views of a female and 3 young, there were about a doz in the flock.
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Old Saturday 13th August 2011, 20:58   #16031
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Did you have to do any PP on the pic Dave, 'cos it's very good.
I was down there 3 weeks or so ago for the Crossies, we had good views of a female and 3 young, there were about a doz in the flock.
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Thanks Joe ..

I needed nothing more than a crop to get it as it is .. Lots of luck involved methinks !!
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Old Saturday 13th August 2011, 21:01   #16032
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I had a great afternoon out in Langsett Wood last Tuesday and was particularly pleased with this shot ... ISO3600 too !!

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Wonderful shot Dave well done. Thanks for posting.
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Old Saturday 13th August 2011, 21:03   #16033
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Nothing what so ever to do with Yorkshire but have a look at this picture, doesn't it just hit all the buttons

http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-D83WKhbazo...0/blog1009.jpg
thats a cracker Keith thanks for posting. Live in hope for something that good maybe oneday.
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Old Saturday 13th August 2011, 21:05   #16034
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Nothing what so ever to do with Yorkshire but have a look at this picture, doesn't it just hit all the buttons

http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-D83WKhbazo...0/blog1009.jpg
No.........not for me. Not into simplistic impressionism myself. It has impact, I'll give it that, but it looks too much like a painting by numbers piece. IMHO...
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Old Saturday 13th August 2011, 21:11   #16035
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No.........not for me. Not into simplistic impressionism myself. It has impact, I'll give it that, but it looks too much like a painting by numbers piece. IMHO...
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Cant believe your old enough to remember painting by numbers!!!
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Old Saturday 13th August 2011, 21:12   #16036
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Thanks Joe ..

I needed nothing more than a crop to get it as it is .. Lots of luck involved methinks !!
Yeah too right Dave, I nearly believe you....!
... as Gary Player said "the more I practice the luckier I get"
the mere fact you knew how to handle the ISO to get the pic says it all..
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Old Saturday 13th August 2011, 21:15   #16037
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Cant believe your old enough to remember painting by numbers!!!
Zing..I used to drink with Methuselah's Dad...........
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Old Saturday 13th August 2011, 21:20   #16038
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Old Sunday 14th August 2011, 19:13   #16039
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Old Sunday 14th August 2011, 19:38   #16040
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"I was gardening at the time when a bust of song got my immediate attention"

Would get my attention
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Old Sunday 14th August 2011, 19:46   #16041
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I had a great afternoon out in Langsett Wood last Tuesday and was particularly pleased with this shot ... ISO3600 too !!

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Great shot, Dave!

Had some Spotted Flycatchers flycatching about two foot away from me in Wheata Wood yesterday, and had forgot to charge my bloody camera battery!
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Old Sunday 14th August 2011, 20:08   #16042
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"I was gardening at the time when a bust of song got my immediate attention"

Would get my attention
Haha thanks Marcus!
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Old Sunday 14th August 2011, 20:13   #16043
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Old Monday 15th August 2011, 08:14   #16044
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Had a twitch up north yesterday, got meself 2 lifers hehe

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Old Monday 15th August 2011, 09:02   #16045
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Counted 102 red legged partridge in 1 field north of Whitby yesterday with as many again in the surrounding fields. Never seen anything like it, are these birds being released for hunting or is this normal?
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Old Monday 15th August 2011, 09:56   #16046
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Counted 102 red legged partridge in 1 field north of Whitby yesterday with as many again in the surrounding fields. Never seen anything like it, are these birds being released for hunting or is this normal?
Sounds like they have been released for shooting...
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Old Monday 15th August 2011, 11:14   #16047
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There's a farm not too far from where I live and they feed RL partridge and pheasant which result in large numbers ready for shooting. Haven't seen that kind of number but they are birds that were brought here especially for hunting.
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Old Monday 15th August 2011, 17:55   #16048
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There's a farm not too far from where I live and they feed RL partridge and pheasant which result in large numbers ready for shooting. Haven't seen that kind of number but they are birds that were brought here especially for hunting.
Never heard of birds being transported before did some beating in the Dales to earn a few bob a while back. The pen-reared pheasants were so stupid that they didn't fly and had to be picked up and thrown...
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Never heard of birds being transported before did some beating in the Dales to earn a few bob a while back. The pen-reared pheasants were so stupid that they didn't fly and had to be picked up and thrown...
What's the point, I will never be pro-hunting but I do understand some of the argument of those who are. Shooting a tame pheasant/partridge however I don't understand at all.
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Old Monday 15th August 2011, 19:29   #16050
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Great shot, Dave!

Had some Spotted Flycatchers flycatching about two foot away from me in Wheata Wood yesterday, and had forgot to charge my bloody camera battery!
Thanks Pete ...

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Don't worry too much .. As you get older you do begin to forget things
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