Morning and afternoon backyard bird shoot (3 December 2016)
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About This Shoot
Date: 3 December 2016
Location: My backyard
Shoot Type: Wildlife
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Synopsis:
A backyard setup shoot of some of my regular birds on a rather cloudy day. It was more of an experimental shoot with my new D500 paired with 70-200mm lens, seeing how close I could get to the birds in my Doghouse Blind. I used one of my Dogwood 'Arctic Fire' shrubs as a background for one of my perches, with some limited success.

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3 December 2016

Morning and afternoon backyard bird shoot


Sat, 3 Dec 2016 20:38:58 -0600
Male House Finch in my backyard on a cloudy afternoon
Photographed from inside my Doghouse popup blind. The background for this setup shot was one of my three Dogwood 'Arctic Fire' shrubs in my wildlife garden. The bird was about 8 feet away, allowing me to shoot with my 70-200mm lens at 200mm. f/2.8 at 1/1000s and ISO 2200 with my Nikon D500 camera.

  
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