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by RobbieA
Sat Mar 07, 2009 3:54 pm
Forum: Give it Your Best Shot
Topic: Some Birds
Replies: 127
Views: 11851

Re: Some Birds

Beautiful grey heron Gustav.. excellent capture.. Two of our hornbills Yellowbilled hornbill http://i302.photobucket.com/albums/nn99/RobbieA_0001/DSC06038Medium.jpg http://i302.photobucket.com/albums/nn99/RobbieA_0001/PICT20931Medium.jpg Ground Hornbill http://i302.photobucket.com/albums/nn99/Robbie...
by RobbieA
Sat Mar 07, 2009 1:46 pm
Forum: Give it Your Best Shot
Topic: Some Birds
Replies: 127
Views: 11851

Re: Some Birds

You are welcome Gustav. It would be a pleasure to have you here. South AFrica has more than 900 different bird species, a great variety for any avian photographer. Thanks Greg. The kingfishers are very small and very very fast.. Here now, gone a minute later... I shoot mainly from hides, there is re...
by RobbieA
Fri Mar 06, 2009 9:45 pm
Forum: Give it Your Best Shot
Topic: Some Birds
Replies: 127
Views: 11851

Re: Some Birds

Hey Doc, different types of shooting.. Gustav uses a 200mm, his kinfishers are close.. I need to use a 500mm, birds not so close..

Thank you jcoffin.. appreciate your comments..
by RobbieA
Fri Mar 06, 2009 1:57 pm
Forum: Give it Your Best Shot
Topic: Some Birds
Replies: 127
Views: 11851

Re: Some Birds

robbie the MALACHITE KINGFISHER , is one of the birds , i like very wel , and is on my list , to photograph them can you tell me the best place to shoot them???????????? greetings gustav Hello Gustav The Malachite Kingfisher is found all over Africa below the Sahara.. We have them in South Africa a...
by RobbieA
Thu Mar 05, 2009 5:31 pm
Forum: Lens Lore
Topic: New Sony lenses
Replies: 93
Views: 8916

Re: New Sony lenses

kingfisher wrote:hello everyone

iàm for sure that the new BIG-LENS at PMA is the 500MM F 4,5 SSM G-LENS
greetings
gustav


That would be awesome!!! We really need this for avian photography... keeping my fingers crossed..
by RobbieA
Thu Mar 05, 2009 5:22 pm
Forum: Give it Your Best Shot
Topic: Some Birds
Replies: 127
Views: 11851

Re: Some Birds

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by RobbieA
Thu Mar 05, 2009 5:20 pm
Forum: Give it Your Best Shot
Topic: Some Birds
Replies: 127
Views: 11851

Re: Some Birds

BTW, my passion is Avian photography so I could easily fill this site with pics.. haha Why not start it off then? Rally on! :D :D Yildiz You sure? Don't want to hijack this thread but will post a few more.. http://i302.photobucket.com/albums/nn99/RobbieA_0001/DSC05908Medium.jpg http://i302.photobuc...
by RobbieA
Thu Mar 05, 2009 2:52 pm
Forum: Give it Your Best Shot
Topic: Some Birds
Replies: 127
Views: 11851

Re: Some Birds

Some great bird photo's being posted by one and all. Hey Robbie I see you have a bird that looks very similar too one over here, (middle photo) called a bush stone-curlew or weeloo here, I wonder if it also has the same eerie night time call. http://www.chappo1.com/bush_stone_curlew.html I thought ...
by RobbieA
Thu Mar 05, 2009 8:10 am
Forum: Give it Your Best Shot
Topic: Some Birds
Replies: 127
Views: 11851

Re: Some Birds

Taken with the A700 and the SIgma 500mm F4.5 lens http://i302.photobucket.com/albums/nn99/RobbieA_0001/DSC066981Medium.jpg http://i302.photobucket.com/albums/nn99/RobbieA_0001/DSC06702Medium.jpg http://i302.photobucket.com/albums/nn99/RobbieA_0001/DSC06761Medium.jpg
by RobbieA
Mon Mar 02, 2009 4:19 pm
Forum: Give it Your Best Shot
Topic: Gustav wins at Dyxum
Replies: 20
Views: 2011

Re: Gustav wins at Dyxum

Well done Gustav... a great achievement..
by RobbieA
Thu Feb 26, 2009 9:59 pm
Forum: Give it Your Best Shot
Topic: Macro stuff
Replies: 8
Views: 499

Re: Macro stuff

Sonolta wrote:I have hundreds of images swiped and hot-linked daily...it's what happens when you post your images to the internet. :wink:

-Sonolta


So should we stop posting???
by RobbieA
Thu Feb 26, 2009 9:48 pm
Forum: Give it Your Best Shot
Topic: Macro stuff
Replies: 8
Views: 499

Re: Macro stuff

HAd images of mine stolen recently.. so now my name will be large.. hehe.. nobody can say they didnt see it.. was overcast and just after a storm.. this contributed to the colours..
by RobbieA
Thu Feb 26, 2009 9:30 pm
Forum: Give it Your Best Shot
Topic: Macro stuff
Replies: 8
Views: 499

Macro stuff

Got the 105 out again.. what you think? http://i302.photobucket.com/albums/nn99/RobbieA_0001/DSC076202Medium.jpg http://i302.photobucket.com/albums/nn99/RobbieA_0001/DSC076142Medium.jpg http://i302.photobucket.com/albums/nn99/RobbieA_0001/DSC075873Medium.jpg (Made some changes by cropping my name out)
by RobbieA
Mon Feb 02, 2009 9:08 am
Forum: Give it Your Best Shot
Topic: Macro Images
Replies: 12
Views: 1174

Re: Macro Images

Tony and Greg, seems like the cricket didn't quite go your way!! Our team came home to a heroes welcome on Saturday!!!
by RobbieA
Mon Jan 26, 2009 7:13 pm
Forum: Welcome and well met!
Topic: Hi from Edinburgh
Replies: 8
Views: 1168

Re: Hi from Edinburgh

Dusty wrote:, although the most vociferous poster just tendered his resignation, so you may be spared.


Haha, and who might that be?

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