My first real attempt at Wildlife photography

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Andrew T Leigh
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My first real attempt at Wildlife photography
Jan 16, 2013

Some pics from the Kruger National Park taken this December and early January,

we visit the Kruger regularly So I decided to take nature photography a little more seriously. To this end I bought a used 50D and a used 400mm F5.6 L lens.

I also decided to force myself to learn so all pics were taken in Raw format, edited in Canons Digital Photo Professional and the borders were added in Photoshop. I was woefully unprepared for the 400mm and it was a learning curve of note. I also did not take any rest for the window to rest the lens on, so we learn.

I only learned after the fact that one needs to calibrate one monitor (have subsequently done so) so the colours may be out.

Would value some critisism.

Bateleur Eagles

Kori Bustard

Red-billed Hornbill

Bull Elephant

Yellow Billed Kite (my first attempt at BIF)

Blue Waxbill

Burchells Coucal

Jamesons Firefinch

Cape Buffalo having a cooling mudbath

Swainsons Spurfowl

Southern Tree Agama

Yellow-billed Storks and African Spoonbills (my second attempt at BIF)

Bateleur Eagle (how do I get the sky blue again?)


Regards

Andrew

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