lesser yellowlegs

Started Aug 14, 2014 | Discussions
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olmail Senior Member • Posts: 1,349
lesser yellowlegs

was much closer to this guy than I can usually get but hard to lock focus with him in all the tall grass. pretty happy with this one

lesser yellowlegs

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NikonNature Senior Member • Posts: 1,479
Re: lesser yellowlegs

Yeah, they usually keep a safe distance that is often beyond my lens's reach. But occasionally they surprise you like this.

Looks like you did a good job focusing and tracking him as he walked the shoreline. I always try to include room for the feet even if they're not visible. My mind seems to expect a certain amount of space where the feet would be. Very nice image though and definitely sharp.

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olmail OP Senior Member • Posts: 1,349
Re: lesser yellowlegs

too much for my mind to move the focus point while trying to follow the continually moving bird. you caught on the one thing I wish I had done better. even though the feet would have been behind the rocks the shot would have been a lot better if it had space for them.

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