John Venables

Lives in Australia Melbourne, Australia
Joined on Mar 18, 2007

John Venables' recent activity

  • Created discussion thread A big Rabbit
    I was in the wetlands near my house taking photos of insects when I saw an Indian  woman  gesturing to me to came and look.  She was pointing at a spot in the trees and said there was a rabbit.  ...
  • Nice series.  I had a similar experience with a young grey butcherbird.  It allowed me to get close and seemed curious rather then nervous.  The adults are quite hard to get close to.
  • Added 2 photos to their gallery
    Grey Kangaroo: Grey Kangaroo:
  • Good photos. I have the k3iii and 150 to 450/ Workks very well ( heavy though. The Select XS focus mode is very good for small birds. The yellow birs is interesting as I have one that looks similar ...
  • Added 3 photos to their gallery
    K3_34634_v1Golden Whistler Pachycephala pectoralis: Golden Whistler Pachycephala pectoralis: Golden Whistler Pachycephala pectoralis:
  • https://www.ricoh-imaging.co.jp/english/support/digital/k-3-3.html Changes from V2.11 to V2.12 [Enhanced features] (1) The following model has been added to the lens subject to the focus limiter function. ...
  • well done. May Gibbs would be pleased.
  • Thanks
  • Thanks. Yes they are beautiful . The ones I see here always seem to be at the limit of the lens I have with me :-(
  • Created discussion thread Lover's Tiff?
    This is response to Dean's thread This was late afternoon with sun behind a cloud. The tree was quite crowded with many Rainbow Lorikeets and Musk Lorikeets all chating and squabling, plus a few ...
  • Added 4 photos to their gallery
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  • Replied in Lovers
    Very good Dean. I find Rainbow Lorikeets a bit tricky to photograph.  The colours never seem quite real, as if the saturation is turned way up.  Of course that is what they are realy like.
  • Replied in Mourning Dove
    Very good Carl. I am impressed with the detail in the birds feathers. The K3iiimono is very impressive.
  • Created discussion thread Black Shouldered Kite
    Spotted this kite hovering over the wetlands near home yesterday. It was not the best light, dull overcast grey sky.  the bird was almost the colour of the sky. I did get some of it perching in a ...
  • Very good Gary. when I see raptor they are too high to get photos. Hard to beat being in the right place at the right time.
  • What an amazing green.  Not something I see here in Victoria Australia.
  • Added 3 photos to their gallery
    Black Shouldered Kite: Black Shouldered KiteBlack Shouldered Kite: Black Shouldered KiteBlack Shouldered Kite: Black Shouldered Kite
  • Replied in The Odd Couple
    Thanks
  • Looks like a nice place to walk.  I am sure the dogs love it.
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    Thanks
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