It’s been a while since I’ve done some bird photography. It’s a shame because it is one of the subjects that kindled my interest in photography again. As much as I enjoy landscape photography now, there is something about bird photography I enjoy.
Maybe it is a throwback to when I was young, and my first encounters with wildlife were the garden birds that visited. Whatever the reason, it was a wet weekend and one that wasn’t optimal for landscape photography. Normally landscape photography is a bit more predictable than birds. Waterfalls after all, don’t move around much. And they’re always there. Birds are much less predictable subjects.
I’ve also now got a camera that seems better able to cope with birds. Albeit the gray skies, wind and rain would provide a challenge.
All photos taken with a Sony a77ii and a Minolta 300 f4 G lens, with a 1.4x TC. The shots are all hand-held.
#2 What the…!
#3 Rain, rain, rain
#4 It’s tough without a towel
#5 Watch me fly!