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New Holland Honeyeater


Posted by Sandy R-B on Sat Aug 10, 2019 5:57 pm

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We spent an exquisite 2 months in Australia recently

These frenetic little birds hop between branches and bushes. If you're patient and fortunate, you might catch it mid-hop

Nikon D850
Nikon 180-400 + TC engaged = 550mm

1/1600 sec, f/8
Mode: Av
Metering: Center-weighted average
ISO: 1600
White balance: Auto
Flash: Off

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by Carol Clarke on Sat Aug 10, 2019 6:18 pm
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I've been looking forward to your Australia images, and this one gets you off to a great start, Sandy! A lovely action capture of this very striking bird, the colours and detail are beautiful.

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by Gene Gwin on Sun Aug 11, 2019 8:39 am
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Sandy, Like the inclusion of the natural habitat. Nice details.
 

by Ron Day on Sun Aug 11, 2019 12:27 pm
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Sweet mid-hop capture, Sandy. The background sets off your subject beautifully. Well done!
 

by himadri roy on Sun Aug 11, 2019 12:52 pm
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Fantastic action shot.
 

by Cynthia Crawford on Sun Aug 11, 2019 3:00 pm
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Very pretty little hopper- so colorful! Well done!
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