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Male House Finch


Posted by BillyMacD on Mon Sep 23, 2019 1:57 pm

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It's always been my contention that good bird photographs are not in the least related to the rarity of the bird. I would much rather have a great pic of a Chickadee than a picture poor image of ... say eg. a Kirtlands Warbler. Not that I complain when I do get a decent shot of that rarity - My 10cents worth :)

This is a shot of a quite common House Finch (male) that I photographed this morning in a public park near where I live.

Photographed on a dull morning (this morning) in Cambridge, Ontario using a Canon 5D4 coupled with an Canon EF500 Mk2 and a Canon 1.4TC Mk3

Exposure was set to manual, but on Auto ISO
ISO250 + f5.6 + 1/250

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by Ron Day on Mon Sep 23, 2019 7:34 pm
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It may be a common bird, but you have captured it beautifully, Bill. Well done.
 

by Cynthia Crawford on Mon Sep 23, 2019 7:45 pm
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Some people in some places might never have seen this bird! But I agree- "common" birds are as beautiful as any, as you have shown so well here. Sometimes we forget their beauty, so thank you.
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by david fletcher on Tue Sep 24, 2019 10:55 am
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have to agree with your sentiments. Lovely image.
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by Carol Clarke on Thu Sep 26, 2019 7:52 am
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I totally agree! Good photography shines through whatever the subject matter, as this lovely image shows, Bill.

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