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Outstanding bird images ... lessons here..
« on: June 29, 2008, 04:56:00 AM »
I log onto a wildlife message board based out of Calgary, Alberta. The main photo forum is here:
http://talkaboutwildlife.ca/talk/viewforum.php?f=51

On submitter, Gilles Korent, takes incredible bird pictures. He totally understands and uses light and backgrounds. He shoots a Nikon D200 and uses an 2.8/300 lens mostly. For anyone interested in improving their skills with birds, take a look at threads started by Gilles. His online name is gillesk. There are lessons to be learned in every one of his posted pictures.

Below are links to a few images to whet your appetite. (They make me want to sell all of my gear and join a convent.)

Cheers!

Clive

http://talkaboutwildlife.ca/talk/viewtopic.php?f=51&t=5672
Look at this!!
http://talkaboutwildlife.ca/talk/viewtopic.php?f=51&t=5669
And this!!
http://talkaboutwildlife.ca/talk/viewtopic.php?f=51&t=5646
http://talkaboutwildlife.ca/talk/viewtopic.php?f=51&t=5661
http://talkaboutwildlife.ca/talk/viewtopic.php?f=51&t=5599
http://talkaboutwildlife.ca/talk/viewtopic.php?f=51&t=5613


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Re: Outstanding bird images ... lessons here..
« Reply #1 on: June 29, 2008, 09:01:35 AM »

Some very nice shots there, thanks for sharing

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Re: Outstanding bird images ... lessons here..
« Reply #2 on: June 29, 2008, 09:19:06 AM »
Just had a look at his pbase site - some cracking shots there especially in his favourites.  really like the Swainsons Hawk meal time

http://www.pbase.com/gkorent
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Re: Outstanding bird images ... lessons here..
« Reply #3 on: June 29, 2008, 10:32:01 AM »
Certainly nice stuff
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Re: Outstanding bird images ... lessons here..
« Reply #4 on: June 29, 2008, 10:32:36 AM »
Yes- thanks for sharing! Some beautiful shots!
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Re: Outstanding bird images ... lessons here..
« Reply #5 on: June 29, 2008, 12:59:46 PM »
Thanks for sharing those links Clive - and the "Talkaboutwildlife" forum... never ceases to amaze how many there are out in cyber space :)

I'd like to share this web site with the members for some wonderful shots plus a list of links to other similar sites - one is of a friend of mine called Andy Astbury;

http://www.edwinkats-natuurfotografie.nl/

If you read Edwin's bio you'll find that he uses a Sigma 120-300mm f2.8, at times with Sigma 1.4X convertor, for ALL his shots...

Edwin; http://www.edwinkats-natuurfotografie.nl/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=5&Itemid=27

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Re: Outstanding bird images ... lessons here..
« Reply #6 on: June 29, 2008, 05:02:59 PM »
Some stunning shots and very good advice




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