Monday, 28 November 2011

Collared Dove (Streptopelia decaocto)

Such a familiar bird that it's easy to forget just how pretty it is. A jacket playing the role of a bean bag made this late afternoon shot possible at a very low shutter speed.

Canon 1Ds MkII, Canon 100-400mm L IS USM lens, 1/85th sec, f/5.6, 400mm at ISO 500

2 comments:

  1. Good shot Tim. They always seem to be very slightly scruffy to me.

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  2. Even on sunny days the light isn't very good at this time of year Tim, looks like its ISO 500 plus for a while yet!

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