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Not Just a Female Thing Male Blue Wren



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12 Comments | Report
Hood PRO
 
Hood September 20, 2017
This is great!!!!
Trotts PRO
 
Trotts September 21, 2017
Thank you
WilmaWolf
 
WilmaWolf September 26, 2017
What a gorgeous bird. I love the colours. :)
thatunicorngal PRO
 
thatunicorngal April 30, 2018
Great capture. Really unique.
wildpainter Premium
 
wildpainter May 16, 2018
Great shot capturing typical behaviour!
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texaaronpueschel August 17, 2018
Creative and unique.
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ellenellen November 28, 2019
beautiful shot!
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karensommerslohre January 22, 2020
Wonderful capture!!!
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mleskiw.wildlife_EC5E April 17, 2020
Wow, talk about right place at the right time! Perfect!
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loribrunette July 21, 2020
What a beautiful bird(kind?).How fortunate to capture him at that moment!
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hamidjam December 29, 2020
DEAR FRIEND. NICE WORK. THANK YOU
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deekaycee Mar 07
Great shot!

Behind The Lens

Location
This photo was taken in Canunda National Park which is situated in the South East corner of South ????????
Time
It was taken at 10.30 Approx when a volunteer group The Friends Of Canunda and Beachport National Parks were having smoko
Lighting
The description relates to another photo I took of. Female Wren looking at herself in a huge mirror in my neighbours garden. This photo can be found in my gallery. Hence the .”female thing” ( very Chauvinistic of me) relates to that photo
Equipment
I used a Nikon D5300 with a 200-500mm lens, which on the D5300 cropped sensor is effectively a 300-750mm
Inspiration
The Male Superb Fairy Wren is very protective of his “harem,” and will fight of any interlopers, even himself in the mirror. The “not only female thing” was a comment in regard to the other photo, an in chauvinistic joke. Very naughty of me????????????????????????????
Editing
No post processing was done. I do very little, or no post processing on the majority of my photos. I do not use Photoshop or Lightroom at all
In my camera bag
In my bag I have the D5300, tripod, external flash, 10-24 mm 2.8 zoom 35mm 1.8 prime,50mm 1.8 prime 200-500mm 5.6 zoom and the kit lenses 18-55, 55-200, 55-300 zooms which are seldom used also in the bag I have various filters and a set of extenders.
Feedback
I find that I bump the shutter speed right up to a minimum of the focal length but even go above 1/2000. I know this will elevate ISO. BUT I am not printing huge poster sized prints. For birds and flowers ???? I nearly always shoot in S mode. If I need to get a better depth of field I will shoot in manua,l a further sacrifice of ISO. I also switch off auto focus if I have the time for the shot. I am a total amateur and started out many years ago with a fully manual Petrie film camera. Then got lazy, and used point, and shot auto for many years. I have only in the last couple of years gone to the 35mm DSLR, and still have much to learn and relearn. I use photography too keep the brain active and do a great deal of walking which keeps me active (too a point) lol.

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