I had a tough time getting many good bird photographs in South Africa. Even at the 400mm long end of my lens they were always a little too far away and I had to crop most of my images. Also, the sky was overcast most of the time during the safari segment of our trip, so it was hard to get anything but a dull white background. I tried some panning shots when we were on our Zambezi River cruise (technically Zimbabwe, not South Africa), and got one image I kind of like even though most of the birds are not sharply focused.
Camera: Canon EOS REBEL T1i, Exposure Time: 1/400, Aperture: f/5.6, ISO: 100, Focal Length: 400mm
Camera: Canon EOS REBEL T1i, Exposure Time: 1/40, Aperture: f/16, ISO: 400, Focal Length: 180mm
Camera: Canon EOS REBEL T1i, Exposure Time: 1/500, Aperture: f/5.6, ISO: 250, Focal Length: 400mm
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Absolutely amazing pictures. Thanks so much for sharing.
Thanks very much, I’m glad you enjoyed them.
You have some great photos there still… Good job!
Thanks Wyatt, I appreciate it.