Just got a new pc and added Photoshop Elements 10 as my photo editor. Had been using Picassa which is very limited in what it can do (fix). I find photoshop not very intuitive and am having some…Continue
I know this is not a NB bird but wanted to show what can be done in very low light. The subject was co-operating by not moving but took this handheld picture on my Nikon D300 at 5.6, 1/200 sec, ISO1600 at 400 mm, spot metering, no flash.
"A few years back Nancy and I were in South Africa where there a many species of Larks. We re-identified many of these several times on our journey. So retention of field marks, at least for us was minimal. It seems the older one gets the less we…"
A group all about the moths of New Brunswick, and also the Maritimes. The variety of these night-flying (and sometimes day-flying) creatures is astounding, so post your images here and we'll get something going.
Thanks for the info on the American Bittern. There is always an interesting story behind each photo posted on this site. The pair of bitterns I mentioned were lucky to have a hard to get at natural wet area. There was another one close to home here in Lower Coverdale who was vocal for months. It or perhaps a pair were in a scrubby field with a wet man made trench around it. A male Northern Harrier would haul food to its nest nearby. I read somewhere that both species will nest nearby which amazed me.