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Greg_Nuspel
02-01-2010, 06:39 AM
Fast little guy and with the blowing snow it was hard to get anything acceptable.

AntZ
02-01-2010, 06:49 AM
Cute little guy.

casil403
02-01-2010, 06:54 AM
These little guys are so hard to catch...they move around so much...nicely done Greg! FCP?

Greg_Nuspel
02-01-2010, 07:02 AM
These little guys are so hard to catch...they move around so much...nicely done Greg! FCP?

Yes FCP, yesterday in the snow, Deb was running.

Iguanasan
02-01-2010, 07:26 AM
I wish I knew of some place like this around Halifax. I can find ducks, the darn things are all over the place because people feed them and they don't bother to fly south for the winter. Pigeons are also in abundance but I'll be darned if there's some place I can find all kinds of pretty birdies like this one you have here.

Jason
02-01-2010, 09:41 AM
Sure looks cold! I like the blurred background behind the woodpecker.

Greg_Nuspel
02-01-2010, 09:49 AM
Windchill was -21C, if you look close you can see the snow streaks one is just past his eye and there are several in the background.

Foots
02-01-2010, 10:23 AM
Greg, Great shot! I assume you used a zoom to get that close? BTW what does FCP mean?

Greg_Nuspel
02-01-2010, 10:41 AM
Greg, Great shot! I assume you used a zoom to get that close? BTW what does FCP mean?

I don't know we may have to teach you the secret handshake first :laughing: FCP=Fish Creek Park

JAS_Photo
02-01-2010, 12:55 PM
Very cool!

Bambi
02-01-2010, 06:14 PM
I wish I knew of some place like this around Halifax. I can find ducks, the darn things are all over the place because people feed them and they don't bother to fly south for the winter. Pigeons are also in abundance but I'll be darned if there's some place I can find all kinds of pretty birdies like this one you have here.

nice catch greg!
Hey Iggy I have the nuthatches, chickadees and others in my feeder all the time. I just havent gotten around to setting up my tripod to catch them yet. You can always come here :)

dancinphule
02-02-2010, 02:06 AM
Nice Shot Greg. I have yet to capture a male that I'm happy with. It seems the females are more friendly.

I give you a lot of credit for shooting in the cold. I've been going to the same spot everyday for 3 weeks now, and some days, it takes everything I have to get myself out there.

How close were you?

Greg_Nuspel
02-02-2010, 06:23 AM
I would say I was 30 feet away. I have a few of him closer but he was picking up seed left for the Chickadees so they don't look natural. The shot is also a crop from the original since my longest lens is a 200mm.

edG
02-02-2010, 06:54 AM
nice shot(s) Greg