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Latest Bird Photographs

Backgrounds are important in Bird Photography. By keeping the sun to my back and using a long lens I was able to blur the background in the photos below. Also, reflectios always add a little extra to any bird photograph.

Bird photographers know late evening light is excellent for bird photography. With great backgrounds and a sparkle in the eye you have hit the jackpot.


The American Robins were very cooperative in Dinasaur Provincial Park. There were lots of Robins.


The Yellow sided Flycatcher posed for me.


When you are presented with evening light it is best to expose for the highlights and work the shodows in post processing.


All of the photographs on this page were photographed with the Nikon D 500 and the Nikon 200 500mm lens.


To see my final testing results with this combination Click on this < Link >

Watch the Backgrounds