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  1. Lez325

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    Very good set Les, love the GSW on the handle :)
     
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  3. Box Brownie

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    +1 ^ and all with a smooth BG

    PS looks like a nice e setup, are you able to say where this is located?
     
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    Thank you Roger- putting the Tamron 150-600mm to good use after as 3 month ;Lay off :)

    It is a nice set up - with several different BG's to swap as you please and the Hide can be found here-

    http://www.deanmasonwildlifephotography.co.uk/

    well worth a visit- plenty more images on my Flickr page

    here: https://www.flickr.com/photos/105807884@N02/

    Les :)
     
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    Excellent set of images.
     
  7. Box Brownie

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    Ah! thanks for that feedback..............I think I am getting a gift voucher for Dean's place for my upcoming birthday, if so a long weekend beckons :)
     
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    The 1st GSW and Nuthatch… irresistible, Les!
     
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    Great set of images,love the woody on the handle.
     
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    @Lez325

    Les, are these all full frame of crops? And if a mixture can you recall which ones are which?

    TIA for the insight & feedback :)

    PS just planning ahead based on your experiences there and FL's used.
     
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    Nice series, especially the siskin. Could it be improved with a tad more exposure?

    TFS
     
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    Surperb set again Les.
     
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    3, 4, 5 and 6 rather "dark" Les - especially the Siskin
     
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  14. Lez325

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    Thanks all- as I said, a really dull windy day - exposure was a Biatch :) :)

    any better?
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    I shot these with a Sony a77Mk2 + Tamron 150-600mm

    Les
     
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    All shot on a crop sensor Sony a77 Mk2 :) these birds come within 5 to 6 meters of the hide
     
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    you managed a day then Les - super shots

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    Yes I did finally manage a day Stan, I booked 8-12 and decided to stay on till 4pm :)

    Lovely set up and what a nice chap Dean is

    Les
     
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    good set indeed
     
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    Well, I have been given a voucher :D

    Need to think when would be a good time to go? I surmise it can get quite booked......if choosing say a Sunday or Monday, is either of those likely to be 'better'?
     
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    Best to call Dean and ask for availability - I went on Saturday with 2 other people so there was only 3 of us in the hide- the reflection pool has seating for 3 so ideal for us- I suspect a Monday would be a better day -, unless you choose a Bank Holiday :)
     
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    Hi Lez

    Thanks for the insight. Will have to look at the calendar and then get in touch with him to discuss as appropriate.
     
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    The GSW on the handle is my fave (y)

    Although, you could quite easily clone out the food around its beak. You're good at PP Les, so I reckon it'd be a doddle for you :) Also wondering if you've shot it full frame or whether you've got space to turn it into a portrait showing the full handle?

    The other GSW shots don't do anything for me as the food/bait is on show.

    Hide sounds nice though :)
     

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