Kestrel in flight

Kestrel in flightWent for a walk this weekend and turned around and saw this kestrel hovering just behind us.

  • Aperture: ƒ/16
  • Camera: ILCA-77M2
  • Taken: 4 June, 2017
  • Exposure bias: +2.5EV
  • Flash fired: no
  • Focal length: 400mm
  • ISO: 2500
  • Keywords: 2017, Bird, Essex, Great Cranfield, Kestrel
  • Location: 51° 50.7368′ 0″ N 0° 18.3077′ 0″ E
  • Shutter speed: 1/1000s
  • Title: Kestrel in flight

Young Goldfinch

Younf Goldfinch

With then garden quite quiet at the moment, all of the chicks have gone off on their own, and the older birds have retired to the local woodland where it is cooler, here is a photo from a couple of weeks ago of a young Goldfinch.

  • Aperture: ƒ/8
  • Credit: Tony Harrison-Smith
  • Camera: ILCA-77M2
  • Taken: 4 June, 2017
  • Flash fired: yes
  • Focal length: 400mm
  • ISO: 500
  • Keywords: 2017, Benfleet, Bird, Essex, Goldfinch
  • Location: 51° 34.5165′ 0″ N 0° 33.3825′ 0″ E
  • Shutter speed: 1/250s
  • Title: Young Goldfinch

Blue Tit feeding it’s chick

Blue Tit feeding it's chick

Very quiet in the garden at the moment. Too hot during the day for the birds and they seem to have stopped visiting in large amounts since I ran out of food for them for a couple of days. 🙂

  • Aperture: ƒ/8
  • Credit: Tony Harrison-Smith
  • Camera: ILCA-77M2
  • Taken: 4 June, 2017
  • Flash fired: no
  • Focal length: 400mm
  • ISO: 3200
  • Keywords: 2017, Benfleet, Bird, Blue Tit, Essex
  • Shutter speed: 1/500s
  • Title: Adult Blue Tit feeding a chick

The airshow season begins

Tornado at RIAT2016

At last, the airshow season is getting closer. Must brush up on my aviation photography again.

  • Aperture: ƒ/5.6
  • Credit: T Harrison-Smith
  • Camera: ILCA-77M2
  • Taken: 8 July, 2016
  • Flash fired: no
  • Focal length: 250mm
  • ISO: 400
  • Keywords: Airshow, Aviation, Flying, RIAT 2016, Typhoon FGR 4
  • Shutter speed: 1/5000s
  • Title: All rights reseerved