Rook against a grey sky

Rook against a grey skyLoads of Rooks around this weekend enjoying the stiff winds. Here is a photo of one of them against a grey and overcast sky. Took lots of photos but this was the only one that came near to what I wanted

  • Aperture: ƒ/5.6
  • Credit: T Harrison-Smith
  • Camera: ILCA-77M2
  • Exposure bias: +3.5EV
  • Flash fired: no
  • Focal length: 400mm
  • ISO: 3200
  • Shutter speed: 1/750s

Low flying Carrion Crow

Carrion Crow

Crows seem quite difficult to photograph as they are so black that detail is hard to get. Quite please with this photo. Still a lot of room for improvement though!

  • Aperture: ƒ/6.7
  • Credit: T Harrison-Smith
  • Camera: ILCA-77M2
  • Flash fired: no
  • Focal length: 280mm
  • ISO: 800
  • Shutter speed: 1/500s

Dunnock

Dunnock

This Dunnock came up into the hedge beside me today and just started singing away.

  • Aperture: ƒ/5.6
  • Credit: T Harrison-Smith
  • Camera: ILCA-77M2
  • Flash fired: no
  • Focal length: 300mm
  • ISO: 1000
  • Shutter speed: 1/500s

Grey Wagtail

Grey Wagtail

On my lunchtime walk today, I saw this lovely Grey Wagtail feeding in the local brook.

  • Aperture: ƒ/5.6
  • Credit: T Harrison-Smith
  • Camera: ILCA-77M2
  • Taken: 14 February, 2017
  • Flash fired: no
  • Focal length: 300mm
  • ISO: 1000
  • Keywords: UK, England, Essex, Benfleet, 2017, Winter, Wildlife, Bird, Hedgerow, Grey Wagtail
  • Shutter speed: 1/500s