Sometimes one can't get outdoors but still want to take pictures of animals and birds.
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For instance, sometimes I can't move too well so I'm confined to a chair by
the window. I have my camera near me on a table, bird feeders about 10 feet from
the window, and a stump set up 3 feet from the window. Sometimes I will have the
camera on a tripod, with a remote cord, set up near the window, prefocused. When a
bird lands on the stump and I know it is in the prefocused spot, I start taking
pictures with the remote cord. Having a camera take can take 5 frames helps, because
sometimes one can get an unexpected good shot or get one out of 5 good shots. It is
not often that I can get 5 good shots in a row because the bird does move around and
end up with a shot with no bird in it, if he is so quick and flies off before the
shot is fired.
I don't think one has to be outdoors to get outdoor shots.
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Double-Crested Cormorants On Cape Cod In December?
We were so surprised to see these 3 Double-crested Cormorants perched on this dock at Rock Harbor yesterday. I haven’t seen one in a long time and thought they were long gone to milder climates! (Click on blog link for other photo.) But, the figures looked so familiar that we stopped and I got a … Continue reading Double-Crested Cormorants On Cape Cod In December?
Northern Flicker At Our Bird Bath On Cape Cod.
This little Northern Flicker stopped by for a drink at the bird bath in our backyard. Beautiful bird, don’t you think? Look at that coloring! Just exquisite!
The Lull Before The Storm On Cape Cod Bay.
I love cloudy, windy days… the windier, the better! Yesterday I took a walk to Boat Meadow Beach in the morning before the high winds and the rain started. It was fairly windy out but the water was still calm. You can see the Canada Geese and Brants swimming about in the bay. We went … Continue reading The Lull Before The Storm On Cape Cod Bay.