About two weeks ago I was in the zoo and my new Fuji XF 1.2/56mm was the longest lens I had with me. It turned out to be the perfect lens to shoot the king penguins. Continue reading
The most important thing is to choose the gear that is best for the job but sometimes you need to use what you got. Even if that means some “birding” with a portrait lens. Continue reading
NIKON E950 (19mm, f/3.9, 1/80 sec, ISO80)
This is part II of my Hotel California post. The hummingbirds. I think they play a big part of my fascination for the place. Continue reading
Some time ago I used to love bird photography. I visited the Neusiedlersee NP on a regular base from late March to early May to take pictures of the bird migration to the North. I shot a Nikon D1 ( later D2H ) with a AF-S 2.8/300 ED with or without the 1.4 or 1.7 converter. Sometimes I took images of songbirds in a park in Vienna. There was a guy preparing branches with food in a way that you can’t see the food or a feeder in the final image. It was a great location.
Since I moved out of Vienna I feed the birds in my garden. I never considered to take pictures because I don’t have the right equipment anymore. Continue reading