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Monday, June 13, 2016

Creative Spot by Indra Anandasabapathy

A visitor on our balcony -- OSPREY









6 comments:

  1. Wonderful pictures Indra. What sort of camera/s do you use?

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  2. I'm guessing that you took these pictures in FL. I see an Araliya tree. The Osprey is looking right at you! Enjoy your photography! Srianee

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  3. The Osprey was shot in Florida. He was about 10 feet from me separated by a glass sliding door. He knew i was close but did not care, as seen in his attitude & eyes. He did move his head like the dancer.
    The Araliya tree is from Staten island . Note the Rhododendrons in bloom in the background. They have finished blooming here in NY,now. I have it in doors in winter.
    I have a Canon EOS 550D body, with a 300 mm lens as a separate attachment- for safari, bird pictures etc. The regular
    lens on the camera is 18-55mm.
    The other one I use often for near situations is APPLES I phone which takes superb pictures in those situations and more. Apparently the US drones use this technology.
    I use the Canon with the 300 mm lens for distance shots - lions etc, on safari. The Apple actually I believe does a better job for the regular bread & butter shots.The Osprey was an I phone shot. I had the cell phone on my hip, had no time to run into the apartment & fetch the Canon camera. You will see what a job the cell phone did .

    IA

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    1. Thanks for your detailed info on Camera. I tend to use my Samsung smartphone mostly because it is there when you need it and the quality of the photos are great. A long time ago, I carried an Asahi Pentax with additional wide angle, telescopic and macro lenses. I just cannot be bothered carrying that gear but for distance shots, you can't beat the telescopic lens

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  4. I am the late Zita commenting at the end. These are a treat and very educative to me. Thanks for sharing. I am so proud to hear of the great variety of interests our dear batch mates have!
    Zita

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  5. Rather fear-some looking bird, Indra--- like some of the 'Birds' I have known. Gave them wide berth, lest being 'grabbed'!!!
    Great pictures Indra -- continue the good work.

    Razaque

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