The Goldfinch by tdaug80

The Goldfinch

I went out to practice high-shutter-speed photography, today, but this goldfinch was holding still and so beautiful, that he wins the prize, today.
gorgeous, that yellow sure glows
August 5th, 2019  
What an amazing colour! Perfection would be the eye with a catchlight. Loving the grip on the bush with those talons.
August 5th, 2019  
@casablanca Yes. Some day, I will get my wild animals to face the right way for me. The light was coming from behind him (and me).
August 5th, 2019  
Howdy GP partner! Have you tried freelensing yet?
August 5th, 2019  
@shesnapped Well, yes, but I've never gotten it to work. I guess that's what get-pushed is all about.
August 5th, 2019  
@tdaug80 Great YouTube videos on how to do it. One warning: some videos claim you have to set your focus to infinity. Not true. Open your aperture all the way before you take your lens off, then adjust your focus as you see fit. It takes a bit of coordination to hold camera, lens, AND focus all at the same time, but it can be done!
August 6th, 2019  
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