Sunday, 25 January 2009

Wet,wet,wet......


This wet weather has kept me indoors catching up on a few tasks. But all is not doom and gloom as I have at last treated myself to an new DSLR (Cannon 450D) in advance of a forthcoming (some would say) significant birthday!
So boxes opened & a quick scan through the instructions....and here are some of the first very amaetuer pictures of birds visiting the garden today in not ideal conditions.


















Blue Tits & Collared Doves are
regular visitors to the seed feeders.














And finally the resident House Sparrows.

6 comments:

  1. Oooh very nice too Frank and I'm sure your new pressie will give you hours of entertainment and pleasure!!

    You kept your 21st birthday very quiet!

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  2. Great photos. It is a treat to come to your blog and see birds we may not get here in the US.

    Congrats on your new toy!

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  3. I'ts early days (even hours) Tricia & I'm already hooked BUT nothing much to capture. I now need to read up on RAW - presumably not weather related? They say age is just a state of mind...

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  4. Many thanks Kallen, I'm glad you enjoy your visits. Hopefully there will be better pics in future once the camera teaches me how!

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  5. New toys! When I get a new camera, my first photos are usually of the opposite wall preceded by the words, "What does this button do?" Looks like you're off to an excellent start.

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  6. Steve, I often think I have higher expectations than what actually appears when I download the photo's. I took it to work today so watch this space....if any are ok I will post them.
    Thanks for keeping in touch, it is appreciated.

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