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  1. RVT1K replied to the thread Finally got some Pics of Owls!!.

    Good for you! I'm doing a bit of the same from my backyard minus the owls...

    Apr 7, 2020 at 1:34 PM
  2. RVT1K replied to the thread Clucky launching.

    Thanks. The frame-rate of my D4 is my friend! But I have gotten better at anticipating when he/she will leap.

    Apr 7, 2020 at 11:06 AM
  3. RVT1K replied to the thread Clucky launching.

    Thanks. I'll have to look for a good example but I've also caught him with his wings fully tucked looking like a Tomahawk missile being...

    Apr 7, 2020 at 8:14 AM
  4. RVT1K posted a new thread.

    Clucky launching

    Since I had time to play, I broke out what I have called my max-reach kit. I have a fully manual Tamron 400mm with a 2x tele-converter...

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    Forum: Nature & Wildlife

    Apr 7, 2020 at 7:36 AM
  5. RVT1K replied to the thread The Sentries of Fort Cluckster.

    I wish I could take the credit but the tree they chose is on my property. We can see the hole from a couple of spots in the kitchen but...

    Apr 6, 2020 at 6:11 PM
  6. RVT1K replied to the thread The Sentries of Fort Cluckster.

    Unfortunately I was at work for "The Siege of Fort Clukster". There was a titanic battle, my girlfriend said it was a real knock-down...

    Apr 6, 2020 at 10:29 AM
  7. RVT1K posted a new thread.

    Clucky cleans house

    Here he's cleaning from the outside. His usual move is to sit inside and fling the sawdust with just his head poking out. [ATTACH]

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    Forum: Nature & Wildlife

    Apr 6, 2020 at 10:00 AM
  8. RVT1K replied to the thread How do you evaluate a photograph?.

    It's like food...if I like it...it's good.

    Apr 6, 2020 at 7:27 AM
  9. RVT1K replied to the thread The Sentries of Fort Cluckster.

    When she is in the nest like that, it is very difficult to see the hole even if you know it's there. I suspect her markings may be part...

    Apr 6, 2020 at 7:10 AM
  10. RVT1K posted a new thread.

    The Sentries of Fort Cluckster

    Clucky and Bride of Clucky have established themselves. They had to fight off starlings but we have high hopes for babies. [ATTACH]...

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    Forum: Nature & Wildlife

    Apr 5, 2020 at 5:50 PM
  11. RVT1K replied to the thread NIKKOR AF-S Micro 40mm. Autofocus problem.

    "Dodgy" is an expression I learned from my English coworkers. Just like "wonky" and "fiddly bits"...

    Apr 3, 2020
  12. RVT1K replied to the thread A Couple of Robins.

    Classification: Pingpongus Furrballus.

    Apr 3, 2020
  13. RVT1K replied to the thread Gerbers.

    For me, the best application of HDR is the sublet approach. I would not have guessed that was a HDR shot. But the title confused...

    Apr 3, 2020
  14. RVT1K replied to the thread NIKKOR AF-S Micro 40mm. Autofocus problem.

    I was under the impression that the switch on the lens would "force" the lens into manual focus no matter what else?

    Apr 3, 2020
  15. RVT1K posted a new thread.

    White-breasted Nuthatch a.k.a.

    The Pythagorean Woodpecker. I've named them that since they are always at a right-angle no matter what surface their feet are on. [ATTACH]

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    Forum: Nature & Wildlife

    Apr 3, 2020