Lovely clear photo, you can see all the details of the wings tip. Can never get close enough. Well done you.
Comment by GEOFF on 26th June 2011 at 11:44
Brilliant photo Janice, can I at the risk of upsetting some contributors to the site ask you what settings you used on your camera. I have recently bought a D3100 which is my first SLR and am still trying to get my head round it all.
Comment by Garners girl on 26th June 2011 at 12:46
I think someone should do a calendar made up of photos that have appeared on this site......this would definately be one of them.
Comment by David Barker on 26th June 2011 at 13:27
Good detail Janice ,what lens did you use on the D3100?.
Comment by Janice on 26th June 2011 at 22:49
Thanks for your comments folks, I am very new to photography and enjoying learning. Hopefully I will have more time soon as I will retire sometime in the next month.
Geoff and David - this is also my first SLR and I love it. I used AF-S NIKKOR 55-200mm 1:4 5.6 ED VR. Setting was on auto as I needed to capture fairly quickly - more good luck than good management Geoff!
Comment by Dave on 26th June 2011 at 23:26
That a nice shot!
It's a Gatekeeper (Hedge Brown) not a Meadow Brown. And it's a male :-)
Comment by David on 27th June 2011 at 14:18
Good detail. You might be interested in using a Nikon 35mm 1.8 DX lens for a shallow depth of field. they sell for about £150.
Comment by Janice on 27th June 2011 at 16:37
Thanks David, I will have a look at that.
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