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A Walk in the Woods

I was standing with a couple of other photographers when one of them spotted this fellow out for a walk, heading to the feeder for a meal. I always enjoy seeing a ring-necked pheasant in the wild even if I don’t end up with a great shot.Both were hand held and shot in manual mode with some cropping and lightening after ward.

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1/125 sec @ f/8, ISO 400, 150mm

 

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1/125 sec @ f/8 ISO 400, 300mm

It didn’t take long before he left the open path and safely disappeared into the thick under brush.

 

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6 responses

  1. Butch Villeneuve

    Good day, anything outdoors that wild is neat. Seen you at the meeting but I had to run Chuck talked me out of the house and I’m not sure if it was a good idea. Good meeting. Take care my friend

    Butch VilleneuveButch’s Consulting Ltd(780) 405-6909

    Date: Thu, 28 Nov 2013 02:01:49 +0000 To: butch_vill@hotmail.com

    November 28, 2013 at 9:49 am

  2. Lucky catch in nice light too! I used to see them everywhere and now have not seen one in many years.

    November 28, 2013 at 4:33 pm

    • They release dozens in the golf course next door and of course they wander. I wonder how many have survived so far? i did lighten these in Lightroom using fill light but happy with the result. Thank you for your comment, Donna.

      November 30, 2013 at 2:12 pm

  3. Nice captures! Although there are ring-necked pheasants where I live, I hardly ever see them.

    November 29, 2013 at 5:48 pm

  4. Seen them 3-4 times since the spring-always a joy to spot them.

    November 30, 2013 at 2:13 pm

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