Posted on | April 12, 2015 | No Comments
Its spring and the birds are back! I’ve been anxious to get out with my new lens to make some pictures of blackbirds, so I visited Cutler Reservoir at sunset.
I am amazed at how the redwing and yellow headed blackbirds can balance on such flimsy perches:
As for the lens, it’s not the 500mm I’ve wished for (I can dream), but it will be fun to test in a variety of situations and I do love the depth of field it provides. For example, these cattails closer to the road stand out against the blurred reeds further away:
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