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The Wildlife Photo Thread.

Discussion in 'The Breakroom' started by graveyard, May 13, 2013.

  1. Cobra4246
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    LOL! For reals? I think that is how the kids say it. Is that photoshopped?
     
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    Not photoshopped. Real image.
     
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    Texas suburban bird life. (scared the heck out of all the neighborhood cats)
     
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    Found this little fella living in a old irrigation controller today. It is a marbled gecko and his tail is growing back (probably after a close call with a bird). Please excuse the dirty nails but I was on the job!
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    I know I'm getting a bit of a reputation for these shots but i saw this beauty today and had to share. This is a blue flower wasp colia soror and it is looking for an underground grub in which to lay its eggs. Looks aggressive and poisonous but are actually passive and rarely sting.
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    Here's a few more of Red Kites, many of these have been published.

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    Hope you like them, I think I said at the start of my EDC thread that i was a nature photographer. I specialised in Red Kites, local endangered (or where) species ... Love these birds. Was lucky enough to have had a schedule 1 licence previously.

    This was taken a while ago, gives you an idea of my setup ... My old Maxped Jumbo is in there as well !

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    Superb, can see why you're published!
     
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    One last image ... scariest behind the camera ... taken whilst on holidays in Sweden !!!

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    One thing I've noticed is that since swapping my outdoors gear to multicam, I'm convinced it's made a big difference in so far of how animals birds don't notice me as much, convinced it's made a big difference, I can only think that it may have something to do with the IR coating ? I've read a lot about how animals respond to different camouflage, and most patterns seem useless against animals ... But it definitely has made a difference ... Weird !?!
     
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    Last few Kite pics ...


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    Hope you enjoy these too !
     
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    Just great @garethmk1

    I have my own theories on camouflage and don't tend to obsess over patterns. Everything I wear outdoors gets washed in a detergent that doesn't have IR brighteners, and I look for fabrics and patterns that are not IR brightened or reflective.
     
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    I agree, I remember reading an article on hunting sight about how animals view camouflage, especially where one considers black and white vision ... wish I could find it. I swear that multicam works mind ! I also wash my clothing in non IR brightening detergents.
     
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    Wow, just wow.
    At a glance I thought that first image was digitally manipulated! Thanks for stating you are a professional & showing us your rig as most of us are just guys with phone cameras!
    Your a bit like @Stormdrane on the paracord thread.....

    Thanks for posting and keep 'em coming.
     
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    Could not have said it better. Fantastic pics.
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    ...the only thing that matches between us is the MP Jumbo ...:(
    "Envy" is not on my personal vocabulary, but be sure that i'll be following your posts as the "guy" in the pic i left in this reply !!!
    You don't need my compliments, but let me say really wonderful pics.
    Nick
     
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    My not too great contributions from my walk today.
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    a few old trail cam pics.[​IMG][​IMG]