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Meet the Crows

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Some time ago I wrote an article about Pigeons. These birds can be encountered almost everywhere, both in large urban areas and in the wilderness. Now I decided it’s time to write about another type of common birds, namely the crows. Who hasn’t met a crow yet? Who hasn’t heard its screams, which might sometimes be pretty disturbing especially when a high count of them gathers in the area. Well, no matter what some folks say I find them fascinating. Why? I’ll explain in the next sections.

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Birds I Photographed for the First Time in 2019. And the Story behind the Pictures.

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This is my first post in 2020 so let me wish you a Happy New Year!

Back to 2019 I can say it was a fruitful year for me from a photographic point of view. On the one hand I learned new stuff like the Ansel Adams Zone┬áSystem or using the back button for auto-focus (BBAF). On the other hand I had the opportunity to shoot interesting subjects for the first time, some of which I haven’t even seen or heard of before. Most of these are birds and in this post I would like to say a few words about each of these beautiful beings. So let’s get started!

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Pigeons

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Until now I’ve been writing about birds in general. Now it’s time for a post about a specific type, namely the so well known pigeons. I think they deserve a dedicated article provided that they are some of the most commonly encountered birds. They live in huge numbers in cities but also in wilderness. The domesticated ones are so friendly and hard to scare that one almost steps on them on the street. They can be found everywhere in an urban area: streets, parks, on buildings, wires and so on.

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Birds in Flight

Birds in flight (BIF) is one of the most fascinating and in many respects most difficult parts of nature photography. It does not only require skill and experience but also proper equipment. A proffesional bird photographer might spend tens of thousands of dollars for equipment and thousands of hours of time and patience in the middle of nature.

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Birds (5)

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Welcome to my first post for this year! I’ll get back to birds, which has gradually become one of my favorite photographic subjects. To compare it with macro photography it is somehow more relaxing and the success rate might in specific cases be higher. I say specific cases referring to still birds because birds-in-flight (BIF) is a completely different story (for me it is still in many respects an uncharted territory).

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Birds

Birds are a fascinating subject for nature photographers (and not only!). There can be many reasons for this: their flight, their grace, beautiful colors, the fact that it’s hard to “shoot” them and sometimes you have to wait hours and even days to get a good photo, and so on. In many situations patience, camouflage and quick reaction from the photographer are crucial.

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