Shooting Terns (With a Nikon D5)

So on a recent trip the Outer Banks in North Carolina, I got the chance to do some bird photography.  Having finally received my Nikon D5 after a month and a week long wait (more on that later), I was excited to be able to getting myself re-acquainted with Nikon’s flagship DSLR body.  I rented Nikon’s 2x Tele-converter, and mounted my Nikkor 70-200mm VR II (which effectively makes it a 140-400mm F/5.6) and set out capture some birds on the beach.

Below is an example of 3 shots I’ve been able to edit so far.  More to follow once I get around to editing them more, and more on my thoughts on my real first try at action bird photography.

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I’m Back!

Yes, I was quiet for a few days enjoying the grey and rainy skies of the Outerbanks in North Carolina (South Shores to be exact).  I had my laptop, and I did post one Earworm while I was down there, but I just couldn’t be bothered.  In any case, let me get settled in, and hopefully, will proceed to our regularly blog.


I leave you with a classic video to celebrate my return