I was delighted to see a hummingbird coming for the potted flower on my deck this morning. I had to set the camera at high ISO because of the poor lighting condition thereby introducing some noise on the image.
Talking about being lucky, I happened to look out from our dining room with my camera in hand yesterday and saw this rare and beautiful pileated woodpecker perching on a dead branch in my backyard woods. I quickly snapped 3-4 pictures before he/she flew away.
A pair of red-shouldered hawks have become regular visitors in my backyard woods. I missed the opportunity yesterday and decided to have my camera, lens and settings ready this morning. Sure enough, in the middle of my breakfast I heard the loud call of one […]