Here are two more images – handheld, with the Nikon 70-300mm, of the Rosy-Faced Lovebirds in the trees outside our yard.

The previous image, in my last post, was taken with the Nikon 200-500m lens I have just purchased, using a monopod, and I have to say I am struck, on closer examination, by the superior quality of the bigger lens – its brightness and contrast, as well as its sharpness, which would have been better of course if I hadn’t been so lazy and had set it up on a tripod.

Still, this is just practice and experimentation, until the time comes – i.e., when we go to Madikwe – to get serious.

Posted by Glen Fisher

Writer, photographer. Education and skills consultant.

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