It wasn't all action and excitement.
8th Jul 2007, 11:19
So, Boet and I went out on a Kingfisher hunt.
I've never seen one in real life before.
This pair were just across the water from where we were "hiding".
They were fishing off that branch, maybe 20feet in front of us!
I think they may have a nest in there somewhere.
All in all well worth getting up so early for and now we know where to
These were shot with a 70 / 300 zoom on the D80. Even this close I think
you'd still do better with a 500mm (hired) lens or a 2x converter,
though the light levels there are pretty low.
8th Jul 2007, 08:42
So you come back from the DIY shop with (amongst other things) a length
of square aluminimumm tubing.
What do you do?
You get your son to look down one end and stick your phone at the other end.
7th Jul 2007, 21:10
Boet, we really don't have to get up at 5am tomorrow to do this
From the comfort of your own favorite armchair is an option too.
(Nah, not the same thing at all, I'll see you here at 05.15, batts fully
charged, long lens polished, cammo-jacket at the ready.
Do I need wellies?)
7th Jul 2007, 18:11
Level the floor today / tomorrow.
Can't tile 'till Monday when it's all good'n set.
7th Jul 2007, 13:04
He makes this look so easy.
Done by lunchtime.
6th Jul 2007, 08:32