A Little Bird Told Me

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I have given myself a challenge this year, I want to practice shooting birds. It’s something outside of my comfort level as a photographer and I know if will make me technically better.

Last week I had chance to visit a sculpture garden in Grand Rapids Michigan. Of course as I stepped into the gardens the sculptures became the side dish as my focus was distracted by the hundreds of birds. I was particularly drawn to the wild canaries in the tropical garden. I have taken photos of my sisters pet canary and it has alway surprised me how something with tiny eyes and no lips can be so expressive….

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Listening

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Looking

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Wondering

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Thinking

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Posed

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Turned

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Curious

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Strait forward

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Singing

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Shouting

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8 thoughts on “A Little Bird Told Me

  1. Your Posed canary photo is Amazing!! ❤ I never knew there was sucha thing as wild canaries, but duh, there would have to be! 🙂 They are so Bright! I love these photos.
    Rach.

  2. I would say you did a terrific job altogether. The shots are crystal clear with great short depth of field. You should be proud of yourself.

    • Thanks – the hardest part for me is getting really good focus. These guys were not too concerned about my presence so they were pretty decent models for me:)

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