Oscar Dewhurst – Bearded Tit

  Oscar writes: this Spring I spent several mornings photographing Bearded Tits in Suffolk. They were coming to the front of a bank of reeds before flying across the path to feed. This image of a female was taken just before it took off. Nikon D800, Nikon 600mm f/4 AF-S II, Nikon 1.4x TC Mark…

Oscar Dewhurst – Common Tern

Oscar writes: I had been watching this Common Tern fishing outside one of the hides at Minsmere but the background was a white sky so wasn’t photographing it. When it moved to the side of the hide the reeds were behind it giving a nice light brown background. Fortunately it kept hunting for the next…

Oscar Dewhurst – Avocets

Oscar writes: I was watching a pair of Avocets with their chicks on the scrape at Minsmere. This was taken when another bird came in which was promptly chased off! Nikon D800, Nikon 600mm f/4 AF-S II lens Mark writes: I was at Minsmere, seeing Avocets, on Friday morning. They are such striking birds –…

Oscar Dewhurst – cute Avocet chicks

Oscar writes: These Avocet chicks were taken at Minsmere this Spring. I’ve never seen them close  – to get them so near the hide was a good start to the morning! Nikon D800, Nikon 600mm f/4 AF-S II lens, Nikon 1.4x TC Mark writes: Awwww!! It’s good to have Oscar back after his exams –…

Oscar Dewhurst – Pheasant

Oscar writes: Outside where I was staying at Minsmere we had some birdfeeders, where two of the regular birds were a pair of pheasants. I lay down on the ground to get the diffuse foreground and background, and to give a more intimate perspective. Nikon D800, Nikon 600mm f4 AFS-II       Likes(8)Dislikes(4)