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Re: Wildlife

Postby Greenhouseguy » Fri Jun 15, 2012 7:27 pm

If two squirrels in Texas are having sex, does that make them cousins?

d_baker wrote:Extreme Sex

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Re: Wildlife

Postby d_baker » Fri Jun 15, 2012 7:31 pm

Probably.
But I actually took that picture from my deck in Manitou!

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Re: Wildlife

Postby Tory Wells » Fri Jun 15, 2012 9:45 pm

tmathews wrote:Saw this little critter in the Sangres on Saturday as it slithered away. Anyone know what kind it is? I'm thinking a bull snake, but I'm not sure.

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Yep, bull snake. You can tell from the shape of the head, being the same width as the body, that it's not a viper.
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Re: Wildlife

Postby SilverLynx » Fri Jun 15, 2012 10:20 pm

Dancesatmoonrise wrote:Came across this shot from Carol Glazer.

Blown away... Speaks volumes...


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Re: Wildlife

Postby JimR » Sat Jun 16, 2012 9:14 am

Golden eagle along the Mt. Sanitas trail in Boulder, Xmas eve, 2011:
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Re: Wildlife

Postby Vinegaroon » Sat Jun 16, 2012 10:03 am

Quandary, August 2011
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Re: Wildlife

Postby Vinegaroon » Sat Jun 16, 2012 10:23 am

Uncompahgre Peak, August 2010
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Re: Wildlife

Postby Vinegaroon » Sat Jun 16, 2012 10:25 am

Mt Sneffels, August 2010
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Re: Wildlife

Postby Vinegaroon » Sat Jun 16, 2012 10:30 am

Handies, August 2010
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Re: Wildlife

Postby Mark Curtis » Sat Jun 16, 2012 11:00 am

WOW! Vinegaroon, all of your shots are awesome! JimR.....astonishing you got that close. =D>

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Re: Wildlife

Postby JimR » Sat Jun 16, 2012 12:02 pm

Mark Curtis wrote:WOW! Vinegaroon, all of your shots are awesome! JimR.....astonishing you got that close. =D>

A friend who knows birds pointed out that his head feathers were ruffled, probably due to his annoyance at my proximity. Also, a zoom lens helps.
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Re: Wildlife

Postby Mark Curtis » Sun Jun 17, 2012 5:11 am

JimR wrote:
Mark Curtis wrote:WOW! Vinegaroon, all of your shots are awesome! JimR.....astonishing you got that close. =D>

A friend who knows birds pointed out that his head feathers were ruffled, probably due to his annoyance at my proximity. Also, a zoom lens helps.


That was the crazy thing. When I looked at the EXIF data for your photo it stated the focal length as 54mm! Then I remembered the crop factor for the smaller ccd's, so your 10X optical gives you the equivalent of 300mm. That's a very high factor......almost 6X.

Still, that is quite close and the photo turned out well. Did you do additional cropping in post processing to bring it even closer?

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