In more ways than one. Woke up and got out of bed about 5 a.m. to wall to wall sunshine which was promising for a good day. By the time we went walkabout soon after 7 a.m. thick cloud was rolling in from the North Sea and temperatures struggled to reach 12C. It ended up as a morning to try shooting in RAW for the first time, but looking through the kitchen window. Shooting through two layers of glass does nothing to help gain sharp photos but at least RAW files seemed to have better colour definition: (all cropped and processed in Photoshop Elements 10)
Uh oh, I think I'd better move:
Male Blackbird with a full beak:
Blackbird - juvenile
Another experiment - video shot in 640x480 with the 50D and then digitally zoomed in AVS Video Editor software:
Hope you are having better wildlife watching weather than we have here.
Things are beginning to draw to a close.
16 hours ago