Common Name- Red-Browed Finch
Scientific Name- Neochmia temporalis
Date- 16 Feb 17
Location- Woollamia (sth coast NSW)
Brand/Model- Nikon D500
Lens- Nikkor 300mm f/2.8G VR
Shutter Speed- 1/250s
Exposure Bias/Metering/Flash- Nil/NA/High speed sync mode. 4 x Nikon SB-900 (Master @ 1/8, A&B @ 1/64, C @ 1/32)
Technique- Bird-hide, Tripod + Wimberley gimbal head, cool drink in hand
Attraction Aides- Bird-bath in native garden
Post Production- ACR: Crop, sharpen, save as Tif. PSE 14: levels, removed a couple of distracting highlight reflections caused by flash around rock edge, sized for posting and final minor sharpen.
Notes- These are very common garden birds along the east coast, however, as we all know, the extreme heat is drawing many birds (as well as humans!) to water. Obviously a set-up, however I couldn't resist recording this bright little fellow as it took advantage of my bird-bath.