Cheeky Waxeye (birds ). Photo by astrophotographer
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Cheeky Waxeye

Uploaded by: astrophotographer

Sunday August 19, 2012

Oamaru, New Zealand

Caption: A chance shot of this winter visitor, after the food on the lawn. A beautiful and cheeky bird a little smaller than a sparrow, will soon go back to the grasslands in the hills. Canon 40D 400mm lens.

EXIF Data

Manufacturer: Canon

Model: Canon EOS 40D

Orientation: top - left

x-Resolution: 72.00

y-Resolution: 72.00

Resolution Unit: Inch

Software: Adobe Photoshop CS3 Windows

Compression: JPEG compression

Exposure Time: 1/250 sec.

FNumber: f/5.6

Exposure Program: Normal program

ISO Speed Ratings: 800

Exif Version: Exif Version 2.21

Shutter speed: 7.97 EV (APEX: 15, 1/249 sec.)

Aperture: 4.97 EV (f/5.6)

Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV

MaxApertureValue: 5.00 EV (f/5.7)

Metering Mode: Pattern

Flash: Flash did not fire, compulsory flash mode.

Focal Length: 400.0 mm

SubsecTime: 34

SubSecTimeOriginal: 34

SubSecTimeDigitized: 34

Color Space: Uncalibrated

PixelXDimension: 1788

PixelYDimension: 1136

Focal Plane x-Resolution: 4438.36

Focal Plane y-Resolution: 4445.97

Focal Plane Resolution Unit: Inch

Custom Rendered: Normal process

Exposure Mode: Auto exposure

White Balance: Auto white balance

Scene Capture Type: Standard

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About astrophotographer

astrophotographer

I am very keen on astrophotography, atmospherics and nature photography.The passion for photography has been with me for 60 odd years and is still as strong as ever.My first camera was a 127 format given to me when I was 8yrs old, my father showing us how to develop film, in the bathtub, needless to say it became stained much to my mothers annoyance.I guess my profession, Radiography, was a natural way to combine taking pictures with a hobby, most radiographers in my training years had cameras so we all took photos and compared them, always striving to outdo each other.I have always had an interest in Infra-Red photography and we used to play around with IR film in the B&W days, of course we have advanced so much in the digital world of IR I had my camera converted for IR only...it was a bonus as the exposures are as if it was a white light camera. Fast shutter speeds and the resulting images are sometime bad but mostly intriguing. Although I enjoy my work in helping the patient the time has come at the end of 2014 to drop to three days a week, get out on my motorcycle(s) and take a few more photos of the natural world.

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