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tee_bird
January 20th, 2010, 12:08 AM
I'm still pretty new at photography (at least, in my eyes)... but here are some photos I've taken.

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2490/4128254433_6853b5d63e.jpg
This little guy was in my Grandma's back yard. Canon Rebel XT 70-200 f/4 lens

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3433/3902032808_85ffbfae2c_o.jpg
Practicing macros. Canon Rebel XT, 100mm F/2.8 macro lens.

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3026/3887969832_9471a2a3f3_o.jpg
Landscape. Not my strong area... but I like this one. It was taken at Truman Lake in Missouri.

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2549/3870733977_7ef4e29751.jpg
Green Tree Python taken at the St. Louis Zoo. Canon Rebel XT, 100mm F/2.8 macro lens.

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2635/3852708439_8458291ae7_o.jpg
Triangulate Orb Weaver. Taken along the Gasconade River in Missouri. Canon Rebel XT, 100mm f/2.8 lens.

Angela
January 22nd, 2010, 08:22 AM
Wow those look really good.. I can say non of those animals lives on Iceland.. ^^;

Also wow, I'm not sure I'd dare ever going that close to a bee with a camera.. ^^;
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3433/3902032808_85ffbfae2c_o.jpg


http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2549/3870733977_7ef4e29751.jpg
OMG a snake, it looks awesome.. :3 Love it's colour. :D



Ewwww it's nothing like the spiders on Iceland... xD

Wow it's so big and look at the colours.. :D
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2635/3852708439_8458291ae7_o.jpg

tee_bird
January 23rd, 2010, 02:06 PM
Thank you, Angela.

The snake was actually taken in a zoo, it's one of my favorite species of snakes.

The bee is actually called a hoverfly. They're basically harmless.

Luckily, the spider isn't as big as it looks in the picture. A macro lens was used for that one, so it's got 1:1 magnification. (The size of the spider in the picture would be the same ratio as the spider standing on the camera sensor... if I make any sense).

Thanks again for the nice comments. :)

Unforgettable
January 24th, 2010, 02:46 AM
These are pretty good. I would love to see you take some in black and white of people, or run down buildings and stuff. I used to do that for my photography class and I loved how they came out.

My favorite I would have to say is the bee. I love the out of focus in the background and the detail. I can't wait to see more.

tee_bird
January 25th, 2010, 01:11 PM
I'll be going to Cancun in less than a month, so expect more around then, Jared.

I plan on practicing taking pictures of people there (since I'm not very good at it.) Maybe I'll have some nice black and white ones to show you.

Galukxy
January 30th, 2010, 02:26 AM
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2549/3870733977_7ef4e29751.jpg

Even though I have a huge fear of snakes, I love this picture. It's so amazing

xxkaylabby
January 30th, 2010, 11:09 AM
the snake picture is amazing (: it's green.

tee_bird
January 30th, 2010, 09:48 PM
Thanks, both of you! It's probably my favorite kind of snake. There's morphs of it that are bright red!

tee_bird
February 12th, 2010, 11:33 AM
Another from my last trip at the zoo. I really love taking pictures in the reptile house because of all the fine details they have.

http://fc00.deviantart.net/fs25/f/2009/245/4/8/Iguana_by_teabird.png

One more week until Cancun, expect to be bombarded with awesome photos when I get back. :)

Dragma
February 13th, 2010, 02:22 PM
These are excellent quality pictures. I like them! ^_^

tee_bird
February 28th, 2010, 12:27 PM
A couple from Mexico. :D

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4009/4390082067_1295e20fb8.jpg
Canon Rebel XT with 50mm f/1.8 lens.
Walking to Margaritaville, my family and I stopped at a lagoon to look and it started raining. I really like how this one came out for some reason...

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2618/4390849986_1622705465.jpg
Canon Rebel XT with 70-200mm f/4.0L lens
This picture didn't come out as sharp as I had hoped, but I still like it a bit.

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4055/4396137086_9b089b2265.jpg
Canon Rebel XT with 100mm f/2.8 macro lens.

deliriouspurple
February 28th, 2010, 07:44 PM
http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4055/4396137086_9b089b2265.jpg
^this is amazing, I really like this one it's well focused and simple but very nice ^^
I love your photography great job. :]

Samme!
February 28th, 2010, 07:52 PM
Wow, I can really see you becoming a wildlife photographer :D All of your pictures are really well composed and the detail in them is exquisite, especially in the close-up ones! I really love your work :)

tee_bird
March 1st, 2010, 08:55 PM
I really appreciate the comments, everyone.

Samme!- being a wildlife photographer would be a dream job, but I don't think I have the skill (yet) or equipment for it. (Plus, my networking degree) But it's always something I've wanted to do. Maybe I should apply for the local nature publication sometime in the very distant future.

Esmas
March 13th, 2010, 06:19 AM
Wow, very nice photography here. Love the hoverfly picture (he's getting really messy drinking that stuff, eh?) and the snake one scared me a little bit there XD I like the bird thingy, especially the colour of the water. Good job ♥

Flipnotic
March 20th, 2010, 09:26 PM
wowwwwwwwwwwwwww those are amazing o_0
especially the bug ones..i think its a bee lol

tee_bird
May 23rd, 2010, 06:25 PM
Haven't updated this thread in a while. *sigh* The pains of a full time job.

Here's a couple from the past couple of weeks.

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4062/4620471052_c006866e90_o.jpg
On Flickr. (http://www.flickr.com/photos/49358788@N05/4620471052/)

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3331/4617332928_3f56902a18.jpg
1200px full size. (http://www.flickr.com/photos/49358788@N05/4617332928/sizes/o/)

PS: I have a Canon 5D mk II on its way to my house. Should be here tomorrow!

Ashe~
May 23rd, 2010, 08:42 PM
Theae are the most impressive photography I've seen. I love them

lunaldi
May 24th, 2010, 05:43 PM
That green tree python shot is absolutely perfect (:

hiphiphippo
June 4th, 2010, 07:29 PM
wow, even though bugs/snakes/certain creatures creep me out, i still love your photography. it's very bold of you to get these shots even if you don't need to be up close xP
i think the positions/actions or whatever of the creatures are great in your photos which i'd imagine would be hard to get (confusing sentence D: )

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2618/4390849986_1622705465.jpg
Canon Rebel XT with 70-200mm f/4.0L lens
This picture didn't come out as sharp as I had hoped, but I still like it a bit.

i love this one; it's so pure and the color of the water is just amazing

Rocout
June 14th, 2010, 12:33 AM
Very, very nice photos. I love them all.

You have an affinity for animal photography, I tell you that. ;)

Alinthea
June 14th, 2010, 04:48 AM
http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4009/4390082067_1295e20fb8.jpg


From an artistic point of view, this is my favourite. Water capture are always hard to pull off and make them look amazing. Good effort.

tee_bird
June 20th, 2010, 08:34 AM
New camera! Still trying to get the hang of macros on the full frame sensor. Looks like I need to drop another $1500 on a 5x magnification macro lens and macro flash. >.>

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4052/4667875104_476ee46ae4_b.jpg

On Flickr (http://www.flickr.com/photos/49358788@N05/4667875104/sizes/l/in/photostream/)