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Photo-a-Day  (Sunday, 26th June, 2011)

Meadow Brown

Meadow Brown
Taken at Pennington Country Park.

Photo: Janice Freeman  (Nikon D3100)
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Comment by: Dot on 26th June 2011 at 08:43

Lovely clear photo, you can see all the details of the wings tip. Can never get close enough. Well done you.

Comment by: GEOFF on 26th June 2011 at 11:44

Brilliant photo Janice, can I at the risk of upsetting some contributors to the site ask you what settings you used on your camera. I have recently bought a D3100 which is my first SLR and am still trying to get my head round it all.

Comment by: Garners girl on 26th June 2011 at 12:46

I think someone should do a calendar made up of photos that have appeared on this site......this would definately be one of them.

Comment by: David Barker on 26th June 2011 at 13:27

Good detail Janice ,what lens did you use on the D3100?.

Comment by: Janice on 26th June 2011 at 22:49

Thanks for your comments folks, I am very new to photography and enjoying learning. Hopefully I will have more time soon as I will retire sometime in the next month.
Geoff and David - this is also my first SLR and I love it. I used AF-S NIKKOR 55-200mm 1:4 5.6 ED VR. Setting was on auto as I needed to capture fairly quickly - more good luck than good management Geoff!

Comment by: Dave on 26th June 2011 at 23:26

That a nice shot!

It's a Gatekeeper (Hedge Brown) not a Meadow Brown. And it's a male :-)

Comment by: David on 27th June 2011 at 14:18

Good detail. You might be interested in using a Nikon 35mm 1.8 DX lens for a shallow depth of field. they sell for about £150.

Comment by: Janice on 27th June 2011 at 16:37

Thanks David, I will have a look at that.

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