Surajpur Wetland Part 3: Birds with Nikon 1 Gears

Continuing from my last post , here are some more photographs from that visit to Surajpur. And as well, my equipments were the Nikon 1 v2 mirrorless camera and the Nikon 1 70-300 VR lens. All photos had been processed using DxO OpticsPro 11 and Photoshop CC. I have found this combination of Nikon 1 v2…

Surajpur Wetland Part 2: Birds with Nikon 1 Gears

This is my second post about Surajpur Wetland that I visited last November. The last post is here which was about Purple Swamphens. I was equipped with a Nikon 1 V2 mirrorless camera and a Nikon 1 70-300 VR zoom lens and these are my attempts to snaps some birds. Although a relatively small sensor camera, I…

Surajpur Wetland: Purple Swamphen

Surajpur wetland is situated near Surajpur village in Dadri Tehsil which falls inside the District Gautam Budh Nagar under the Greater Noida Development Authority, Uttar Pradesh.It is around 25 kilometers from New Delhi. Surajpur is an excellent example of an urban wetland in Yamuna River basin and forms suitable breeding ground for waterfowl such as…

The Birds of Daly College: Part 1

There is this Photo-book titled “The Birds of Daly College” created by the Students and Staff of Daly College, Indore, India. Most of the photos were taken by Kanak Bali Singh, a teacher and a friend. I had the opportunity to go through this impressive book and learned that although I had been to Daly College…

An Afternoon with a Pied Kingfisher and Nikon 1 Gear

The Equipment. A Nikon 1 V2 camera and a Nikon 1 VR 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 Lens giving an equivalent focal length range of 189-810mm. An small mirrorless camera with a 1 inch sensor but with one of the best Auto-focus and subject tracking capabilities available out there. The Subject. A Pied Kingfisher (Scientific name: Ceryle rudis). Looking Hungry…