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2'nd GP Meet: May 2010

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Re: 2'nd GP Meet: May 2010

Unread postby Ernest J » Sun May 30, 2010 7:38 am

(OWN) Thats what happens with old age :lol: :lol:
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Re: 2'nd GP Meet: May 2010

Unread postby onewithnature » Sun May 30, 2010 7:51 am

I refuse to feel old!!

Holigan, did you go, and if so, how was it?
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Re: 2'nd GP Meet: May 2010

Unread postby Ernest J » Sun May 30, 2010 8:18 am

Yes I did go :thumbs_up: reports will follow shortly I have been gaged
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Re: 2'nd GP Meet: May 2010

Unread postby Mellory » Sun May 30, 2010 9:50 am

Missed you Shi,Lynneb,OWN,Onewithnature and MM but had a great meet. Thanks to the new mites who joined us Flutterby, Bushbrat and Massimo great to meet you and thankyou Switchback for taking the time to share your knowledge much appreciated.The venue was a good choice.

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Sunrise and very cold to start off with.

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Re: 2'nd GP Meet: May 2010

Unread postby Flutterby » Sun May 30, 2010 11:40 am

Hi guys,

It was great to finally meet some fellow 'mites. Switchback, thanks for organising it. :thumbs_up: Pics coming up soon. :D
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Re: 2'nd GP Meet: May 2010

Unread postby Switchback » Sun May 30, 2010 6:07 pm

Yip, it was a great meet. It's always good to meet new people and put a face to the "name"... :lol:

It was extremely cold, my car said it was 3 deg C when we arrived! :shock: We all took out our coffee cans, had a quick cup of coffee to warm us up and then we entered the bird sactuary! Wow, really nice place, the name Bird Haven suits it perfectly!

We got our gear out and waited for the sun to rise further. While waiting for the sun, we chatted along about settings, techinques etc. Great shot there by the way Mellory!

Here are some of my bird pics, but I need to return as I really need some more practise on my bird photography...:

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Re: 2'nd GP Meet: May 2010

Unread postby Switchback » Sun May 30, 2010 6:16 pm

Some more birdie shot: (Will identify all later...) The last three photos of course the very endangered Wattled Crane!

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A few attemps with Birds in Flight, but I need quite a bit of practise here as well and need to catch the light better to expose the birds better:

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Re: 2'nd GP Meet: May 2010

Unread postby Flutterby » Sun May 30, 2010 6:22 pm

Hi SB,

I'm glad you finally managed to get those birds in flight....great shots! :thumbs_up:
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Re: 2'nd GP Meet: May 2010

Unread postby norms » Sun May 30, 2010 6:29 pm

Great stuff all and wonderful pic's - looks like a good time was had by all!!
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Re: 2'nd GP Meet: May 2010

Unread postby Shi » Sun May 30, 2010 11:36 pm

:mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: Sorry I missed it but sounds like you all had a great time :thumbs_up: Great pic's SB and Mel...looking forward to more :popcorn: :popcorn:
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Re: 2'nd GP Meet: May 2010

Unread postby Josh of the Bushveld » Mon May 31, 2010 7:42 am

Some great shots Switchback. Sorry I missed it
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Re: 2'nd GP Meet: May 2010

Unread postby Massimo » Mon May 31, 2010 8:12 am

Hi all!!

The meeting on Saturday was very very helpful and amazing!! The bird life at the park was something else! Had the opportunity to meet some forum members "hi :lol: " and a very very big thank you to switchback for helping us all! You are truly talented !! AMAZING PHOTOS!!

Mellory very nice picture of the sunrise !! Looks like you gonna also gonna be giving us lessons soon :D !!

Now for my contribution to the trip at Tree Haven!

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Have fun and cant wait for the next meeting!!
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Re: 2'nd GP Meet: May 2010

Unread postby Shi » Mon May 31, 2010 8:18 am

Beautiful pic's Massimo :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Re: 2'nd GP Meet: May 2010

Unread postby JustNature » Mon May 31, 2010 8:46 am

Great pics all :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Re: 2'nd GP Meet: May 2010

Unread postby Flutterby » Mon May 31, 2010 9:32 am

Great pics Massimo and it was great to meet you. :thumbs_up: Enjoy your trip to Kruger and the game...FORZA ITALIA! :dance:
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