Saturday, August 13, 2011

12th August 2011: Swiftlets, USM

As I've said before on this blog, give me the chance to photograph swifts or swiftlets in decent lighting conditions, as I'm as happy as Larry, and can easily lose all track of time...and memory cards!

Yesterday I was at Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) campus in late afternoon, and many Germain's Swiftlets were coming down to drink and bathe. Here's the final cut from several hundred efforts to capture them in pixels. It was a lot of fun!












































7 comments:

Hor Kee said...

Great shots Dave. I was at Air Itam Dam where there were 40 or so Brown Needletails doing the same thing. Could hardly track them as they were very fast!

jytou said...

wow!!!! that was amazing.......

digdeep said...

Hi Hor Kee

What time was that, and where's the best place to position oneself?

Thanks

Denis Degullacion said...

Great shots Dave.

digdeep said...

Thanks Denis!

Erwin Luesink said...

very nice to see this behaviour on a photo! you must have been in a perfect position to photograph it.

Always a fan of your blog!

John said...

I love this kind of thing too... and the results are usually more instructive than paintings in a field guide !