Posted by Chris M Monday, October 6, 2008

Fun with a camera and a scope

My workplace has a very nice Leica Televid 77mm birding scope, so I decided to try my hand at some photographs using the scope. It was a lot harder than I thought! My best photograph was of a Brewer's blackbird on top of a telephone pool.
Brewer's Blackbird

My shots of a group of American coot didn't turn out so well...
American Coot

Finally, a night shot of a controlled burn on the refuge and an anti-Southern Nevada Water Authority display from near Baker, NV.
Controlled burn Rural views on water


Callan Bentley said...

Nice shots. I love the birdies.

Matt said...

Enjoy the scope while it lasts--some feds will probably be by shortly to take it back.

I figure they'll have to start hawking federal property in order to pay for all these bad mortgages they're picking up the bill for...