I try, really I do, but ...

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by Sjisty, May 20, 2010.

  1. Sjisty

    Sjisty Scribe of Brahmalot

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    Whenever I squat down in the yard to take a picture I have time to take a quick one and then I get this -

    [​IMG] and this - [​IMG] and this - [​IMG]

    Here's the only almost decent picture of my RP poults - [​IMG]

    These are the friendliest guys I have ever had!
     
  2. Steve_of_sandspoultry

    Steve_of_sandspoultry Overrun With Chickens

    "Everybody loves a turkey"


    Steve
     
  3. BeccaOH

    BeccaOH Morning Gem Farm

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    [​IMG] Yes, my pictures of young turkeys turn out similar. They are very curious creatures.
     
  4. Struttn1

    Struttn1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Except the guy across the road. [​IMG]
     
  5. Plain_View_Farm

    Plain_View_Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My turkeys do the same thing. Most other birds I've raised though think I want a picture of their butt... [​IMG]
     
  6. Steve_of_sandspoultry

    Steve_of_sandspoultry Overrun With Chickens

    Quote:Except the guy across the road. [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: May 21, 2010
  7. thaiturkey

    thaiturkey Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Except the guy across the road. [​IMG]

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    Shouldn't you be out with your gun?
     
  8. thaiturkey

    thaiturkey Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sjisty,

    Try this.

    Put down some treat for them. Ours like ant's eggs and you they are unaware of anything else while they eat.

    Lie down some distance away once they are into the food.

    Just click away. They will approach you eventually but don't stop until they have their faces in your lens. You never know when you might catch a good shot by luck alone.

    Stop the flash from going off. It's over exposing the close shots.

    Get hold of some editing software so that you can crop the images taken from a distance.

    Having written that I suppose I'll have to get out my camera too!
     

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