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‘Til the crows come home

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Every evening, in the trees along Still Creek in Burnaby, the Vancouver area’s population of crows gathers to roost and it is a spectacular thing to see and hear. We went out tonight to see them gather, and I managed this shot in the dying light of the day. I need to go back some time, with tripod and a plan of attack.

Tech stuff: Shot at 1600 ISO on my Canon G10, in program mode with a -1 EV to hold the setting sun. Noise reduced with Noise Ninja, which I purchased especially for this occasion.

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As well as settling into the trees, the crows cover nearby buildings as they wait for dark. This was shot with my Canon SX100 IS, also on program, at 800 ISO.

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Written by yadb

February 21, 2009 at 4:58 am

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  1. In the middle searching old friends, found your website.Just passing by.By the way, your website have great content! :)

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    Glen

    March 1, 2009 at 6:13 pm

  2. Hello, my name is Liam and I am a student at Nootka Elementary School in Vancouver. I wish permission to use this picture of a murder of crows that I found on your website in a movie I’m making for class! What a wonderful picture! I can put your name and website in the credits of my film if you like!

    Thank you

    Liam

    Liam

    May 8, 2009 at 6:27 pm

  3. Good internet site.. i will definitely come back again soon:D

    haisinydiaply

    May 20, 2009 at 10:17 pm


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