A couple more from my second visit. Still didn't get what I want. I need to somehow get a clean dark background. Hmm, something to work on. Again a little closer in than I would like. But I quite like it all the same. Again, shot -2 stops compensation, & contrast pushed up to make the most of the black-on-black.
Galah flashing everything
These galahs were probably nesting and made a big song and dance as we walked past, apparently Galah language for "go away". This bird raised and spread every feather he had including a great view of his crest which you don't see all that often on Galahs. Galahs are another of my favourite birds, partly because of their exceptionally beautiful and sophisticated non-garish pink and grey colouring, partly because they have interesting personalities and partly because they are so common and…