Well, not really... But I have a job ahead of me taming this camera/lens OR I need to get a new one that's up to what I want to do with it. Out of 70 pics, this is the only one I kept because it's not a blurry mess.
I know bird photography is hard, but even then the sensor isn't up to it with the shutter speed and aperture on this thing. Cameras have evolved since *checks* 2007/8 when this camera came out, and the buyer at the time did not have bird photography in mind in the first place.
Things I can try before chucking it all out and saving up for a new one:
- use a tripod (need to find the right screw to attach camera to tripod)
- clean the windows (they're not that dirty, honestly)
- not take pics through the kitchen window (the birds won't dare to come close enough for the 150mm zoom I have)
- trying out different settings
That last one would require me to go through the manual, and we all know how we feel about that, don't we? 😅
Have you succeeded in taking pics of the birds visiting your garden, and can you share them? Drop a link in the comments! I'd love to check out your pictures!