A Splash Of Color

Seeing this colorful cardinal splashing about in the birdbath brightened my day, so I’m passing along these pictures with the hopes that he brightens your day too!






About kathydoremus

Wife, mother, daughter, and friend. One who dabbles in writing, thinks in rhyme, and is utterly unable to escape the allure of alliteration:) Amateur nature photographer. A backyard bird watcher, a hiker of non-strenuous trails to waterfalls, and a fan of Atlanta sports teams. Driver of an orange Jeep Renegade who goes by the name of Earl. One who is nourished by silence, solitude, and a good cup of coffee. A lover of God’s Word and the riches that are hidden there. An extremely ordinary jar of clay who longs to see and be satisfied by the glory of God, and to somehow display that in my everyday life.
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11 Responses to A Splash Of Color

  1. avian101 says:

    Great captures Kathy! 🙂

  2. Gorgeous! I’m keeping my fingers crossed you can capture a female cardinal on the bird bath as well to share. The cardinal is one of my favorites. 🙂

  3. Hope says:

    Kathy, Do you shoot in “auto” setting, or do you manually adjust? If so, which settings? I love your photography so much that I bought the same camera! Now I have to learn to use it! 🙂

    • kathydoremus says:

      I manually adjust. I tend to keep my white balance on cloudy (even when it’s sunny), my exposure at -1/3, and use the fastest shutter speed and the widest aperture I can based on the lighting. When you first start playing with it, you might want to just use the AV setting and choose the widest aperture (lowest number) you can.
      I hope you love your new camera as much as I have…let me know if you get any fun shots!

  4. aussiebirder says:

    I love the rich colours of your cardinals, we don’t see them down under, thanks for sharing!

  5. Impossible to be down with a cardinal around, especially when he is cavorting in the bird bath! Love how you captured the water droplets in the air.

  6. This handsome looks so happy! I love it ❤ 🙂

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