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Nov 03, 2015 15:14 |  #6856

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Portugal?

I read a lot of threads about people asking which lenses to take on trips and most suggested are at the wider angle. I can't imagine going anywhere without a telephoto zoom of some kind. For light travel it used to be my 24-70 F4. I like shooting landscapes at those focal lengths, architecture and always new birds to shoot. This is one this shot is one of my wife's favourites and going on the wall.

I have decided to take it to Costa Rica as well as my 100-400 II.


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Nov 03, 2015 15:29 |  #6857

I hate bright sunny contrasty days when shooting sports. My shooting sucked at this game. On top of that, my team played like crap but still managed to squeak out a win. Frustrating day. The only good thing was that the photographer for the local paper didn't make the trip and four of my photos made it in. One was a large photo of the leading article on the front page of the sports. Several crappy photos from the game.

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Nov 03, 2015 15:44 as a reply to post 17770885 |  #6858

I was still in servo :(
Trying again tonight, will try One Shot. Also found a much larger torch for initial focus....if they are there.


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Nov 03, 2015 16:27 |  #6859

McNeese72 wrote in post #17771093 (external link)
I hate bright sunny contrasty days when shooting sports...

I've noticed that with my 7D2 as well. You are using the same lens as I am for football; but looks like your games are better lit, possibly daytime hours mostly. How are typically white balancing? I was looking through your gallery pix. Nice work Man! I just moved to the 7D2 from a 1D3 White balance has seemed a little trickier with the 7D2 for some reason.


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Nov 03, 2015 18:39 |  #6860

One from many today (hundreds). I think the Oropendola looks best when flying transverse but this is what I got....the decision to bring the 300 I think was fine, with the 1.4TC I've not needed anything more except one time when we found a Laughing Falcon-did him with a 2.0 TC. So here is the Montezuma Oropendola.
Pondrader, when hiking today...we did about 4 miles...we were constanly soaked and not from rain. The heat and humidity are amazing :) I'm enjoying the tons of birds/bugs but my heart ain't in the jungle :)

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Nov 03, 2015 20:32 |  #6861

javapop wrote in post #17771151 (external link)
I've noticed that with my 7D2 as well. You are using the same lens as I am for football; but looks like your games are better lit, possibly daytime hours mostly. How are typically white balancing? I was looking through your gallery pix. Nice work Man! I just moved to the 7D2 from a 1D3 White balance has seemed a little trickier with the 7D2 for some reason.

They installed new lights this year at McNeese's Cowboy Stadium so the lighting is a little better this year when it gets dark. Some of the shots at the home games are before dark. Won't be that way this coming Saturday with daylight savings time gone. It will be dark from the beginning and it maybe a little wet unless they miss the forecast.

When shooting outdoors when the light will be changing (daylight to dusk to artificial lighting) I just shoot with AWB. I'm shooting RAW, so I adjust the white balance to my liking in Lightroom. At McNeese's basketball game with the new LED lighting they installed before last season and with the lighting constant, I shoot (if I remember right) 4500K.

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Nov 03, 2015 21:47 as a reply to McNeese72's post |  #6862

Thanks Doc!


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Nov 03, 2015 22:21 |  #6863

Anyone want to trade camera's for a while lol ....... edit: Bad joke


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Nov 03, 2015 23:13 |  #6864

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Nov 03, 2015 23:30 |  #6865

Did a walk late tonight....watch where you step, it is CR :)

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Nov 03, 2015 23:58 |  #6866

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Nov 04, 2015 00:05 |  #6867

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Nov 04, 2015 07:47 |  #6868

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Nov 04, 2015 08:03 |  #6869

Pondrader wrote in post #17771574 (external link)
Anyone want to trade camera's for a while lol ....... edit: Bad joke

If you would have said that three months ago, I might have said yes. ;)

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Nov 04, 2015 08:24 |  #6870

McNeese72 wrote in post #17771947 (external link)
If you would have said that three months ago, I might have said yes. ;)

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I too would also have said YES, Yes, yes !! I wanted mine to do again what PR's was doing.
I was starting to think Jeff was a company plant to talk this thing up and make me feel like it was all my fault that I couldn't produce !
I know what this camera can do (for a little while, till it get's flukey) :lol:


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