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EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS II USM Review WOW!

 
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Jul 13, 2016 23:41 |  #4096

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I just got the 100-400ii as a refurb and have been playing around with it. I've done some MFA adjustments, but I think they still need some tweaking. I focused on his eye and you can see where the depth of field is falling on the stone pretty well. I was getting some variance in the focusing, but that may be the 7dii. I still need to use it more to get a better feel.

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I'm viewing on a small tablet, but assuming you were shooting slightly downward, it actually looks pretty darn close to spot on. His face is in a shadow so perhaps that is creating a perceived softness.


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Jul 13, 2016 23:45 |  #4097

Not really showing off the lense, had it on a 1D Mk11 so the grain. I'm really having a good time finding different images with it.

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Jul 14, 2016 01:49 |  #4098

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Jul 14, 2016 05:08 |  #4099

Incredibly gorgeous animals! Well captured (as always :)


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Jul 14, 2016 07:22 |  #4100

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Incredibly gorgeous animals! Well captured (as always :)


Thank you. I normally end up with full body shots but they seem to be accepting me more of late and letting me get in tighter. They sit on the wires from about 3pm waiting for me to fill the feeder at around 4. As soon as I fill it up and turn my back to walk away, they're down on it! If I fill it up at 3, then it's empty by 4 and the lorikeets, which come in later, don't get a feed unless I refill butI can't stretch to that........... the bloody birds are costing me more to feed than my two dogs! :-)


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Jul 14, 2016 07:33 |  #4101

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Thank you. I normally end up with full body shots but they seem to be accepting me more of late and letting me get in tighter. They sit on the wires from about 3pm waiting for me to fill the feeder at around 4. As soon as I fill it up and turn my back to walk away, they're down on it! If I fill it up at 3, then it's empty by 4 and the lorikeets, which come in later, don't get a feed unless I refill butI can't stretch to that........... the bloody birds are costing me more to feed than my two dogs! :-)

Haha yeah I know about the cost of feeding all the birds in the neighborhood! Sadly the squirrels and chipmunks are just as costly and the cost of their destruction I feel is worse. We have three hawks now working for us and have seen two squirrels taken by them this week but that's not enough. One of the hawks was seen with a rat taken a couple of days ago so every rodent possible is also coming for the buffet. What I need now are some owls to take close residence....working on that too.


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Jul 14, 2016 08:12 |  #4102

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Haha yeah I know about the cost of feeding all the birds in the neighborhood! Sadly the squirrels and chipmunks are just as costly and the cost of their destruction I feel is worse. We have three hawks now working for us and have seen two squirrels taken by them this week but that's not enough. One of the hawks was seen with a rat taken a couple of days ago so every rodent possible is also coming for the buffet. What I need now are some owls to take close residence....working on that too.

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Jul 14, 2016 16:06 as a reply to  @ Choderboy's post |  #4103

What species is that? I'm not familiar with the birds in Australia. However I'd love to check them out!


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Jul 14, 2016 17:27 |  #4104

I know Choder has a secret stash of Powerful Owls, so I'm guessing a juvenile powerful; but I thought young powerfuls were normally lighter in colour than that image.


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Jul 14, 2016 18:11 |  #4105

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You can't have him. He's mine!

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Choder reminds me of this one we found in Chile-
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When I said I need one I need one here in town where all the bird feeders are bringing in all the rodents.
Up at the cabin we have this guy in the front yard (apologize on quality, lit with a flashlight)-
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I do think we can get little screech owls in time if we put up a box or two.


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Jul 14, 2016 18:17 |  #4106

dcaysinger wrote in post #18066962 (external link)
What species is that? I'm not familiar with the birds in Australia. However I'd love to check them out!

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I know Choder has a secret stash of Powerful Owls, so I'm guessing a juvenile powerful; but I thought young powerfuls were normally lighter in colour than that image.

It's a Southern Boobook. Smallest and most cute of the Australian owls. Almost certainly one of these three chicks I found in December last year:

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Jul 14, 2016 18:19 |  #4107

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Choder reminds me of this one we found in Chile-
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When I said I need one I need one here in town where all the bird feeders are bringing in all the rodents.
Up at the cabin we have this guy in the front yard (apologize on quality, lit with a flashlight)-
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I do think we can get little screech owls in time if we put up a box or two.

Love the eyes on the Chilean.


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Jul 14, 2016 18:49 |  #4108

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It's a Southern Boobook. Smallest and most cute of the Australian owls. Almost certainly one of these three chicks I found in December last year:
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Choder that is truly an amazing capture. To see that many owls at one time, hard to believe. It took me almost 2 years to amass four sightings!


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Jul 14, 2016 19:06 as a reply to  @ MedicineMan4040's post |  #4109

I spent about 3 hours searching through the bush for that family after a report of their location. Walking back to the car after giving up for the day they were right beside the walking track I was on.
I found one of the parents a couple of weeks before. At night, got some reflection of the eyes from my torch, thought it was a possum but checked closer and discovered it was an owl.
I then watched it move around several trees in a fairly small area and it seemed very similar to what a Powerful owl does when it's near a nest hollow. The next day I went back to that area:

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Jul 16, 2016 08:55 |  #4110

So pleased with this lens. I bought it as a replacement for my 50-500 Sigma, which produced tack sharp images but lacked stabilisation. A lot of money well spent!




  
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