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Canon EF 500mm f/4L IS II USM

 
Red ­ Dexs
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Jun 23, 2016 01:43 |  #406

Have yet to use mine:-(:-(


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Jun 24, 2016 00:18 |  #407

Bianchi wrote in post #18047544 (external link)
My first shot also with the beast, handheld
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Congrats Scrum & Jake
Agree pretty light weight in MHO very manageable handheld


Great shots, Bianchi! How do you like the 5DsR? That and the 500 II should be a dream combo with all those delicious pixels!


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Jul 09, 2016 14:21 |  #408

CyberDyneSystems wrote in post #18042225 (external link)
The lens is only like a pound and half lighter than the original on paper, but I have to tell you as I was opening the cardboard box and removing the case, I was concerned that they had shipped my an empty lens case! It feels so much lighter!


I had a similar reaction when I got the 600II. Although it's the same weight as my 500 v1, it felt lighter and well balanced.

Congrats.

On another note, I am glad sold my 500 v1 when I did. The price have dropped tremendously since I sold mine. This is a good time for those looking to jump into the Supertele world though.


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Jul 16, 2016 15:45 |  #409

My first outing with my new 500/4 II. Thanks for looking!

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Jul 16, 2016 18:51 |  #410

Western Wood-Peewee...

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Jul 17, 2016 01:33 |  #411

Lazuli Bunting singing its little heart out!

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Jul 17, 2016 01:49 |  #412

You are off to a good start with it, well done.


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Jul 17, 2016 08:28 |  #413

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Jul 22, 2016 23:08 |  #414

Yummy lunch! :) White crowned sparrow at Tualatin River NWR.

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Jul 24, 2016 13:21 |  #415

Scrumhalf wrote in post #18068787 (external link)
My first outing with my new 500/4 II. Thanks for looking!

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A good first outing. Made it worth the purchase.


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Jul 26, 2016 02:35 |  #416

Brown hooded kingfisher

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Jul 30, 2016 03:19 |  #417

I was surprised that this shot came out sharp as it was at 1/50 sec hand held. No question as to whether the IS works then!

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Jul 30, 2016 19:09 |  #418

Had a very good day , one of my first with this newest lens.

A family of Pipping Plovers had there brood killed off in May. Amazingly, the plucky parents got right to work and raised another brood of FOUR!
These just hatched this month. (very late for Plovers)

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Papa (we think)

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All 1D4, EF 500mm f/4L IS II with 1.4x MkII (yes 2) mounted.


Please forgive (or don't really, it's inexcusable at this stage) my inability to get my new (ish) workstation properly set up. It seems none of my PS actions are installed, I haven't calibrated the screens, and I am still struggling with RAW converters after all my favorites were discontinued and older versions won't support my current cameras.

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Jul 30, 2016 22:40 |  #419

Super shots, Jake! Had terrible luck today myself - my son and I were stalking a kingfisher but no dice. The little fella was not cooperating.


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Jul 31, 2016 09:41 |  #420

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