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Aug 10, 2017 22:26 as a reply to  @ post 18424202 |  #10441

Awesome Robert


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Aug 10, 2017 22:27 |  #10442

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Aug 10, 2017 22:28 |  #10443

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I think, if you get the birding/wildlife bug..... it's going to cost you some money. A better camera (DSLR) and at least one decent birding lens will set you back a bit.

You're already getting out there where the birds are. To get crisp, detailed photographs, you will most likely need to upgrade your equipment.

I say this because that's what happened to me. I got a very nice photo of a barred owl in our backyard one summer evening, just after sunset. I was hooked. Took me several years to get the equipment that enabled me to be satisfied (for the most part) with the photographs I'm getting. I have a limited budget and don't like to use credit cards so I put aside money every week for camera gear.


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Aug 10, 2017 22:30 |  #10444

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Aug 10, 2017 22:49 |  #10445

Arunachalam wrote in post #18424476 (external link)
What do you think?

Hi, Arunachalam.

Folks here are usually very reluctant to give frank opinions because if they do, sometimes bad things happen. For that reason, it is hard to get feedback on pics. That makes it harder to learn and improve, but that's how it is.

You might want to post one or two shots in the "Critique Corner" part of this forum. You don't have to post them all. Pick the ones you need feedback on. Then listen and learn.


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Aug 11, 2017 01:33 |  #10446

Another from my session with a pair of Marbled Godwits last weekend. I feel fortunate to have been able to see them, and get a couple decent shots as they are rare sighting here on Vancouver Island.

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Aug 11, 2017 02:07 as a reply to  @ post 18424463 |  #10447

So good, Jeff. Is this a Hairy or Downy? (I think Downy, due to longer bill).


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Aug 11, 2017 07:14 |  #10448

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So good, Jeff. Is this a Hairy or Downy? (I think Downy, due to longer bill).

Thank's Matt,.. This little guy is a Downy. He's really quite small its just hard to tell in the pic's. I have never seen him before yesterday, He just showed up and stayed, He's the first one on the feeder this morning. Him and the Rose Breasted. Both are young. I seen the female Downy the other day.. sister I think, from this year


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Aug 11, 2017 08:03 |  #10449

Red Cheeked Cordon Bleu.Brave little birds that will perch or land right at your feet and feed,as long as you make no sudden violent moves.This one was feeding on the lawn in my front yard


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Aug 11, 2017 08:10 |  #10450

Red Cheeked Cordon Bleu.


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Aug 11, 2017 14:52 |  #10452

The 2xII extender on the 300/4 keeps amazing me at the moment. I've never used that tc much on previous cameras and until this week never on the 1D4, but it will definitely be in the bag from now on.

I took this shot late in the day. I exposed for the whites and hoped for the best. A Great crested grebe.


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Aug 11, 2017 14:55 |  #10453

Levina de Ruijter wrote in post #18425103 (external link)
The 2xII extender on the 300/4 keeps amazing me at the moment. I've never used that tc much on previous cameras and until this week never on the 1D4, but it will definitely be in the bag from now on.

I took this shot late in the day. I exposed for the whites and hoped for the best. A Great crested grebe.
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Aug 11, 2017 15:23 |  #10454

Levina de Ruijter wrote in post #18425103 (external link)
The 2xII extender on the 300/4 keeps amazing me at the moment. I've never used that tc much on previous cameras and until this week never on the 1D4, but it will definitely be in the bag from now on.

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very lovely shot. I might want to invest in a 2xII :)


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Aug 11, 2017 15:40 |  #10455

shooz wrote in post #18425111 (external link)
Beautiful shot !

Thanks very much, Dave.

Bignerd wrote in post #18425135 (external link)
very lovely shot. I might want to invest in a 2xII :)

Thank you so much, Larry. That 2xII really is an eye opener on the 1D4. I won't use it as my default set-up but it's definitely useable.


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