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shooz
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Sep 29, 2017 12:04 |  #11311

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Prothonotary warbler

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Sep 29, 2017 12:15 |  #11312

shooz wrote in post #18462841 (external link)
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Prothonotary warbler

Beyond lovely :-)

Michiel>=-


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Sep 29, 2017 12:36 |  #11313

shooz wrote in post #18462841 (external link)
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Prothonotary warbler

Fabulous! :)


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Sep 29, 2017 12:51 |  #11314

Happy Friday to all, here's hoping you make some awesome photos this weekend!

Poor Carolina Wren, infested with wood ticks:

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Bignerd
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Sep 29, 2017 13:54 |  #11315

shooz wrote in post #18462841 (external link)
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Prothonotary warbler

That is a WOW shot!! Nice job getting it to warble for you.


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Sep 29, 2017 14:00 |  #11316

Bignerd wrote in post #18462149 (external link)
I recommend that everyone read the article. here is the link again, and again, thank you Levina

https://www.outdoorpho​tographer.com ...-lens-tips-and-techniques (external link)

This is a follow up post. I went yesterday to a different location with the intention of getting pictures of wild turkeys. They didnt show up, but they sent the ground squirrels to take their place in the park. I took pictures of them. I altered my method by holding the lens underneath. I changed the multiple frame method from high speed to normal. With the AI servo, better support, and less vibrations from the repeated exposures, I got much sharper results, even with relatively low shutter speeds (I pushed the envelope on purpose). I would not recommend 1/80 for a 600mm lens, but I did get some sharp pictures at that setting.

For those interested in seeing some images are posted in the wildlife forum in the thread Rodents of Unusual Size, or, you can go to my smugmug page to see them.


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Sep 29, 2017 14:05 |  #11317

American Kestrel at Gloss Mountains State Park, Oklahoma

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Sep 29, 2017 14:24 |  #11318

shooz wrote in post #18462841 (external link)
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Superb




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Sibil
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Sep 29, 2017 14:26 |  #11319

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saea501
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Sep 29, 2017 15:00 |  #11320

shooz wrote in post #18462841 (external link)
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Prothonotary warbler

mikeeagle wrote in post #18462844 (external link)
Beyond lovely :-)

Michiel>=-

sidknee wrote in post #18462857 (external link)
Fabulous! :)

Bignerd wrote in post #18462895 (external link)
That is a WOW shot!! Nice job getting it to warble for you.

Sibil wrote in post #18462917 (external link)
Superb

Damn straight, Skippy........this is just a killer picture.

Absolutely gorgeous.

I bow to you, sir.


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Sep 29, 2017 15:15 |  #11321

shooz wrote in post #18462841 (external link)
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Prothonotary warbler

That is an outstanding image.


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Sep 29, 2017 15:20 |  #11322

Sibil wrote in post #18462918 (external link)
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Love this one.;-)a


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Sep 29, 2017 15:32 |  #11323

Bignerd wrote in post #18462901 (external link)
This is a follow up post. I went yesterday to a different location with the intention of getting pictures of wild turkeys. They didnt show up, but they sent the ground squirrels to take their place in the park. I took pictures of them. I altered my method by holding the lens underneath. I changed the multiple frame method from high speed to normal. With the AI servo, better support, and less vibrations from the repeated exposures, I got much sharper results, even with relatively low shutter speeds (I pushed the envelope on purpose). I would not recommend 1/80 for a 600mm lens, but I did get some sharp pictures at that setting.

For those interested in seeing some images are posted in the wildlife forum in the thread Rodents of Unusual Size, or, you can go to my smugmug page to see them.

It's really good to hear that this technique works so well for you, Larry.


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Sep 29, 2017 15:43 |  #11324

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[IMAGE'S LINK: https://flic.kr/p/YUri​to] (external link)IMG_3404--2017-09-24--13.12.46 (external link) by sidknee2323 (external link), on Flickr

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shooz
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Sep 29, 2017 16:06 |  #11325

mikeeagle wrote in post #18462844 (external link)
Beyond lovely :-)

Michiel>=-


sidknee wrote in post #18462857 (external link)
Fabulous! :)


Bignerd wrote in post #18462895 (external link)
That is a WOW shot!! Nice job getting it to warble for you.


Sibil wrote in post #18462917 (external link)
Superb


saea501 wrote in post #18462941 (external link)
Damn straight, Skippy........this is just a killer picture.

Absolutely gorgeous.

I bow to you, sir.


Lame-Duck wrote in post #18462952 (external link)
That is an outstanding image.

Thanks very much everyone ! :-)
This was one of my favourite shots of the summer. They are an endangered bird here in Canada, but a few nest in the provincial park near me. I had been out trying to get pictures of one, with no luck. As I was dejectedly walking back to my truck, this little guy landed right beside the walking bridge, as if to say....."OK, you can take my damn picture, you big baby ! " :-P


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