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bidkev
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Feb 09, 2018 02:12 |  #7546

Choderboy wrote in post #18559741 (external link)
Mould prevention.

I must be getting more anal! I've been leaving this lens out on the pergola each day (when it's sunny) with the lens caps off. Putting all my old 50yr collection of analog lenses up for sale on ebay and seeing the state of some of them :oops: and the work I had to put into them before listing, brought on quite a panic when I think of how much I spent on this lens :-)


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Choderboy
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Feb 09, 2018 02:46 as a reply to bidkev's post |  #7547

I have a dry cabinet so in reality, don't need the UV exposure. Adds about 2% to the cost of equipment stored in it. Cheap insurance.


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lijoec
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Feb 09, 2018 03:26 |  #7548

yes it does landscapes also !!!!:lol::lol::lol:

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Feb 09, 2018 04:34 as a reply to lijoec's post |  #7549

Very nice!! :-)




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Pondrader
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Feb 09, 2018 07:31 |  #7550

britain wrote in post #18559727 (external link)
Keep these fellows a secret!

I hear ya ... I am so envious of your rock crawler.... and the space you get to use it.. just sayin

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Feb 09, 2018 10:45 |  #7551

Local Polo match

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Maureen ­ Souza
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Feb 09, 2018 21:35 |  #7552

Today I wished I had an 800 or even 1200mm lens....we watched a pack of 16 wolves chase down a bison & injure it badly. Then they played & waited patiently for it to die so they could feed. Because Yellowstone is a harsh environment the wolves don’t want to expend any more energy than necessary this time of year. The pups were recently tranquilized for a health check up & found to be 20lbs under weight. But I am giving this lens quite a workout & will be anxious to see how the pictures turned out.


Life is hard...but I just take it one photograph at a time.

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keeperseeker
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Feb 09, 2018 21:52 as a reply to Maureen Souza's post |  #7553

It would not get you to 1200mm,,,but a1.4x extender would of helped . I would never buy another one,,,,but having a 2x extender if atmosphere conditions were not against you would also helped. Its disappointing not to get good shots when a opportunity like that presents it's self !


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Feb 09, 2018 22:31 |  #7554

Maureen Souza wrote in post #18560394 (external link)
Today I wished I had an 800 or even 1200mm lens....we watched a pack of 16 wolves chase down a bison & injure it badly. Then they played & waited patiently for it to die so they could feed. Because Yellowstone is a harsh environment the wolves don’t want to expend any more energy than necessary this time of year. The pups were recently tranquilized for a health check up & found to be 20lbs under weight. But I am giving this lens quite a workout & will be anxious to see how the pictures turned out.

I have a friend in our camera club who goes to Yellowstone several times every year with his (nikon) 800. He knows the area thoroughly, and he comes back with very good photos of "nature" as you experienced. I don't know what body you have, but (like keeperseeker) I do recommend the 1.4x III if you have a 7D2, 5d4, or 1DX2 AND you have adequate light. I've only been to Yellowstone once, and it was before I was doing photography. I can imagine that being there as a photographer would be an amazing experience. I look forward to seeing your photos when you get the chance to post them.


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Feb 10, 2018 06:24 |  #7555

Maureen Souza wrote in post #18560394 (external link)
Today I wished I had an 800 or even 1200mm lens....we watched a pack of 16 wolves chase down a bison & injure it badly. Then they played & waited patiently for it to die so they could feed. Because Yellowstone is a harsh environment the wolves don’t want to expend any more energy than necessary this time of year. The pups were recently tranquilized for a health check up & found to be 20lbs under weight. But I am giving this lens quite a workout & will be anxious to see how the pictures turned out.

If you need a 2X or more to even have a chance of getting a shot, decent results are possible.

These have been posted previously so no EXIF will show. With 2XTC:

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A crop of that photo:

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With 2XTC and 1.4XTC, 3411 pixel wide crop of 4896 pixel original:
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Choderboy
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Feb 10, 2018 06:53 |  #7556

New night rig. Torch now mounted in an arca clamp (used to be on ballhead) so no need to align before use. Flash mounted higher to eliminate red-eye.
Resulted in nice black pupils, but red veiny corneas! Maybe that's just what Tawny frogmouth eyes are going to look like.

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Feb 10, 2018 13:31 |  #7557

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Feb 10, 2018 22:45 as a reply to LJ3Jim's post |  #7558

I didn’t bring a lap top with me & I have 3 more days before going home but I will post photos later on.


Life is hard...but I just take it one photograph at a time.

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markesc
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Feb 12, 2018 20:47 |  #7559

BARE 100-400 II + 70d > 100-400 II + 1.4xIII + 5dmkiv in good light!

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Feb 13, 2018 22:04 |  #7560

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