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Aug 23, 2015 15:54 |  #2911

Very nice, you were pretty close no?


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Aug 24, 2015 15:58 |  #2912

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Aug 25, 2015 08:39 |  #2913

vertigo235 wrote in post #17680078 (external link)
Very nice, you were pretty close no?

Thanks, about 12 feet away, it's a fairly heavy crop.


Spent a few minutes this morning watching the amazing flying skills of a group of Swallows as they hunted insects on a nearby beach:

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Aug 25, 2015 18:17 |  #2914

2slo wrote in post #17682233 (external link)
Thanks, about 12 feet away, it's a fairly heavy crop.

Spent a few minutes this morning watching the amazing flying skills of a group of Swallows as they hunted insects on a nearby beach:

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Mark, that's fantastic for 200mm. I too was stuck with the 70-200mm on the 5DIII today when I spotted a swallow's nest while waiting for my car at the garage. I was kicking myself that I didn't have the 100-400 with me. I didn't get anything as good as this!


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Aug 26, 2015 02:42 |  #2915

AnnieMacD wrote in post #17682910 (external link)
Mark, that's fantastic for 200mm. I too was stuck with the 70-200mm on the 5DIII today when I spotted a swallow's nest while waiting for my car at the garage. I was kicking myself that I didn't have the 100-400 with me. I didn't get anything as good as this!

Thanks Annie. I've found that relatively shorter focal lengths work better for me with fast birds in flight. The 70-200mm is a good choice because of its great IQ allowing images to be cropped quite heavily and still look okay. When the subject is small in the frame it's easier to track (as oppose to something filling the frame) especially when it flies erratically and changes direction frequently, as Swallows do.




  
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Aug 26, 2015 03:04 |  #2916

All shot on a 5D2...

70mm, f/16:

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Aug 26, 2015 14:22 |  #2918

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Aug 26, 2015 14:38 as a reply to  @ 2slo's post |  #2919

You are probably correct, Mark - I wasn't looking at it that way! Here's one of mine. I just had a bright grey sky as a backdrop, so not very interesting.

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Aug 26, 2015 14:57 |  #2920

AnnieMacD wrote in post #17683904 (external link)
You are probably correct, Mark - I wasn't looking at it that way! Here's one of mine. I just had a bright grey sky as a backdrop, so not very interesting.

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Aug 26, 2015 17:50 as a reply to  @ AnnieMacD's post |  #2921

Annie, that's a great one!


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Aug 26, 2015 17:53 |  #2922

2slo wrote in post #17683924 (external link)
Very good shot!

itsallart wrote in post #17684120 (external link)
Annie, that's a great one!

Thanks, Mark and Renata.


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Aug 26, 2015 19:50 |  #2923

just a snapshot of a friend. The background was so bright, I had to use a fill flash


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Aug 26, 2015 21:00 |  #2924

Not quite seaworthy yet...


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