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Aug 28, 2015 23:13 |  #526

Right at MFD. Cropped a little from the left and a tiny bit off the top.


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Aug 28, 2015 23:49 |  #527

Sussex Steve wrote in post #17680724 (external link)
for airshow use I think there is a learning curve, but results are improving

Have you used a Canon 100-400L? (v1 or v2)

I'm trying to get a direct comparison with these and the Sigma. I found the v2 to produce the more consistent and sharper images, but am leaning toward the Sigma due to the attractive price and reach.


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Aug 29, 2015 01:16 |  #528

first outing with the lens, went to the Auckland zoo with a photgraphy group.
really like this lens

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now to get out and find some things that are not at the zoo.



  
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Aug 29, 2015 10:22 |  #529

ejenner wrote in post #17687131 (external link)
Right at MFD. Cropped a little from the left and a tiny bit off the top.

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Wonderful image, and spectacular detail! Love the grains of pollen on his face.


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Aug 29, 2015 10:24 |  #530

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Love the unique perspective on this image. I'd print and mount this one!


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Aug 29, 2015 17:40 as a reply to  @ Jeff Hanson's post |  #531

Cheers, i dont print much, I will take your advice and print this one and see how it comes out




  
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Aug 29, 2015 18:14 |  #532

Sussex Steve wrote in post #17680724 (external link)
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Very nice aviation shots. I've been thinking of this lens for air shows. Thanks for sharing.


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Aug 29, 2015 18:32 |  #533

ejenner wrote in post #17687131 (external link)
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Outstanding shot.


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Aug 30, 2015 16:48 |  #534

wizzells wrote in post #17687165 (external link)
Have you used a Canon 100-400L? (v1 or v2)

I'm trying to get a direct comparison with these and the Sigma. I found the v2 to produce the more consistent and sharper images, but am leaning toward the Sigma due to the attractive price and reach.

I have had and still have the 100-400l mk1 for 6 +years, I wanted this for the extra reach for smaller aeroplanes.

There was little point me getting a 100-400mk2 as my mk1 is nice and sharp even at 400.

Comments on the 150-600c

150 is not esp wide on a crop so big aircraft can be too big as they pass by. I started to play with close up I ages of parts of the bigger planes as a result this weekend
600 gives you great reach for fighters or aircraft turning away from the airfield
At that distance haze and air quality can impact image quality so worth watching
For me it's taking a while getting used to the turn to zoom vs the push pull.
weight is manageable but os is better on the sigma vs the mk1.
Panning technique needs some work for me, fast shutters speeds are nice and clear but at 600mm tracking becomes critical on slower ones.
The extra 200mm is noticeable, I now have better images of the smaller planes, before cropping never gave the detail I now have. The number of pixels in the frame does make a difference.
Make sure you turn 'af focus seek off when unable' as I find the c more likely to seek than the l. Changing the camera settings pretty much eliminates this. Hazy grey skies might otherwise lead to seeking.
Today I took both the l and the c as it gave a little more flexibility. My hope is that longer term I can get a ff camera to attach to the l and keep the 600 on the 7d. That may stay as a wish for a while......


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Aug 30, 2015 21:29 |  #535

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7D2 | 6D2 | 10-22 | 15-85is | Rokinon 14 2.8 | 16-35isL | 24-70isL | 35is | 85 1.8 | 100-400 II L | Σ150-600 C | 430ex |

  
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Aug 31, 2015 15:50 |  #536

ejenner wrote in post #17687131 (external link)
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Speechless, what a fantastic shot with all that details, just great.


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Aug 31, 2015 16:04 as a reply to  @ ct1co2's post |  #537

Oh my, what a great couple of shots.


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Aug 31, 2015 16:15 |  #538

ejenner--
Yep - that Hummer is an incredible capture. They move so quickly and to get such a tack sharp picture takes great skill along with incredible luck. I don't have the skill or the luck apparently! Also really nice to catch a Hummer in a totally natural setting like that and not on a feeder. Going to a hummingbird catch and banding that the local Audubon Society is having mid September and hope to get some pictures like yours.
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Sep 01, 2015 19:43 |  #539

Thanks for all the comments on the Hummer shot, much appreciated. I must admit the 10fps and AF of the 7D2 definitely helped, as did the fact she did come back to that spot a couple of times so I had a couple of practice runs. Being so close though made every movement seem massive and I kept having to look over the top of the lens to see where she had gotten to even when she just moved 6" to the next flower.

I did think of the old debate over timing vs. 'spay and pray' after taking these shots. Yes, in general, the better you are and something, the luckier you get in execution, but there was still plenty of 'spay' and quite a bit of 'pray' going on here. As Pete says, some skill and a lot of luck.

I'm not sure how many shots I took and although I did get a number of good ones, there were 140 shots between the first one I kept and last one I kept.

Thanks,

Ed.


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Sep 03, 2015 09:53 |  #540

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