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Jun 09, 2017 21:00 |  #9331

The Loon gave me 3 seconds to get what I needed. I've put in a request for a little more time next time.


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Jun 10, 2017 08:03 |  #9333

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Jun 10, 2017 08:27 |  #9334

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Nice shot. Yeah, it's amazing how much easier it is to set up for things that aren't about to take off.


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Jun 10, 2017 08:57 as a reply to  @ Shuttershare's post |  #9336

What does it look like cropped tighter?




  
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Jun 10, 2017 11:02 as a reply to  @ Capn Jack's post |  #9337

Let me see.....


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Jun 10, 2017 12:13 |  #9339

Early this morning, I saw a pair of American Robins, outside my home office window, appeared to be an adult and a nearly full grown chick, frantically searching for worms in the mulch. Later this morning, from our back yard, I noticed an adult Robin, posing on my neighbors roof top, displaying a very large earthworm. I wondered if she was trying to entice her chick to join her in a meal. She was there for at least 20 minutes, long enough for me to retrieve my 7dii with the 400DOii and the 2xiii attached. It seemed like a good test, that roof line is an honest 100 yards from my back yard.


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These are considerable crops, well over 50%. I find long focal length to be sort of addictive, like horsepower in a car.


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The chick never showed up and she departed with her prey intact (mostly).

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Early this morning, I saw a pair of American Robins, outside my home office window, appeared to be an adult and a nearly full grown chick, frantically searching for worms in the mulch. Later this morning, from our back yard, I noticed an adult Robin, posing on my neighbors roof top, displaying a very large earthworm. I wondered if she was trying to entice her chick to join her in a meal. She was there for at least 20 minutes, long enough for me to retrieve my 7dii with the 400DOii and the 2xiii attached. It seemed like a good test, that roof line is an honest 100 yards from my back yard.
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The chick never showed up and she departed with her prey intact (mostly).

I think she is encouraging them to fly (or trying to). I got a shot of a robin doing much the same thing- cropped to remove the railing framing her.


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Jun 10, 2017 13:06 as a reply to  @ Capn Jack's post |  #9342

Had not thought of that, I bet you are correct. That would explain her patient display. Thanks.


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Jun 10, 2017 13:24 |  #9343

I must be very boring,... Everything I shoot fall's asleep !!


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