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Jul 14, 2018 00:47 |  #21256

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Jul 14, 2018 03:06 |  #21257

Sooty Oystercatcher

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A coupla bodies and a few lenses

  
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Jul 14, 2018 04:43 |  #21258

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Jul 14, 2018 07:31 |  #21259

does this one count?
Poor little fella knocked himself silly on the window
Eventually recovered and flew off


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Jul 14, 2018 08:15 |  #21260

Archibald wrote in post #18662285 (external link)
They look good here!


Lame-Duck wrote in post #18662326 (external link)
Matt...I agree with Archibald. They look pretty darn good to me.

Thanks for the sanity check, gents.


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Jul 14, 2018 08:42 |  #21261

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Jul 14, 2018 09:07 |  #21262

I was at max range yesterday trying to photograph the Yellow-breasted Chats, and happened to capture a few other species while waiting. This is hand held @ 1000mm on my 80D, so effectively a 1600mm FOV.

I'm not too keen on the results my 500 produces using the 1.4xIII, but I'm really surprised by what I'm getting with the 2xIII. Much more detailed than the 1.4 it seems. Can a TC get out of calibration like a lens, and need a trip to Canon?

Common Yellowthroat:


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Jul 14, 2018 09:19 |  #21263

MatthewK wrote in post #18662482 (external link)
I was at max range yesterday trying to photograph the Yellow-breasted Chats, and happened to capture a few other species while waiting. This is hand held @ 1000mm on my 80D, so effectively a 1600mm FOV.

I'm not too keen on the results my 500 produces using the 1.4xIII, but I'm really surprised by what I'm getting with the 2xIII. Much more detailed than the 1.4 it seems. Can a TC get out of calibration like a lens, and need a trip to Canon?

Common Yellowthroat:


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I have thought that once but cleaning the pins with a pencil eraser seems to make life better. I even put it in the box and put it on the shelf. I have been shooting everything with the 1.4III on as of late. Cool Yellow Throat.. They are a fav of mine. Honestly theres no way the 2x should be sharper than the 1.4.. IMO

Getting closer is the way to go though.


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Jul 14, 2018 09:34 |  #21264

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Jul 14, 2018 09:38 |  #21265

Pondrader wrote in post #18662485 (external link)
I have thought that once but cleaning the pins with a pencil eraser seems to make life better. I even put it in the box and put it on the shelf. I have been shooting everything with the 1.4III on as of late. Cool Yellow Throat.. They are a fav of mine. Honestly theres no way the 2x should be sharper than the 1.4.. IMO

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That's a nice Yellow Throat, Jeff. And those are my exact thoughts, the 2x is supposed to be the compromise TC. I'm going to go erase my 1.4x now :)


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Jul 14, 2018 10:37 |  #21266

MatthewK wrote in post #18662496 (external link)
That's a nice Yellow Throat, Jeff. And those are my exact thoughts, the 2x is supposed to be the compromise TC. I'm going to go erase my 1.4x now :)

It worked for me. I got real lucky with a bunch that last couple years right at the house.

With the 1.4III ........ Now I have Indigo Buntings and their much harder to get close to right now


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Jul 14, 2018 10:52 |  #21267

Pondrader wrote in post #18662536 (external link)
It worked for me. I got real lucky with a bunch that last couple years right at the house.

With the 1.4III ........ Now I have Indigo Buntings and their much harder to get close to right now
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The Yellowthroats are very inquisitive, and will stick around for a bit. Fun little birds to photograph. But like you say, Buntings are the real challenge. They’re masters of landing perfectly behind something that obstructs your shot haha


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Jul 14, 2018 11:05 |  #21268

MatthewK wrote in post #18662541 (external link)
The Yellowthroats are very inquisitive, and will stick around for a bit. Fun little birds to photograph. But like you say, Buntings are the real challenge. They’re masters of landing perfectly behind a something that obstructs your shot haha

So true... They dance around at 100 feet lol..


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Jul 14, 2018 11:59 |  #21269

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Jul 14, 2018 12:37 |  #21270

Nice work!




  
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