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Jul 03, 2019 17:58 |  #44671

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Jul 03, 2019 18:15 |  #44672

Lame-Duck wrote in post #18887857 (external link)
I really like this one fotoi...very nice.

Terrific shot of the gilded flicker, Tom.

I like the 2nd perspective the best, Mike. It's a very attractive shot.

Cute little bugger, Jack.

Cool shot, Bob. Perfect timing on the capture.

Thank you Mike!




  
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Jul 03, 2019 18:15 |  #44673

Lame-Duck wrote in post #18887857 (external link)
I like the 2nd perspective the best, Mike. It's a very attractive shot.

Thanks Mike! There's quite a difference between 200mm and 600mm on my crop-sensor Canon.


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Jul 03, 2019 18:28 |  #44674

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Jul 03, 2019 18:30 |  #44675

BlueTraveler wrote in post #18887882 (external link)
Thanks Mike! There's quite a difference between 200mm and 600mm on my crop-sensor Canon.

I'm a big fan of the crop sensor (APS-C) cameras, Mike. I just recently got a full frame Canon 1DX II. I do like it, but I find myself using my crop sensor 7DII most of the time.


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Jul 03, 2019 18:32 |  #44676

Lame-Duck wrote in post #18887893 (external link)
I'm a big fan of the crop sensor (APS-C) cameras, Mike. I just recently got a full frame Canon 1DX II. I do like it, but I find myself using my crop sensor 7DII most of the time.

Mike, what do you plan to use the 1DX II for? Nice camera by the way.




  
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Jul 03, 2019 18:33 |  #44677

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This one sure is a beauty, fotoi. The rich gold colors in the water are so nice.


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Jul 03, 2019 18:34 |  #44678

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Beautiful shot! Nice framing and background color!


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Jul 03, 2019 18:35 |  #44679

Lame-Duck wrote in post #18887896 (external link)
This one sure is a beauty, fotoi. The rich gold colors in the water are so nice.

Thank you Mike!




  
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Jul 03, 2019 18:37 |  #44680

Couple of Jack Daws just chilling.

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Jul 03, 2019 18:49 |  #44681

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Jul 03, 2019 18:55 |  #44682

fotoi wrote in post #18887894 (external link)
Mike, what do you plan to use the 1DX II for? Nice camera by the way.

Thank you Fotoi. I really like the 1DX II for birds in flight. When I go out shooting for a whole day, I always take two cameras. I'll set the 1DX II up with a 100- 400 mm zoom for BIF, and the 7DII with a 1.4 TC on my 400 mm DO II f/4. This will be used for all of my static bird shots. I tend to like to put this one on a tripod. When I was a bit younger and tougher, I liked to put a 500 mm f/4 Canon lens on the crop camera with a 1.4 TC for a magnification equivalency of 1120 mm. Now a days that's a real chore. I don't do it that often anymore.


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Jul 03, 2019 19:02 |  #44683

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Beautiful shot! Nice framing and background color!

Thank you so much, Bob.


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Jul 03, 2019 19:05 |  #44684

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Nice shot Paul. The lighting hit the grennie's face just right, and the background looks great.


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Jul 03, 2019 19:10 |  #44685

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