Approve the Cookies
This website uses cookies to improve your user experience. By using this site, you agree to our use of cookies and our Privacy Policy.
OK
Index  •   • New posts  •   • RTAT  •   • 'Best of'  •   • Gallery  •   • Gear  •   • Reviews
Guest
New posts  •   • RTAT  •   • 'Best of'  •   • Gallery  •   • Gear  •   • Reviews
Register to forums    Log in

 
FORUMS Canon Cameras, Lenses & Accessories Canon EOS Digital Cameras 
Thread started 26 Aug 2020 (Wednesday) 09:33
Search threadPrev/next
sponsored links
(this ad will go away when you log in as a registered member)

-= Canon EOS R6 owners unite! Post photos and discuss.

 
TeamSpeed
01010100 01010011
Avatar
40,173 posts
Gallery: 116 photos
Best ofs: 2
Likes: 8460
Joined May 2002
Location: Midwest
     
May 10, 2021 20:25 |  #2386

RayinAlaska wrote in post #19233970 (external link)
Looks like a snake. Am I wrong?

Regardless, it is quite a nice photo.

It may be the UK smooth snake, perhaps. It isn't a lizard, as snakes don't have eyelids and don't blink.


Past Equipment | My Personal Gallery (external link) My Business Gallery (external link)
"Man only has 5 senses, and sometimes not even that, so if they define the world, the universe, the dimensions of existence, and spirituality with just these limited senses, their view of what-is and what-can-be is very myopic indeed and they are doomed, now and forever."

  
  LOG IN TO REPLY
sponsored links
(this ad will go away when you log in as a registered member)
basketballfreak6
Goldmember
1,555 posts
Gallery: 1 photo
Likes: 3450
Joined Jan 2011
Location: Brisbane, Australia
     
May 11, 2021 05:23 |  #2387

Did a thing today  :p

IMAGE: https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51171220552_911338197c_b.jpg
IMAGE LINK: https://flic.kr/p/2kXP​T6j  (external link) Canon EOS R6 (external link) by Tony (external link), on Flickr

https://www.tonyliupho​tography.com.au/ (external link)
https://www.instagram.​com/tonyliuphotography​/ (external link)
flickr (external link)
R6, M6II, modified 77D, 16-35L f/4 IS, 24-70L II f/2.8, 70-200L IS II f/2.8, S150-600 f/5-6.3 C, S14 f/1.8 ART, S50 f/1.4 ART, S135 f/1.8 ART, 100L IS Macro f/2.8

  
  LOG IN TO REPLY
PSteven
Goldmember
Avatar
1,185 posts
Gallery: 103 photos
Likes: 5352
Joined Apr 2011
Location: Devon, UK
     
May 11, 2021 05:40 |  #2388

RayinAlaska wrote in post #19233970 (external link)
Looks like a snake. Am I wrong?

Regardless, it is quite a nice photo.

It's actually a legless lizard, the only such creature native to Britain.




  
  LOG IN TO REPLY
basketballfreak6
Goldmember
1,555 posts
Gallery: 1 photo
Likes: 3450
Joined Jan 2011
Location: Brisbane, Australia
     
May 11, 2021 06:56 |  #2389

Early impressions just snapping around the house and what not...AF and IBIS is amazing.

Testing my Sigma 135mm Art and it's nailing everything wide open and I am getting sharp shots hand holding at 1/20 shutter speed like WTF hahaha!


https://www.tonyliupho​tography.com.au/ (external link)
https://www.instagram.​com/tonyliuphotography​/ (external link)
flickr (external link)
R6, M6II, modified 77D, 16-35L f/4 IS, 24-70L II f/2.8, 70-200L IS II f/2.8, S150-600 f/5-6.3 C, S14 f/1.8 ART, S50 f/1.4 ART, S135 f/1.8 ART, 100L IS Macro f/2.8

  
  LOG IN TO REPLY
RayinAlaska
Senior Member
610 posts
Gallery: 39 photos
Likes: 384
Joined Sep 2013
Location: Alaska's interior
     
May 11, 2021 12:59 |  #2390

PSteven wrote in post #19234171 (external link)
It's actually a legless lizard, the only such creature native to Britain.

Very interesting. Thanks




  
  LOG IN TO REPLY
RayinAlaska
Senior Member
610 posts
Gallery: 39 photos
Likes: 384
Joined Sep 2013
Location: Alaska's interior
     
May 11, 2021 13:05 |  #2391

TeamSpeed wrote in post #19234047 (external link)
It may be the UK smooth snake, perhaps. It isn't a lizard, as snakes don't have eyelids and don't blink.

It probably catches fairly large-size meals :)




  
  LOG IN TO REPLY
TeamSpeed
01010100 01010011
Avatar
40,173 posts
Gallery: 116 photos
Best ofs: 2
Likes: 8460
Joined May 2002
Location: Midwest
Post edited over 1 year ago by TeamSpeed.
     
May 11, 2021 13:41 |  #2392

RayinAlaska wrote in post #19234327 (external link)
It probably catches fairly large-size meals :)

Yeah, I looked again, and zoomed to 100%, I guess I can make out the eyelids or at least what appears to be eyelids that can be closed. At first glance, it didn't look like that creature had any ability to blink. :) And the thin DOF made it impossible to see if there were ear holes or not. Great pic nonetheless.


Past Equipment | My Personal Gallery (external link) My Business Gallery (external link)
"Man only has 5 senses, and sometimes not even that, so if they define the world, the universe, the dimensions of existence, and spirituality with just these limited senses, their view of what-is and what-can-be is very myopic indeed and they are doomed, now and forever."

  
  LOG IN TO REPLY
Levina ­ de ­ Ruijter
I'm a bloody goody two-shoes!
Avatar
20,994 posts
Gallery: 416 photos
Best ofs: 11
Likes: 12931
Joined Sep 2008
Location: Amsterdam, The Netherlands, EU
     
May 11, 2021 15:17 |  #2393

We had a crazy warm day yesterday. From weeks of too cold weather to too warm overnight. Literally. Anyway, I went out, looking for birds. And I saw a bird I hadn't photographed, nor seen before, so it's a lifer. I believe it is a Northern wheatear. A really pretty bird and very comfortable with me being there.


HOSTED PHOTO
please log in to view hosted photos in full size.

And just as I had switched back to using the 400/5.6L as I saw Barn swallows, this White wagtail started bug hunting.


HOSTED PHOTO
please log in to view hosted photos in full size.


Wild Birds of Europe: https://photography-on-the.net …showthread.php?​p=19371752
Please QUOTE when responding to a comment!

  
  LOG IN TO REPLY
Levina ­ de ­ Ruijter
I'm a bloody goody two-shoes!
Avatar
20,994 posts
Gallery: 416 photos
Best ofs: 11
Likes: 12931
Joined Sep 2008
Location: Amsterdam, The Netherlands, EU
     
May 11, 2021 15:41 |  #2394

Here's another shot of the Northern wheatear.


HOSTED PHOTO
please log in to view hosted photos in full size.

And the Wagtail going after a bug somewhere.


HOSTED PHOTO
please log in to view hosted photos in full size.


Wild Birds of Europe: https://photography-on-the.net …showthread.php?​p=19371752
Please QUOTE when responding to a comment!

  
  LOG IN TO REPLY
wimg
Cream of the Crop
Avatar
6,954 posts
Likes: 192
Joined Jan 2007
Location: Netherlands, EU
Post edited over 1 year ago by wimg.
     
May 11, 2021 15:48 |  #2395

PSteven wrote in post #19234171 (external link)
It's actually a legless lizard, the only such creature native to Britain.

They do appear in Europe too, including the south-east of the Netherlands (chalky terrain) and Belgium.
As a kid I used to go out and catch them occasionally - and release then unharmed :).

Over here we call them "hazelworm". Latin name is Anguis fragilis.

Beautiful animals IMO. And a nice picture!

Kind regards, Wim


EOS R & EOS 5 (analog) with a gaggle of primes & 3 zooms, OM-D E-M1 Mk II & Pen-F with 10 primes, 6 zooms, 3 Metabones adapters/speedboosters​, and an accessory plague

  
  LOG IN TO REPLY
basketballfreak6
Goldmember
1,555 posts
Gallery: 1 photo
Likes: 3450
Joined Jan 2011
Location: Brisbane, Australia
Post edited over 1 year ago by basketballfreak6. (3 edits in all)
     
May 12, 2021 01:46 |  #2396

So noticed a bit of a quirk with the auto focusing; I know dual pixel auto focus can struggle with horizontal contrast due to the way the pixels are arranged but I noticed in certain situations (in this case my sofa and my wall/skirting) even if there is a super clear contrast line (in the example of the sofa the gap between the headrest and the back cushion, it's a clear black gap separating the two parts) the camera would just refuse to lock on focus even in good light, but the same black gap vertically it'll lock on straight away. What's funny though is I tried shooting the grout line between my grey tiles which has much, much less contrast but it locks on fine no problem.

Apart from that the auto focus is nothing short of amazing.

Also I noticed my EVF can sometimes get laggy (I think it's when lighting is low) is that normal?

Thanks!


https://www.tonyliupho​tography.com.au/ (external link)
https://www.instagram.​com/tonyliuphotography​/ (external link)
flickr (external link)
R6, M6II, modified 77D, 16-35L f/4 IS, 24-70L II f/2.8, 70-200L IS II f/2.8, S150-600 f/5-6.3 C, S14 f/1.8 ART, S50 f/1.4 ART, S135 f/1.8 ART, 100L IS Macro f/2.8

  
  LOG IN TO REPLY
Don1
Cream of the Crop
Avatar
6,677 posts
Gallery: 120 photos
Likes: 2595
Joined Dec 2006
Location: Ontario, Florida
     
May 12, 2021 05:30 |  #2397

Levina de Ruijter wrote in post #19234366 (external link)
Here's another shot of the Northern wheatear.
thumbnail
Hosted photo: posted by Levina de Ruijter in
./showthread.php?p=192​34366&i=i20715994
forum: Canon EOS Digital Cameras

And the Wagtail going after a bug somewhere.
thumbnail
Hosted photo: posted by Levina de Ruijter in
./showthread.php?p=192​34366&i=i58832560
forum: Canon EOS Digital Cameras

Great images Levina.


Don
Canon EOS R5, Canon 5D Mark III, Canon 7D Mark II, Canon EF 70-200mm F4 L IS, Canon EF 100-400 L IS II, EF 24-105mm, EF 16-35mm f/4 L IS USM, Canon EF 300mm f/4 L IS USM
See my photos on My Flickr (external link)

  
  LOG IN TO REPLY
PhotosByDlee
Cream of the Crop
Avatar
5,460 posts
Gallery: 779 photos
Likes: 7325
Joined Apr 2012
Location: Sydney
     
May 12, 2021 07:08 |  #2398

Owning a 100-400mm has let me do so many Cityscapes that weren't possible with a Wide Angle lens, like this one below

IMAGE: https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51173399112_b47eb5c361_h.jpg
IMAGE LINK: https://flic.kr/p/2kY2​3GG  (external link) Fiery Sunset (external link) by Daniel Lee (external link)

Canon EOS R6 - Canon RF 16mm f/2.8 - Canon RF 35mm f/1.8 - Canon RF 50mm f/1.8 - Canon RF 85mm f/2 IS - Canon RF 100-400mm
FujiFilm X-S10 - FujiFilm XF 23mm R LM WR - Sigma 56mm f/1.4

Website (external link) / flickr (external link) | Twitter (external link)

  
  LOG IN TO REPLY
PSteven
Goldmember
Avatar
1,185 posts
Gallery: 103 photos
Likes: 5352
Joined Apr 2011
Location: Devon, UK
     
May 12, 2021 11:52 |  #2399

I bought a new bird feeder yesterday which is a mealworm feeder. Today it was absolutely mental in the garden with starlings galore!!


HOSTED PHOTO
please log in to view hosted photos in full size.




  
  LOG IN TO REPLY
Levina ­ de ­ Ruijter
I'm a bloody goody two-shoes!
Avatar
20,994 posts
Gallery: 416 photos
Best ofs: 11
Likes: 12931
Joined Sep 2008
Location: Amsterdam, The Netherlands, EU
     
May 12, 2021 12:01 |  #2400

Don1 wrote in post #19234574 (external link)
Great images Levina.

Thanks very much, Don. It felt good to be out again!

PSteven wrote in post #19234695 (external link)
I bought a new bird feeder yesterday which is a mealworm feeder. Today it was absolutely mental in the garden with starlings galore!!

thumbnail
Hosted photo: posted by PSteven in
./showthread.php?p=192​34695&i=i66258760
forum: Canon EOS Digital Cameras

LOL
Starlings are great fun, especially youngsters with their non-stop begging. They're relentless and parents start to look really scruffy after a while! :-P

I like the shot a lot, Paul.
And I always love birds in a field/on grass when there are flowers.


Wild Birds of Europe: https://photography-on-the.net …showthread.php?​p=19371752
Please QUOTE when responding to a comment!

  
  LOG IN TO REPLY
sponsored links
(this ad will go away when you log in as a registered member)

604,061 views & 14,445 likes for this thread
-= Canon EOS R6 owners unite! Post photos and discuss.
FORUMS Canon Cameras, Lenses & Accessories Canon EOS Digital Cameras 
AAA
x 1600
y 1600

Jump to forum...   •  Rules   •  Index   •  New posts   •  RTAT   •  'Best of'   •  Gallery   •  Gear   •  Reviews   •  Member list   •  Polls   •  Image rules   •  Search   •  Password reset

Not a member yet?
Register to forums
Registered members may log in to forums and access all the features: full search, image upload, follow forums, own gear list and ratings, likes, more forums, private messaging, thread follow, notifications, own gallery, all settings, view hosted photos, own reviews, see more and do more... and all is free. Don't be a stranger - register now and start posting!


COOKIES DISCLAIMER: This website uses cookies to improve your user experience. By using this site, you agree to our use of cookies and to our privacy policy.
Privacy policy and cookie usage info.


POWERED BY AMASS forum software 2.1forum software
version 2.1 /
code and design
by Pekka Saarinen ©
for photography-on-the.net

Latest registered member is 1Frizzies-1953
261 guests, 210 members online
Simultaneous users record so far is 15144, that happened on Nov 22, 2018

Photography-on-the.net Digital Photography Forums is the website for photographers and all who love great photos, camera and post processing techniques, gear talk, discussion and sharing. Professionals, hobbyists, newbies and those who don't even own a camera -- all are welcome regardless of skill, favourite brand, gear, gender or age. Registering and usage is free.