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Aug 06, 2020 07:13 |  #7471

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I have been messing around with these two files several times even using my Topaz denoise AL (latest version) to try to tame the high noise and get a half decent photo.

If it had been another subject I would not have bothered - but Swallows/Swifts this close (yes still cropped) I wont see probably for a long time - if at all.

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These cleaned up nice, Pag. There is virtually no visible noise.

Swallows are TUFF subjects! ;-)a


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Aug 06, 2020 16:25 |  #7472

This was a surprise. I noticed a spider web in a bush in my backyard because it the sun reflected off it as I walked past. I noticed a spec in the center & when I drug the camera out to it, I was shocked to see this momma spider.

While I was watching, she took off towards the perimeter and captured an insect that was snagged in the web. She then carried it back to the center of the web and proceeded to "wrap the prey up" in web thread. It was incredible to watch.

Captured with D850 & 105mm Micro lens.

I'm no macro guy, so I did the best I could. Here's a few shots that (poorly) sum up what I saw.

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Aug 06, 2020 16:28 |  #7473

continued....

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Aug 06, 2020 18:20 |  #7474

EyeSpyEagle wrote in post #19104674 (external link)
These cleaned up nice, Pag. There is virtually no visible noise.

Swallows are TUFF subjects! ;-)a


Thank you kindly Phil, kind of a "Rock/Hardplace" sitautions as I needed a fast enough shutter speed as I was hand holding 300mm in a field while these little fellas were darting all over the place - as soon as you saw one it was gone.

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Aug 07, 2020 08:00 |  #7475

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Aug 07, 2020 08:20 |  #7476

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"Look Mom, no hands!"

Nice one, David. How's the D6 settling in?


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Aug 07, 2020 09:44 |  #7477

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"Look Mom, no hands!"

Nice one, David. How's the D6 settling in?

So far so good! I'm just now getting back to shooting. I took a wild ride off my quad at the end of June that rewarded me with a helicopter ride and hospital stay with 7 broken ribs, broken collar bone, collapsed lung, and a chest tube all on my right side. So I've been in recovery mode the last month or so to say the least.  :p


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Aug 07, 2020 11:16 |  #7478

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So far so good! I'm just now getting back to shooting. I took a wild ride off my quad at the end of June that rewarded me with a helicopter ride and hospital stay with 7 broken ribs, broken collar bone, collapsed lung, and a chest tube all on my right side. So I've been in recovery mode the last month or so to say the least.  :p

Good luck with recovery. I had a similar adventure back in the early 80's on an ATC 200x, 3-wheeler. Woke up in the hospital with an 8" long screw drilled into my clavicle. Never saw my 200x again. The buddy I was with sold it for me before I recovered.

If I did that now, it would break every bone in my body. I was 19 or 20 back then - young & dumb.

Please keep us posted on your work & progress with the D6. From all I've read & seen, it's a beast.

Have you seen the Steve Perry review? I believe him, as he's always been pretty matter of fact.

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Aug 07, 2020 12:27 |  #7479

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Good luck with recovery. I had a similar adventure back in the early 80's on an ATC 200x, 3-wheeler. Woke up in the hospital with an 8" long screw drilled into my clavicle. Never saw my 200x again. The buddy I was with sold it for me before I recovered.

If I did that now, it would break every bone in my body. I was 19 or 20 back then - young & dumb.

Please keep us posted on your work & progress with the D6. From all I've read & seen, it's a beast.

Have you seen the Steve Perry review? I believe him, as he's always been pretty matter of fact.

https://www.youtube.co​m/watch?v=JICmY3s-ZkM (external link)


I have seen it and he's spot on! I feel the D5 could have all the customization features the D6 has with a firmware upgrade, but the AF on the D6 is simply remarkable. I've found it much better with the fast primes like the 58, 85 etc. My D5 was good with those lenses, but didn't have the consistent hit rate and accuracy the D6 does, especially when tracking. I like to shoot action with those lenses and the D6 is nothing short of stellar. It's noticeable right away. With the fast 2.8 zooms and high end super teles, both cameras I feel are are nearly identical with the D6 having slightly better low contrast focus acquisition. I probably wouldn't have upgraded but my D5 had a few hundred thousand clicks on it and I got a good trade in value, so I did it. Looking back, I'd do it again without hesitation.


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Aug 10, 2020 00:51 |  #7480

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That's an awesome capture


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Aug 21, 2020 19:41 |  #7481

A few random shots still loving the d7100 despite its age.

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A couple more -

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Aug 21, 2020 20:01 |  #7483

D850, first shots with the new 70-200 f/2.8 E FL.

Darn. Fast focus. The raw pics are tack sharp. What a compliment to that D850.


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Aug 22, 2020 07:27 |  #7484

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D850, first shots with the new 70-200 f/2.8 E FL.

Darn. Fast focus. The raw pics are tack sharp. What a compliment to that D850.


WOW!


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Aug 22, 2020 13:11 |  #7485

ImageMaker... wrote in post #19112699 (external link)
D850, first shots with the new 70-200 f/2.8 E FL.

Darn. Fast focus. The raw pics are tack sharp. What a compliment to that D850.


Terrific capture.


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