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Sibil
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Jul 26, 2017 12:32 |  #10141

TerryWSmith wrote in post #18411735 (external link)
The trick with extenders is to double ensure your lens is stable-meaning tripod/monopod and a hand near the
end of your lens to dampen any vibration
. When I started this technique my "savers" improved drastically

I have never done that. Thanks for the tip. I will try that the next time.




  
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Jul 26, 2017 12:34 |  #10142

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Jul 26, 2017 14:48 |  #10143

There's an awful lot of yellow around here. The sun has been replaced by rain... once again


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Jul 26, 2017 18:00 |  #10144

Pondrader wrote in post #18411272 (external link)
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Superlative!


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Jul 26, 2017 18:37 |  #10145

greyswan wrote in post #18412038 (external link)
Superlative!

Thanks Chris


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Jul 26, 2017 20:19 |  #10146

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Jul 26, 2017 21:17 |  #10147

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Jul 26, 2017 21:35 |  #10148

Pondrader wrote in post #18411803 (external link)
I hear your logic Terry... and do believe your on the right track but I'm not talking about stability control.. God knows I'm all about motion blur. I'm more talking about the lack of image quality when used with the 100-400mm II.. Now I maybe nit-picking but the noise generated by taking this lens into the f8-9 range in just ok light of which I shoot in year round just annoys the heck out of me in post. I may be asking for to much as I've been shooting this combo for 3 years come October, and I should have taken a deal offered to me by MM but I guess.
I should say as well I rarely use the tripod for 99% of my images. Only on rare occasions do I put myself on a tripod. when I compare 50,000 on and 50,000 images off I get more clean images shooting off hand while in a walking around or on my belly shoot compared to missed opportunity's on the tripod.

I was asked back a few pages about an image .... I'll post the hole image... this is a bird shot that pushed more guys into buying the 7DII than you can shake a stick at. here and elsewhere. its a couple hundred yards off hand using my new magic camera just made for me by Canon... lol ...shot June 13 2015

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That look like an oil painting. Or maybe it should be one. Beautiful image.




  
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Jul 27, 2017 06:18 |  #10149

Roy A. Rust wrote in post #18412179 (external link)
That look like an oil painting. Or maybe it should be one. Beautiful image.

Thanks Roy, Those images amaze me today as they did when I took them.


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Jul 27, 2017 08:29 |  #10150

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Jul 27, 2017 10:03 |  #10151

Pondrader wrote in post #18412386 (external link)
Thanks Roy, Those images amaze me today as they did when I took them.
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Ah... the good ol' days...when our first 7d2's worked so well.


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Jul 27, 2017 10:25 |  #10152

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That's a great photo!


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Jul 27, 2017 12:01 |  #10153

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Jul 27, 2017 12:40 |  #10154

Another one... Ruddy turnstone portrait

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Jul 27, 2017 14:20 |  #10155

Pondrader wrote in post #18411341 (external link)
Their a fast moving little devil. The hairy juvi I had almost on my hand tonight.
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Great work Jeff!


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