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Mar 22, 2009 11:44 |  #1

figured I would get up early and go test my new sigma 500mm F4.5 the gloomy / gray skys were not helping as there was no real direct sunlight to capture the beauty of these birds

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Mar 22, 2009 12:16 |  #2

Gloomy or not, these are great shots!


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Mar 22, 2009 13:01 |  #3

thanks Levina


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Mar 22, 2009 13:46 as a reply to  @ tekkie's post |  #4

Love them shots...;)

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Mar 22, 2009 14:37 as a reply to  @ booju's post |  #5

A little sunshine goes a long way on these. Great shots, really like #3. Enjoy the new lens.


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Mar 23, 2009 11:49 as a reply to  @ texasred's post |  #6

Sweet shot nice!!!!!!


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Mar 23, 2009 15:05 |  #7

Nice shots of the RWBB. Gloomy days work well for them because they're so dark. I hate exposing for them in direct sunlight.

The first one has a nice pose and I like that the most.


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Mar 23, 2009 15:31 |  #8

Fantastic shots it appears that lens is a keeper maybe as good as the canon


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Mar 23, 2009 17:31 |  #9

thanks everyone, I hope I get some time this weekend to get out some more


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