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#11 ski3pin

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Posted 23 January 2016 - 12:05 AM

Very nice! I bet you are only going to get better with it! :)


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#12 Bill D

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Posted 23 January 2016 - 12:26 AM

I prefer stocking my subjects.

 

Just kidding of course.

 

It would be pretty cool to own a beast like your 200mm to 500mm.  Have fun shooting in detail what is a dot on most of our cameras.


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#13 Lighthawk

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Posted 23 January 2016 - 06:49 AM

I'm digging that kestrel and GBH in flight.
Looks like you've got a keeper!
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#14 Wandering Sagebrush

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Posted 23 January 2016 - 10:41 PM

That kestrel is nice!
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#15 Shadyapex

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Posted 24 January 2016 - 01:21 AM

I'm super pleased with the sharpness in the kestrel photo, having nice light and a cooperative subject doesn't hurt either.

I'm also impressed with how slow I can hand hold. I'm still shooting at at least 1/500 to 1/1000 (out of long habit) but I've done a few test shots at 1/50 and 500mm and they're still sharp. It's a little like discovering that beer is good for you, or that eating too much doesn't make you fat.


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