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11-05-2011, 03:16 AM   #1
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Took the A* 300 to the zoo

Yes, I know. Taking a monster to the zoo involves the risk of being looked at as if you were a rare animal yourself. I heard children saying: "Look dad, that man has a huge one..."

This was tempting for my shoulders as well. Carrying a lens weighing several kilogrammes is like body building.

But when I got home, I could only think one thing: "next time I'll go to the Zoo, I'll have to take that lens with me... again!"

This is why... (on flickr)

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11-05-2011, 03:39 AM   #2
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indeed, you'll have to take it again

Shots are awesome : sharp, crispy, beautiful tone and color, and the dof give some awesome effect

i want more of this
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Some gorgeous shots in that stream .... however the one tip I'd give is to work harder to keep man-made features out of the shot (concrete, cages etc.). I never take a shot at the zoo anymore that contains them (or low DoF has converted into a totally indistinct blur).
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Thanks! I try to get rid of as much man-made things as possible... a good thing to keep no trying!

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