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06-14-2015, 07:43 AM - 1 Like   #1
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Using K5 & Sigma 70-200 for Birds in Flight

The question is "Is this combination fast enough?" The answer is yes. If the conditions are right, the results can be spectacular. Here is a link to my flickr album which contains about 47 out of about 150 images that I took at the set. Many of the images that I did not include are excellent, but are just repetitive or I have included them in other web sites including facebook etc.

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nice set must have been quite close to those shots with a 200!
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beautiful shots. I wish I could see some of those little birds around here
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Great set Bob , I wish I acquired some of your Skill in Capruring Birds in flight.

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You need a minimum of 1/1000 of a second and preferably around 1/1600. To achieve this I ran my iso at 400. In order to catch the eagles on the water, I focused on the food tossed on the water. When the eagle swooped in I moved the camera towards the eagle and followed the eagle through its flight. Focus was set to AFC, shutter obviously fast.

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