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Great Egret In Flight with AF 1.7X Adapter
Lens: DA* 300mm F4 with AF 1.7X Adapter Camera: K5 Photo Location: Green Cay Wetlands, Boynton Beach, Florida ISO: 400 Shutter Speed: 1/8000s Aperture: F8 
Posted By: snooked, 08-01-2011, 12:47 PM

Great Egret in Green Cay Wetlands. Taken With K5, DA* 300mm f4 with AF 1.7X Adapter.


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08-01-2011, 01:07 PM   #2
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you're second capture is fantastic... what a great example of a 'bird in flight' shot... dave m
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I agree that this is fantastic! Can you tell me what camera you used, and what your settings were? (Shutter/ISO/Aperture etc.) I just got a K-5 and I'm having trouble trying to get pix like this! mine are coming out looking very noisy and flat, even though I am typically shooting at ISO 200 or so.
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Excellent capture on the second photo!

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#2 is awesome!

@briankabat the header of the thread indicates the settings and equipment used.
Looks like it was a super sunny day - f8, 1/8000, 400iso
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I looked at #1 and thought I could do that (and have) haha then the second shot wow !!! Outstanding.
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Used K5

I use up to ISO 1600 (depending on light) to stop the movement. Use F8 to F11 so complete bird is in focus, on white birds I use -1 to -1.3 exposure compensation to avoid blowing iut the highlights in the bird.

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