Forgot Password
Pentax Camera Forums Home
 

Reply
Show Printable Version Search this Thread
  #1
moose
Lens: Sigma 50-500 Camera: K5 Photo Location: Saskatchewan 
Posted By: canajuneh, 03-05-2012, 08:15 PM

I really like it when I'm driving along and spot something interesting - like this moose.

It was quite a way off and the day was very grey and gloomy so the image isn't top quality by a long shot. I have cropped it quite a bit too.

Maybe next time I'l have some light!!

Attached Images
View Picture EXIF
PENTAX K-5  Photo 

Views: 642
03-05-2012, 11:52 PM   #2
Veteran Member
snappychappy's Avatar

Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: Leeds
Posts: 1,636
I think you did well under, what looks to be very poor conditions, well done.
03-06-2012, 08:55 AM   #3
Site Supporter
Site Supporter
slowpez's Avatar

Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: South Carolina, USA
Photos: Gallery
Posts: 18,406
You know, I don't recall ever seeing an action shot of a moose. They usually just stand around and eat. Great capture under those conditions. Love how he kicking up the snow.
03-06-2012, 04:02 PM   #4
Loyal Site Supporter
Loyal Site Supporter
Sailor's Avatar

Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: Coastal Texas
Photos: Gallery
Posts: 22,771
What a great shot - especially in the dim light. Like Susan, I'm not sure I've ever seen a photo of a rapidly moving moose. In fact, I don't think I've ever seen a rapidly moving moose at all. Nice job.

Jer

03-06-2012, 06:37 PM   #5
Senior Member




Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Saskatchewan
Posts: 221
Original Poster
The generous words here have put a grin on my face. I agree with you that moose are mostly just standing around feeding - this one got camera shy and decided to leave. I wasn't sure of the best way to set my camera as there was very little light. I chose wide open and I think 1/4000 because I find it very challenging to hand hold the big Sigma.
Reply
« Start Simple | Wasp »

Bookmarks
  • Submit Thread to Facebook Facebook
  • Submit Thread to Twitter Twitter
  • Submit Thread to Digg Digg
Tags - Make this thread easier to find by adding keywords to it!
camera, moose, photo
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Abstract There Must be a Moose Upstream Bob Harris Post Your Photos! 16 03-06-2012 02:32 PM
Greetings from Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan ronsilvers Welcomes and Introductions 6 01-05-2012 11:44 AM
Nature Danger - Moose Crossing normhead Post Your Photos! 9 10-31-2011 08:19 PM
Nature Cow Moose seeing well Post Your Photos! 5 05-19-2011 07:32 PM
Nature Baby moose pingflood Post Your Photos! 17 02-11-2011 10:20 AM



All times are GMT -7. The time now is 04:24 AM. | See also: NikonForums.com, CanonForums.com part of our network of photo forums!
  • Red (Default)
  • Green
  • Gray
  • Dark
  • Dark Yellow
  • Dark Blue
  • Old Red
  • Old Green
  • Old Gray
  • Dial-Up Style
Hello! It's great to see you back on the forum! Have you considered joining the community?
register
Creating a FREE ACCOUNT takes under a minute, removes ads, and lets you post! [Dismiss]
Top