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Bald Eagles
Lens: SMC Pentax M 400/5.6 Camera: Pentax K5 Photo Location: Conestogo ON ISO: 800 Shutter Speed: 1/750s Aperture: F9.5 
Posted By: 8540tomg, 07-31-2014, 04:00 PM

First time I've ever manged to get an image or two of what I'm pretty sure are Bald Eagles. Saw three of them on the drive home today and stopped to grab a few shots. All shots K5 and Pentax M 400/5.6.

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07-31-2014, 10:06 PM   #2
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Good captures on both.
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Thanks for looking guys.

These are not the greatest shots but in my defense I just pulled over on the side of the road when I saw these guys.

I grabbed the old K5/Pentax M 400/5.6 combo from the trunk, took a quick quess at shutter speed and f stop and started blasting. I didn't think they would hang around long and they didn't. Now that I know where they hang out I'll try again on the weekend.

It was still quite a thrill to see these magnificent birds in the wild.

There is some nasty PF on that one twig. The joys of an old telephoto lens. I posted some better ones in the 300 Plus lens Club.

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Great captures considering that birds will usually take off if you take the time to stop to try to get pictures of least thats always been my experience! Beautiful creatures!
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