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Posted By: slowpez, 12-30-2014, 08:10 AM

I should get tired of shooting birds but I really enjoy it. I used the 1.4 TC with the 300mm also.









Hope you enjoy them too.
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12-30-2014, 08:16 AM   #2
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Nice!

It's hard to get tired of shooting birds. They're fun to watch, and getting a good picture of them is sometimes challenging because they're constantly moving.
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Those are really nice.

I have this same set up: Pentax K5 + DA*300/4 and the new HD TC 1.4X ... at the end of the day I find the results " so - so " and the real keepers are less in numbers than when I use the gear without the TC.

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Nice!

It's hard to get tired of shooting birds. They're fun to watch, and getting a good picture of them is sometimes challenging because they're constantly moving.
You are right about the constant movement.

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Those are really nice.

I have this same set up: Pentax K5 + DA*300/4 and the new HD TC 1.4X ... at the end of the day I find the results " so - so " and the real keepers are less in numbers than when I use the gear without the TC.

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I know what you mean about the TC. Normhead does a great job with it. I am finding I need lots of sunlight to improve the keeper rate. Just got the K-3 and can't wait to see if that will make a difference but I suspect a lot of it has to do with the photographer though. I will keep trying because I really feel good when I pull one off.

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Great sharpness, color and compositions - very nice stuff, Susan.

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QuoteOriginally posted by jpzk Quote

I have this same set up: Pentax K5 + DA*300/4 and the new HD TC 1.4X ... at the end of the day I find the results " so - so " and the real keepers are less in numbers than when I use the gear without the TC.

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Are you shooting handheld, or using a tripod?
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really some great shots here Susan, will be interesting to see if you notice much difference with the K3
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Great sharpness, color and compositions - very nice stuff, Susan.

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Thanks Jer.

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Are you shooting handheld, or using a tripod?
I have tried using a tripod many times for bird shots but just can't do it. I use one for everything else.

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really some great shots here Susan, will be interesting to see if you notice much difference with the K3
Still haven't given the K-3 a tryout. Have had it for a few weeks but the weather is just too ugly to encourage photography especially in a town that is not particularly scenic to begin with. Heading to the Everglades next month and it will get a full workout then.

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Terrific shots. Just makes me that much more excited to order this lens in a couple months.
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I could never tire of your bird shots Susan. Always a joy. Well done.
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A splendid group of shots Susan.---charliezap
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Always appreciate you posting your birdies, Susan.
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Terrific shots. Just makes me that much more excited to order this lens in a couple months.
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I could never tire of your bird shots Susan. Always a joy. Well done.
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A splendid group of shots Susan.---charliezap
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Always appreciate you posting your birdies, Susan.
Thank you all so much for your kind comments and Happy New Year to all.
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beautiful captures susan.... never tire of these graceful creatures, dave m
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beautiful captures susan.... never tire of these graceful creatures, dave m
Thanks Dave. I must admit I don't either.
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