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Lens: Pentax DA* 300mm F/4 ED (IF) SDM Camera: Pentax K5 IIs Photo Location: Shollenberger Wetlands, Petaluma, CA ISO: 100 Shutter Speed: 1/50s Aperture: F10 
Posted By: PeggyR, 06-28-2015, 04:01 PM

I know ducks are boring, but FINALLY I got a hand-held photo in focus and reasonably sharp, so...

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06-28-2015, 04:27 PM   #2
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Nicely captured with good reflections.
06-29-2015, 06:32 PM   #3
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I like ducks, so I don't find them "boring" at all,

They would be sharper if you bumped the ISO so your corresponding shutter speed would be higher.
06-29-2015, 08:44 PM   #4
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Eaglem, thank you.

luftfluss: glad I’m not the only one who likes ducks. I’ve started collecting ducks on stamps, so I agree they’re not boring!

And thanks for the advice. I’m kind of obsessed with shooting at the lowest possible ISO, and I thought the view finder said 1/60, which I guess still would have been too slow for the situation. I’ll try using ISO 200 - 400 next time.


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