Forgot Password
Pentax Camera Forums Home
 

Reply
Show Printable Version Search this Thread
2 Likes  #1
Alpine Marmots
Lens: Sigma 120-400 Camera: K5IIs Photo Location: French Alps ISO: 3200 Shutter Speed: 1/500s Aperture: F6.3 
Posted By: Glorfindelrb, 08-26-2015, 04:07 AM






Views: 822
08-26-2015, 01:44 PM   #2
Site Supporter
Site Supporter
Heinrich Lohmann's Avatar

Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: Airdrie, Alberta Canada
Photos: Gallery
Posts: 7,629
Nice images of an animal that I have never seen live, thanks for posting them.
08-26-2015, 02:40 PM   #3
Site Supporter
Site Supporter
luftfluss's Avatar

Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: NJ
Photos: Gallery | Albums
Posts: 7,375
Nice work. The last shot, especially, looks great on your Flickr.
08-26-2015, 08:29 PM   #4
Junior Member




Join Date: Dec 2014
Location: Morrison, Colorado
Posts: 39
Great image quality for ISO 3200. Are those out-of-camera jpegs or processed RAW files?

08-26-2015, 08:30 PM   #5
Veteran Member
mole's Avatar

Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: Tennessee
Photos: Gallery
Posts: 1,432
Excellent habitat and action photos - with great attention to detail!
08-27-2015, 08:25 PM   #6
Veteran Member
plantej's Avatar

Join Date: May 2015
Location: Pacific Northwest USA
Photos: Albums
Posts: 583
You probably had to hike a great deal to find these. Very nice shots.
08-28-2015, 10:10 AM   #7
Pentaxian




Join Date: Feb 2012
Posts: 364
Original Poster
Thanks, was taken in the Parc des Ecrins french national park where I saw them first in June. You need to walk 1h30 (~550m D+) to go there and if you do this early in the morning you have some time alone with the marmots and they're not really shy while you're calm.
I'll probably try to go there in July to see the young marmot when they're still small, they were not out yet in June and they grow up very fast. Don't know if i'll be brave enough to go there with my DA560 that should arrive soon !
08-29-2015, 07:54 AM   #8
Veteran Member
plantej's Avatar

Join Date: May 2015
Location: Pacific Northwest USA
Photos: Albums
Posts: 583
QuoteOriginally posted by Glorfindelrb Quote
Don't know if i'll be brave enough to go there with my DA560 that should arrive soon !
Woah!! Génial! A DA560? And s'il vous plait, you can even just post on this forum a photo of your DA560 when it arrives. That would be so cool.

08-29-2015, 05:11 PM   #9
Loyal Site Supporter
Loyal Site Supporter
Scorpio71GR's Avatar

Join Date: Nov 2014
Location: Michigan
Photos: Gallery | Albums
Posts: 4,407
Fine shots, great detail of an animal in its own natural habitat.

Michael
08-30-2015, 01:59 AM   #10
Veteran Member
clockworkrat's Avatar

Join Date: May 2015
Location: Black Isle, Scotland
Posts: 405
We spent three weeks in the Alps this summer and didn't see a single marmot. You lucky bugger!

Nice shots, and I'm impressed with the quality from ISO3200!
Reply
« Trogir | Claws »

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!
alpine marmots, alps, camera, flickr, marmot, marmota, photo
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Nature Alpine Marmots Glorfindelrb Post Your Photos! 2 07-11-2015 09:55 AM
Landscape Australian Alpine Scene AaronDS Photo Critique 8 05-03-2014 09:33 PM
Abstract Montana alpine 45 Mike Post Your Photos! 12 02-05-2014 10:10 AM
Marmots and Macro's little laker Post Your Photos! 11 04-29-2008 02:05 AM
one happy couple (of marmots) little laker Post Your Photos! 4 06-12-2007 03:41 PM



All times are GMT -7. The time now is 01:54 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