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first bird shots with DFA 150-450mm
Lens: DFA 150-450mm Camera: K1 Photo Location: NJ 
Posted By: angelo9978, 03-01-2018, 12:19 PM

Here are my first bird photos with the 150-450mm, cropped, exposure bumped but no sharpening or anything else applied. I'm very happy with this lens! I could have done better technique too, I just saw some birds and decided to whip out the camera and take some pics. I totally missed my first bird in flight, but it was a learning experience for sure. With a little contrast/sharpening, pics should look better. Also better technique next time should help out.
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I missed this!! grrr
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Last edited by angelo9978; 04-16-2018 at 06:50 PM.
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03-01-2018, 03:46 PM   #2
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A good start with the big beastie mate, and the more time with this lens the more you'll get out of it. I found it an adjustment from the DA*300 which is a lens I really love but now I've got the swing of the longer zoom I default to using it instead of the DA* prime. I still need to work on how to use some of the controls on the lens too in case that improves things when I'm shooting with it.

Anyhoo, just wanted to say well done and make sure you were aware of this thread: The 300mm plus lens Club discuss your long lenses. - Page 1850 - PentaxForums.com lots of long lens bird shooters and me shooting other stuff that's less challenging.

Hope you decide to join us.

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