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06-23-2020, 04:03 PM - 9 Likes   #2326
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From the jack of all trades lens... well cropped:

Pentax K-1 HD PENTAX-D FA 150-450mm F4.5-5.6ED DC AW /5.6 450.0 mm 1/500 iso100

Same pic, insanely cropped:


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Stonechats and Pipits on Conwy mountain again.
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Xposted from the K-1 thread:

A wary eye

Pentax K-1 HD PENTAX-D FA 150-450mm F4.5-5.6ED DC AW /8.0 450.0 mm 1/320 iso100
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Palm Pecker (I made that up)

Pentax K-1 HD PENTAX-D FA 150-450mm F4.5-5.6ED DC AW /5.6 450.0 mm 1/250 iso100

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I posted these elsewhere... but though I'd put them here as well...

Used my 150-450 a lot in the Flinders Ranges the past few weeks.

White-winged fairywren











Red-capped robyn

Female


Male

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Same windmill... different days.

290mm


150mm

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QuoteOriginally posted by noelpolar Quote
Same windmill... different days.

290mm


150mm
All the images from these series are great. I love the scenery and the theme but mostly the lack of sky in the background (I think I prefer the tighter frames but I enjoy all of them).

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QuoteOriginally posted by redpit Quote
All the images form these series are great. I love the scenery and the theme but mostly the lack of sky in the background (I think I prefer the tighter frames but I enjoy all of them).
Thanks Redpit.... very flexible lens..... generally I just use the K1 on it as I like not only it's reach but also like using it at it's wider end... so K1 over KP for me mostly as a walk around camera.

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QuoteOriginally posted by noelpolar Quote
I posted these elsewhere... but though I'd put them here as well...
Used my 150-450 a lot in the Flinders Ranges the past few weeks.
Stunning shots! I was happy with getting a shot of a White-winged Fairywren, but nothing like yours. I never saw them when I visited the Flinders.



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QuoteOriginally posted by RobG Quote
Stunning shots! I was happy with getting a shot of a White-winged Fairywren, but nothing like yours. I never saw them when I visited the Flinders. [COLOR=Silver]
Thankyou..... however I had special circumstances this trip...... 10 days by myself with no agenda.... so once located.... I went back each day for a few hours and was able to spend some time getting in the best position for some photos.... maybe spent 10 or so hours in total with the wrens....I just love being in that country relaxing and enjoying nature.... the family group was just entertaining to watch.... also interesting seeing how close one could get.... I did notice it seemed easier wearing one particlular jacket then another I had.... also took up to an hour to locate them each day as they moved around a bit.

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QuoteOriginally posted by noelpolar Quote
Thankyou..... however I had special circumstances this trip...... 10 days by myself with no agenda.... so once located.... I went back each day for a few hours and was able to spend some time getting in the best position for some photos.... maybe spent 10 or so hours in total with the wrens....I just love being in that country relaxing and enjoying nature.... the family group was just entertaining to watch.... also interesting seeing how close one could get.... I did notice it seemed easier wearing one particlular jacket then another I had.... also took up to an hour to locate them each day as they moved around a bit.
Wow, so lucky! I wish I could spend that long in a place focussed on a subject (literally and figuratively).

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QuoteOriginally posted by noelpolar Quote
Same windmill... different days.
Is that on the eastern side of Wilpena Pound, or the western side of the Heysen range?
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QuoteOriginally posted by RobG Quote

Is that on the eastern side of Wilpena Pound, or the western side of the Heysen range?
I stayed at Merna Mora this time (Western side)...... next time I'll go eastern.... but I don't do dawn as well as sunset.....
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QuoteOriginally posted by noelpolar Quote
I stayed at Merna Mora this time (Western side)...... next time I'll go eastern.... but I don't do dawn as well as sunset.....
Cool! Back in 1989 I drove up to Leigh Creek and Arkaroola, but I returned via Wilpena Pound. I arrived at Leigh Creek at about midnight from Adelaide, so I never got to see the western side of the Heysen Range during the day. However, I did get to see water in some of the gorges.
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QuoteOriginally posted by Erictator Quote
Same pic, insanely cropped:
But amazing colour and detail!

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That last one of the hummer is amazing!
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