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07-27-2010, 10:12 AM   #1
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My First Wildlife Pics with Pentax k-x


Last sunday I did my first job with my new Pentax k-x and Sigma 70-300mm DG Macro lens (non-APO version). I went to Wilhelma in stuttgart. Most of the birds and flowers were indoor (strange but true) and in low light. So I shot most of them at ISO 3200. K-x's low light performance came in handy. At full resolution I can see the grain but it looks beautiful. :-)

The autofocus was confused many times and focusing the mesh rather than the birds behind, so I had to shoot in manual focus. Needless to say many photos were out of focus.

Dont look for tigers or lions. They were sleeping like kids

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These are excellent for first wildife pics! Congratulations!
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Very nice colors!
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These are very good - not just by first-attempt standards, either.


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I think you did a great job. Love the birds.

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