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1D X Sample Images / Re: Any Thing shot with a 1Dx
« on: June 01, 2014, 06:00:15 PM »
Hey guy's not been online in a while but here are 2 from a shoot the other day with the 1dx and 85 1.2LII :-)

Lovely shots - first one is my favorite.  1DX + 85L is a killer combination.

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Photography Technique / Re: Fast Motorcycles!
« on: June 01, 2014, 07:01:59 AM »
Let us know how it goes

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Get the 7D - I loved mine :)

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Animal Kingdom / Re: Show your Bird Portraits
« on: June 01, 2014, 03:03:39 AM »
Gannet - West Auckland, New Zealand.

400mm, 1/1000, ISO1000, f2.8, CP filter


Hi, Menace. This appears to be a herring gull.

Hello dpc, 

Thanks for  you comment - I have checked my info again - check out the link below:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Australasian_Gannet

Regards.

Menace,
Always enjoy your pics, but have to agree with dpc..your pic is of a gull, not a gannet.  Look at the bill shape and coloration...not a blue-grey bill as seen on a gannet.  Also the head shape and eye is that of a gull.  Hope this helps.

Thanks guys :)

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1D X Sample Images / Re: Any Thing shot with a 1Dx
« on: June 01, 2014, 03:02:27 AM »
HS baseball

1dx and 300 2.8 IS

Night game during the rain.  I love how you can see the raindrops, it adds something to the scene.

Both shots at ISO 6400

Lovely shots - well done :)

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EOS Bodies - For Stills / Re: Rant about 5DIII
« on: May 31, 2014, 10:13:28 PM »
Sounds like you ready for 1DX... ;D

Ha ha - so true esp the difference between 8 and 12 FPS :)

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Animal Kingdom / Re: Show your Bird Portraits
« on: May 31, 2014, 10:03:10 PM »
Gannet - West Auckland, New Zealand.

400mm, 1/1000, ISO1000, f2.8, CP filter


Hi, Menace. This appears to be a herring gull.

Hello dpc, 

Thanks for  you comment - I have checked my info again - check out the link below:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Australasian_Gannet

Regards.

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1D X Sample Images / Re: Any Thing shot with a 1Dx
« on: May 31, 2014, 04:22:17 PM »
Big kitty
400mm, f2.8,  ISO 200,  1/1000

That is great, Menace!

I'm amazed at the DOF you got, it's sharp from the tip of his nose almost back to the eyes! I would have thought a 400mm wide-open would give you about an inch!  :)

Thanks Old Shooter, I was standing a bit further back so as not to intimidate the cats (as pe the zoo keepers) hence greater DoF :)

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Animal Kingdom / Re: Show your Bird Portraits
« on: May 31, 2014, 05:24:47 AM »
Gannet - West Auckland, New Zealand.

400mm, 1/1000, ISO1000, f2.8, CP filter

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1D X Sample Images / Re: Any Thing shot with a 1Dx
« on: May 31, 2014, 01:17:13 AM »
Ta - feel free :)

Ta ?? sort of gives away your Origins Menace   ;D, last time I heard Ta used to say Thank You was my Mum, & I'm 64, I guess when I move back to Aus next month I'll hear a lot more of it.

Ha ha - I'm actually a Pom but been living in New Zealand for the last 8 Years!

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1D X Sample Images / Re: Any Thing shot with a 1Dx
« on: May 30, 2014, 05:49:55 PM »
Big kitty
400mm, f2.8,  ISO 200,  1/1000

This is another great shot for my iPad home screen menace! 

Lots of great shots lately everyone!  Eml,Quas, Eldar, Mack to name a few!

Ta - feel free :)

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1D X Sample Images / Re: Any Thing shot with a 1Dx
« on: May 30, 2014, 06:30:09 AM »
Big kitty
400mm, f2.8,  ISO 200,  1/1000

I really like this shot Menace. Nicely done.

Thanks Click - it was a privilege to get so close to him:)

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1D X Sample Images / Re: Any Thing shot with a 1Dx
« on: May 30, 2014, 06:27:12 AM »
Big kitty
400mm, f2.8,  ISO 200,  1/1000
Great one Menace, love the expression and eyes.

Thank you mackguyver :)

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1D X Sample Images / Re: Any Thing shot with a 1Dx
« on: May 30, 2014, 06:26:10 AM »
Big kitty
400mm, f2.8,  ISO 200,  1/1000

Nice Menace, like the cheeky tongue, he/she is either thinking of Dinner, or just finished dinner.

Where did you Photograph this ??

My most successful Cheetah Images have been on the Serengeti in Tanzania.

Thanks eml58,  I wish it was somewhere exotic as Tanzania however it was shot ar Auckland Zoo (New Zealand) . The zoo keepers bring him and his brother out from their enclosures for occasionl walks and that's when I spotted him.

The tongue is out cos he just had a bit of milk as a quick snack!

:)

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1D X Sample Images / Re: Any Thing shot with a 1Dx
« on: May 29, 2014, 07:04:37 PM »
Big kitty
400mm, f2.8,  ISO 200,  1/1000

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