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Re: Show your Bird Portraits
« Reply #14100 on: August 12, 2017, 04:43:17 PM »
A few more with the M5 + EF 70-300 f/4-5.6 IS II USM.

Nice pictures, dcm.   :)

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Re: Show your Bird Portraits
« Reply #14100 on: August 12, 2017, 04:43:17 PM »

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Re: Show your Bird Portraits
« Reply #14101 on: August 14, 2017, 08:38:59 PM »
Great Egret
I took this picture early this morning while kayaking.

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Re: Show your Bird Portraits
« Reply #14102 on: August 14, 2017, 09:25:05 PM »
Great Egret
I took this picture early this morning while kayaking.

Wow, beautiful!
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Re: Show your Bird Portraits
« Reply #14103 on: August 14, 2017, 09:39:26 PM »


Excellent.
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Great Egret
I took this picture early this morning while kayaking.

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Re: Show your Bird Portraits
« Reply #14104 on: August 14, 2017, 09:47:25 PM »
Thanks guys.  :)

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Re: Show your Bird Portraits
« Reply #14105 on: August 14, 2017, 10:27:34 PM »
Thanks guys.  :)

I like it too!! :)  Wish I could jump in a kayak and ...

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Re: Show your Bird Portraits
« Reply #14106 on: August 14, 2017, 10:52:46 PM »
Thanks Jack.

...And you're welcome anytime if you're coming in my region. I have two kayaks.  :)

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« Reply #14106 on: August 14, 2017, 10:52:46 PM »

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Re: Show your Bird Portraits
« Reply #14107 on: August 15, 2017, 01:23:06 AM »
Hey click, we were planning to motorhome east cross country for my son's graduation this year in Montreal but that didn't work out and we flew.  Now he's just landed in London (not Ontario  ;) ) to do his master's there so sadly I'm no longer sure about a cross Canada trip, but I surely would look you up if we did!

Now, I had determined to try out the 1DX2 4K60 today after very poor luck with stills of waxwing flight.  Of course it got cloudy and was almost raining at 2PM when they start their feeding but I went anyway and did some videos.  If a bird was already on a stump I'd AF and start the video recording until he flew.  Alternately, I'd focus where he likes to hunt from and start the video and hope.  Most of the time it worked within a minute.  However, on taking the captures from the video it is quite evident that it's ISO 12500 and very grainy so I only will post this one sample.  Hopefully, with sun soon, there will be a chance to get to maybe ISO 2500.

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Re: Show your Bird Portraits
« Reply #14108 on: August 15, 2017, 02:26:29 AM »
Great Egret
I took this picture early this morning while kayaking.

Very nice Click, Kayak next on the list :)

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Re: Show your Bird Portraits
« Reply #14109 on: August 15, 2017, 04:01:42 AM »
Great Egret
I took this picture early this morning while kayaking.


I really should have learned to kayak. Wonderful shot, Click.

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Re: Show your Bird Portraits
« Reply #14110 on: August 15, 2017, 07:31:12 AM »
Last Sunday, I used my 400mm DO II + 1.4xTC on the 5DSR for shots of a kingfisher.  This morning, I took the 100-400mm II + 5DSR to the same spot and got a similar shot. The zoom at 400mm stands up well to the prime at 560mm as I was reasonably close and the crops (100%) are not extreme. Usual processing of DxO Optics Pro plus USM 100% 0.9px.

After lurking in these forums for quite some time, I guess it's time to contribute as well  ;)

Now holiday is over I was catching up on posts and came across the Kingfisher - very nice picture AlanF.
Just wondering, what kind of light did you have - the colours seem a bit dull (not sure if this is the right term, I'm not native English speaking). About a year ago I had the opportunity to watch these birds from a hide with the morning sun on them and they were so brilliant in colour / tone!
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Re: Show your Bird Portraits
« Reply #14111 on: August 15, 2017, 10:27:00 AM »
Hi Nat_WA,

Beautiful picture...and welcome to CR  :)

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Re: Show your Bird Portraits
« Reply #14112 on: August 15, 2017, 10:36:05 AM »
Hey click, we were planning to motorhome east cross country for my son's graduation this year in Montreal but that didn't work out and we flew.  Now he's just landed in London (not Ontario  ;) ) to do his master's there so sadly I'm no longer sure about a cross Canada trip, but I surely would look you up if we did!

Jack

...Well, you 're always welcome if you have the chance.   :)


Nice shot, Jack. I like your bird, he looks angry.

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« Reply #14112 on: August 15, 2017, 10:36:05 AM »

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Re: Show your Bird Portraits
« Reply #14113 on: August 15, 2017, 10:39:25 AM »
Very nice Click, Kayak next on the list :)

I really should have learned to kayak. Wonderful shot, Click.


Thank you for your kind words, guys.  :)

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Re: Show your Bird Portraits
« Reply #14114 on: August 15, 2017, 01:14:00 PM »
I'm prone to self pity when I see many varieties from others that I don't get to shoot but then I remind myself of just what I often get to experience.  Right now it's the waxwings at the pond, and there are many.  Probably around 10 just darting and hovering briefly snatching dragonflies and whatever over this dirty little pond.  Other birds are coming too and bathing and I get to sit there for a couple hours just enjoying all the different moves.  I could get still shots galore but right now I'm stubbornly ignoring stills and trying for BIF - do I need practice or what!

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Re: Show your Bird Portraits
« Reply #14114 on: August 15, 2017, 01:14:00 PM »