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Re: BIRD IN FLIGHT ONLY -- share your BIF photos here
« Reply #315 on: March 04, 2014, 04:31:03 AM »
Indeed, Gary is blowing my mind!

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Re: BIRD IN FLIGHT ONLY -- share your BIF photos here
« Reply #316 on: March 04, 2014, 09:49:06 AM »
t3 70-200f4 at like 1/800

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Re: BIRD IN FLIGHT ONLY -- share your BIF photos here
« Reply #317 on: March 04, 2014, 09:58:11 AM »
1Dx 600mm
f/9.0 iso 400 1/2000

One word for you Gary = EXCELLENT ;)
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Re: BIRD IN FLIGHT ONLY -- share your BIF photos here
« Reply #318 on: March 04, 2014, 03:48:18 PM »
By chance I cycled to the lab today with my Tamron 150-600 and 5DIII  in my backpack when I saw a dogfight between two birds. I couldn't make out what they were until I downloaded: a female sparrowhawk battling a crow. These are all 100% crops at 600mm, f/6.3, 1/640, iso 640 + 1 2/3 ev. The quality is not bad when you consider how cropped these are.
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Re: BIRD IN FLIGHT ONLY -- share your BIF photos here
« Reply #319 on: March 04, 2014, 07:49:38 PM »
1Dx 600mm
f/9.0 iso 400 1/2000


Awesome.  8)   Excellent shot Gary.  It's beautiful.

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Re: BIRD IN FLIGHT ONLY -- share your BIF photos here
« Reply #320 on: March 04, 2014, 09:17:51 PM »
1Dx
600mm
here's a gray ghost   

thanks guys for all   comments I love to shoot birds of pray 

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Re: BIRD IN FLIGHT ONLY -- share your BIF photos here
« Reply #321 on: March 04, 2014, 10:35:22 PM »
Hi Alan, could you post the uncropped 1455? I think it might make a neat desktop background if the saturation was tuned up on the blue a bit and the birds were cropped to the upper right 1/3 corner, depending on what the sky is like. I like pictures like that with a big amount of blue sky, most people think its boring but i find the gradient of colour in blue sky very captivating.

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« Reply #321 on: March 04, 2014, 10:35:22 PM »

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Re: BIRD IN FLIGHT ONLY -- share your BIF photos here
« Reply #322 on: March 05, 2014, 05:01:10 AM »
Hi Alan, could you post the uncropped 1455? I think it might make a neat desktop background if the saturation was tuned up on the blue a bit and the birds were cropped to the upper right 1/3 corner, depending on what the sky is like. I like pictures like that with a big amount of blue sky, most people think its boring but i find the gradient of colour in blue sky very captivating.

Logan
Here are all 4 uncropped but reduced to 1200x800. If you tell me which one you want and what size, I'll either post it or give you a link to download it.
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ps they were circling each other and maneuvering like the Red Baron and his foe in WWI over France.
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Re: BIRD IN FLIGHT ONLY -- share your BIF photos here
« Reply #323 on: March 05, 2014, 09:47:10 AM »
wow, after seeing these I might have to investigate the tamron a little more.

I like the first one, sparrowhawk 1455.

here's a couple more BIF (barely) the eagles were having a huge feud over some fish heads, the adults would gang up and chase off the juvies, and then turn on each other for the prime chunks.

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Re: BIRD IN FLIGHT ONLY -- share your BIF photos here
« Reply #324 on: March 05, 2014, 09:59:02 AM »
wow, after seeing these I might have to investigate the tamron a little more.

I like the first one, sparrowhawk 1455.

here's a couple more BIF (barely) the eagles were having a huge feud over some fish heads, the adults would gang up and chase off the juvies, and then turn on each other for the prime chunks.

Nice ones, Logan. Here is the one you want close to the highest resolution CR allows to upload.
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Re: BIRD IN FLIGHT ONLY -- share your BIF photos here
« Reply #325 on: March 05, 2014, 10:06:06 AM »
Added to my desktop background folder! Thanks

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Re: BIRD IN FLIGHT ONLY -- share your BIF photos here
« Reply #326 on: March 05, 2014, 07:54:35 PM »
1Dx
600mm   f/6.3 1/2500 iso 800

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Re: BIRD IN FLIGHT ONLY -- share your BIF photos here
« Reply #327 on: March 05, 2014, 08:15:26 PM »
Awesome Gary.   8)  It's always a pleasure to look at your great pictures. Keep posting.

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« Reply #327 on: March 05, 2014, 08:15:26 PM »

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Re: BIRD IN FLIGHT ONLY -- share your BIF photos here
« Reply #328 on: March 05, 2014, 08:45:21 PM »
Awesome Gary.   8)  It's always a pleasure to look at your great pictures. Keep posting.

Enough said +1

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Re: BIRD IN FLIGHT ONLY -- share your BIF photos here
« Reply #329 on: March 05, 2014, 09:01:08 PM »
Awesome Gary.   8)  It's always a pleasure to look at your great pictures. Keep posting.
I think  I should slow down on the posting there talking banning me on the
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« Reply #329 on: March 05, 2014, 09:01:08 PM »