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Re: Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II USM
« Reply #240 on: March 19, 2013, 03:48:01 PM »
^^^ LOL, one small shriek for mouse, one giant gulp for owl-kind ^^^

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« Reply #240 on: March 19, 2013, 03:48:01 PM »

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« Reply #241 on: March 19, 2013, 03:48:35 PM »
Owls are one of my favorite birds...love the shot.

Thanks a lot.
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« Reply #242 on: March 19, 2013, 03:51:09 PM »
Great photo, Harv. Just the right moment and framing. Your shot, however, also shows my only gripe with the lens: the bokeh of things just behind the focus plane. That and the weight are the only reasons I sometimes miss my 200mm f/2.8 L, which I sold when I seldom used it any more due to the versatility and stunning sharpness of the 70-200 II.

Thanks a lot.  This is my 'go to' lens for about 20,000 motocross images a season.  It works like a dream.

As far as this shot goes, if you check the EXIF you'll see the aperture is at f/5 and things developed too fast to take time to stop open it up to f/2.8 which would have produced a better background bokeh. 
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« Reply #243 on: March 19, 2013, 05:25:48 PM »
...the aperture is at f/5 and things developed too fast to take time to stop open it up to f/2.8 which would have produced a better background bokeh.

I rather like it the way it is...the bird's entire wingspan is reasonably in focus...2.8 would probably make it too shallow and you'd lose the wing detail...jmo of course.
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« Reply #244 on: March 20, 2013, 12:51:04 AM »
This thread is now almost 2 years old, but I'll play...  :D
very nice image
but...  something about it looks a little uneven to me overall  ???

what did you do in post?
I find the owl to be in an uneven, not quite circular or symmetrical halo which i find stands out a little on the small sized 4:3 image displayed here

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« Reply #245 on: March 22, 2013, 01:29:59 PM »
This thread is now almost 2 years old, but I'll play...  :D



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Re: Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II USM
« Reply #246 on: April 27, 2013, 06:25:31 AM »
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« Reply #246 on: April 27, 2013, 06:25:31 AM »

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« Reply #247 on: April 27, 2013, 10:43:06 AM »
When the kids start running at front yard, 70-200 is my fav weapon on 5D III ;)
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« Reply #248 on: May 31, 2013, 12:45:09 AM »
Taken with a 5D2 and a 2X III.  This creature could stand comfortably on a quarter.

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Re: Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II USM
« Reply #249 on: June 05, 2013, 01:21:45 PM »
Simple enough photo... but shows why I love this lens
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« Reply #250 on: June 06, 2013, 08:21:30 AM »
Good old 1D III  :D
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« Reply #251 on: July 05, 2013, 10:28:36 AM »
Love this lens!


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« Reply #252 on: July 05, 2013, 04:55:28 PM »
I think I saw that photo in another thread, but it looks good here too.

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« Reply #252 on: July 05, 2013, 04:55:28 PM »

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« Reply #254 on: July 14, 2013, 06:25:23 PM »
Love this lens :) to see more photos from this shoot visit my page

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« Reply #254 on: July 14, 2013, 06:25:23 PM »