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Re: Canon EF 800mm f/5.6L IS USM
« Reply #135 on: March 24, 2015, 10:08:08 PM »
High praise Jack and thank you. There is a Facebook-based photo contest right now whose theme is "Bird with Melted/Creamy Bokeh". The submission that wins will get their work printed for free on a large surface (I'm thinking 3 feet by 2 feet) and be displayed during a trade show for creative & print professionals.

I hope we are allowed to keep em. The print value is about $100-200

Exercise for anyone is a must. Wish I get to bird everyday as it gets me to do it for long periods of time without boredom setting in.

The 3 hour hike is 3 hours drive from where I live. Although a lot of birders have visited the place I have not.
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Re: Canon EF 800mm f/5.6L IS USM
« Reply #135 on: March 24, 2015, 10:08:08 PM »

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« Reply #136 on: April 19, 2015, 03:03:47 PM »
Cropping done upon suggestions made.


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Re: Canon EF 800mm f/5.6L IS USM
« Reply #137 on: June 19, 2015, 11:15:20 PM »
Just testing the high ISO of the 5DS R on subjects that it was not marketed to handle. :)


Chestnut Munia (Lonchura atricapilla) by alabang, on Flickr

The Chestnut Munia (Lonchura atricapilla) (formerly considered as a subspecies of the tricoloured munia Lonchura malacca atricapilla), also known as black-headed munia, is a small passerine bird. This estrildid finch is a resident breeding bird in Bangladesh, Brunei, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Burma, Nepal, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam and Hawaii.

Before 1995, it was the national bird of the Philippines,[2] where it is known as mayang pula ("red maya") because of its brick red patch on the lower back which is visible only when it flies. (This distinguishes it from other birds locally called maya, notably the predominantly brownish "mayang simbahan" (tree sparrow)[3] which is more common in urban areas.)

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chestnut_munia

Location: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Muntinlupa


Camera
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Lens
    Canon EF 800mm f/5.6L IS USM
Focal Length
    800mm
Shutter Speed
    1/320 s
Aperture
    f/5.6
ISO/Film
    2500
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Re: Canon EF 800mm f/5.6L IS USM
« Reply #138 on: June 19, 2015, 11:54:03 PM »

5DS R + 800mm by alabang, on

Camera
    Canon EOS 5DS R
Lens
    Canon EF 800mm f/5.6L IS USM
Focal Length
    800mm
Shutter Speed
    1/200 s
Aperture
    f/5.6
ISO/Film
    320
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Re: Canon EF 800mm f/5.6L IS USM
« Reply #139 on: June 20, 2015, 02:04:51 PM »

Yellow-vented bulbul (Pycnonotus goiavier) by alabang, on Flickr

The yellow-vented bulbul (Pycnonotus goiavier) is a member of the bulbul  family of passerine birds. It is resident breeder in southeast Asia  from southern Thailand and Cambodia south to Borneo and the Philippines.  It is found in a wide variety of open habitats, but not deep forest. It  is one of the most common birds in cultivated areas. They appear to be  nomadic, roaming from place to place regularly.

The yellow-vented bulbul builds a well-camouflaged but fragile, loose,  deep, cup-shaped nest from grass, leaves, roots, vine stems, and twigs.  The nest is untidy on the outside, but it is neatly lined with plant  fibers. It may be built in a wide range of places from low bushes to  high trees. This is a species adapted to humans and may even nest in  gardens. The yellow-vented bulbul lays 2–5 eggs in February to June.

The yellow-vented bulbuls eats berries and small fruits. They also sip nectar, nibble on young shoots, and take some insects.

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yellow-vented_bulbul

Location: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Muntinlupa

Camera Canon EOS 5DS R
 Lens     Canon EF 800mm f/5.6L IS USM
 Focal Length 800mm
 Shutter Speed 1/200 s
 Aperture f/5.6
 ISO/Film 640

500px uncompressed: https://500px.com/photo/112583865/yellow-vented-bulbul-pycnonotus-goiavier-by-paolo-dolina?from=user_library
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Re: Canon EF 800mm f/5.6L IS USM
« Reply #140 on: June 20, 2015, 02:18:40 PM »

Yellow-vented bulbul (Pycnonotus goiavier) by alabang, on Flickr

The yellow-vented bulbul (Pycnonotus goiavier) is a member of the bulbul  family of passerine birds. It is resident breeder in southeast Asia  from southern Thailand and Cambodia south to Borneo and the Philippines.  It is found in a wide variety of open habitats, but not deep forest. It  is one of the most common birds in cultivated areas. They appear to be  nomadic, roaming from place to place regularly.

The yellow-vented bulbul builds a well-camouflaged but fragile, loose,  deep, cup-shaped nest from grass, leaves, roots, vine stems, and twigs.  The nest is untidy on the outside, but it is neatly lined with plant  fibers. It may be built in a wide range of places from low bushes to  high trees. This is a species adapted to humans and may even nest in  gardens. The yellow-vented bulbul lays 2–5 eggs in February to June.

The yellow-vented bulbuls eats berries and small fruits. They also sip nectar, nibble on young shoots, and take some insects.

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yellow-vented_bulbul

Location: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Muntinlupa

Camera Canon EOS 5DS R
 Lens     Canon EF 800mm f/5.6L IS USM
 Focal Length 800mm
 Shutter Speed 1/200 s
 Aperture f/5.6
 ISO/Film 640

500px uncompressed: https://500px.com/photo/112583865/yellow-vented-bulbul-pycnonotus-goiavier-by-paolo-dolina?from=user_library
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Re: Canon EF 800mm f/5.6L IS USM
« Reply #141 on: June 20, 2015, 11:49:34 PM »
Paolo, thanks for posting these 5Ds shots.  What's your personal opinion of the higher ISO shots?

I have the opportunity to step up to a 1DX used for about $600 above the 1D4.  Do you think it makes sense of just hold off for a later 1DX Mark II opportunity?

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« Reply #141 on: June 20, 2015, 11:49:34 PM »

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Re: Canon EF 800mm f/5.6L IS USM
« Reply #142 on: June 21, 2015, 12:26:17 AM »
Paolo, thanks for posting these 5Ds shots.  What's your personal opinion of the higher ISO shots?

I have the opportunity to step up to a 1DX used for about $600 above the 1D4.  Do you think it makes sense of just hold off for a later 1DX Mark II opportunity?

Jack
I think the ISO holds up well considering it is 50MP.

But if you need more than ISO 6,400 then this may not be the body for you.

For my uses the 1DX is a step back because it has less pixels per millimeter than the 1D4.

If you are printing your images then this is the body to get.

I'd wait for the 1DX2 if you do not have a critical need for a 1-Series body today but I expect pricing to exceed $6,800 when it gets shipped by 2016.

I expect the 1DX2 to be out by December or August 2016.

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Re: Canon EF 800mm f/5.6L IS USM
« Reply #143 on: June 25, 2015, 12:50:04 AM »

black-naped oriole (Oriolus chinensis) by alabang, on Flickr

The black-naped oriole (Oriolus chinensis) is a bird of the oriole family and is found in many parts of Asia. There are several distinctive populations within wide distribution range of the species and in the past the slender-billed oriole (Oriolus tenuirostris) was included as a subspecies. Unlike the golden oriole which only has a short and narrow eye-stripe, the black-naped oriole has the stripe broadening and joining at the back of the neck. Males and females are very similar although the wing lining of the female is more greenish. The bill is pink and is stouter than in the golden oriole.

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black-naped_oriole

Location: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Muntinlupa

EXIF: 1/1000 f/5.6 ISO 320 800mm

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Re: Canon EF 800mm f/5.6L IS USM
« Reply #144 on: June 30, 2015, 09:26:30 AM »
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Re: Canon EF 800mm f/5.6L IS USM
« Reply #145 on: July 26, 2015, 03:44:31 PM »
Finally, good light and easy birds to test the 5Ds R with.

50.6MP (as framed)

scaly-breasted munia (Lonchura punctulata) by alabang, on Flickr

Best seen at https://flic.kr/p/wtvM3b

19.9MP (as cropped)

scaly-breasted munia (Lonchura punctulata) by alabang, on Flickr

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100% magnification (as cropped)

scaly-breasted munia (Lonchura punctulata), by alabang, on Flickr

Best seen at https://flic.kr/p/wwCYRV

EXIF: f/8.0 1/1250 ISO 800 800mm 5Ds R handheld

The scaly-breasted munia or spotted munia (Lonchura punctulata), known in the pet trade as nutmeg mannikin or spice finch, is a sparrow-sized estrildid finch native to tropical Asia. A species of the genus Lonchura, it was formally described and named by Carl Linnaeus in 1758. Its name is based on the distinct scale-like feather markings on the breast and belly. The adult is brown above and has a dark conical bill. The species has 11 subspecies across their range and differ slightly in size and colour.

This munia eats mainly on grass seeds apart from berries and small insects. They forage in flocks and communicate with soft calls and whistles. The species is highly social and may sometimes roost with other species of munias. This species is found in tropical plains and grasslands. Breeding pairs construct dome-shaped nests using grass or bamboo leaves.

The species is endemic to Asia and occurs from India and Sri Lanka east to Indonesia and the Philippines. It has been introduced into many other parts of the world and feral populations have established in Puerto Rico and Hispaniola as well as parts of Australia and the United States of America. The bird is listed as of Least Concern by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN).

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scaly-breasted_munia

Location: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/International_Rice_Research_Institute
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Re: Canon EF 800mm f/5.6L IS USM
« Reply #146 on: July 27, 2015, 05:37:57 PM »
More from the 5Ds R on that same day.

50.6MP (as framed)


Oriental pipit (Anthus rufulus) by alabang, on Flickr

Best seen at https://flic.kr/p/wyryq1

12.3MP (as cropped)


Oriental pipit (Anthus rufulus) by alabang, on Flickr

Best seen at https://flic.kr/p/vC7KXU

100% magnification (as cropped)


Oriental pipit, (Anthus rufulus) by alabang, on Flickr

Best seen at https://flic.kr/p/wz9mjt

EXIF: f/5.6 1/800 ISO 3200 800mm 5Ds R handheld

The paddyfield pipit, or Oriental pipit,[2] (Anthus rufulus) is a small passerine bird in the pipit and wagtail family. It is a resident (non-migratory) breeder in open scrub, grassland and cultivation in southern Asia east to the Philippines. Although among the few breeding pipits in the Asian region, identification becomes difficult in winter when several other species migrate into the region. The taxonomy of the species is complex and has undergone considerable changes.

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paddyfield_pipit

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Re: Canon EF 800mm f/5.6L IS USM
« Reply #147 on: August 12, 2015, 11:20:33 PM »
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« Reply #148 on: August 13, 2015, 09:42:08 PM »
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« Reply #149 on: August 17, 2015, 12:06:54 AM »

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