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neuroanatomist

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"Summer Snowy"
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EOS R3, EF 600mm f/4L IS II + EF 1.4x III Extender, 1/2500 s, f/5.6, ISO 320
 
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AlanF

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Gadwalls and Shovellers. The R5 + 100-500 never misses on these shots.

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AlanF

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There's a guy who has a site where he compares different mirrorless for BIF. He rates the R5 highly, but he is using settings I would never use. He uses Case 3, which is the anti-tracking mode and designed to instantly focus on new things. I use settings that are usually recommended, Case 2 with tracking slider to the left and acceleration/deceleration to the right. I find the acquisition really fast and then it sticks like glue.
 

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The formation is perfect on the first picture. Sharp subjects in this blur background, very nice shots, Alan.
 
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becceric

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Osprey at the river. This one was heavily backlit. I was all over the place trying to get a good exposure. I wasn't successful, but at least I got one usable shot in flight. IMG_8662 copy.jpeg
 
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