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neuroanatomist

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Jul 21, 2010
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Just a quick snapshot – was on a walk through our neighborhood and my wife spotted this owl in a tree. He hung out long enough for me to walk home, grab a camera, and walk back.

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EOS R, EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6L IS USM @ 300mm, 1/200 s, f/5.6, ISO 2500
 

AlanF

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Not feeling so bad about AA filters now then Alan ? ;)
The new generation of AA-filters now in use with the R5 and 1DXIII with multi beam splitting is a real improvement over the earlier brutal ones. Optyczne.pl has just analysed the resolution of the R5 sensor and it is really good. When the facts change, so do my feelings! Canon has pulled out all the stops with the R5.
 
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Maximilian

The dark side - I've been there
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Nov 7, 2013
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All of your Kingfishers are crazy good guys. (y)(y)
I hope to see one closer next year at our ponds.
Until now, I only saw one flying by in far distance.
And during a canoe tour we hat two of them flying around us. Really great impression - but no cam inside the canoe (danger of capsizing).
 
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Jack Douglas

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Apr 10, 2013
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Sitting in the mud by the river when a Cooper's Hawk flies in chasing a small group of English Sparrows. Of course the sparrows all darted back through the bush but the Cooper's hung around for a bit wondering where they went.
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R5 : 600 f/4 II w/1.4X 1/200 : f/7.1 : ISO 1000
Wow, it's making me anxious for the R5 (although clearly the 600 is helping here) - I've saved around $4500 CAD as of today but then there are cards and batteries etc., so hopefully by spring! It's actually good that I have to wait; teaches patience. ;)

Jack
 
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dpc

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Dec 11, 2013
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Backyard bully. A flock of sparrows was happily feeding on seeds in our backyard until this guy showed up. I took the pictures through the less than clean window in our den, so the quality could be better.

7DMII + Sigma 150-600mm C
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ERHP

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Thanks Jack! The hawk was too close to fit completely in the frame and I'm still holding out for a 600 with a flip switch 1.4 one day, lol. My results with the 100-500 are just a bit better than the adapted 100-400, most likely due to how it was built, so I think you will like it.
 
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AlanF

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Thanks Jack! The hawk was too close to fit completely in the frame and I'm still holding out for a 600 with a flip switch 1.4 one day, lol. My results with the 100-500 are just a bit better than the adapted 100-400, most likely due to how it was built, so I think you will like it.
I'm looking for examples of the 100-400mm II vs RF 100-500mm carefully compared while I am waiting to get hold of an RF to test myself. Do you have shots done with both?
 
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Bert63

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I'm looking for examples of the 100-400mm II vs RF 100-500mm carefully compared while I am waiting to get hold of an RF to test myself. Do you have shots done with both?


At this point I'm just waiting for inventory somewhere.
 
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