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ISv

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Another photos of the Rudy Turnstone...
There was nothing more interesting on the beach that I walked today.
If there is something that I really don't like in 500mm PF is the rendering of the strong highlights in the bokeh: partially onion-shaped on the periphery, kind of net-shaped elsewhere (and it was expected!)...
On other hand I would imagine walking the sand of the beach with 500mm f4 -significantly difficult (but depends how much you have to walk there)!
The first photo I already posted before - Pacific Golden Plover, after that is a photo where I tried to soften at least the brighter spots (PF 5 I thing? - local adjustments). When that spots are not that much you have a chance to do something in PP.
And the last two are the Rudy Turnstone from today - that nasty spots are too much to even try:(!

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AlanF

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Another photos of the Rudy Turnstone...
There was nothing more interesting on the beach that I walked today.
If there is something that I really don't like in 500mm PF is the rendering of the strong highlights in the bokeh: partially onion-shaped on the periphery, kind of net-shaped elsewhere (and it was expected!)...
On other hand I would imagine walking the sand of the beach with 500mm f4 -significantly difficult (but depends how much you have to walk there)!
The first photo I already posted before - Pacific Golden Plover, after that is a photo where I tried to soften at least the brighter spots (PF 5 I thing? - local adjustments). When that spots are not that much you have a chance to do something in PP.
And the last two are the Rudy Turnstone from today - that nasty spots are too much to even try:(!

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All lenses are a compromise. The 500PF has the great advantages of being light and very sharp and you can carry it with you easily. But, its weaknesses are with strong backlighting and sometimes with highlights - a small price to pay. Nice shots anyway.
 
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Another photos of the Rudy Turnstone...
There was nothing more interesting on the beach that I walked today.
If there is something that I really don't like in 500mm PF is the rendering of the strong highlights in the bokeh: partially onion-shaped on the periphery, kind of net-shaped elsewhere (and it was expected!)...
On other hand I would imagine walking the sand of the beach with 500mm f4 -significantly difficult (but depends how much you have to walk there)!
The first photo I already posted before - Pacific Golden Plover, after that is a photo where I tried to soften at least the brighter spots (PF 5 I thing? - local adjustments). When that spots are not that much you have a chance to do something in PP.
And the last two are the Rudy Turnstone from today - that nasty spots are too much to even try:(!


Very nice series, ISv. I especially like the first picture.
 

AlanF

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I went to a nature reserve just for a walk as I usually find very few birds there but was really pleased to come across a Goosander (Merganser) as I have rarely seen one. As a bonus, there was a Marsh Harrier as well. (R5 +100-500mm + 1.4x).

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ISv

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I went to a nature reserve just for a walk as I usually find very few birds there but was really pleased to come across a Goosander (Merganser) as I have rarely seen one. As a bonus, there was a Marsh Harrier as well. (R5 +100-500mm + 1.4x).

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Well, if you don't go out you have no chance to take a photos like these!
If you go out and look around you may get photos like these (or worst or better) - unfortunately not always but I'm sure every one got the logic! Staying home is just boring:p!
 
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ISv

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Today I got just two species of birds: First one in the BIF topic and here are the "stationary" (huh, kind of...).
The "mirror slapping" has (at least sometimes!) it's advantage - birds are getting synchronized looking at what made the noise:LOL:!

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