Grubb for lunch or

Discussion in 'Birds' started by bfjr, Dec 3, 2005.

  1. bfjr

    bfjr Guest

    how a Hawky gets a snack :Shocked:

    1st we look intently
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    Ah we sense a snack
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    Oh boy snack time !!
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    Then off for a little exercise
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  2. Nice shots, Ben! Is this what you did for your birthday?

    :smile: Happy Birthday!:smile:

    Virginia
    aka beaucamera
     
  3. Well Mr. Machine Gun, Where did you find such a healthy specimen of a Red Tail hawk... Amazing detail in the feathers...

    Must not have been windy where you were today...
     
  4. Gale

    Gale

    978
    Jan 26, 2005
    Viera Fl
    Fantastic images..

    One question.. what was the (tiny) snack...lololol
     
  5. bfjr

    bfjr Guest

    Well thank you Virginia
    :biggrin:

    and yes can't think of anything I'd more like to do then take images (well almost anything :tongue: :biggrin: :cool: )

    Thank you again for the warm wishes and enjoying my work !
     
  6. WHAT?????????? no eagles???

    great shots tho :^)))
     
  7. Happy Birthday Ben!
    You're doing great with the 1.7 and it shows, all these are brilliant!

    Is this the juvi red tail from Bolsa? I posted more of him just now...
     
  8. Very nice series as always..btw Happy Birthday
     
  9. Flew

    Flew

    994
    Jan 25, 2005
    Alabama
    Very nice Hawky Ben. I'm amazed at how close you got. I'm really trying to get the most out of my 300 / 1.7 too. It's such a good combo on paper, but I keep getting the feeling that it isn't quite as sharp as the 1.4. My results could just be lack of camera stability due to my shaky hands though. These look pretty sharp.
     
  10. Ben this is just another one of your many, many great series. Boy these guys sure do blend in with the surroundings don't they. When I was watching the short eared owls yesterday, I really noticed how hard it would be for any prey to see them. Also a great test for any camera's af system.
     
  11. bfjr

    bfjr Guest

    Hi Eric
    Sorry we missed each other today, hope your shoot went well
    :wink:

    Yeah the wind did come up a little later in the day.
     
  12. bfjr

    bfjr Guest

    Hi Gale
    glad you like
    I call it a Grubb, but I think it's a Larva of some kind, Oh Yuck
    :eek: , but he seemed to like it. I guess it's an acquired taste :biggrin:
     
  13. bfjr

    bfjr Guest


    Ok your point is ??? :biggrin: :biggrin: :frown: :biggrin:

    Yeah I sure do love all the great Eagle posts lately, just Hate that none of them are mine :rolleyes: :frown: :wink:
     
  14. bfjr

    bfjr Guest

    Hey Brett
    thanks big time for the Birthday wishes, but hey where's my 300 F2.8 gift!!! ???
    :confused: :biggrin: :wink:

    No this one not from Bolsa.
     
  15. bfjr

    bfjr Guest

    thanks Mike
    and thanks for the birthday wishes :wink:
     
  16. bfjr

    bfjr Guest

    Hi Frank
    You know lately the Raptors have not been to spooky, don't really know why but I'm not going to complain.
    As far as the combo goes well your right it's not as sharp, but it's workable.
    Your work looks great. I can't see any lose of sharpness, I sure wish I had the 300 F2.8. With my F4 you really have to use support. Of course if we both had 500mm this reply would be academic, but then we'd used the TC for even more reach !!! :biggrin: :wink:
     
  17. Very nice series as usual Ben.

    And Happy Belated Birthday!
     
  18. bfjr

    bfjr Guest

    Hi Jim
    Thanks it was an OK birthday, I did hope for more on my 18th
    :biggrin: :eek: :wink: :tongue:
     
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