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hows this for a portrait

Discussion in 'Birds' started by Backdoctor, Jun 18, 2005.

  1. shot on a monopod with a 200-400. Pretty much uncropped.

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  2. Gale


    Jan 26, 2005
    Viera Fl
    New lens Harris,

    VR VR VR ???

    Hello Mr birdie. Up close and personal.

    Great shot.
  3. Wish it were mine Gale :( 
    A good friend let me borrow his to put some moves on it. :D 
  4. MontyDog


    Jan 30, 2005
    #1064 - You have an error in your SQL syntax;
  5. PJohnP


    Feb 5, 2005
    Harris :

    Handheld, guy, handheld...

    I've been shooting this one handheld, and let me tell you, the spontaneity of the lens is incredible. Have a look at :



    and tell me you "need" a monopod for this stuff. :lol: :twisted: :twisted: :lol:

    Seriously, if you shoot with a monopod, use the full Wimberley head, and that lens sings ! I use a monopod for it sometimes, and with that head, it's just so smooth to use...

    When are you ordering one ? :roll: :roll:

    John P.
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  6. Flew


    Jan 25, 2005
    Very nice Harris, but other than the stop that you lose with the 300 f4 + 1.4, I don't see it as that much of an improvement. No doubt that this is a wonderful lens (I'd sure like to have one), but you could add this lens to your collection and not get that many shots that are better than what you are already getting.

    BTW, Mary paid me to say that.... :twisted:
  7. eng45ine


    May 11, 2005
    Chicago, IL
    Great image Harris.
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  9. PJohnP


    Feb 5, 2005
    Harris :

    Have your wife call mine. After all, my spouse was supportive of my getting the 200-400mm, so maybe they can find common ground.

    Or not. :twisted:

    As for my shots, thanks. I just point the camera and let all the automation take over, after all. :wink: Sometime, we'll be in the same place at the same time, and we'll do some of this stuff together. But for me, it's back to west Texas for work tomorrow...

    John P.
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