More from the Detroit Zoo

Discussion in 'Birds' started by dbirdsong, Jul 28, 2005.

  1. dbirdsong

    dbirdsong Guest

    I posted some pictures from my trip to the Detroit Zoo on Sunday earlier this week. Well I had to go back today because when I paid on Sunday there didn't return my credit card to me.
    So I decided to give my latest addition to my bad out, a Sigma 2x HMS EX TC on my Sigma 70-200 F2.8.
    It was a lot over cast today so I had to use a higher ISO than I really wanted to, but I am very pleased with the results.
    Here are a few pictures from my 2 hours at the zoo before work today.

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  2. Nice shots, Dave, but it's about that pathetic excuse to go back to shoot more pics???!!! Surely you can come up with something better than "I think I left my card there"??? *LOL* Looks like your 2X TC is working out well. At first glance, I thought the anteater was a silverback gorilla.... *LOL* Getting late and the eyes are tired.
     
  3. dbirdsong

    dbirdsong Guest

    I wish it was just an excuse... I went to the store with my daughter that night and went to pay and I couldn't.. I had to borrow the money from the kid at 50% interest.. (She wants to be a loan shark when she grows up... Oh wait make that a lawyer...) :)

    I am very pleased with the results considering I was hand holding the lens too.. 600mm at anywhere from 1/500 to 1/1000
    Only a few shots showed movement.

    Dave
     
  4. in1way

    in1way Guest

    600mm and high ISO, these shots are very nice Dave. Love that Tiger!
     
  5. Flew

    Flew

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    Jan 25, 2005
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    Very nice Dave. I really like the Tiger and the Anteater.
     
  6. mfrank123

    mfrank123 Guest

    great shots, love the first one and there is nothing wrong with going back to the zoo :)
     
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