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New use for a wide angle lense

Discussion in 'Birds' started by JMontes, Jul 15, 2007.

  1. JMontes


    Jun 22, 2007
    Edgartown, MA
    I often wondered how people got great air shots of seagulls...or any bird for that matter. I had my D200 and Tokina 12-24mm lense at the time I snapped this shot. I was on a ferry and happened to look up, gulls everywhere! I started snapping pics, this is one of the better ones.

    ISO 100

    Last edited by a moderator: Jul 15, 2007
  2. That is an interesting idea. :D izzy: I always try to get teh longest lens =ic combo I have.

    Not really, but it does show how to think outside the box.
  3. Gale


    Jan 26, 2005
    Viera Fl
    Very good:>)))))
  4. JMontes


    Jun 22, 2007
    Edgartown, MA
    Thanks! I wanted to do some landscapes on the beaches so I had the wide angle on the camera. They were so close I really didn't need anything more. now, bring on the Osprey and Eagles in the same fashion :) 
  5. This works very well - if you can get close enough to the bird :wink:

  6. Baxter


    Jan 8, 2007
    Clemson, SC
    Watch out for the white stuff! No time to dodge at close range!
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