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Nothing fancy today

Discussion in 'Birds' started by hillrg, Dec 8, 2005.

  1. I nipped out at lunch to the lake beside where I work. It was overcast - there were Mallards, saw a Kingfisher, Cormorants, Big Mergansers, Hooded Mergansers, Pigeons, Gulls and a Blue Heron - all very far away except these. Still, it was better than working through lunch...

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    As usual these days, all shot 500mm handheld (f/4.8 ISO 400)
  2. Rory...the first duck is my favorite. I like how it reflects into the water and the close crop is something that just stands out to me. They are all very good. Fine job.
  3. Flew


    Jan 25, 2005

    Anytime you get a close-up of a Kingfisher it's a good day. Nice shots. :smile:

    I do have a question though. Why were you hand holding your bazooka?
  4. Well, it was not the bazooka - I was shooting with the 300 + 1.7. I really enjoy the freedom this combo gives me.
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