Playing with the 300 f2.8 ...

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some quickies, shot a bunch today, but heres a few before dinner


this one is full frame, not cropped:
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this one is slightly cropped:
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this one is uncropped, wait till I put some more up, this guy let me get about 15 ft away and I was shooting at 500mm :lol:
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Hey Harris -

All three are great, but the last image is spectacular. Ought to be in a photo mag. Congrats!

Was it shot with a 500/4 or your 300/2.8 with a TC-17?

Gordon
 
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agree with all, great images
Boy I can't to play with that lens either :)
 
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Yep I am with Frank the last one rocks, what I want to know is......there must be a reason these birds let you get so close...... :D
 
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mike mac said:
Yep I am with Frank the last one rocks, what I want to know is......there must be a reason these birds let you get so close...... :D
Well, I do know how to approach them sort of. I try to inch up, not be threatening. At times, I talk to them very calmly.
 
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Kevin Scott said:
Hey Harris, great shots! Those anhingas do some crazy poses when they let you get up close, don't they?

Thanks Kevin, they are funny birds. Wish you coulda been there, you'd a loved it.
 
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Backdoctor said:
mike mac said:
Yep I am with Frank the last one rocks, what I want to know is......there must be a reason these birds let you get so close...... :D
Well, I do know how to approach them sort of. I try to inch up, not be threatening. At times, I talk to them very calmly.
No big bird suit????
 
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