Putting on the brakes!

Discussion in 'Birds' started by PGB, Sep 11, 2005.

  1. PGB

    PGB

    Jan 25, 2005
    This GBH wanted to stop on a dime, or fish. :)

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  2. bfjr

    bfjr Guest

    Nice tight shot Patrick yours is hitting the brakes (and hope you don't mind) here's mine hitting the afterburnes

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    We get them coming and going :biggrin: :biggrin:
     
  3. PGB

    PGB

    Jan 25, 2005
    Thats a sweet shot. I like the backlighting of this one.

    Thanks for sharing.
     
  4. Flew

    Flew

    994
    Jan 25, 2005
    Alabama
    Whoa Patrick, did that guy land in your lap? :eek:

    Great shot. Is it from last weekend at the dam? You been sandbagging me? :rolleyes:
     
  5. drueter

    drueter

    963
    Apr 24, 2005
    Southeast Texas
    Nice shots, Patrick and Ben! I really like GBH flight shots. Patrick, yours looks really up close and personal -- how far away from you did it land?
     
  6. NeilCam

    NeilCam

    609
    Feb 21, 2005
    Ottawa, Ontario
    Patrick that is just outstanding!!

    Ben your's is just as fine, especially with that backlighting.

    Neil
     
  7. PGB

    PGB

    Jan 25, 2005
    This guy circled probably 3 times about 15-25 feet in front of me.

    Thanks,
     
  8. PGB

    PGB

    Jan 25, 2005

    Thanks Neil,

    I had a lot of fun and was glad the birds cooperated for a change.

    Regards,
     
  9. nice capture Patrick, good to see you getting out to shoot!
     
  10. Steve S

    Steve S

    Feb 1, 2005
    SE Florida
    Very nice stuff, Patrick! Both the earlier duck-in-flight shots and now, this one. You're definitely getting the hang of it! I should probably know this, but what lens are you using for these? And, if I failed to mention it there, thanks for the vote of confidence in my own thread.
     
  11. PGB

    PGB

    Jan 25, 2005
    Thank you Steve, I have always found your model shots, candids, and portraits an inspiration.

    The setup is a 300f4 with 1.4tc with D2x.

    Thanks for reply,
     
  12. Baywing

    Baywing

    Feb 22, 2005
    CT USA
    Would those be air brakes???? Why is it when you have a long lens, they get closer and when the lens isn't long enough, they stay very far away???
     
  13. MontyDog

    MontyDog

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