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Sunny days, the D2x and Sigma 800

Discussion in 'Birds' started by phillip 200, Nov 20, 2005.

  1. Here are a a few from the last week or so I hope you enjoy looking at them, some of them are rarities here in the UK.

    stonechat-d2x 1/200 @ f8 iso 100

    stonechat-d2x 1/160 @ f8 iso 100

    goosander-d2x 1/500 @ f8 iso 200 -0.7ev

    green-heron-d2x 1/40 @ f7.1 iso 320 -0.3ev

    green-heron-d2x 1/60 @ f7.1 iso 320 -0.3ev

    red-necked-grebe-d2x 1/200 @ f8 iso 200 -1.0ev

    red-necked-grebe-d2x 1/400 @ f8 iso 200 -1.3ev

    goldcrest-d2x- 1/60 @ f7.1 iso 800 -.7ev

    purple-sandpiper-d2x 1/320 @ f8 iso 200 -.3ev

    red-breasted-merganser d2x 1/250 @ f8 iso 100 -.7ev

    moorhen-d2x 1/160 @ f8 iso 100 -.7ev

  2. I can't get over how crisp that lens is. It must be a bazooka to tote around! Nice shots!!
  3. HarryB


    Jan 28, 2005
    Viera, Florida
    Phillip you have to stop posting these shots. I've been very happy with my 500mm but now you have me thinking about that 800. Excellent shots.
  4. WOw just stunning shots that lens in your hand is magic for sure. Keep them coming Philip
  5. Gale


    Jan 26, 2005
    Viera Fl

    Super nice.
  6. WOW is right. Man you can make that camera and lens sing. Great job.
  7. Props to you on the shots, I dig the Greenies - I have yet to capture one that is worth discussing.

    Regardless, that 800 is a great lens and I'm glad you are showing everyone that Sigma quality is right up there with the big boys.

    Thanks for sharing, what support are you using?

  8. Hi I use a gitzo 1327mk2 carbon fibre with a full wimberley head.

  9. bfjr

    bfjr Guest

    Hey Phillip
    You keep posting away with that Bazooka. I need Harry to put his 500 up on the chopping block :biggrin: :biggrin: :rolleyes:  :wink:

    very nice series
  10. Flew


    Jan 25, 2005

    More excellent shots with the BIG Sigma. You've got me looking at it too. :rolleyes:  :biggrin: :eek: 
  11. I am so glad I stopped by for a look at this post. These are GREAT!
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