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Went looking for the mighty Osprey today

Discussion in 'Birds' started by Steve S, Nov 24, 2005.

  1. Steve S

    Steve S

    Feb 1, 2005
    SE Florida
    Went out to a place called Bathtub Reef this morning, as recommended by the girl at the Starbuck's drivethough window. She was right, there are both Ospreys and wading birds there during low tide. Not the best shots I ever took, but will admit these are all 100% crops. Next time, I'll get a lot closer! I never left the wood deck. Got all wrapped up chatting with a real nice lady from Canada, and another photog shooting Canon . All shot w/D2Hs/500/Tc1.4, except for 1st, which was done handheld out the car window w/D70/70-200VR/TC1.7 as I was leaving.
    NIKON D70    ---    340mm    f/5.6    1/1250s   

    NIKON D2Hs    ---    700mm    f/8.0    1/2000s    ISO 400

    NIKON D2Hs    ---    700mm    f/8.0    1/2000s    ISO 400

    NIKON D2Hs    ---    700mm    f/8.0    1/1600s    ISO 400

    And one for FLEW! :wink:
    NIKON D2Hs    ---    700mm    f/8.0    1/1500s    ISO 400
  2. HarryB


    Jan 28, 2005
    Viera, Florida
    Terrific shpts Steve. I lve the clarity of the first shot.
  3. dbirdsong

    dbirdsong Guest

    I really like the first shot Steve...
    The rest are good too, but that first one is almost as good as your shots of Jesse..
  4. Nice shots. I like the first one best also.
  5. bfjr

    bfjr Guest

    Well I guess it's unanimous !!

    the 1st one takes it away :wink:
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