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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 06 January 2022 at 21:35

Domien: Probably the best owl picture that I have ever seen.

A Great Horned Owl that flies at dusk has been perplexing me for weeks now.
 



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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 06 January 2022 at 22:58
Excellent shot! And amazing bird!
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 07 January 2022 at 06:05
Domien,
That Eagle-Owl shot is outstanding.
I'm beginning to feel some stirrings of G.A.S. for the a1 plus SEL200600 G.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 07 January 2022 at 07:15
nothing special about the image just showing the A74 tracking

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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 07 January 2022 at 08:28
Thx Mariusz, Robert and Joe

The focus tracking of the camera is amazing.
And when it keeps focussing on the eyes of a bird, I'm still in awe.
So many keepers, I must look to my disk space.
(and sorry I inflicted GAS attack)
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 07 January 2022 at 20:35
Originally posted by Dopol Dopol wrote:


And when it keeps focussing on the eyes of a bird, I'm still in awe.

So am I
 



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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 07 January 2022 at 21:32
Watch the focus point when the bird is flying towards me (to its favorite feeding place, close to where I was): on the eye

European Sea Eagle


The distance is a few meters. Tip of the beak not in focus.
It's not the best of photos. Just making the point on eye focus.


Edited by Dopol - 07 January 2022 at 21:36
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 07 January 2022 at 22:13
Wow, impressive!
If this doesn't trigger GAS, what else would?
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 09 January 2022 at 16:16
Can not compete with the equipment from Domien, but at least try to try to catch a flying bird.

But it is a rare subspecies: Larus argentatus ssp. monopod




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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 09 January 2022 at 21:39
The eye is sharp Harm!   
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 10 January 2022 at 08:01
And the Eye AF switch was on humans
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 10 January 2022 at 09:12
Originally posted by Dopol Dopol wrote:


European Sea Eagle


@ Domien-

these are not wild birds, or are it? don't see any straps attached.
more eye candy on the previous page (also from others! ), that OWL!!!    
(and 'THX' for making me aware of needs, I didn't know I had yet).


(since this thread is not just for talking, an oldie





organic ways, fertilising the soil. it is flying though?).

(Minolta 100-400 APO @ 400mm- performs a bit different, doesn't it?
unless it's me.    ).

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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 10 January 2022 at 09:58
Originally posted by angora angora wrote:

Originally posted by Dopol Dopol wrote:


European Sea Eagle


@ Domien-

these are not wild birds, or are it? don't see any straps attached.
more eye candy on the previous page (also from others! ), that OWL!!!    
(and 'THX' for making me aware of needs, I didn't know I had yet).


The sea eagle was captivated. It didn't need any straps since it always returned to its owner. It demoed the fishing process, by simply gathering stuff that was thrown in the water (that it could eat).
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 10 January 2022 at 10:53
Originally posted by Dopol Dopol wrote:

The sea eagle was captivated. It didn't need any straps since it always returned to its owner. It demoed the fishing process, by simply gathering stuff that was thrown in the water (that it could eat).

TY! some photo material you have! (bird).

tempted now to ask about your apertures? (and speed).

(staring at my own pic- from the inferior league, another paradigm-, pondering settings. (still think it's a brilliant catch, which is all there is to it. blew out the whites -rel. small bird, measuring an entire scene- and only its 'contribution' + feet are sharp, @ 400mm + f11. but c/b motion blur as well? (popped up all of a sudden while chasing horses, not birds).
f11 + 1/500s, ISO 400. ('normally' that w/b -somewhere between 1/1000s and- approx. 1/1600s for flying gulls)).
which makes me wonder how you do it. find the balance. how small are your apertures? top gear also requires a top photographer?
but answer or no answer, kudos to you!   
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