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Flock Lookout
28-Jan-2014 Roy Berger

Flock Lookout

When the lookout takes flight the entire flock take flight.

Nikon D800, AF-S Nikkor 300mm F/4, TC 1.4 E II
Exposure = 1/750 sec; f/8; ISO 500@420mm Aperture priority; Spot metering
WB pre-set via white reference card


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Paul Milholland01-Feb-2014 22:35
"Hey, photo guy! Some of us are trying to have lunch here. . . ."
Tom LeRoy31-Jan-2014 20:07
Awesome clarity in this great close-up!V
Guest 31-Jan-2014 15:39
Gorgeous bird Roy, great capture. That combo does work well! I wonder if it's true, I heard from a pro shop a long time ago that the shorter the TC the better the results? I've a TC 1.7 and don't get images that sharp.
Alan Kearney
Sheila 31-Jan-2014 00:45
Another good one, Roy!
momad3004430-Jan-2014 23:37
I can understand why this is your favorite! V
Chuck30-Jan-2014 22:40
Thinking about migrating south, no doubt. Tough bird. Very nice image.
fotabug30-Jan-2014 21:03
You certainly had enough reach for this nice shot! I agree, a 500 or 600mm lens would be so nice!
Bea.30-Jan-2014 19:38
An excellent catch, it's on full alert.
Laura Milholland30-Jan-2014 18:58
Yes, I can see why this is a favorite. Stunning! V
Ruth Voorhis30-Jan-2014 18:50
The best of this series, I agree.
bill smith30-Jan-2014 18:48
Another winner!!!Vote
Roger Bailey30-Jan-2014 18:17
An outstanding image.
parrothouse30-Jan-2014 17:15
Thanks Ed. I voted for myself LOL!
Ed Duverger30-Jan-2014 17:13
The best of the series in my opionion.Vote.
The result is excellent.
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