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IR Gull
29-JUL-2006 Samir Kharusi

IR Gull

Beaconsfield, Quebec, Canada

The recipe for nice IR pics seems to include water, foliage and sky. I wondered how birds would come out. Problem: since you cannot see through the viewfinder it becomes difficult to frame anything. To get some fast action you also need the autofocus to have something to lock on. I stuck a short piece of drinking straw on the accessory shoe and went clicking away with a 200mm lens. Here is one of the better shots.

Hutech Canon EOS 20D+Wratten 89B Filter,Canon 200mm/2.8L II
1/1250s f/11.0 at 200.0mm iso1600 full exif

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