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Re: Catch of the day...

Posted: Tue Jun 02, 2015 12:08 am
by jbtaylor
Yorkies are not cheap. It's odd that someone is not looking for it.
Funny how dogs and other animals let you save them. Somehow they know.
You are the Good Samaritan.

Re: Catch of the day...

Posted: Sat Mar 09, 2019 10:32 pm
by DennisG
My catch of the day today in the forest, i found this tree and there was a few Blackbirds around, so i waited a while and hoped one would came by. And lucky me one did for a few seconds so i managed to snap this image :D

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A more highres version
https://youpic.com/image/15106111/black ... -graversen

Exif
A99
Tamron 150-600 G1
ISO 2500
1/500sek
500mm
f/6,3

Re: Catch of the day...

Posted: Sun Mar 10, 2019 12:54 am
by sury
Nice catch. How do you like that 150-600?

Sury

Re: Catch of the day...

Posted: Sun Mar 10, 2019 6:05 pm
by DennisG
sury wrote:Nice catch. How do you like that 150-600?

Sury



Well we have our battles to say the least :) depending on the mood of the lins it´s either backfokusing or just takes blurry pictures, and the detail drops of dramatically after ~10 meters. But on a good day it works ok, i am just now ( this very minut ) thinking about getting the Sony 70-400 5,6, they sell it at 15% off ( and all Sony linses ) this weekend so i have about 6 hours to decide :D

Re: Catch of the day...

Posted: Sun Mar 10, 2019 7:24 pm
by sury
I have 70-400, 4-5.6 Gen1 lens and had that lens for few years now. I have been very happy with it.
I do not know much about 70-400, 4-5.6 Gen 2 lens which is about 7 years old (I could be off by a year or two).
I had my 70-400 on A900 and on A99M2. Never regretted purchasing it. Well, my brother bought me that as a gift
for my 25th wedding anniversary, so absolutely no regrets. :P
My only complaint is that the lens became heavier as I became older. :lol:

Sury

Re: Catch of the day...

Posted: Mon Mar 11, 2019 1:55 pm
by DennisG
sury wrote:I have 70-400, 4-5.6 Gen1 lens and had that lens for few years now. I have been very happy with it.
I do not know much about 70-400, 4-5.6 Gen 2 lens which is about 7 years old...

Sury


well i have placed the order now :)
what i can see it came out mid/late 2013 so about 6 years old construction, i have been thinking about moving on to the mirrorless cameras but i dont like the small bodies so i am hoping for a mirrorless A99 III :D :D but sadly it feels like Sony is killing the A-mount series...

Re: Catch of the day...

Posted: Mon Mar 11, 2019 10:11 pm
by sury
Dennis, good luck with the lens. I am sure you will enjoy it.
As for A-mount being killed, there seems to be no dearth of
opinions. According to a post on DPR, Sony has showcased
A-mount with A99m2 at recent CP+ exhibition.

I have been hearing about A-mount demise ever since first A7r and the
family of E-mount cameras announced circa 2013. Six years since
that dooms day prediction, here I am, and I will continue to live one photo
at a time till no alternative exists.

To me, killing A-mount impacts if my current camera dies and no
new bodies (of even existing models) are available. Worst case scenario
is potential write off of existing lenses.
Substantial loss but not end of the world. I make the last statement with
utmost sensitivity to financial constraints/limitations faced by majority.

Sury

Re: Catch of the day...

Posted: Mon Mar 11, 2019 11:55 pm
by david antony
Very nice capture Dennis.

Thanks for sharing.

Re: Catch of the day...

Posted: Tue Mar 12, 2019 12:41 pm
by aster
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It's a very beautiful photo, Dennis.
Love the subjects and the composition.


Thanks for sharing,
Yildiz

Re: Catch of the day...

Posted: Fri Mar 29, 2019 6:46 pm
by DennisG
I tought about it hard and long and i went for a new A7R III and the 100-400 GM :)
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Re: Catch of the day...

Posted: Fri Mar 29, 2019 9:11 pm
by sury
That is a big switch. Good luck with the transition and looking forward to photos with new combo.
Time to update your gear list in profile huh!!!

Sury

Re: Catch of the day...

Posted: Fri Mar 29, 2019 11:52 pm
by DennisG
Yes it sure is, and i hope a good one. It´s a massive change in the menus and buttons , but in time i get used to it :D
First filed day tomorrow, will be trying to get the Great Grey Owl in front of the camera :)

Re: Catch of the day...

Posted: Sat Mar 30, 2019 3:58 am
by sury
From what I know it is a good one. Looking forward to the Great Grey Owl capture. Hope you get it. It will be a hoot.

Sury

Re: Catch of the day...

Posted: Sat Mar 30, 2019 11:22 pm
by ValeryD
DennisG wrote:I tought about it hard and long and i went for a new A7R III and the 100-400 GM :)
a7riii med 100-400GM.jpg

Good tools!!!

Re: Catch of the day...

Posted: Sat Mar 30, 2019 11:28 pm
by ValeryD
Finally I got some Owl, and not only Owl, Crows too...
The big battle with the ravens.

a77-2 + Tamron 70-300 USD

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