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Old Sep 11, 2011, 7:25 PM   #1
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Again, middle of the woods and up at 7am, I headed around the river for some shots. Here are the best ones:

This is at f5.6, 300mm:

This is at f5.6, 300mm:

This is at f8, 190mm... again, very sharp IMO. f8/190mm seems to be near the sweet spot for this lens.

These were all taken with the E-620 and 70-300mm.

I wish I had a better tripod. And having a <= f2.8 would have been nice too. The 50-200 would have rocked these pics even more.
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Old Sep 11, 2011, 7:37 PM   #2
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Hi Dan,

The images, indeed are really very good.

It does pay to get up early in the morning. Lots of good things to photograph.

And yes, as good as the 70-300mm is, the 50-200mm is simply in a different league.


So you want to be a better photographer? Open your eyes and take a look at what is all around you.
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Old Sep 11, 2011, 9:37 PM   #3
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Very nice, good job. I especially like #1. All of them are capture the soft light of early morning very well.
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I also like these. #2 is my favorite. When I see a large droplet like that I want to zoom in and see what is showing up in that "lens".

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Nice pictures, even I can smell the wet grass.
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Old Sep 13, 2011, 8:04 AM   #6
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Old Sep 16, 2011, 11:21 AM   #7
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Nicely done Dan. I'm a little surprised that at f8 the DOF is still pretty shallow, worked out nicely for your shots though.
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