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Old Apr 28, 2008, 10:16 PM   #1
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Trying to upload pic of Baltimore Oriole. E-510, 70-300mm. IS on and auto setting.


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Old Apr 29, 2008, 11:51 PM   #2
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Pretty bird Cincy, good composition, nice pose and background. Just seems a little soft, as in not as sharp as I'd like to see.

But I'd keep it!
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Old Apr 30, 2008, 6:55 AM   #3
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I agree with Scouse. I feel you croped it a little to much adding to the softness of the photo. Keep shooting, you are going it the right direction.
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Old Apr 30, 2008, 3:44 PM   #4
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Hi Richard

Nice attempt esp when considering how hard it is to shoot the little critters - I've yet to get a single decent shot ! - I need to get my mits on the 70-300 just for birding and animals etc.



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Old Apr 30, 2008, 8:56 PM   #5
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Hi Richard,

Nice 1st effort with the 70-300mm lens. It's become my favorite to use these days.

A fewsuggestions:

1, If you haven't already, when you have a minute, read the Olympus School tutorial on shooting birds with longtelephoto lens. Here's the link:


2, Then go out and take lots of shots :|

3, Have tons of fun


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Old May 1, 2008, 1:16 AM   #6
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Hi Richard: have fun experimenting with your telephoto.Don't hesitate to try new things.

Also remember that you can get an interesting photo, even without including the whole bird. I zoomed in on the flamingo's head to emphasize the waterdrops; felt it was a betterthana static shotof the whole bird.

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