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Old Oct 4, 2009, 10:23 AM   #11
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What part of Iowa? I started life in the northwest corner. I assume you were farther south as quail coundn't survive the winters in the brutal corner of the state.


Southwest corner, Page county, Shenandoah........... cold, but just right for winter hunting.


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I tend to use center weighted metering and C-AF in rapid fire mode when on the tele end. You must be careful if there is a dog that has very white markings in harsher light. I have exposure bias mapped to the front control wheel to spin in a -.7 or -1.0 bias in that situation, when normal (for me) is -.3 ev.
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Thanks, that is pretty much how I shoot baseball except I use 'slow fire mode' with the wheels set same, rear = aperture & front = exp comp. I have used single focus point and the 'star multi' with the better results coming from the single point. White markings & white uniforms = synonymous
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Old Oct 7, 2009, 5:33 AM   #12
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Hey Greg,

Another great series of Spingers doing what they love to do (as well as Greg doing what he loves to do).
I also took a look at your gallery on Smugmug. I love looking at your work as it reminds me of a Trout Club that I belong to here.. We lease our lands to a hunt club and in the Fall the woods are alive with hunters and their dogs working the fields to flush out a Pheasant. It's actually quite interesting to see the synergy between dog and hunter working together. Especially a dog that's a veteran. But then, you already know that.

Thanks for your tip on setting the front wheel to control exposure bias. Hadn't thought of that.
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