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Old Oct 8, 2006, 9:43 AM   #1
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I remember seeing huge flocks of blackbirds as a kid (mid to late 50s). This morning, I saw several large flocks of blackbirds in the MN River valley. They landed in a grove not far from where I was...
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Old Oct 8, 2006, 9:44 AM   #2
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I also had a chance to try out a grey graduated filter--here's a shot without it...
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Here's a shot using it...
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Overall, I'm pleased with the filter, but it will take some time to get used to using it. All pics w/the kit lens. The filter is a Cokin P series Graduated Grey, 121L I believe
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Old Oct 8, 2006, 4:43 PM   #5
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Thanks Rick, good pics and a nice demonstration of how to use a graduated filter. Now, of course, I need to buy one.

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Wow those birds are like something out of Hitchcock! Nice filter effect btw.
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Love the blur effect on the birds' wings.



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Old Oct 9, 2006, 6:23 PM   #8
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excellent example on the use of a split ND.

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