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Old Mar 31, 2007, 2:47 PM   #1
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We have plentiful just now in Toronto. Spring time now.
Love them.





Compare with this cutie I took last yr









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edited: I found out that under certain light threshold (like days of overcast), the lens gives a very harsh bokeh as shown above. Over certain threshold (not under or over exposure) , it has been creamy and buttery like these two below:

http://www.pbase.com/danieltong/image/75845786
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http://www.pbase.com/danieltong/image/73563570

I do not have a light meter otherwise I will be able to prove it. Does the theory stands ? And what do you guys think?

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Old Mar 31, 2007, 3:27 PM   #2
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Nice series Daniel. You did gooood.

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Old Mar 31, 2007, 3:37 PM   #3
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Cool photos Daniel. Never seen a Jay in real life.



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nice shots daniel. have you tried with a 1.4x on your 300 ?

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robar wrote:
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nice shots daniel. have you tried with a 1.4x on your 300 ?

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Mine is Kenko/Tamron 1.5X. Combined with A300mmF4, it is barely useable but still soft. I tried another Pentaxian's most expensive AF1.7x to satisfy my curiousity. Not happy with its image too. Not to mention 2x. I think Scott has a Tamron 300mm2.8. That may be different. My FA135mm works really well with all the TC above. Adding a TC is so so for slower glass.

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Another jay that I just uploaded



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Good series I really like blue jays

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Old Apr 1, 2007, 1:41 AM   #7
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Hi Daniel,

Very nice!

I've yet to be able to get anything close to these kind of shots of bluejays -- Last year I was totally skunked -- was only able to spot two from quite a distance -- but there was apparently a virus that hurt the jay population around here. I hope to have better luck this year. . .

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