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Old Dec 11, 2010, 4:27 PM   #1
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Some photos of Gret Blue Heron from different angles of flight. Wakodahatchee Wetlands, Boynton Beach, Florida.

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Old Dec 11, 2010, 5:36 PM   #2
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fantastic series - some great shots and beautifully sharp - like 3 and 4 best 4 is fantastic capture

how fast is the autofocus on the 150-500mm with the k5 vs the k7?
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how fast is the autofocus on the 150-500mm with the k5 vs the k7?
The HSM focus does not seem to move faster, does seem to lock on faster.

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That first shot is really awesome! But all are really good - looks like a good camera/lens combination.
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These are great Ed. The last one is my favorite, simply because I've never seen a GBH captured in that pose, from that angle. As Harriet said, it looks like the Sigma 150-500 mates up very well with the K5.
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Magnificent series, first and last are my favorites, but the others are as good.
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Nice series Ed. I love the last one of the bird descending onto the nest with a branch but they are all great.

I will be visiting with my sister in Lake Worth in Feb. and will try to get to Wakodahatchee Wetlands and Loxahatchee Wildlife Park and try my luck.

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Nice series Ed. I love the last one of the bird descending onto the nest with a branch but they are all great.

I will be visiting with my sister in Lake Worth in Feb. and will try to get to Wakodahatchee Wetlands and Loxahatchee Wildlife Park and try my luck.

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If you care to, let me know when you are here. February is a good time of year for Loxahatchee, Wakodahatchee and Green Cay. All are within 15 min. of each other.

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Wonderful series ... the last shot of the bird landing is just spectacular !
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Love these shots, as I do all you Great Blue ones. You do an incredible job capturing these birds.

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