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Old Mar 9, 2011, 11:42 AM   #1
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I've been trying to catch these birds bathing for ages - they looked like they were having such fun !

ISO 1,250. 1/1,250. F4.5. 300mm.

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Old Mar 9, 2011, 12:23 PM   #2
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You did a great job, Kevin!
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Really Cool shot Kevin. I know how hard it is to catch birds on the move, but the little ones are harder, Nice job

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So funny! They look so awkward when caught with everything going in different directions. Well done!
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wow, great shot
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Hi Kevin,

Nicely done!

A good illustration of using high ISO in good light to get high shutter speeds -- a great use of the capabilities of the K-5 to get shots that were previously not practical.

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What a great shot - fine use of some fine equipment with excellent results!!
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Old Mar 11, 2011, 12:18 AM   #8
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Thank you Gary !

Thanks Hans - you're right. I shot some larger birds 'BIF' yesterday (herons etc.) and they seemed easier (I said easier not easy !) these little birds are tough because they move around so much and so fast - not much of them for the camera to get a lock on, especially from 30 metres (100 feet) away !

Thank you Harriet - they are funny aren't they !

Thanks Ronny - glad you liked it !

Thanks Scott - the K5 is just great for high ISO / fast shutter - now I just need to practice my Ninja skills.

Thank you Mole - so glad you enjoyed it !
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