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Old Mar 2, 2013, 9:34 AM   #1
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I was visiting a bird shelter and in the parking lot on one of the buildings was this GBH just watching the cars. The mate was near working on a nest. The first 3 shots with my Kr and DAL 55-300 the last 2 with my Q and SMC-M 135 f3.5 (750mm field of view)

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Old Mar 2, 2013, 12:37 PM   #2
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Excellent shots. That Q and K-mount combo is producing some really nice shots. I'm finding it harder to resist one, or maybe 2, get one for the wife as well.

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The first shot looks menacing and majestic at the same time.

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Old Mar 3, 2013, 5:18 PM   #4
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Some really fine poses, and very well captured. Amazing to see what that old manual lens can do in your capable hands!
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Old Mar 3, 2013, 7:39 PM   #5
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Wonderful shots. I've never seen a GBH nest before -- I hope the inside is better padded than it appears from the outside! I'm looking forward the the arrival of our seasonal GBH population in about 4-6 weeks.
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Old Mar 4, 2013, 7:08 AM   #6
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Nice shots of the GBH nest building. They do lug around some large pieces of lumber. You got some nice and different poses.

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Old Mar 8, 2013, 7:19 PM   #7
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Very nice! It's interesting to compare the two cameras, the Q does a good job. I'm another that would love to have a good camera that I could put in my purse, yet put on one of my big lenses and still get good results.
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