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Ozzie_Traveller Oct 28, 2019 4:10 PM

Cormorant in flight - several images
 
G'day all

My recently-new Panny FZ-2500 has a feature called "4K burst" whereby it shoots at 40 fps, stacks the images as an MP4 video for examination later. In that examination I can select as many individual 'frames' as I wish to become single images ready for follow-on activities. As with many digital cameras in video mode, it crops the frame during this process, the 20mpx dropping to 8mpx, with the responding alteration to apparent focal length being a multiplier is 1,5x. So when shooting at max zoom of 20x / 480mm FF equiv, my max suddenly becomes 720mm equiv. The following images were all shot at maximum zoom. Needless to say ~ I am pretty chuffed at the results

Typical exif - Panny FZ-2500; 1/1600s x F4,5; ISO-250

1)
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/...708f7eef_b.jpg

2)
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/...6fff0fbd_b.jpg

3)
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/...545408ef_b.jpg

4)
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/...68e49889_b.jpg

As always, feedback welcome
Phil

blkms Oct 28, 2019 6:44 PM

The camera may provide the technical wizardry Phil but it still takes skill to hold the subject in frame, especially at 720mm, nicely done. A nice series, I hope to see more of these.

Mike


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