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Old Feb 2, 2010, 9:49 PM   #1
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Not diggin the 7D but I have been able to capture some shots that are not complete rubbish. Very backlit but still came out ok.





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Old Feb 3, 2010, 7:30 AM   #2
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I certainly like that second image. NICE!
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Old Feb 3, 2010, 9:16 AM   #3
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came out quite nice, excellent job. great technique, very sharp, great panning.

on a camera note i am actually surprised at the amount of noise i can see in both images, particularly #2. especially at iso 640. i don't have near that much on my 50, heck i don't think even at 1000 could i see the speckles in the water. though the detail retention seems pretty ok.
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I actually have both noise reduction options disabled in the camera. One is long exposure noise reduction, which probably would not matter in this situation. The other setting however would have an effect. I did alot of testing and even on the lowest noise reduction setting, the in camera processing really dings the detail and sharpness. The noise level would have certainly been alot lower but the detail would have suffered much more.

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I actually have both noise reduction options disabled in the camera. One is long exposure noise reduction, which probably would not matter in this situation. The other setting however would have an effect. I did alot of testing and even on the lowest noise reduction setting, the in camera processing really dings the detail and sharpness. The noise level would have certainly been alot lower but the detail would have suffered much more.
These are great shots of this bird. I didn't notice any noise at all until it was pointed out. Not a big deal - You might want to acquire Noise Ninja or it's numerouos peers if it bothers you. They do a much better job than the camera.

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Personally, I think the great detail out shines the noise. nice job.
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Old Feb 3, 2010, 8:23 PM   #7
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Thanks.. here is another I was able to salvage.

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the feather detail on that bird is really quite gorgeous. with all the technical talk aside, these are very lovely images.
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I know you are not much satisfied with the 7d (in the Canon forum) but these are some good picks.
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Old Feb 4, 2010, 10:41 AM   #10
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Not a pelican
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