Challenge has finished
This challenge is for compact cameras only, and specifically those with a long zoom. We're looking for those long distance shots you could only have captured with a big telephoto, the catch being it's got to be a compact camera's built in big zoom. We're looking for shots with lots of 'X', 20X, 24X, whatever you've got, give it your best.
Wednesday, 25th March, 2009 (GMT)
Wednesday, 1st April, 2009 – Tuesday, 7th April, 2009 (GMT)
Wednesday, 8th April, 2009 – Tuesday, 14th April, 2009 (GMT)
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Taken hand-held in daylight, no flash, with Panasonic FZ18 at maximum zoom. The parrot was eating a pinecone very delicately with one foot (hand?) while holding onto the tree with the other. The lighting was difficult - pointing up into the tree against the light - as often happens with shots of birds, but the cam seemed to cope OK with just a bit of colour fringing at the edges.
|Submitted:||Monday, 6th April, 2009 02:59 (GMT)|
|Taken:||Thursday, 17th January, 2008|
|Focal length:||82.8 mm|
|Shutter speed:||1/250 sec|
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