GBH Flight Sequence from Great Falls on the Potomac River

Started Jun 19, 2014 | Discussions thread
Kris in CT
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Re: GBH Flight Sequence from Great Falls on the Potomac River
In reply to Strategist, Jun 21, 2014

Strategist wrote:

Combat By Design wrote:

Strategist wrote:

Combat By Design wrote:

These are excellent.
Roughly how far away would you say you were?

Hello "Combat" and thanks for the kind words. I would estimate that I was 75 yards or so from the GBH.

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Tom

Hmm...did you have an extender, or did you crop these at all?
I may be just terrible at judging distance, but I imagine I couldn't have been much more than 50 yards away from the geese/heron I was photographing earlier this week, and they weren't nearly that large on the page... I don't have access to my photos right now, or I'd show you :\

They are all cropped. They were shot with the 500mm 4.0 Nikkor. Here is an uncropped version of the last shot in the series.

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Tom

Really great work.  I'm personally a fan of close in crops, but in this case I love this image as it is very unique and is a crazy environment.

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