**Weekly X Series Photo Thread 27 Oct - 2 Nov, 2013**
Really like #3 heck getting a moving subject in focus with these cameras is impressive on its own.
Thank you kind sir! I liked that one, too.
What I’ve been doing to try to capture fast moving subjects (and the dogs are that for sure!) is to bump up the ISO. For some reason beyond my limited understanding, the EXIF info doesn’t appear for those photos. I looked it up. #3 was shot at 1/500 (to stop motion) and f22 (to have a very broad DOF to help make up for the Fuji’s slow focus). To get to those settings, even outdoors, I had to use ISO 3200 – something I would not normally do with any camera other than the little Fuji.
I guess the Camera Gods giveth and taketh away in that Fuji has slow focus, but you can compensate for that to some degree by using Fuji’s mostly noise-free higher ISO settings.
Well Done Birdogman. Those action shots are very good. You have captured the essence of birddogs so well. I have not been afield this year due to a bad back. Ironically I usually hunt with my Chiropractor & his three Brittany's. It is as much or more fun to observe the dogs working than it is to shoot at the birds. They really are amazing critters.
Beginning of the Season in the Coachella Valley, Palm Springs Heat is a gathering and festival of motorcyclists from all over the world. Next week, the Gay Pride Parade. Following week, Veterans Day Parade and more to follow.
This is a natural spring and about 81 million gallons of water flows per day. X-E1 + 18-55 + Cir-Pl
Thanks! Too bad you haven't been able to get out. Remember that you never get that lost time back.
You are so right about that dogs. They are the reason I call myself "Birddogman" instead of "Bird Hunter" or some such
Shot these today in Tampa Bay on Anna Maria Island. Both were straight out of the camera jpegs shot in Provia film simulation mode with 55-200mm lens. I did an auto contrast in PS but that's it. The first is a Snowy Egret and the second is a Great Blue Heron.
Great looking birds….nice shots!
X-Pro1 ans 23mm Lens
Mac Pro/MacBook Pro/iPods/iPhones/iPad
Great shot...like it very much
Thanks Rolf! Also especially for being the rare comment in this thread.
Thank you to those who gave the thumbs-up too
Rolf, I had a pretty good look through some of your work and think it's very impressive. Love quite a number of your gems...and they cut across different subjects and styles too.
Wow! I can't find the words to describe this shot. "Wow" doesn't even cover it. Please post more.