A few from the backyard.
great work on all. I love the hummer. use fill flash on that one?
Thanks olmail, I think there was five speedlights on that one.
Bird photography is a great hobby, it gets you outside observing what is around you.
Great Blue Heron, D700, 400 2.8 AF-i, 800 mm, f10, 1/400, iso 400
Coopers Hawk, D700, 400 2.8 af-i, f4,...
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Distances 1-3 feet may not really be in the macro range. Try computing at 1:1 magnification, at the same aperture.
Perhaps you might state your unique definitions...
When checking your histogram you want to expose to to the right, this means you want the right part of the histogram filled all the way to the right side but not going past, this captures the most...
Lol, getting up early to get the good light and no wind can feel extreme at times, but instead of traveling around the world finding subjects I just check out the yard or head across the street to...
looks like a Robber Fly, they make great subjects.
I see the focus is a bit to the front, do you use live view to zoom in and get exact focus on the eye's?
When you increase magnification by adding...
I did take a few shots at different focus points just in case I needed to stack them, but this one turned out fine by itself so I went with it.
The background is just some dry swamp grass, I was surprised with the color, there still was a lot of green in the area.
The background wasn't very far away and that is another reason to add the...
I took an old computer and built a network attached storage system using freenas as the operating system and zfs file system. The disks are setup as raid 1 mirrored.
I connect with Gigabit...
Hi John, here is a non technical reply of my experience from moving from dx to fx and my macro work.
I like fx for its low light shooting ability and how pliable the files are in post production,...
Thanks, it was shot at f11.
The Kenko Pro 300 1.4 is an excellent tc, it doesn't have the same build quality as the Nikon tc but optically it is close.
Nikon's 1.4 tc will not physically connect...
Had a no wind morning so went out for a look and found this
Thanks for having a look, this is with the D700, 200 f4 micro and a kenko 1.4 teleconverter.
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