AndrewsWildlife

AndrewsWildlife

Joined on Nov 30, 2013

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  • Hi Greyser, I would have lowered my body or my tripod to the same height of the herons you photographed.  Eye level shots are more interesting.  You capture the bokeh going into infinity.  Also, I...
  • If anyone here asks me. I would attempt to photograph birds at 1/2000 and F/5.6 with the Sigma 500mm F/4.5. With the sunlight behind you, you should have a nice photograph. I talked to a Nikon guy...
  • I must have missed something.  Why would you turn the SR off?
  • Since you asked, definitely go lower in your first and third photos.  I would keep your lens just below the eye or at the eye on the heron photo.
  • starbase218 wrote: Just to clarify: what do you mean when you say the AF is "hunting"? Sometimes when I try to acquire a subject in flight the focus goes the wrong way.
  • All in all I wouldn't say it is a quantum leap over the K-5 but a noticeable improvement.   Just my honest opinion.
  • The autofocus of the K-5 was a step above the K-7.  I think the K-3 focus performance is a slightly larger step above the K-5.  It still hunts some for me.  I was out photographing a Northern...
  • Commented on Pentax K-3 preview

    Definitely the Sigma 500mm F/4.5 for wildlife. It's sharper than the Pentax 300mm F/4.

    The Pentax 16-50mm F/2.8 is very sharp for a zoom lens but I wish it could be a little wider. Once they...

  • Commented on Pentax K-3 preview

    Definitely the Sigma 500mm F/4.5 for wildlife. It's sharper than the Pentax 300mm F/4. Wide open it has a deeper depth of field than the 300.

    The Pentax 16-50mm F/2.8 is very sharp for a zoom...

  • Commented on Pentax K-3 preview

    Definitely the Sigma 500mm F/4.5 for wildlife. It's sharper than the Pentax 300mm F/4. Wide open it has a deeper depth of field than the 300. (Maybe not in tests but in the field you would see...

  • Commented on Pentax K-3 preview

    Definitely the Sigma 500mm F/4.5 for wildlife. It's sharper than the Pentax 300mm F/4. Wide open it has a deeper depth of field than the 300. (Maybe not in tests but in the field you would see...

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