Seeking ways of tracking birds in flight with 500mm lens

Started May 23, 2013 | Discussions thread
LDBOK Senior Member • Posts: 1,170
Re: It takes time to get the hang of it

I sometimes use a home-made shoulder stock, it adds some weight, but seems to give me smoother pans when following birds. I tried shooting BIF with a gimbal, but was surprised how difficult it was to aquire and stay on the subject.

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