Seeking ways of tracking birds in flight with 500mm lens

Started May 23, 2013 | Discussions thread
Barry Pearson
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Re: It takes time to get the hang of it

LDBOK wrote:


My shoulder stock is made from from two pieces of wood cut from a piece of what is called 2x6 lunber in the US,    and two steel right-angle brackets usually used to support shelves. I don't have a photo available now and probably won't have time to take one for a few days. There is a company in the US called BushHawk which makes a line of shoulder-stocks which can be customized to the photographer's individual needs:  You can google BushHawk and find a number of reviews on their products.

It's amazing that whatever you can vaguely think of, someone somewhere makes it, and someone on DPReview knows about it and can tell you about it!

I've just found these:


(Don't bother to take photos. Now that I know the principles, I can go make progress).

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