Kingfishers - D500 and 200-500mm

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Bruce Crossan Regular Member • Posts: 499
Kingfishers - D500 and 200-500mm

Some Kingfishers at one of our the local beaches a couple of weeks ago.  2 hours of handheld shooting has given me backache. . . found that a gimbal head isn't fast enough for BIF. . . so thinking about a lighter solution.  Even at 500mm focal length, still had to do a bit of cropping.  Only set up I can think of that's lighter is Olympus 300mm f4 / 1.4x TC with OM-1D II.  Any other suggestions?

1/1250, f5.6, ISO 1000

1/8000, f5.6, ISO 1600

1/2000, f5.6, ISO 1600

1/2500, f5.6, ISO 1600

1/2500, f5.6, ISO 1000

1/2500, f5.6, ISO 800

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