A funny old bird is the Pelican

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John Venables Senior Member • Posts: 1,137
A funny old bird is the Pelican
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A pelican visited the wetlands at the end of my street yesterday. They are an infrequent visitor, maybe four or fives times a year one will drop in for a spot of fishing.

It was a excuse to get my new Pentax 150-450 out of the cupboard.

IT balanced quite nicely on the monopod and I found the focus button on the lens to be in a nice position for my left hand.  I had it set to cancel auto focus, so I put the camera to AF-C and used the lens to stop the focus when required.  I need more practice as sometimes I forget to let go with left index finger and then wondered why the shot was out of focus

Also found trying to track a bird in flight with camera on the monopod quite hard.

Thanks for looking

John V

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