Z9, 800mm PF on a bird hunt today

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Ken Seals
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Z9, 800mm PF on a bird hunt today

San Diego Egret from my bird hunt today.

I tried several different focusing modes and found the AFS wide area with animal eye detection was far superior and more consistent in this situation. I also tried a monopod with the Wimberly MH-100 monopod head. I found that too restrictive when trying to follow moving birds and impossible for BIF. I'm planning to go back to handheld with the Black Rapid shoulder strap.

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Ken - LR ACE
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