eenymac

Lives in United Kingdom Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
Works as a Security Systems Manager
Joined on Jan 12, 2009

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  • Very nice shot Valeriu. :) Great lighting on the field and love the moody clouds.  I love a good storm and the dark clouds so hoping we get some soon. Ian.
  • The 150-450mm is my most used lens and is almost always attached to the K3II, or rather, the K3II is attached to it. I usually carry it on a Black Rapid sling strap and use it handheld as I am ...
  • Very nice! I am still waiting to see this lens in stock anywhere in the UK as I definitely want to add it to my landscape lens collection for the K1.  I have seen some superb photos taken with it ...
  • Replied in Cuckoo!
    Thank you! I keep thinking of adding the 100mm Macro too.  I already have the old Sigma 105mm Macro which I have had for about 10 years now.  A great lens but the Pentax 100mm seems to be better. ...
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    Fascinating bird, but yet to see a female. I always thought they looked very much like birds of prey too. Ian.
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    Thank you Ben. Ian.
  • Superb!  Love that 2nd shot with the young peeping out. :) I will try looking for Owls when I am away next week. Ian.
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    Thank you Valeriu. Great video too.  Nature always amazes! :) Ian.
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    Nice! Enjoy using it.  I've certainly given it a lot of use since I got it. :) Ian.
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    Although the 150-450mm is quite a chunky and heavy lens, I don't find the weight a problem as I carry it on a sling - Black Rapid or Sun Sniper.  When sitting in place for long periods it's on the ...
  • Replied in Cuckoo!
    Thanks Walt. Surprised I got it in shot at all as I didn't see it fly up.  Lucky shot but love it, more for the reaction of the Cuckoo. :) Ian.
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    Hi You are correct, my mistake! :) I did indeed use the 150-450mm for the first shot, then switched to using the 300mm and 1.7x AFA afterwards for handheld shooting. I think the DFA 150-450mm is a ...
  • Created discussion thread Cuckoo!
    I always love to hear the Cuckoos calling on a sunny early morning walk, but they are elusive and notoriously hard to get close to.  A tip off by another local photographer had me heading about ...
  • Created discussion thread Draggin' Clouds!
    I was sitting at my usual spot this morning watching all the Martins and Swallows buzzing about when I saw an approaching Airbus A380 just as it flew into some thick cloud.  As it emerged on the ...
  • Replied in European Lynx
    Thank you Arijit.
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    Thanks Mike. Ian.
  • Replied in European Lynx
    Hi Valeriu I'd love to see them in the wild, but for now I am just trying to get shots of wild foxes and badgers.  Maybe one day if they return to the UK, I'll be able to see them. :) Ian.
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    Thank you. I was just happy to finally see them in the open.  The shot of the one standing on the big branch could almost look like a wild shot if I clone out a couple of small items. ;) Ian.
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    Thank you. They sure are magnificent looking. Ian.
  • Replied in European Lynx
    Hi The Bobcat's latin name is "Lynx Rufus", so they are all related. :) I'd love to see these wildcats in the wild at some point. Ian.
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