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Glenn Bartley

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Red-tailed Comet (Bolivia)
« on: March 09, 2013, 01:31:15 PM »

Definitely one of my favourite hummingbirds :-)



Camera Model: Canon EOS 7D
Shutter speed: 1/1250 sec
Aperture: 5.6
Flash: On
Metering mode: Multi-segment
ISO: 640
Lens: EF500mm f/4L IS USM +1.4x

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Re: Red-tailed Comet (Bolivia)
« Reply #1 on: March 09, 2013, 06:04:47 PM »

All he is missing is his top-hat - he alrady has his tails!
Wonderful shot.

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Re: Red-tailed Comet (Bolivia)
« Reply #2 on: March 10, 2013, 12:34:09 AM »

Definitely one of my favourite hummingbirds :-)



Camera Model: Canon EOS 7D
Shutter speed: 1/1250 sec
Aperture: 5.6
Flash: On
Metering mode: Multi-segment
ISO: 640
Lens: EF500mm f/4L IS USM +1.4x

Wow, Glenn, amazing! The clarity and color on this is really quite incredible.

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Re: Red-tailed Comet (Bolivia)
« Reply #3 on: March 10, 2013, 12:34:41 AM »

Definitely one of my favourite hummingbirds :-)



Camera Model: Canon EOS 7D
Shutter speed: 1/1250 sec
Aperture: 5.6
Flash: On
Metering mode: Multi-segment
ISO: 640
Lens: EF500mm f/4L IS USM +1.4x

Where in Bolivia was this taken?

Graham
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Re: Red-tailed Comet (Bolivia)
« Reply #4 on: March 10, 2013, 03:03:15 PM »

Lovely shot. I see you used the extender with f5.6 and 1/1250.

When I shoot my garden birds (100x easier than doing it in the wild) I decided to give up the 1.4x extender in favor of wider aperture, faster speed and sharper focus. What are your thoughts, please?

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Re: Red-tailed Comet (Bolivia)
« Reply #5 on: March 10, 2013, 03:09:39 PM »

Another excellent photo!
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