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One of the crew, late afternoon (Original Post) HAB911 Dec 2021 OP
Post removed Post removed Dec 2021 #1
Seriously good work. AndyS Dec 2021 #2
Oh yeah, the longer the focal length HAB911 Dec 2021 #3

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AndyS

(14,559 posts)
2. Seriously good work.
Sat Dec 18, 2021, 08:46 PM
Dec 2021

Birds in flight (BIF, it's a thing) is a challenge. Good BIF is a miracle.

Just try looking through a straw and framing something like this . . .

HAB911

(8,865 posts)
3. Oh yeah, the longer the focal length
Sat Dec 18, 2021, 09:08 PM
Dec 2021

the worse it is to track one

Just got a dot sight that sits in the hot shoe that allows one to frame without looking through the viewfinder (Nikon DF-M1). However it is only good for use with autofocus and I'm manual focus with the teleconverter. Next time I'm using the big lens without the TC I'll try it.

Good thing with the Vultures is they are slow and circling so usually get more than one chance!

and thanks!

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