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Grahame Hamblin

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in motion
« on: August 18, 2020, 23:25:17 »
Tried slow shutter 1/250  to get more blur but try and keep eye sharp
Almost got it thoughts please
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Hugh_3170

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Re: in motion
« Reply #1 on: August 19, 2020, 01:53:48 »
I do like the effect Grahame. 

By going to (say) 1/500th, there would be less wing blurr and more eye sharpness - I guess that this is the trade off that has to be negotiated.
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Grahame Hamblin

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Re: in motion
« Reply #2 on: August 19, 2020, 05:12:43 »
Thanks Hugh i saw an image a few years ago and admired it will have another go

It's a challenge
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Re: in motion
« Reply #3 on: August 19, 2020, 13:03:56 »
Tried slow shutter 1/250  to get more blur but try and keep eye sharp
Almost got it thoughts please

I like it Graham

Are you shooting near a feeding table, or place where their flight paths are predictable (you've shared a few other similar ones...)?

If so, what sort of keeper rate are you getting? I'm guessing you're already binning the less successful ones

I'd be inclined to continue with these settings and accept that as you continue, your reflexes will enhance further and you'll get at least 2-3 where your focus matches their flight path. It would be great to see the results.

Finally there's a dynamic quality to your results that shows the living qualities of the birds when caught like this. Some loss of sharpness becomes less of an issue then.

Grahame Hamblin

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Re: in motion
« Reply #4 on: August 20, 2020, 07:07:41 »
Thanks Colin increased shutter to 1/400
not bad but not quite enough motion
I suppose i could do that in PP
Thank you for your your comments Not many keepers today very low light and focus was a problem
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