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10 November 2019 - 11:52 AM

Friend Jason suggested looking for Deer this morning at the local cemetery.  Due to the proximity to the green belt, and holes in the perimeter fence, there is a ton of wildlife that roams the place.


We were looking for the big buck, but unfortunately, didn't make an appearance this morning.


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Fascinating creatures! They walked about us, maybe 20 feet away, not quite like we were invisible but they didn't seem to really care much. I think there was a group of 6, should have counted.

Another Sparrow with the D5

01 November 2019 - 11:06 PM

Another Sparrow image with the D5 300 1.4TC combo +CP.


Posting these just to show how crisp the images are with the TC.


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Juvi Starling

01 November 2019 - 10:59 PM

This little guy didn't look like he was doing too well hobbling along the pathway.  A late bloomer, a little surprising this late in the season.

My guess is it is a Starling.

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Swan - with D5 ...

01 November 2019 - 05:06 PM

Also taken today.


A little over exposed, my bad.


Mute Swan


Nikon D5

Nikkor 300mm f2.8 G II VR

Nikkor 1.4 TC E II


Hand Held



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Nikon C-PL1L Pola Filter - Good Test

01 November 2019 - 04:49 PM

Finally got a subject and the condition I wanted to test the filter and if functions as it is supposed to.  I guess the day I first tested it, it was too dark.  When I turned the gear today, you could notice the changes in the Viewfinder.  Perfect.


It is subtle, but again, it is the light I have to work with currently. Heavy overcast and rain.


Image of my Mustang with limited CP effect!


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After turning the gear for maximum effect.  Very nice!

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Works as intended.