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#1 Jeff

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Posted 16 August 2012 - 11:48 AM

This one I found on my way back home. It was in an area I've never seen eagles before. I was about 30-40 feet from it. D300...70-300 VR. Various adjustments in NX2. All of the pics I'm posting today were also cropped at least 50%. Jeff Attached File  BALD EAGLE204.jpg   213.84KB   5 downloads Attached File  BALD EAGLE205.jpg   185.07KB   0 downloads Attached File  BALD EAGLE206.jpg   205.91KB   2 downloads Attached File  BALD EAGLE207.jpg   155.3KB   0 downloads Attached File  BALD EAGLE208.jpg   253.87KB   0 downloads
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Posted 16 August 2012 - 04:31 PM

Love these, Jeff. Well done!!
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Posted 26 August 2012 - 06:42 PM

Wonderful capture! How did you get so close to it? I managed to get about 100 yds from this one so had to crop quite a bit. Used D700, Tamron 300-500 Zoom.

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Posted 26 August 2012 - 08:38 PM

Nice capture as well, Dick.
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Posted 26 August 2012 - 08:52 PM

I like the last one with the leaves Nice
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Posted 26 August 2012 - 09:24 PM

Yeah, I like the last one as well Jeff. Light Izmir good on the wings Richard. Man, you all have longer lenses than I do, I guess I'll never going get one of these guys.

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Posted 27 August 2012 - 03:11 PM

Nice ones Jeff! To bad the last one was in front of trees, is that full frame or did you crop the last one? They are all really nice. Sometimes you can get lucky out but it dosen't seen to happen to often. Edit: Sorry I didn't see you said crop 50%

Edited by Waterfowler, 27 August 2012 - 03:12 PM.

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Posted 27 August 2012 - 03:25 PM

Great series, Jeff! If I had those birdies around me, I would have purchased the 300 f/2.8 years ago! :rolleyes:

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Posted 02 September 2012 - 04:13 PM

Wonderful capture! How did you get so close to it?
I managed to get about 100 yds from this one so had to crop quite a bit. Used D700, Tamron 300-500 Zoom.

Hi Richard. I stayed in my van to take these shots. They are also cropped at least 50%. Jeff
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Posted 02 September 2012 - 04:16 PM

Great series, Jeff!

If I had those birdies around me, I would have purchased the 300 f/2.8 years ago!

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I'm still saving for the 300 f/2.8. I have enough to buy the 300 f4 now, but I'm trying to hold out until I can get the 2.8. The more pics I see taken with the 300 f4 though make me think I should just go ahead and get that one with a 1.4 TC. Jeff
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Posted 12 June 2013 - 10:27 AM

Man Alive, a fav? no hard to do that, these are just awesome, each one has its very own merit Awesome shots
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Posted 02 July 2013 - 04:29 AM

Love seeing eagle shots. We have different eagles here in Australia but can't get close enough for a decent shot yet.
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Posted 24 July 2013 - 09:53 AM

Great series, Jeff!

If I had those birdies around me, I would have purchased the 300 f/2.8 years ago!

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Better get a 1.4x or 1.7x converter. Even on DX, 300mm is usually not long enough for birding. I REALLY wish Tamron would resurrect the 400/4 in an AF casing. It'd be perfect for birding on DX. Is the Sigma 500/4.5 still available??

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Posted 24 July 2013 - 12:09 PM

Nice birds from Aug 2012 but why is this a "stickie"?
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Posted 24 July 2013 - 08:44 PM

I was wondering that too.
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Posted 02 August 2013 - 05:16 PM

Nice series Jeff....Scotty.
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