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Waterfowl photography

Postby mountaineer » Wed Feb 08, 2006 11:48 pm

Well, I tried my hand at waterfowl photography last month. Here are a few shots at the local lake just
as the sun was hitting the water in the morning.
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Postby Skibum » Thu Feb 09, 2006 2:59 pm

Nice! :thumbsup:
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Postby mountaineer » Thu Feb 09, 2006 5:49 pm

Here are a couple more...
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Postby Snow Nymph » Thu Feb 09, 2006 8:24 pm

Cool! :rockon:
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Postby mountaineer » Thu Feb 09, 2006 9:26 pm

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Click http://www.sierramountainphotography.com/id30.html for the entire page of photos.

Here is one I took on the same roll of film via moonlight and time exposure of Morro Bay Harbor.
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Postby Hikin Mike » Fri Feb 10, 2006 11:06 am

Nice shots! I don't have too many. I understand this one is pretty rare...

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Postby mountaineer » Fri Feb 10, 2006 12:53 pm

That is a cool shot! I love how the depth of field is decreased when using telephotos for tehse types of shots. Kind of frames the subject.
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Postby Hikin Mike » Fri Feb 10, 2006 1:18 pm

I had to take it out of Auto-focus because of all the surrounding brush. It was taken from the driver's side window of my car... :D
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Postby Skibum » Sat Feb 11, 2006 11:25 am

Cool shot of Morro Bay. I used to live there. On Zanzibar st. Have you been out to that lake around Oceano Dunes towards Guadalupe. I can't remember the name. There's a boardwalk that crosses the lake. Great place for bird/waterfowl shots.
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Postby mountaineer » Sun Feb 12, 2006 7:24 pm

That would be Oso Flaco Lake. I have been there, but not with my nifty 500mm lense. That will probably be my next waterfowl destination.

Took quite a few shots by moonlight of Morro Bay last night. We'll see how they turn out. Here is a moonlight TE from 3 weeks ago. Notice how the masts are blurred by the rocking of the boat over a 1 minute+ exposure.
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