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2nd Shot from F4 300mm You Asked

massulo

Tampa/Lutz, US
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massulo Gold Member Donor Ribbon awarded for his generous support to the Fundraising Campaign 2014 Laureate Ribbon awarded for winning a Nikonians Annual Photo Contest Nikonian since 07th May 2002
Mon 03-Dec-12 03:52 PM

Its incredible. I drove into the parking lot of the golf course and im getting out of my car camera not set up yet too bad the iso was set at 640.
And this Hawk fly's into a tree right in front of me.
D300
300mm F$
F5.6
1/4000
-.33

Only pp was in raw no color added
in CS6: mild sharpening and noise reduction

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geneluck

Reading, UK
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#1. "RE: 2nd Shot from F4 300mm You Asked" | In response to Reply # 0

geneluck Silver Member Nikonian since 16th Oct 2004
Mon 03-Dec-12 03:48 PM

Waooh. this is the first of what promises to be a very nice series of birds shot with the new lens. (so this is without TC I guess)
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massulo

Tampa/Lutz, US
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#2. "RE: 2nd Shot from F4 300mm You Asked" | In response to Reply # 1

massulo Gold Member Donor Ribbon awarded for his generous support to the Fundraising Campaign 2014 Laureate Ribbon awarded for winning a Nikonians Annual Photo Contest Nikonian since 07th May 2002
Mon 03-Dec-12 04:04 PM

Thanks and yes no tc



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nkcllewis

Washington, US
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#3. "RE: 2nd Shot from F4 300mm You Asked" | In response to Reply # 0

nkcllewis Gold Member Charter Member
Mon 03-Dec-12 05:58 PM

Wow, nice shot! I like how you composed it and the lens adds great contrast and detail.

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dwaycie

Lake Zurich, US
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#4. "RE: 2nd Shot from F4 300mm You Asked" | In response to Reply # 0

dwaycie Silver Member Donor Ribbon awarded for his support to the Fundraising Campaign 2014 Nikonian since 23rd Nov 2008
Mon 03-Dec-12 06:02 PM


Super shot - very well done. A great tool in the hands of a craftsman is a thing of beauty!

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smkunder

Highland, US
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#5. "RE: 2nd Shot from F4 300mm You Asked" | In response to Reply # 4

smkunder Silver Member Nikonian since 14th Aug 2008
Mon 03-Dec-12 09:42 PM

Well done, it looks like you are going to love that lens!

Looking to learn as much as possible

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massulo

Tampa/Lutz, US
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#6. "RE: 2nd Shot from F4 300mm You Asked" | In response to Reply # 3

massulo Gold Member Donor Ribbon awarded for his generous support to the Fundraising Campaign 2014 Laureate Ribbon awarded for winning a Nikonians Annual Photo Contest Nikonian since 07th May 2002
Mon 03-Dec-12 11:10 PM

Thanks Kent...



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massulo

Tampa/Lutz, US
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#7. "RE: 2nd Shot from F4 300mm You Asked" | In response to Reply # 4

massulo Gold Member Donor Ribbon awarded for his generous support to the Fundraising Campaign 2014 Laureate Ribbon awarded for winning a Nikonians Annual Photo Contest Nikonian since 07th May 2002
Mon 03-Dec-12 11:11 PM

Thank you Dave for the kind words



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massulo

Tampa/Lutz, US
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#8. "RE: 2nd Shot from F4 300mm You Asked" | In response to Reply # 5

massulo Gold Member Donor Ribbon awarded for his generous support to the Fundraising Campaign 2014 Laureate Ribbon awarded for winning a Nikonians Annual Photo Contest Nikonian since 07th May 2002
Mon 03-Dec-12 11:12 PM

Thank You Steve



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Bump57

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#9. "RE: 2nd Shot from F4 300mm You Asked" | In response to Reply # 0

Bump57 Silver Member Awarded for his high skill level in Landscape and Nature Photography and willingness to share his learning experiences to help others. Donor Ribbon awarded for his support to the Fundraising Campaign 2014 Laureate Ribbon awarded as a winner in a Nikonians Best of Images Annual Photo Contest Nikonian since 01st Apr 2007
Tue 04-Dec-12 01:51 AM

Not much to say but excellent photograph Mr. Preston. I can't find a single nit!! Wonderful work. The lighting is special, very soft almost studio like.

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massulo

Tampa/Lutz, US
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#10. "RE: 2nd Shot from F4 300mm You Asked" | In response to Reply # 9

massulo Gold Member Donor Ribbon awarded for his generous support to the Fundraising Campaign 2014 Laureate Ribbon awarded for winning a Nikonians Annual Photo Contest Nikonian since 07th May 2002
Tue 04-Dec-12 01:58 AM

Thank you, almost strait out of camera



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greyface

Acushnet, US
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#11. "RE: 2nd Shot from F4 300mm You Asked" | In response to Reply # 0

greyface Gold Member Nikonian since 30th Jul 2008
Wed 05-Dec-12 05:40 PM

Excellent image. Think you will be retiring the 80-400?
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massulo

Tampa/Lutz, US
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#12. "RE: 2nd Shot from F4 300mm You Asked" | In response to Reply # 11

massulo Gold Member Donor Ribbon awarded for his generous support to the Fundraising Campaign 2014 Laureate Ribbon awarded for winning a Nikonians Annual Photo Contest Nikonian since 07th May 2002
Wed 05-Dec-12 08:31 PM

I'm sure will see it then get the 80-200 f4
Thanks for viewing



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massulo

Tampa/Lutz, US
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#13. "RE: 2nd Shot from F4 300mm You Asked" | In response to Reply # 12

massulo Gold Member Donor Ribbon awarded for his generous support to the Fundraising Campaign 2014 Laureate Ribbon awarded for winning a Nikonians Annual Photo Contest Nikonian since 07th May 2002
Thu 06-Dec-12 12:04 AM

Sell I mean



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