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Focus, Sharpness and Resolution

Pipewelder

Iuka, US
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"RE: Focus, Sharpness and Resolution"

Pipewelder Registered since 09th Jan 2013
Mon 21-Jan-13 01:56 AM

>You need to get a LOT closer for good wildlife images.
>Physically closer and ultimately a longer lens.
>
>The Canon SX40HS has a zoom equivalent of 24-840mm ! Sounds
>impressive and indeed it is but it can't do many things a DSLR
>can so it's a bit of an apples and oranges comparison even if
>it looks pretty sweet!
>
>Keep visiting the beaches and estuaries where the eagles are
>and the opportunities will present themselves. It was years
>before I finally got my first really good eagle image and
>there's a list of other wildlife I'm still waiting for many
>years on.
>
>The D5100 auto-focus is a little frustrating to use with the
>harsh little red light indicator in the viewfinder. I'm never
>sure if I'm on target or not, compared to higher end bodies.
>But the D5100 takes great pics so persistence and patience
>will pay off
>
>Have fun
>
>Philip
Thanks. The focus speed and shutter speed is nice. Back when I was into 35MM many years ago I never could have caught the ones flying from the tree. But the ole split prism would have been dead on.

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