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camperbc
07-06-2010, 01:16 AM
As most of you know, I prefer to capture images of Newfoundland's rugged coastline, old wharves and fishing stages, etc. So I have very little experience with things like birds and flowers... so that is what I am shooting at the moment. It's a bit frustrating though, as the darned birds just won't cooperate at all, and the flowers won't stay still for the camera either!

But here is what I came up with today. I was using my Sony Alpha with old Minolta 75-300mm f/4.5-5.6 lens, handheld, on full zoom. Don't let anyone tell you this lens is not clear and sharp, especially when stopped down to f/8 - f/11 at full zoom.

Glen
Focus On Newfoundland : about my photography: (http://www.FocusOnNewfoundland.com)

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Mad Aussie
07-06-2010, 05:37 AM
Both excellent shots! Love the lighting on the flower. Nominated the gull.

Iguanasan
07-06-2010, 08:08 AM
Wow! If you hadn't nominated that first one I would have. :clap::clap: That's the second one you've beaten me to in the last few days :)

Marko
07-06-2010, 08:57 AM
both shots rock - very well done!

camperbc
07-06-2010, 01:39 PM
Thanks guys, I always appreciated your comments.
Glen
FocusOnNewfoundland.com

edG
07-06-2010, 06:49 PM
lovely shots - well done

Matt K.
07-06-2010, 09:18 PM
lovely shots - well done

I concure whole heartedly ... great captures both