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Subject: [Leica] Black Phoebe
From: kididdoc at (Steve Barbour)
Date: Wed Jan 5 06:27:11 2005
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a wonderful image Doug....   done in your 
inimitable fashion....

would this have been easier with a telyt?    I 
guess-timate you were 15-20 feet away.... is that 
roughly right?


Doug Herr wrote:

> I had a chance to try out my LeiCanon 560mm f/4 (Canon 400mm f/2.8 + Leica
> 1.4x APO-Extender):
> Technical stuff: Leicaflex SL2, Canon FD 400mm f/2.8 L, Leica 1.4x
> APO-Extender-R, E200 film.  Getting detail in both the white feathers and
> the black areas has proven difficult in bright light so I took advantage of
> the diffused light of a foggy day for this photo.  Exposure was about 1/60
> sec @ f/4.  This is a crop of about 50% of the slide area.
> All comments welcome.
> Doug Herr
> Birdman of Sacramento
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