Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2007/06/03

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Subject: [Leica] IMG: Western Scrub Jay
From: crbirchenhall at (Christopher Birchenhall)
Date: Sun Jun 3 00:10:27 2007
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Another beautiful photograph and a tribute to the R8/DMR. There is a
R9/DMR going on the UK eBay site; currently the bid is ?2000, the
reserve is not met and there are 5 days to go. It will interesting to
see how this ends up.


On 03/06/07, Douglas Herr <> wrote:
> Today's new bird picture, a common but elusive corvid of western North 
> America.  The Western Scrub Jay is noisy and combatitive when safely out 
> of range, and comes within range only long enough to grab the crumb that 
> fell from your sandwich:
> Alas, I had no sandwich so I got cloe the old-fasioned way: I waited and 
> wached and melted into the background.
> Technical stuff:  R8/DMR, 560mm f/6.8 with UET-R, shoulder stock & monopod.
> ISO 400, no noise reduction.  Aperture: f/6.8, shutter speed: yes
> All comments welcome.
> Doug Herr
> Birdman of Sacramento
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