Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2007/08/19

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Subject: [Leica] IMG: another Anna's Hummingbird
From: jhnichols at (Jim Nichols)
Date: Sun Aug 19 15:54:11 2007
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Beautiful shot, and I like the background.  I see that your birds, like 
ours, select the tiniest twig they can find to perch on.

Jim Nichols
Tullahoma, TN USA
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Douglas Herr" <>
To: <>
Sent: Sunday, August 19, 2007 5:37 PM
Subject: [Leica] IMG: another Anna's Hummingbird

> In the hibiscus next to my barn:
> R8/DMR, 280 f/4 APO + 1.4x APO-Extender-R
> I'd like to have gotten a less busy background.  I used an exposure of 
> 1/90 sec @ f/8 (f/11 effective) to get a trace of DOF on the bird but this 
> had the unfortunate effect of making the background busier.  All comments 
> welcome.
> Doug Herr
> Birdman of Sacramento
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