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Subject: [Leica] IMG: More Boobies
From: jhnichols at (Jim Nichols)
Date: Sat Feb 21 18:37:42 2009
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Both shots are fine, but the first one, with the waves as background, I find 
to be outstanding.  Thanks for sharing.

Jim Nichols
Tullahoma, TN USA
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Doug Herr" <>
To: <>; "LEG" <>; "LeicaReflex" 
Sent: Saturday, February 21, 2009 12:49 PM
Subject: [Leica] IMG: More Boobies

>I visited Waimanalo again yesterday morning and found a couple more 
>Red-footed Boobies:
> My previous experience with these birds at this location suggested that a 
> lens as long as the 560mm lens wasn't required, and I wanted the benefit 
> of an automatic diaphragm so I used the 280mm f/4 with 1.4x APO-Extender 
> instead.  Other technical stuff: R8/DMR, ISO 400, shoulder stock.  All 
> comments welcome.
> Doug Herr
> Birdman of Kailua
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