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Subject: [Leica] Cocoi Heron Fishing Sequence
From: photo at (Nathan Wajsman)
Date: Wed, 21 Sep 2016 22:34:01 +0200
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Gorgeous. Hard to pick the favourite, perhaps the last one.


Nathan Wajsman
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> On 19 Sep 2016, at 08:33, Jayanand Govindaraj <jayanand at> 
> wrote:
> This ten frame sequence is my favourite of the three or four I managed to
> photograph on the Pantanal trip. There are gaps in the frames, not because
> of the camera's inability to track the subject, but because of my inability
> to keep the subject centred on the frame, with the result that parts of the
> bird are clipped by the frame. Anyway, I had ten good frames, so I
> ruthlessly discarded the rest. The bird was quite close, so this is all
> practically full frame - two or three have been cropped by 5-10% to try and
> keep the framing more or less similar. That this was a big heron, slow
> enough to keep track of through a viewfinder, made it relatively easier to
> photograph compared to the fast and maneuverable hawks.
> Nikon D500 with the AF-S Nikkor 300mm f4E PF ED VR lens, wide open at
> 1/3200s. The camera was on Auto ISO, so the ISO varies marginally from
> frame to frame.
> The whole sequence is here:
> Please see LARGE
> Comments and criticism, as ever, welcome
> Cheers
> Jayanand
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