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Challenge: Free Study 2010-09 (Advanced Editing VII)
Camera: Canon EOS-5D Mark II
Lens: Canon EF 400mm f/5.6L USM
Location: Kanata Area (Off Eagleson Road)
Date: Sep 26, 2010
Aperture: 5.6
ISO: 200
Shutter: 1/320
Galleries: Birds
Date Uploaded: Sep 29, 2010

Camera was supported, with a home made stock support. Which really helped with the tracking and thus sharpness. Plus producing some wing blur. I'm always impressed, how the stock can steady hand held panning. This was at 1/320 of a second. Man do I love my 400 5.6. When you use it rite, the results are fantastic! If you have the means, I highly recommend it!

Statistics
Place: 159 out of 296
Avg (all users): 5.5547
Avg (commenters): 6.6000
Avg (participants): 5.5000
Avg (non-participants): 5.6944
Views since voting: 489
Views during voting: 198
Votes: 128
Comments: 5
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
10/07/2010 09:08:49 PM
Nice combination of sharpness and motion blur. Might benefit from a bit of a contrast boost.
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10/02/2010 03:20:46 PM
With it's high degree of difficulty, the German judge gave this dive high marks :-)
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10/02/2010 05:12:04 AM
Cool shot :) 7
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10/01/2010 09:08:26 PM
These are very difficult to shoot - very shy birds (at least around here). Biggest drawback is the bird blends too much with the background. Nice focus, detail, and capture of a moving object.
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10/01/2010 11:50:40 AM
Excellent action shot, great panning technique, I love the motion blur of the wingtips, good luck
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