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Old 02/11/2020, 11:01 AM   #1
SouthFla
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Talking Pretty impressive!

Thought some here might enjoy...In 30 years of watching Ospreys Ive never seen this! I was out this a.m. trying to work out focusing issues Im having with Sony a7RIV and FE 200-600 lens, and this flew in from behind me and right over my head. I managed to fire off a 6 shot burst, but this was the only one that was in acceptable focus-at least I got one! I can just hear the Great Barracuda saying to himself, WTF I thought I was the apex predator! . Would have loved to have seen the hunt and catch!

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1/2500 / f6.3 / ISO 320 / +0.3EV
RAW processed in Capture One Pro and resized for web




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Old 02/12/2020, 07:36 PM   #2
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It appears you figured out the focus! Beautiful shot! I'd be impressed just seeing this fly by nevermind snapping the photo. Great job!

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Old 02/13/2020, 07:24 AM   #3
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Well done. I may not have cropped quite as closely. How fortunate that the fish's eye and the bird's eye were in relatively the same focal plane. Thanks for sharing.


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