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#1 John W

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Posted 10 April 2016 - 11:14 AM

I took these yesterday of my son and his friend. I have to get used to my new lens. With 600mm they were almost filling the entire view finder. I think I will try to move the focus slightly to the side next time so that I can make better use of the rule of thirds. Should probably have stopped up, lowered  iso and increased speed. 1/1250, f9, iso500, 600mm cc

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Posted 10 April 2016 - 03:04 PM

 I like the second shot better as the subject has room to move. Very nice for your first attempt with a new lens.


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Posted 10 April 2016 - 04:26 PM

Nice ones, I'll go with the second shot too!
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Posted 10 April 2016 - 04:51 PM

Aye, they're lovely and the second shot is the winner for me also :)


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Posted 10 April 2016 - 09:49 PM

Thanks guys.

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Posted 11 April 2016 - 05:21 AM

Must be down to the pose of the subject, but no.2 for me.

I line the shadow of his arm on the surface of the wave



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Posted 13 April 2016 - 03:57 PM

Nice shots John, I like them both.  I wouldn't be afraid to go 1/1600 or even 1/2000, even if the iso gets pushed up most of the noise is well hidden in the splashing water is what I've found and the rest is usually easily cleaned up.






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