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30th July 2012, 03:25 PM
Canon 1Dx / Canon 500mm f4 L
I sat with a tripod on my deck all afternoon yesterday. I use a Gitzo 3530LSV with a Wimberly head. I have three feeders in front of me and I spin to whatever one has the bird visiting. Each feeler has a Canon 580EXII Speedlight on a light stand controled by a TT5 Pocket Wizard on each (and a TT1 on the camera). I shoot manual mode and dial in for the proper exposure by trial and error. It usually takes a dozen shots at the birds to get the exposure exactly where I want it. I am about 17 feet from the feeders. I did not use the better beamers.
I ended up with several shots I likes and posted a few on my site (under "last few months").
My site i located here: http://jaimejohnson.zenfolio.com/
31st July 2012, 05:04 AM
Beautiful image Jaime. Well done.
31st July 2012, 01:08 PM
31st July 2012, 03:54 PM
Hello Jaime, ditto to what has been written above. I look forward to more posts.
31st July 2012, 04:51 PM
thank you for sharing your pictures and skills!