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Who needs telephoto when you can crop?

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I decided to sell my 100-400L, it was nice having it but i don't use it enough to justify keeping my money locked up with it. I think i've used it 5 times total since purchasing it in June last year. Went to 2 airshows with it, twice to the zoo, and once to the avian photoshoot.

I had my 135L with me today and this bird has been lingering outside my work for the past two days and it showed up again today.. **Need ID from bird experts! This bird is active during the day and extremely active during the night.. doesn't like to fly at all.. runs majority of the time and when it flys.. it chirps alot.

I baited it with some saltine crackers and shot these... and cropped ofc.








Crazy sharp even when cropped close to 100%
    
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This thread amuses me. I've recently discovered the joys of a 15MP camera and the cropping it offers as well, and my friends have been pretty jealous
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This thread amuses me. I've recently discovered the joys of a 15MP camera and the cropping it offers as well, and my friends have been pretty jealous
Haha, and they said megapixels mean nothing

Nikon FF's can't do this!

    
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Nikon FF's can't do this!
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But then again, who needs to crop when you have telephoto?
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But then again, who needs to crop when you have telephoto?
Party pooper
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Party pooper
dont mind the jealous nikonian......we can still crop on a 600/4 they cant

i wonder when soemone will bring up the d3x
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But then again, who needs to crop when you have telephoto?
Who needs a $5k tele lens when you can crop.. HAH
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dont mind the jealous nikonian......we can still crop on a 600/4 they cant

i wonder when soemone will bring up the d3x
Well.. lets put this in perspective..

For the price of a D3x.

I can get a 5DII and a 500/4 AND still be able to crop.
    
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Ugh, more like 500 f/4.5 NON IS! Why do I still keep thinking I shoot Nikon? Thats okay, disliking Canon is fun! But I do like the cropability of the 5DII, especially for the price. Or I can shoot film and scan it.
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And here I was, feeling sad about my 4.1 megapixel D2H....until I realised the 5dMkII can't do 8 FPS
    
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