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great shots dude
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Your bird is a kildeer, and in terms of sharpness, it's not bad. But you can in fact crop quite nicely with 12mp. Taken with a 600 f/4, D300s:



Taken by a friend.
The feather detail is a little better here IMHO.
    
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post #13 of 28
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Quote:
Originally Posted by dudemanppl View Post
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.
Oh you shoot canon? large format ftw!

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Originally Posted by citruspers View Post
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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Originally Posted by nuclearjock View Post
Your bird is a kildeer, and in terms of sharpness, it's not bad. But you can in fact crop quite nicely with 12mp. Taken with a 600 f/4, D300s:



Taken by a friend.
The feather detail is a little better here IMHO.
Oh noes.. i think i just pissed off the nikon zealots users here.

Lets be friends mmkay
    
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Quote:
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Oh noes.. i think i just pissed off the nikon zealots users here.

Lets be friends mmkay
Actually we're quite a jolly bunch. Always fun to show pretty pics.
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by dudemanppl View Post
But then again, who needs to crop when you have telephoto?
ME, that's who! And everyone else without the wherewithal to get a long tele lens.

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Originally Posted by citruspers View Post
And here I was, feeling sad about my 4.1 megapixel D2H....until I realised the 5dMkII can't do 8 FPS
The two aren't even the same type of camera. The D2H is a crop sports shooter, the 5DII a slow full-frame. The Canon 1D series (not the 1Ds) would be a better comparison (and they all easily do > 8 FPS ).

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Actually we're quite a jolly bunch. Always fun to show pretty pics.
..and to spaz out and flame about specs. Ah the joys of being a gear freak.
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GoneTomorrow, you're taking my comment too seriously.
    
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GoneTomorrow, you're taking my comment too seriously.
Haha, no, not really. I'll just quote myself:

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..and to spaz out and flame about specs. Ah the joys of being a gear freak.

If I didn't point that out in your post, doubtless someone else would.
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Pretty sure the bird is a Killdeer. There used to be a ton of them around, but I don't believe there are many left. They lay there eggs on the ground, usually in gravel lots and such, so their nests commonly get destroyed by people in one way or another. They kind of just run around, staying close to there eggs, and that is why they get so vocal when people are around and they are forced to fly away. They are pretty much yelling at you to keep away. Keep an eye out for eggs, they look just like the gravel pretty much and are easily stepped on.
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Oh noes.. i think i just pissed off the nikon zealots users here.


Some nice shots though, I like how he's turned towards the camera in #2
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Lets be friends mmkay


I'll have to get back to you on that. You did say California was full of hippies too.
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