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    Re: Photo-a-day

    Here are some more photos from my recent trip away - Sydney Harbour at night. I'd much rather be back there in the heat than here in the cold and snow...!!!






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    Re: Photo-a-day

    Very nice photos evildeeva, great long exposures.

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    I went out with my Sigma 50-500mm today hoping to get some photos of Red Kites. The lens is pap.
    Still lovely pictures though.

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    Re: Photo-a-day

    Quote Originally Posted by Evildeeva View Post
    that is lovely

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    After that much alcohol on New Years, you would believe you could hand hold 1/2 second exposures at 80mm EFL as well...


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    Re: Photo-a-day

    looks like you'll have to use the micro adjustment on the 50D to help the bigma.. do some testing with a tripod and subjects at distance, use the AF, then when it thinks it has a lock, turn AF off and hit the live view button - then zoom in to see if it grabbed focus..

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    Re: Photo-a-day

    Sunflower taken at Sydney Botanical Gardens



    A girl playing guitar down at Queenstown Harbour



    Didgeridoo being played down at Sydney Harbour


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    Re: Photo-a-day

    Quote Originally Posted by Evildeeva View Post

    Didgeridoo being played down at Sydney Harbour

    Love the authentic Aboriginal seating and storage.
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    Re: Photo-a-day

    One from the kitchen window today.

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    One from outside the kitchen today.


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    Re: Photo-a-day

    Ours are bigger.





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    Re: Photo-a-day

    View from our apartment window on New Year's Eve - the display went on for over an hour:





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    Re: Photo-a-day

    Very nice paul.

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    Re: Photo-a-day

    Quote Originally Posted by KidChameleon View Post
    Ours are bigger.
    Very impressive... I now feel quite inadequate.

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    Re: Photo-a-day

    Well on the train today the driver informed us that in the tunnel ahead of our stop was an icicle that came from the ceiling of the tunnel that reached to 2 foot above the ground and was several feet thick (it came from the ventilation shaft). I had smashed the window of a train that morning

    Some people found better ways of getting around



    The view was nice



    This Robin was a model I think. This was shot with an 80mm focal length!! I was about 2 feet away!


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    On New Year's Day, a stroll around the local area:







    (The tracks in the last one are from people on skis, it's a common form of transport even on flat areas around here.)
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    Re: Photo-a-day

    Quote Originally Posted by YorkieBen View Post
    This Robin was a model I think. This was shot with an 80mm focal length!! I was about 2 feet away!

    Its a well known fact Robins are little posers and love having theirs pictures taken .
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