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    Re: Photo-a-day

    nice capture of the heron, nice use of spot metering for the exposure

    Bobster that shot of the army lynx is a belter

    Three silhoutted sunset pics from today






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    Re: Photo-a-day

    Nice shot of the heron, I agree; how can you tell it's spot metering?


    Click here for larger versions of photos

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    Re: Photo-a-day

    psychic

    (actually I checked out the photo's exif)

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    Re: Photo-a-day

    Thanks chaps.

    Tried to get a decent one of it in flight too, this was the best I could manage....




    Seemed very hard to get a crisp shot of the bird, anyone any tips? I'm assuming I need the fastest shutter speed I can muster along with a steady hand?

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    Quote Originally Posted by YorkieBen View Post
    Bobster that shot of the Navy lynx is a belter
    fixed

    and thanks
    i miss going up to Salisbury to shoot them, i will get out again when i have my new camera body


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    Re: Photo-a-day

    Like the Heron and the wee tank.

    One from a walk yesterday morning doing the Fairfield horseshoe above Ambleside and Grasmere. Just ordered a set of ND Grads which should hopefully help with these type of pics.



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    Re: Photo-a-day

    Army helicopters borrowed by the navy actually

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    Re: Photo-a-day

    I was going to say that usually Army Lynx's have skids but Navy ones have wheels.

    Kushtibari, you live in a beautiful part of the world there and your landscape photos are great!

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    Quote Originally Posted by YorkieBen View Post
    Army helicopters borrowed by the navy actually
    transpose Army and Navy and you'll be right i had a good chat with the door man

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    Quote Originally Posted by kushtibari View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by gerrard View Post
    kushtibari, you live in a beautiful part of the world there and your landscape photos are great!
    +1 :d

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    Re: Photo-a-day

    Speaking of choppers.. this was a complete snap shot, so apologies for the quality


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    Re: Photo-a-day

    That's pretty cool though... and the quality seems fine to me!?! Where did you see it? Any idea what it is? Polizia?

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    Re: Photo-a-day

    It's an AH-64 Apache gunship, possibly the WAH-64 it's a little hard to tell them apart from a photo.

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    Quote Originally Posted by GSte View Post
    That's pretty cool though... and the quality seems fine to me!?! Where did you see it? Any idea what it is? Polizia?
    I knew it was an apache, but nothing more than that. It was somewhere south of Cambridge and I had the camera with me to take photos of something else. We heard it first and it popped up over a distant treeline and disappeared before I could change lenses (no, UWAs aren't any good for choppers). Then it flew by a bit closer a few minutes later.

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    Re: Photo-a-day

    Quote Originally Posted by kalniel View Post
    It was somewhere south of Cambridge
    Probably a WAH-64 then, the UK version.

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    Re: Photo-a-day

    Quote Originally Posted by kushtibari View Post
    Like the Heron and the wee tank.

    One from a walk yesterday morning doing the Fairfield horseshoe above Ambleside and Grasmere. Just ordered a set of ND Grads which should hopefully help with these type of pics.


    Not far from here, that . Amazing picture!

    Could you email me the high res version?
    matty-hodgson@live.co.uk

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