PESO - Swans on the Wing

Bob Sullivan rf.sullivan at gmail.com
Sat Jul 3 11:50:28 EDT 2010


Frank,
Unusual for me to see them flying, very elegant compared to the geese.
Most around here are wing clipped to keep them on guard duty against
the Canada Geese.
Regards,  Bob S.

On Sat, Jul 3, 2010 at 10:30 AM, frank theriault
<knarftheriault at gmail.com> wrote:
> Didn't get many good photos from today's walk down at the lake (still
> working on a few, but I don't think they'll make the cut), but this
> one's not bad:
>
> http://knarfdummyblog.blogspot.com/2010/07/swans-on-wing.html
>
> I never realized that big old swans made so much noise when they fly;
> you can hear them coming from a mile away.  Taken with *istD/Tokina
> f2.8 80-200 manual focus.  I'm having lots of problems with the manual
> focus - by the time I'm focused and get the exposure (no "A" setting,
> so I'm on M with the green button), my subject inevitably moves on -
> at least the birds do.
>
> Anyway, hope you like this one.  Comments welcome.
>
> cheers,
> frank
>
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