PESO - Swans on the Wing

David J Brooks pentkon52 at
Sat Jul 3 12:12:44 EDT 2010

Good shot.

Sometimes the Trumpeter Swans at the farm will get up and fly and they
do make a lot of noise.


On Sat, Jul 3, 2010 at 11:30 AM, frank theriault
<knarftheriault at> 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:
> 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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