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frank theriault knarftheriault at
Mon Jul 5 20:28:28 EDT 2010

Yet another flying swan pic, this one from yesterday.  I was getting
tired of carting around long zooms;  they're so big and heavy and
fiddly.  So my kit was the *istD, the Pentax M 200mm f4.0 and the
Tamron SP 90mm f2.5 Macro.  Both nice light, easy to carry lenses.

I'm quite impressed with the M 200mm.  It's noticeably sharper than
either zoom I use.  This photo is about a 25% crop (is that right?  I
mean to say I cropped out about 75% of the original frame).  Given
that amount cropped, plus I was shooting manual focus and panning, I'm
pretty happy with how sharp this is:

I'm happier with this than the flying swan pic from the other day
taken with the heavy Tokina 80-200mm f2.8 zoom:

Anyway, hope you like.  Comment if you will.


"Sharpness is a bourgeois concept."  -Henri Cartier-Bresson

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