PESO - Synchronized

Stan Halpin stan at stans-photography.info
Mon Jul 5 22:21:03 EDT 2010


Who are you and what did you do with Frank? If he is gone, how am I going to get my fix on subway and street-scenes?

But whoever you are, nicely shot, nicely cropped!

stan

On Jul 5, 2010, at 7:28 PM, frank theriault wrote:

> 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:
> 
> http://knarfdummyblog.blogspot.com/2010/07/synchronized.html
> 
> I'm happier with this than the flying swan pic from the other day
> taken with the heavy Tokina 80-200mm f2.8 zoom:
> 
> http://knarfdummyblog.blogspot.com/2010/07/swans-on-wing.html
> 
> Anyway, hope you like.  Comment if you will.
> 
> cheers,
> frank
> 
> 
> 
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