PESO - Synchronized

Bob Sullivan rf.sullivan at gmail.com
Mon Jul 5 23:26:54 EDT 2010


Frank,
Nice work with that manual lens.  Yes, it's better than you would
imagine.  Good to get the sharpness you did.
Regards,  Bob S.

On Mon, Jul 5, 2010 at 7:28 PM, frank theriault
<knarftheriault at gmail.com> 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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