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Larry Colen
Fri, Apr 2, 2021 6:51 PM

After we buried my mom yesterday on my way to visit with the friend who was like another daughter to Mom I saw what looked like blackbirds hassling a vulture, which seemed really odd, then I realized that it was a bald eagle.  I pulled over, grabbed the K-3 with a bigma and grabbed some shots.  It was set at Av, ISO 100 f/10, bracketing 0 and -2 stops.  Lesson learned:  don’t photograph birds in flight locked at ISO 100.
In theory this would be a good use of user modes, though I could have just gone to Tav at a higher shutter speed.

On a larger scheme these aren’t great photos, but they are some of my best bald eagle photos (especially in flight) so far.

https://www.flickr.com/photos/ellarsee/albums/72157718833806563

As an aside, it occurred to me that bald eagle would actually be a better name for vultures than birds that look like Edgar Winter with wings.

After we buried my mom yesterday on my way to visit with the friend who was like another daughter to Mom I saw what looked like blackbirds hassling a vulture, which seemed really odd, then I realized that it was a bald eagle. I pulled over, grabbed the K-3 with a bigma and grabbed some shots. It was set at Av, ISO 100 f/10, bracketing 0 and -2 stops. Lesson learned: don’t photograph birds in flight locked at ISO 100. In theory this would be a good use of user modes, though I could have just gone to Tav at a higher shutter speed. On a larger scheme these aren’t great photos, but they are some of my best bald eagle photos (especially in flight) so far. https://www.flickr.com/photos/ellarsee/albums/72157718833806563 As an aside, it occurred to me that bald eagle would actually be a better name for vultures than birds that look like Edgar Winter with wings.
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Toine
Fri, Apr 2, 2021 7:19 PM

Cool shots nevertheless. Seeing such a magnificent bird is what matters
most. And you have a photo as a bonus

On Fri, 2 Apr 2021, 20:51 Larry Colen, lrc@red4est.com wrote:

After we buried my mom yesterday on my way to visit with the friend who
was like another daughter to Mom I saw what looked like blackbirds hassling
a vulture, which seemed really odd, then I realized that it was a bald
eagle.  I pulled over, grabbed the K-3 with a bigma and grabbed some
shots.  It was set at Av, ISO 100 f/10, bracketing 0 and -2 stops.  Lesson
learned:  don’t photograph birds in flight locked at ISO 100.
In theory this would be a good use of user modes, though I could have just
gone to Tav at a higher shutter speed.

On a larger scheme these aren’t great photos, but they are some of my best
bald eagle photos (especially in flight) so far.

https://www.flickr.com/photos/ellarsee/albums/72157718833806563

As an aside, it occurred to me that bald eagle would actually be a better
name for vultures than birds that look like Edgar Winter with wings.

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Cool shots nevertheless. Seeing such a magnificent bird is what matters most. And you have a photo as a bonus On Fri, 2 Apr 2021, 20:51 Larry Colen, <lrc@red4est.com> wrote: > After we buried my mom yesterday on my way to visit with the friend who > was like another daughter to Mom I saw what looked like blackbirds hassling > a vulture, which seemed really odd, then I realized that it was a bald > eagle. I pulled over, grabbed the K-3 with a bigma and grabbed some > shots. It was set at Av, ISO 100 f/10, bracketing 0 and -2 stops. Lesson > learned: don’t photograph birds in flight locked at ISO 100. > In theory this would be a good use of user modes, though I could have just > gone to Tav at a higher shutter speed. > > On a larger scheme these aren’t great photos, but they are some of my best > bald eagle photos (especially in flight) so far. > > https://www.flickr.com/photos/ellarsee/albums/72157718833806563 > > As an aside, it occurred to me that bald eagle would actually be a better > name for vultures than birds that look like Edgar Winter with wings. > > -- > %(real_name)s Pentax-Discuss Mail List > To unsubscribe send an email to pdml-leave@pdml.net > to UNSUBSCRIBE from the PDML, please visit the link directly above and > follow the directions.
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Larry Colen
Fri, Apr 2, 2021 7:30 PM

On Apr 2, 2021, at 12:19 PM, Toine toine@repiuk.nl wrote:

Cool shots nevertheless. Seeing such a magnificent bird is what matters
most. And you have a photo as a bonus

Thanks.

Yes, bald eagles are really quite impressive.

On Fri, 2 Apr 2021, 20:51 Larry Colen, lrc@red4est.com wrote:

After we buried my mom yesterday on my way to visit with the friend who
was like another daughter to Mom I saw what looked like blackbirds hassling
a vulture, which seemed really odd, then I realized that it was a bald
eagle.  I pulled over, grabbed the K-3 with a bigma and grabbed some
shots.  It was set at Av, ISO 100 f/10, bracketing 0 and -2 stops.  Lesson
learned:  don’t photograph birds in flight locked at ISO 100.
In theory this would be a good use of user modes, though I could have just
gone to Tav at a higher shutter speed.

On a larger scheme these aren’t great photos, but they are some of my best
bald eagle photos (especially in flight) so far.

https://www.flickr.com/photos/ellarsee/albums/72157718833806563

As an aside, it occurred to me that bald eagle would actually be a better
name for vultures than birds that look like Edgar Winter with wings.

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> On Apr 2, 2021, at 12:19 PM, Toine <toine@repiuk.nl> wrote: > > Cool shots nevertheless. Seeing such a magnificent bird is what matters > most. And you have a photo as a bonus Thanks. Yes, bald eagles are really quite impressive. > > On Fri, 2 Apr 2021, 20:51 Larry Colen, <lrc@red4est.com> wrote: > >> After we buried my mom yesterday on my way to visit with the friend who >> was like another daughter to Mom I saw what looked like blackbirds hassling >> a vulture, which seemed really odd, then I realized that it was a bald >> eagle. I pulled over, grabbed the K-3 with a bigma and grabbed some >> shots. It was set at Av, ISO 100 f/10, bracketing 0 and -2 stops. Lesson >> learned: don’t photograph birds in flight locked at ISO 100. >> In theory this would be a good use of user modes, though I could have just >> gone to Tav at a higher shutter speed. >> >> On a larger scheme these aren’t great photos, but they are some of my best >> bald eagle photos (especially in flight) so far. >> >> https://www.flickr.com/photos/ellarsee/albums/72157718833806563 >> >> As an aside, it occurred to me that bald eagle would actually be a better >> name for vultures than birds that look like Edgar Winter with wings. >> >> -- >> %(real_name)s Pentax-Discuss Mail List >> To unsubscribe send an email to pdml-leave@pdml.net >> to UNSUBSCRIBE from the PDML, please visit the link directly above and >> follow the directions. > -- > %(real_name)s Pentax-Discuss Mail List > To unsubscribe send an email to pdml-leave@pdml.net > to UNSUBSCRIBE from the PDML, please visit the link directly above and follow the directions. >
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ann sanfedele
Fri, Apr 2, 2021 8:13 PM

Ouch! I feel your pain about the speed.. you are not alone!    at least
you got to see him and the photo brings remembrance anyway..
I had so many slides with motion blur or slight off focus back in the
manual days..that looked good at first glance when I got the slides but
were useless for getting them published, for stock, for prints.. but
especially painful when the flick of a switch would have saved you...

You'll see more of them again.. they are coming back and you are in the
right place

ann

On 4/2/2021 2:51 PM, Larry Colen wrote:

After we buried my mom yesterday on my way to visit with the friend who was like another daughter to Mom I saw what looked like blackbirds hassling a vulture, which seemed really odd, then I realized that it was a bald eagle.  I pulled over, grabbed the K-3 with a bigma and grabbed some shots.  It was set at Av, ISO 100 f/10, bracketing 0 and -2 stops.  Lesson learned:  don’t photograph birds in flight locked at ISO 100.
In theory this would be a good use of user modes, though I could have just gone to Tav at a higher shutter speed.

On a larger scheme these aren’t great photos, but they are some of my best bald eagle photos (especially in flight) so far.

https://www.flickr.com/photos/ellarsee/albums/72157718833806563

As an aside, it occurred to me that bald eagle would actually be a better name for vultures than birds that look like Edgar Winter with wings.

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Ouch! I feel your pain about the speed.. you are not alone!    at least you got to see him and the photo brings remembrance anyway.. I had so many slides with motion blur or slight off focus back in the manual days..that looked good at first glance when I got the slides but were useless for getting them published, for stock, for prints.. but especially painful when the flick of a switch would have saved you... You'll see more of them again.. they are coming back and you are in the right place ann On 4/2/2021 2:51 PM, Larry Colen wrote: > After we buried my mom yesterday on my way to visit with the friend who was like another daughter to Mom I saw what looked like blackbirds hassling a vulture, which seemed really odd, then I realized that it was a bald eagle. I pulled over, grabbed the K-3 with a bigma and grabbed some shots. It was set at Av, ISO 100 f/10, bracketing 0 and -2 stops. Lesson learned: don’t photograph birds in flight locked at ISO 100. > In theory this would be a good use of user modes, though I could have just gone to Tav at a higher shutter speed. > > On a larger scheme these aren’t great photos, but they are some of my best bald eagle photos (especially in flight) so far. > > https://www.flickr.com/photos/ellarsee/albums/72157718833806563 > > As an aside, it occurred to me that bald eagle would actually be a better name for vultures than birds that look like Edgar Winter with wings. > > -- > %(real_name)s Pentax-Discuss Mail List > To unsubscribe send an email to pdml-leave@pdml.net > to UNSUBSCRIBE from the PDML, please visit the link directly above and follow the directions. -- ann sanfedele photography https://annsan.smugmug.com https://www.cafepress.com/+ann-sanfedele+gifts https://www.lulu.com/spotlight/annsan https://www.createphotocalendars.com/Shop/annsanfedelecalendarsandbooks
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Daniel J. Matyola
Sat, Apr 3, 2021 4:12 AM

Nice captures.  Seeing bald eagles is always exciting!

We have nesting eagles even here in New Jersey.  There is an eagle cam on a
nest just a few miles from our home:

https://www.dukefarms.org/making-an-impact/eagle-cam/

Dan Matyola
https://tinyurl.com/DJM-Pentax-Gallery
https://tinyurl.com/DJM-Pentax-Gallery

On Fri, Apr 2, 2021 at 2:51 PM Larry Colen lrc@red4est.com wrote:

After we buried my mom yesterday on my way to visit with the friend who
was like another daughter to Mom I saw what looked like blackbirds hassling
a vulture, which seemed really odd, then I realized that it was a bald
eagle.  I pulled over, grabbed the K-3 with a bigma and grabbed some
shots.  It was set at Av, ISO 100 f/10, bracketing 0 and -2 stops.  Lesson
learned:  don’t photograph birds in flight locked at ISO 100.
In theory this would be a good use of user modes, though I could have just
gone to Tav at a higher shutter speed.

On a larger scheme these aren’t great photos, but they are some of my best
bald eagle photos (especially in flight) so far.

https://www.flickr.com/photos/ellarsee/albums/72157718833806563

As an aside, it occurred to me that bald eagle would actually be a better
name for vultures than birds that look like Edgar Winter with wings.

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Nice captures. Seeing bald eagles is always exciting! We have nesting eagles even here in New Jersey. There is an eagle cam on a nest just a few miles from our home: https://www.dukefarms.org/making-an-impact/eagle-cam/ Dan Matyola *https://tinyurl.com/DJM-Pentax-Gallery <https://tinyurl.com/DJM-Pentax-Gallery>* On Fri, Apr 2, 2021 at 2:51 PM Larry Colen <lrc@red4est.com> wrote: > After we buried my mom yesterday on my way to visit with the friend who > was like another daughter to Mom I saw what looked like blackbirds hassling > a vulture, which seemed really odd, then I realized that it was a bald > eagle. I pulled over, grabbed the K-3 with a bigma and grabbed some > shots. It was set at Av, ISO 100 f/10, bracketing 0 and -2 stops. Lesson > learned: don’t photograph birds in flight locked at ISO 100. > In theory this would be a good use of user modes, though I could have just > gone to Tav at a higher shutter speed. > > On a larger scheme these aren’t great photos, but they are some of my best > bald eagle photos (especially in flight) so far. > > https://www.flickr.com/photos/ellarsee/albums/72157718833806563 > > As an aside, it occurred to me that bald eagle would actually be a better > name for vultures than birds that look like Edgar Winter with wings. > > -- > %(real_name)s Pentax-Discuss Mail List > To unsubscribe send an email to pdml-leave@pdml.net > to UNSUBSCRIBE from the PDML, please visit the link directly above and > follow the directions.
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David J Brooks
Sat, Apr 3, 2021 1:47 PM

I hear ya about the bird speeds an a camera, but well done anyway

Dave

On Sat, Apr 3, 2021 at 12:13 AM Daniel J. Matyola danmatyola@gmail.com
wrote:

Nice captures.  Seeing bald eagles is always exciting!

We have nesting eagles even here in New Jersey.  There is an eagle cam on a
nest just a few miles from our home:

https://www.dukefarms.org/making-an-impact/eagle-cam/

Dan Matyola
https://tinyurl.com/DJM-Pentax-Gallery
https://tinyurl.com/DJM-Pentax-Gallery

On Fri, Apr 2, 2021 at 2:51 PM Larry Colen lrc@red4est.com wrote:

After we buried my mom yesterday on my way to visit with the friend who
was like another daughter to Mom I saw what looked like blackbirds

hassling

a vulture, which seemed really odd, then I realized that it was a bald
eagle.  I pulled over, grabbed the K-3 with a bigma and grabbed some
shots.  It was set at Av, ISO 100 f/10, bracketing 0 and -2 stops.

Lesson

learned:  don’t photograph birds in flight locked at ISO 100.
In theory this would be a good use of user modes, though I could have

just

gone to Tav at a higher shutter speed.

On a larger scheme these aren’t great photos, but they are some of my

best

bald eagle photos (especially in flight) so far.

https://www.flickr.com/photos/ellarsee/albums/72157718833806563

As an aside, it occurred to me that bald eagle would actually be a better
name for vultures than birds that look like Edgar Winter with wings.

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I hear ya about the bird speeds an a camera, but well done anyway Dave On Sat, Apr 3, 2021 at 12:13 AM Daniel J. Matyola <danmatyola@gmail.com> wrote: > Nice captures. Seeing bald eagles is always exciting! > > We have nesting eagles even here in New Jersey. There is an eagle cam on a > nest just a few miles from our home: > > https://www.dukefarms.org/making-an-impact/eagle-cam/ > > Dan Matyola > *https://tinyurl.com/DJM-Pentax-Gallery > <https://tinyurl.com/DJM-Pentax-Gallery>* > > > > On Fri, Apr 2, 2021 at 2:51 PM Larry Colen <lrc@red4est.com> wrote: > > > After we buried my mom yesterday on my way to visit with the friend who > > was like another daughter to Mom I saw what looked like blackbirds > hassling > > a vulture, which seemed really odd, then I realized that it was a bald > > eagle. I pulled over, grabbed the K-3 with a bigma and grabbed some > > shots. It was set at Av, ISO 100 f/10, bracketing 0 and -2 stops. > Lesson > > learned: don’t photograph birds in flight locked at ISO 100. > > In theory this would be a good use of user modes, though I could have > just > > gone to Tav at a higher shutter speed. > > > > On a larger scheme these aren’t great photos, but they are some of my > best > > bald eagle photos (especially in flight) so far. > > > > https://www.flickr.com/photos/ellarsee/albums/72157718833806563 > > > > As an aside, it occurred to me that bald eagle would actually be a better > > name for vultures than birds that look like Edgar Winter with wings. > > > > -- > > %(real_name)s Pentax-Discuss Mail List > > To unsubscribe send an email to pdml-leave@pdml.net > > to UNSUBSCRIBE from the PDML, please visit the link directly above and > > follow the directions. > -- > %(real_name)s Pentax-Discuss Mail List > To unsubscribe send an email to pdml-leave@pdml.net > to UNSUBSCRIBE from the PDML, please visit the link directly above and > follow the directions. -- Documenting Life in Rural Ontario. www.caughtinmotion.com http://brooksinthecountry.blogspot.com/ York Region, Ontario, Canada