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More eagles

I went back to look for eagles again and found that the lake/pond/ditch had frozen over but there were still a couple of eagles milling about and several black birds. Lessons learned: 1/1600 of second still pretty slow for capturing even a big bird in flight. ISO 400 is pretty reliable on my camera and darktable matches the noise profile, doing a decent job of noise removal. Busy backgrounds are hard to work with but they aren’t show stoppers....

February 5, 2023 · 1 min
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Eagles in the "backyard"

Took some photos of bald eagles fairly close to my house, thanks to a tip from a friend. I never think to go exploring around home whereas I would have hiked miles on vacation to see wildlife. This is a great proof and reminder to see your “backyard” with fresh eyes. Photos captured with a Sony A7C with a Sigma 100-400. ILCE-7C 100-400mm F5-6.3 DG DN OS f 6.3 400mm 1/400 s ISO 400 ILCE-7C 100-400mm F5-6....

January 20, 2023 · 1 min

Sony A7c initial customization

I have been using the Sony A7ii for a long while. It was my first full-frame and mirrorless camera. The A7ii is a great camera and in a lot of ways I have been very spoiled by it. However, when the A7iii came out with fairly significant improvements I resisted the urge to upgrade and decided to wait for the A7iv. The A7iv was released last week and in many regards is a “perfect” camera....

October 27, 2021 · 4 min