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Project 52Laura's 2016 Attempt at PROJECT 52 - #1

The goal of Project 52 is to take a photo a week. This is an easier pace than the Project 365.
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Re: Laura's 2016 Attempt at PROJECT 52 - #1

Postby TomCofer » Mon Aug 22, 2016 12:19 am

laura72568 wrote:I appreciate your comments! I just wanted more detail as to how to fix it. I always appreciate feedback. I agree that the 1/20 was my issue on Putter. I was hand-holding the camera. I guess I thought it looked pretty clear on my 27" Mac! LOL. Always learning and that's the great thing about photography! :-)


The photo is a bit soft, but acceptable. To be honest, I'm kinda amazed and jealous that you managed to get one that clear at 1/20th and 300mm! It would have been a blurred mess if I'd tried it.
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Re: Laura's 2016 Attempt at PROJECT 52 - WEEK #35

Postby laura72568 » Wed Aug 31, 2016 3:52 pm

The hummingbirds have returned to Grimes County!

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Re: Laura's 2016 Attempt at PROJECT 52 - WEEK #35

Postby St3v3M » Thu Sep 01, 2016 3:44 am

laura72568 wrote:The hummingbirds have returned to Grimes County!

Sharp! S-
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Re: Laura's 2016 Attempt at PROJECT 52 - #1

Postby TomCofer » Thu Sep 01, 2016 2:01 pm

Very nice Laura. You froze the action very well.

I keep telling myself that I'm going to attempt to shoot hummingbirds, but haven't gotten around to it yet.
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Re: Laura's 2016 Attempt at PROJECT 52 - #1

Postby laura72568 » Fri Sep 02, 2016 12:07 am

I love photographing hummingbirds...I know many folks who use off-camera flash, etc, but I usually just use shutter priority at 1250 and ISO of 1000-1250 on a sunny day and that does the trick pretty well.

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Re: Laura's 2016 Attempt at PROJECT 52 - WEEK #36

Postby laura72568 » Mon Sep 05, 2016 3:53 pm

So, I took a tour of a ranch in Anahuac TX yesterday. Hot and buggy, but I had some birding success! Yellow-Crowned Night Heron.

Canon 7DII 100-400mmII with 1.4 extender --- f/9, 1/320, ISO400.

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Re: Laura's 2016 Attempt at PROJECT 52 - WEEK #37

Postby laura72568 » Mon Sep 05, 2016 3:58 pm

I have a lot going on next week, so I will post another shot from Anahuac for next week as well.

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Re: Laura's 2016 Attempt at PROJECT 52 - #1

Postby WesternGuy » Mon Sep 05, 2016 4:02 pm

The Yellow-crowned Night Heron looks like a juvenile, is it?

The water lily is very nice. Thanks for sharing.

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Re: Laura's 2016 Attempt at PROJECT 52 - #1

Postby laura72568 » Tue Sep 06, 2016 7:07 pm

Yes, I believe it was a juvenile. Thanks!

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Re: Laura's 2016 Attempt at PROJECT 52 - #1

Postby TomCofer » Thu Sep 08, 2016 12:44 am

Nice shots Laura. Hope your week isn't too hectic.
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