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By kinfatric
Taken yesterday afternoon. I also had a 1.4 extender on this but it doesn't record this if you are already are using a 2x. Taken from about 90 Metres. Just giving it a go with these settings...all advice/critique gratefully received. A skimmer and gimbal head were used and shot from an rspb hide. Its a cropped image with only about a third of it left so I've added a touch of vignette.

Camera Model Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Firmware Firmware Version 1.1.0
Shooting Date/Time 26/09/2009 17:33:29
Owner's Name Joe Soap
Shooting Mode Program AE
Tv( Shutter Speed ) 1/640
Av( Aperture Value ) 13.0
Metering Mode Spot Metering
Exposure Compensation +1/3
ISO Speed 3200
Auto ISO Speed ON
Lens EF600mm f/4L IS USM +2.0x
Focal Length 1200.0mm
Image Size 5616x3744
Image Quality RAW
Flash Off
FE lock OFF
White Balance Mode Auto
AF Mode Manual focusing
Picture Style Standard
Sharpness 2
Contrast -1
Saturation 1
Color tone 0
Color Space Adobe RGB
Long exposure noise reduction 0:Off
High ISO speed noise reduction 0:Standard
Highlight tone priority Disable
Auto Lighting Optimizer 0:Standard
Peripheral illumination correction Disable
File Size 31216KB
Dust Delete Data No
Drive Mode Single shooting
Live View Shooting OFF

Tags: Wildlife and nature

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27 Sep 2009 11:53AM
Great shot


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colmar 9 42 35 Scotland
27 Sep 2009 11:54AM
Thats loads of info well done. Grand shot many thanks for sharing Colin
27 Sep 2009 11:58AM
well caught
7 10 10 England
27 Sep 2009 12:07PM
Nicely composed.
27 Sep 2009 12:24PM
A very good shot, well composed.
gingerdelight 10 298 11 United Kingdom
27 Sep 2009 4:26PM
Fantastic shot - well captured.
MalcolmS Plus
11 1.2k 13 England
27 Sep 2009 8:00PM
Good crop. Brian, still plenty of details

old timer 12 55 1 Scotland
27 Sep 2009 11:23PM
A little soft, but with a x1.4 PLUS a x2 extender on a 600mm (even at 1/640) I'm not surprised! Great shot!
kinfatric 12 550 9 Scotland
28 Sep 2009 6:02PM
I think my eyes have a lot to do with it too Jim.

Thanks all
JimV 10 6 3 Canada
29 Sep 2009 4:06AM
No advice, no critique Brian, a wonderful shot taking everything into consideration, I know my Olympus would be hopeless at ISO 3200, if it had it, which it doesn't Smile
Rgds., Jim

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