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By shelldud
taken yesterday in woods near doncaster south yorkshire.
I met a great guy in the woods who let me use his 1.4 converter on my lens giving me 560mm. there was a down side though i lost AF so had to manually focus. i ended up with alot of my shots just out of focus. so the converter is brilliant if you can manual focus ok but as i cant i wont be buying one.

Tags: Wildlife and nature

Voters: stephanfowles, hary60, Silverzone and 17 more

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hary60 7 2 United Kingdom
23 Apr 2009 10:59PM
Super shot

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23 Apr 2009 11:19PM
Excellent Shot of the Chaffinch , There is a way to get AF Working with the 100-400mm Lense and 1x4 Extender .

Im sure someone will be able to tell you or if you do a search or ask in the forum .

Carl Gorse.
23 Apr 2009 11:43PM
Beautiful well detailed close-up. Lovely colour.
Wilmot 8 338 1 United Kingdom
24 Apr 2009 7:15AM
Great capture
DeSilver Plus
9 13 11 England
24 Apr 2009 8:06AM
Great image. Well caught and composed in what I imagine was a very short space of time. Smile

24 Apr 2009 8:52AM
Great capture,
24 Apr 2009 10:12AM
Nice shot Shell.... yep you can get the AF to work by taping over 3 of the sensors in the converter with no effect on performance

Stace Plus
8 2 2 England
24 Apr 2009 5:41PM
Super capture

Maiwand Plus
9 3 72 England
24 Apr 2009 7:22PM
A lovely shot Shell. The Chaffinches seem to be in excellent condition this year. This fella's plumage is spot on.
shelldud 8 15 England
24 Apr 2009 8:32PM
thanks everyone
thank you carl gorse and jonnycombat for the advice on the converter

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