Monday, 21 February 2011

Fieldfare [ thrush ]. Winter 2010. England.

Canon 50D + 300mm IS + 1.4 extender. Fine Jpeg. Hand held.
250/F5.6 @ 40ft. Clouded sun.

Every winter these Viking raiders from Scandinavia battle resident birds for the berry booty.

Copyright: Kevin Smith

Crowned crane. Winter England 2010

Canon 50D + 70-200mm Canon L IS F4 + 1.4 extender. Fine Jpeg.
Hand held. 125/F8. 640ASA

The detail captured in this disproves the mistaken old maxim that converters ALWAYS detract from an image.

Canons 1.4 matched extender added to L lenses "takes no prisoners" [even wide open].

Copyright: Kevin Smith