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Oct 13, 2018 16:31:34   #
robertjerl (a regular here)
 
Let's see, rain, thunder storms, more rain over night and this morning, now sprinkles and...
Oh, yeah the hawk back off and on.
The crows and hummers more or less ignore him, but the other birds disappear and so do the squirrels. I have seen the hawk buzz the yard, on the wires, on the play house, on the bird bath and ground near it, on the shepherd's crook over a nectar feeder etc.
Light is sort of cloudy almost bright (ISO keeps going up and down) so I had to use PP to get the colors up and I think I will have to fine tune the new 150-600 to my 5DIV, focus is "almost". And I should get out the tripod, SS getting too slow for hand holding.
5DIV, Tamron 150-600 G2 @ 600, 1/250 @ f/6.3, ISO #1 1000, #2 1250, #3 400
Darn! Nothing but raindrops.
Darn!  Nothing but raindrops....
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Lizards, mice, big bugs, anything to eat? I may have to try one of those soggy peanuts.
Lizards, mice, big bugs, anything to eat?  I may h...
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Hun! You and that camera again.
Hun!  You and that camera again....
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Oct 13, 2018 17:21:00   #
NMGal (a regular here)
 
Great series.

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Oct 13, 2018 17:21:25   #
vonzip (a regular here)
 
Looks like a wet infuriated bird. Good shots. vz

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Oct 13, 2018 17:49:52   #
UTMike (a regular here)
 
Excellent work with an additional handicap, Bob!

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Oct 13, 2018 17:53:10   #
robertjerl (a regular here)
 
NMGal wrote:
Great series.


Thank you

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Oct 13, 2018 17:54:11   #
robertjerl (a regular here)
 
vonzip wrote:
Looks like a wet infuriated bird. Good shots. vz


Yes, wet, hungry and getting tired of the guy with the camera. thanks

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Oct 13, 2018 18:47:26   #
gregoryd45 (a regular here)
 
robertjerl wrote:
Let's see, rain, thunder storms, more rain over night and this morning, now sprinkles and...
Oh, yeah the hawk back off and on.
The crows and hummers more or less ignore him, but the other birds disappear and so do the squirrels. I have seen the hawk buzz the yard, on the wires, on the play house, on the bird bath and ground near it, on the shepherd's crook over a nectar feeder etc.
Light is sort of cloudy almost bright (ISO keeps going up and down) so I had to use PP to get the colors up and I think I will have to fine tune the new 150-600 to my 5DIV, focus is "almost". And I should get out the tripod, SS getting too slow for hand holding.
5DIV, Tamron 150-600 G2 @ 600, 1/250 @ f/6.3, ISO #1 1000, #2 1250, #3 400
Let's see, rain, thunder storms, more rain over ni... (show quote)


Very nice, robertjerl

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Oct 13, 2018 23:17:34   #
robertjerl (a regular here)
 
gregoryd45 wrote:
Very nice, robertjerl

Thank you very much.

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Oct 14, 2018 07:04:40   #
tcthome
 
Great set. Rain has been the theme here in NJ this year.

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Oct 14, 2018 07:13:43   #
CLF (a regular here)
 
robertjerl wrote:
Let's see, rain, thunder storms, more rain over night and this morning, now sprinkles and...
Oh, yeah the hawk back off and on.
The crows and hummers more or less ignore him, but the other birds disappear and so do the squirrels. I have seen the hawk buzz the yard, on the wires, on the play house, on the bird bath and ground near it, on the shepherd's crook over a nectar feeder etc.
Light is sort of cloudy almost bright (ISO keeps going up and down) so I had to use PP to get the colors up and I think I will have to fine tune the new 150-600 to my 5DIV, focus is "almost". And I should get out the tripod, SS getting too slow for hand holding.
5DIV, Tamron 150-600 G2 @ 600, 1/250 @ f/6.3, ISO #1 1000, #2 1250, #3 400
Let's see, rain, thunder storms, more rain over ni... (show quote)



Jerry, fantastic set which is normal for your posts. I will be getting the Tamron G2 next week. I will blame you when my wife gets he hackles up.

Greg

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Oct 14, 2018 07:54:55   #
jaymatt (a regular here)
 

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Oct 14, 2018 07:55:32   #
J-SPEIGHT (a regular here)
 
robertjerl wrote:
Let's see, rain, thunder storms, more rain over night and this morning, now sprinkles and...
Oh, yeah the hawk back off and on.
The crows and hummers more or less ignore him, but the other birds disappear and so do the squirrels. I have seen the hawk buzz the yard, on the wires, on the play house, on the bird bath and ground near it, on the shepherd's crook over a nectar feeder etc.
Light is sort of cloudy almost bright (ISO keeps going up and down) so I had to use PP to get the colors up and I think I will have to fine tune the new 150-600 to my 5DIV, focus is "almost". And I should get out the tripod, SS getting too slow for hand holding.
5DIV, Tamron 150-600 G2 @ 600, 1/250 @ f/6.3, ISO #1 1000, #2 1250, #3 400
Let's see, rain, thunder storms, more rain over ni... (show quote)


Excellent set Jerry.

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Oct 14, 2018 08:36:00   #
crafterwantabe (a regular here)
 
Nice pictures !

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Oct 14, 2018 09:25:04   #
Bultaco (a regular here)
 
Very well done, love that lens.

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Oct 14, 2018 10:25:31   #
DebAnn
 
What a beauty. Great shots.
robertjerl wrote:
Let's see, rain, thunder storms, more rain over night and this morning, now sprinkles and...
Oh, yeah the hawk back off and on.
The crows and hummers more or less ignore him, but the other birds disappear and so do the squirrels. I have seen the hawk buzz the yard, on the wires, on the play house, on the bird bath and ground near it, on the shepherd's crook over a nectar feeder etc.
Light is sort of cloudy almost bright (ISO keeps going up and down) so I had to use PP to get the colors up and I think I will have to fine tune the new 150-600 to my 5DIV, focus is "almost". And I should get out the tripod, SS getting too slow for hand holding.
5DIV, Tamron 150-600 G2 @ 600, 1/250 @ f/6.3, ISO #1 1000, #2 1250, #3 400
Let's see, rain, thunder storms, more rain over ni... (show quote)

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