More Robins Update

by Robert Whetton 8. May 2008 13:30
Ok, so i spent my lunch stalking the front of the shed. I set my 20D up with my 70-200 and 2x Tele on my Slik Pro 700DX tripod



I wasn't very successful using manual focus as the birds came in different places each time, when I do this again (probably over the weekend) I'll use auto focus and hope that the bird is in the right spot..



These last two were taken with my 2nd body with a Canon 75-300mm MKIII USM



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Baby Robins

by Robert Whetton 8. May 2008 09:52
Well it looks like we have some robins nesting in the shed.. been watching them popping in and out using the gap in the top of the shed door.



When I have a little more time I'll stake out the door with my 70-200 with 2x tele on and see if I can grab a shot of them going in / coming out.

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Pete Christie - New Album Frank Anounced

by Robert Whetton 7. May 2008 23:16
Dorset's acoustic legend Pete Christie has asked me to shoot the photos for his next album.. watch this space!

Pete Christie Playing at Mr Kyps in Poole. Photography by Robert Whetton

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100mm out of a nifty 50!

by Robert Whetton 7. May 2008 16:06
In the words of Dr Brown, Incredible but True!

I managed to turn my Plastic Fantastic using my Kenko 2x Teleplus Pro 300 into a 100mm semi Macro lens..



To my surprise although the 300 isn't meant to accept less than 100mm, my 50 worked just fine, even auto focused!





Very happy with the results I get with this combination, I'm going to have to use it for the next wedding ring shot!

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