Re: Vivitar 150mm (kiron)

sunshine at last...  smile slight crop of a couple of chicks. Wood sparrow & robin.

https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4263/35410161375_7b325783a9_h.jpg

https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4251/34568085874_24434e81b9_h.jpg

Re: Vivitar 150mm (kiron)

e6filmuser wrote:

Jim,

You would be very lucky to get the hoverfly sharp at 1/100.

After quite a bit of recent practice in natural light, I got this sitting one at 1/60 second:

http://www.fredmiranda.com/forum/topic/1496059

(Not with a manual focus lens).

Harold

Re: Vivitar 150mm (kiron)

JimH wrote:

sunshine at last...  smile slight crop of a couple of chicks. Wood sparrow & robin.

"Wood Sparrow"? Must be a local name for Tree Sparrow? Anyway it is Passer montanus, so, in Latin, both are incorrect. smile

Harold

Re: Vivitar 150mm (kiron)

e6filmuser wrote:
JimH wrote:

sunshine at last...  smile slight crop of a couple of chicks. Wood sparrow & robin.

"Wood Sparrow"? Must be a local name for Tree Sparrow? Anyway it is Passer montanus, so, in Latin, both are incorrect. smile

Harold

Cheers Harold, yes, local name. Those ruddy monks & their Latin...  lol

Re: Vivitar 150mm (kiron)

JimH wrote:
e6filmuser wrote:
JimH wrote:

sunshine at last...  smile slight crop of a couple of chicks. Wood sparrow & robin.

"Wood Sparrow"? Must be a local name for Tree Sparrow? Anyway it is Passer montanus, so, in Latin, both are incorrect. smile

Harold

Cheers Harold, yes, local name. Those ruddy monks & their Latin...  lol

Nil illegitimi carborundum!

Did you know that "monks" are named after monkeys?

Harold

Re: Vivitar 150mm (kiron)

e6filmuser wrote:
e6filmuser wrote:

Jim,

You would be very lucky to get the hoverfly sharp at 1/100.

After quite a bit of recent practice in natural light, I got this sitting one at 1/60 second:

http://www.fredmiranda.com/forum/topic/1496059

(Not with a manual focus lens).

Harold

Even with an af lens that's quite a shot Harold... they don't normally sit still long enough to let you get that close to them... nice one...  wink

Re: Vivitar 150mm (kiron)

e6filmuser wrote:
JimH wrote:
e6filmuser wrote:

"Wood Sparrow"? Must be a local name for Tree Sparrow? Anyway it is Passer montanus, so, in Latin, both are incorrect. smile

Harold

Cheers Harold, yes, local name. Those ruddy monks & their Latin...  lol

Nil illegitimi carborundum!

Did you know that "monks" are named after monkeys?

Harold

lol    Why?