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Old 05-24-2015, 07:40 AM
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Originally Posted by mfh647 View Post
Just wanted to pick folks brains with this one - The shots looked usable in the viewfinder at 400mm, f5.6, ISO200, 1/640th, centre spot, single point focus but even modest cropping was a waste of time, poor quality. The action was perhaps 500 yards away.
500 yards is too far away to get some nature stunning pictures even with a 400 mm lens.
To get sharp pictures of birds in action with this lens, you should have a "speed" of 1/2000 s and so increase the ISO settings
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