A bird of prey on the wing is hard to shoot: displays at zoos and wildlife parks make life easier. Hardware: Canon EOS 1D MarkIIN, EF 70-200m f/2.8L IS USM, Sigma 1.4x HSM converter Exposure: ISO400, 1/1000s @ f/4.5, -0.33EV, 280mm Post: Crop, reduced exposure, RAW sharpening, black point, sharpening, vignette.
A little patience and this emu looked at me! Hardware: Canon EOS 1D Mark IIN, EF 70-200mm f/2.8L Exposure: ISO200, 1/500s @ f/5, 140mm Post: crop, definition
A racer’s intensity: Oblivious to the gaggle of press, this racer may have his eyes open, but is really looking inward, thinking about the event to come. Hardware: EOS 1D Mark IIN, EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS Exposure: ISO320, 1/400th @ f/2.8, 165mm Post: Crop, increased exposure.
The taste of summer. Using f/5 has given this image enough depth of field but still retained good background bokeh. Hardware: Canon EOS 1D MkIIN, EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS Exposure: ISO200, 1/500th @ f/5, -0.33EV, 160mm (Effective 196mm) Post: Crop, definition, sharpen.
Shooting birds on the wing is hard, even domesticated eagles like the Wedgetail. Hardware: Canon EOS 1D MkIIN, EF 70-200 f/2.8L IS Exposure: ISO400, 1/1600s @ f/2.8, -0.33EV, 200mm Post: Increased definition, sharpening, cropped
A good example of panning: following a moving subject and using a long shutter speed to blur anything not moving in time with th ecamera– spokes, backgrounds etc. Hardware: Canon EOS 1D MkIIN, EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS Exposure: ISO400, 1/80th @ f/16, 200mm Post: Incresed contrast, saturation, sharpening, cropped.
From, but not of a balloon today: This image shows the flagpole atop Parliament House, canberra, with the old ‘temporary’ Parliament House in the background. the symetry of this image make it work for me. hardware: Canon EOS 1D MkIIN, EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS USMExposure: ISO200, 1/320s @ f/5.6, -0.33EV, 135mmPost: Black point, contrast, sharpening.