Oystercatcher Calling

© Deborah C. Lewinson

Oystercatcher Calling

Thomas E. Hinds Student 7/24/2012 6:04:43 PM

These captures of birds in flight are top-shelf, Debby! Really perfectly done! I'm in awe! #1476719

Jeffrey R. Bange 7/24/2012 8:09:13 PM

Outstanding in flight capture Debby, what lens and settings were you using on this series of photos. #10243067

Deborah C. Lewinson 7/24/2012 8:31:05 PM

Thanks Tom and Jeff!

I used the 70-200 Nikkor lens at 200mm ISO 400, F/8, 1/2000. They were taken early morning at Nickerson Beach in LI. Most people there use at least a 500mm often with tele-converters. This time I wanted the portability of a smaller lens for flight photography and it really paid off.

Debby #10243075

Rona L. Schwarz 7/26/2012 2:08:35 PM

Another great flight capture, Debby! Love the way you caught him with his mouth open! I often use my 70-200 Nikkor hand-held, which is my favorite Nikon lens, even though I have a 500 as well. But it means a totally different set up with heavier tripod and head. One of these days I will make it to Nickerson Beach! #10245344

Deborah C. Lewinson 7/26/2012 6:05:40 PM

Thank you, Rona, if you ever get to Nickerson Beach let me know and I'll meet you there, it's only 1.5 hours from my home.

Debby #10245657


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Exif: F Number: 8, Exposure Bias Value: -0.50, ExposureTime: 1/2000 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 400, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 195.00 mm, Model: NIKON D4

Uploaded on 7/24/2012 2:05:08 PM

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Camera: Nikon D4 Digital SLR Camera

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