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    Great Blue with Dinner

    Here's a shot from about a year ago, when I was still living in FL. This is shot with the 500 mm and 1.4x a nice combo even wide open!

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    Nikon D800 | 500 f/4 VRII + 1.4x III
    1/2500" | f/5.6 | ISO 4000
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    that looks great! I love BIF shots like that.
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    How in the world do you catch these shots. Is it like fishing you just sit and wait.
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    pretty much, you need to know the species and how/where they are likely to be, then you can stake out a spot, either with some sort of blind, or in a car or something, and wait.
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    And wait, and wait, and wait. Lol. I found a bird and wildlife area not far from my house the other day I can't wait to go check it out.
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    some days are better than others. if I'm going out to see something I may not see that specific bird, but its very likely I'll see *something*...
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    Yea just like fishing. I may nor catch a bass but them bluegill are easy to get on the hook
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    It's definitely knowing the subject and then waiting ... and waiting ... and waiting ... and then being ready for the moment that it happens. I didn't envision this shot, but was ready when the opportunity presented itself!

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    Well my hat is of to you. This is a stunning shot. Very well played sir.
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