I need a longer lens...

ORourkeK

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I was driving home and saw this as I pull in... I wish I had further reach than a 200mm. I also think I butchered the focus. :cower: I have yet to mess around with the new camera enough.

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Game Over 2 by KC ORourke, on Flickr
 

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Very nice!
 

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very well caught, just the law of the jungle............
 

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I think that you did very, very good with what you have. I have no issues with the image, it's not gory at all. Just a bad day to be a squirrel.
I've got a 70-200mm f/2.8 and often use a 1.7x teleconverter with it, I wind up with 340mm f/4.5.
 
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Thanks all. I was afraid I would become their next meal if I got any closer. I am not sure if I missed the focus or I should have used a faster shutter speed to make it sharper. The bird was so small in my viewfinder.
 

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Looks like a decent catch, for both of you. ;)
 

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Nice capture!
 

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Very nice capture. I don't think there is any such thing as a long enough lens.
 

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You did great with the lens you had. That's what counts. I'm with Baturn, there is no such thing as a long enough lens. You'll always want more.
 
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I'm with Baturn, there is no such thing as a long enough lens. You'll always want more.

This may be true, but that Tamron 200-500mm sure would have been handy. :)
 

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