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  1. Thread: Bird Thread

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    Sticky: Seagulls

    When no other birds can be found...

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  2. Thread: Sunsets!

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    Sticky: Sunset on the James

    I have really enjoyed viewing all the sunset posts. I decided to give it a try,
    Took this yesterday at the James River near Jamestown VA

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    High School Football

    Great shots posted by Turo and specialk

    Thanks for starting this thread. Sports photography is something i do a lot of.
    Mostly I take photos of the teams at my sons school.
    Here is a sample of...
  4. Thread: Bird Thread

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    Sticky: Seagulls in Flight

    I took the car ferry from Jamestown, VA to Surry, Va yesterday. Someone was feeding the Gulls off the back of the boat.
    They float in the air trying to catch the treats thrown to them. Made for a...
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    Night Photography

    My previous experience with night photography was exclusively at sporting events. I have just started experimenting with still shots. Here are two I took recently,. As always feedback is welcome and...
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    Seanhoxx, thanks for the explanation, I have not...

    Seanhoxx, thanks for the explanation, I have not played with that setting at all. Only had my A700 for a month. I need to get a good aftermarket book that covers more than the Owners Manual. I may...
  7. Thread: Sunsets!

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    Sticky: Beautiful shot. It has such great depth, I feel...

    Beautiful shot. It has such great depth, I feel like I can walk into it.
  8. Thread: Trees

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    Dogwood Ablaze

    The Sun illuminated this Dogwood highlighting its autumn colors.
    Taken Yesterday in Newport News, VA
    Sony A700 Sigma 24-70 f2.8

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  9. Thread: Bird Thread

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    Sticky: Bird Shots

    Took these yesterday at Newport News Park in VA.
    Sony A700 with a Sigma 70-200 f2.8

    Blue Heron
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    A few months ago I had a spot on my KM 5D sensor....

    A few months ago I had a spot on my KM 5D sensor. It would not blow off with air. I borrowed an Arctic Brush and that did not get it either. After a lot of research I purchased some "Visible...
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    Seanhoxx, Not sure what you mean by "going to...

    Seanhoxx,

    Not sure what you mean by "going to the green or magenta". Can you explain?

    Yes sometimes get reflection off the artificial turf, 4th picture shows some.

    Peter
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    Seanhoxx, Yes, I played with the settings. I...

    Seanhoxx,

    Yes, I played with the settings. I had good results at ISO as low as ISO 1600 depending where I was on the field and how fast the action was.
    I posted these just because i was...
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    I tried the settings recommended by DonSchap and...

    I tried the settings recommended by DonSchap and have been pleased with the results. These were taken at a stadium with pretty good lighting. All shots were with an A700 and a Sigma 70-200 f2.8 lens....
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    One big problem in High School Gyms is that the...

    One big problem in High School Gyms is that the lights will cycle, sometimes as often as every 60 seconds. It makes it very hard to get any consistency in your results.
    I use a Sigma 28-200 f2.8...
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    Southernborn, I shoot a lot of night high school...

    Southernborn,
    I shoot a lot of night high school football games. I used KM Maxxum 5D for two years and now a use Sony A700. The key to any success, as seanhoxx stated, is a fast lens.
    I use a Sigma...
  16. Thread: Memory Cards

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    Thanks

    Don,

    Thanks for the information. Your idea of leaving a memory stick in the camera "just in case" is a good one and I will do that.
    I take a lot of high school sports photos so I want a faster...
  17. Thread: Memory Cards

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    Memory Cards

    I just upgraded from a Maxxum 5D to an A700.
    I need to upgrade the size of my Compact Flash.
    I currently use an extreme IV 2GB but need more storage to shoot in raw format.
    Any of you a700 users...
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