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Some grey seal photographs taken in December

Discussion in 'Nature' started by Gary Alan Box, Feb 3, 2016.

  1. Gary Alan Box

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    Gary Alan Box
    Here are a few grey seal photographs taken in December.

    Gary
    _DSC8502. _DSC8519. _DSC8531. _DSC8568. _DSC8577. _DSC8605. _DSC8617. _DSC8680. _DSC8845.
     
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  2. NickCyprus

    NickCyprus Super Moderator

    Oct 11, 2012
    Cyprus
    Nick
    Adorable!
     
  3. davect01

    davect01 Super Moderator

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    Dave
    great work
     
  4. michealj

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    Interesting set. The one youngster seems to be a newborn, #5? How close were you able to get?
     
  5. Mus Aziz

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    Sep 3, 2015
    Mus
    Great shots Gary. Thanks for sharing.
     
  6. Xterra

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    David
    Simply beautiful shots!
     
  7. roundball

    roundball TalkEmount Hall of Famer

    Oct 8, 2013
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    Good shots !
     
  8. Xterra

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    David
    what lens did you use?
     
  9. Gary Alan Box

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    Sorry for late reply. The lens was the Sony 70-200 f4 e mount lens
     
  10. Gary Alan Box

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    Oct 3, 2015
    Northampton
    Gary Alan Box
    Well the 70-200 f4 is not ideal. Some of the seals were really close but that new born was further away and I have cropped the image in post processing. I use a Sony a6000 so effectively the longest focal length I have is 350mm when ideally I would like closer to 500mm in 35mm terms for wildlife. I see they are saying that the a6300 will work with A mount and Canon EF lenses with adaptor. The US price of $999.00 I could probably live with but the UK price of £999.00 is in my opinion slightly too much.

    Gary
     
  11. Noor

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    Jan 25, 2016
    Noor Arnaout
    great shots and such a cute creature !