Hi Kenneth, good to see you back again- I was wondering the other day where you'd got to
Back on topic
A "few" is just that- no more than a dozen so far, had other more urgent things to do. I mainly wanted to work out which did what and to get the "feel" of the beast.
I'm not too bad at panning and tracking, most of my photography (such as it is) has involved planes, cars etc so I've had a fair bit of practice. And they can't change direction as fast as birds
. Sometimes I get a result I'm quite pleased with
(3MB jpg). Sometimes it's less successful, but on the whole I'm not too worried by that aspect.
I mentioned a rifle grip to Ian earlier, I've been trying that out and it seems promising- the weight is taken by pulling the shaped "butt" into your shoulder, just like a rifle. I've ordered a cheap remote shutter release to see how well it works in anger. I'd thought about a gimbal mount but as you say- pricey
That lenscoat looks interesting, thanks for the link.
Edited by billford (Mon 17-Jun-13 22:34:10)