Sony a1 and 200-600mm G lens Photographing Wolves
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ParticipantPosts: 16Re: Sony a1 and 200-600mm G lens Photographing WolvesReply #1 on: March 15, 2021 at 7:30 pm
Thanks Kevin, great article and impressive images. I had good luck with the Sony 200-600mm lens in India last year photographing tigers and leopards. 600mm just wasn’t enough reach for snow leopards. I really appreciate the animal / eye focusing update on the A1. The focusing results evident in your images are very encouraging. Beautiful animals.
ParticipantPosts: 17Re: Sony a1 and 200-600mm G lens Photographing WolvesReply #2 on: March 16, 2021 at 4:25 am
Many thanks for your article. Wonderful images. Wolves are among my faves.
About three years ago I spent a day at a well-run wolf park in crowded ole England, of all places. Neighbours must have been able to hear eerie howling over their pints in the local pub. I found that the wolves were not too difficult to photograph compared to many animals that move quickly or lurk in vegetation, so I was able to put more concentration into light and composition. The park did have viewports in the fences and this made a big difference so I hope they introduce them in the park near you.
I was using much more modest kit than yours but have still managed decent 45” x 30” prints off the files with a little help from Gigapixel. However, the quality from your camera and lens will be in a different class.
The technology in modern cameras has come a long way in a short time. Eye-focus is clearly amazing. Touring with a knowledgeable guide with whom the animals are familiar makes all the difference too. Glad you had a fine time after all we’ve been through.Re: Sony a1 and 200-600mm G lens Photographing WolvesReply #4 on: March 16, 2021 at 2:52 pm
Very interesting article, Kevin. Maybe it’s just as well I didn’t buy an A7Riv…
JeremyRe: Sony a1 and 200-600mm G lens Photographing WolvesReply #5 on: March 17, 2021 at 9:28 am
A wolf park in England, Mark? Where?
ParticipantPosts: 17Re: Sony a1 and 200-600mm G lens Photographing WolvesReply #6 on: March 17, 2021 at 6:22 pmRe: Sony a1 and 200-600mm G lens Photographing WolvesReply #7 on: March 18, 2021 at 2:36 pm
Interesting. Shame it’s shut. I’ll have to go somewhere more exotic than Reading. Can there be such a place?
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