01 December 2015

Flamingos Milnerton Lagoon / Woodbridge Island, Cape Town

Canon EOS 700D / Canon EF 400mm f/5.6L USM Lens
All Greater flamingo photos by Vernon Chalmers in the Milnerton Lagoon / Woodbridge Island with Canon EOS 700D and Canon EF 400mm f/5.6L USM prime telephoto Lens (Manual Mode / Fast Shutter Speeds / Handheld).

Objective
First 'stationary' practice shots with my new Canon EF 400mm f/5.6L USM super telephoto prime lens paired with Canon EOS 700D Body.

Post-Processing
Images processed in Lightroom 5.7. Converted from RAW to JPG. Lens profile correction. Crops and minor adjustments.

Cape Town Location
Milnerton Lagoon Woodbridge Island, Cape Town

Canon EOS System / Equipment
  • Canon EOS 700D SLR camera body 
  • Canon EF 400mm f/5.6L USM telephoto prime lens 

Aperture Priority / Manual Mode Settings
  • Shutter speed: 1/500 - 1/2000s 
  • Aperture: f/5.6 - 6.7 
  • Focal length 400mm 
  • ISO 200-400 
  • No Image Stabilization 
  • Autofocus mode (Centre AF point)

Continuous shooting mode / AI Servo
Handheld
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Greater Flamingos Milnerton Lagoon / Woodbridge Island
Greater Flamingos Milnerton Lagoon / Woodbridge Island, Cape Town


Flamingos Milnerton Lagoon / Woodbridge Island
Greater Flamingos Milnerton Lagoon / Woodbridge Island, Cape Town

Flamingos Milnerton Lagoon / Woodbridge Island
Greater Flamingos Milnerton Lagoon / Woodbridge Island, Cape Town


Flamingos Milnerton Lagoon / Woodbridge Island
Greater Flamingos Milnerton Lagoon / Woodbridge Island, Town


Greater Flamingos Milnerton Lagoon / Woodbridge Island
Greater Flamingos Milnerton Lagoon / Woodbridge Island, Cape Town

Flamingos Milnerton Lagoon / Woodbridge Island
Greater Flamingos Milnerton Lagoon / Woodbridge Island, Cape Town


Flamingos Milnerton Lagoon / Woodbridge Island
Greater Flamingos Milnerton Lagoon / Woodbridge Island, Cape Town



Flamingos Milnerton Lagoon / Woodbridge Island
Greater Flamingos Milnerton Lagoon / Woodbridge Island, Cape Town
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