01 September 2017

Canon EF 300mm f/2.8L IS II USM Lens: Birds in Flight Cape Town

Canon EOS 6D / EF 300mm f/2.8L IS II USM Lens Test
Impromptu Birds in Flight Cape Town Photography Test: Canon EOS 6D / Canon EF 300mm f/2.8L IS II USM Lens

Objective: Quick Bird in Flight test with the Canon EOS 6D / Canon EF 300mm f/2.8L IS II USM Lens (deliberately without 1.4x teleconverter).

Shooting Conditions: Early morning just after sunrise / good light

Images

All images were captured in Manual Mode: Multi-shot / continuous mode at 4.5 fps AI Servo. Post-processing done with Adobe Lightroom 6 CC. RAW to JPG conversion with some sharpening and noise reduction applied.

Location

Milnerton Lagoon / Woodbridge Island Cape Town

Canon Gear / Memory Cards

  • Canon EOS 6D camera body 
  • Canon EF 300mm f/2.8L IS II USM lens 
  • Sandisk Extreme Plus SDHC™ UHS-I Card 95MB/s 32 GB 

Exposure / Other Settings: Canon 6D / EF 300mm f/2.8L IS II USM Lens

  • Manual Mode 
  • Aperture: f/4 
  • Auto-ISO 500 
  • Focal Length: 300mm 
  • Shutter speed: 1/4000 seconds 
  • IA Servo / AF on - Centre Point 
  • Lens Autofocus / IS on 
  • Handheld

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Canon EOS 6D / EF 300mm f/2.8L IS II USM Lens Test
Canon EOS 6D / EF 300mm f/2.8L IS II USM Lens

Canon EOS 6D / EF 300mm f/2.8L IS II USM Lens Test
Canon EOS 6D / EF 300mm f/2.8L IS II USM Lens

Canon EOS 6D / EF 300mm f/2.8L IS II USM Lens Test
Canon EOS 6D / EF 300mm f/2.8L IS II USM Lens

Birds in Flight Photography Cape Town