Yes it has been 3 years since the last time I visited the Optician. ($1000)
My moving on maybe is just a different spotting place or wait till winter again.
Another one of FRE ("FREddy the Frog) in queue on approach so that should be okay hopefully.
Now looking at HEN metadata and 18-200mm lens on 200mm focal length at f6.3, 1/200th sec so almost wide open and shallow depth of field may have blurred tail more? The other shot 170mm f8, 1/200th sec of HEN turned out better and I had moved further over to the right when I took it. Alas I put that on another site and won't duplicate it here.
Absolutely... to a new lens.
Best advice: Sell it and pick up a used 80-200 f/2.8. I have seen them used here is Seattle for $700-$800. You can't beat the sharpness at all f stops. I ditched mine for $800 back in june. Only reason I got it was because it came with a D200.
777MechSys From United States of America, joined Apr 2006, 350 posts, RR: 3
Reply 7, posted (6 years 10 months 2 weeks 4 days 22 hours ago) and read 4850 times:
Quoting Kereru (Reply 6): rejected Contrast, Dark and Centred? What do you think?
Yep Screeners pretty much nailed another one, yo. Too high in frame. Too much contrast which doesn't help out the dark either.
Quoting Kereru (Reply 6): Train spotting sounds like a good hobby to take up?
Hell yeah. If the sun is on the wrong side you just step over the tracks. You miss the shot you just drive further down and try again. You know exactly where the train is going to be. No switching runways!