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    I heard about a surfing comp going on at the beach so it gave me a chance to dust off the 100-400. i knew reach would still be an issue so used the 1.4 converter as well. All taken at 560. Most of these are around 50/70% crops

    Its not really my thing but i thought i would have a go. Could have done with better waves and I'm sure the guys were thinking the same

    Surfer4 by Ian Theobald, on Flickr

    Surfer3 by Ian Theobald, on Flickr

    Surfer2 by Ian Theobald, on Flickr

    Surfer1 by Ian Theobald, on Flickr
    :- Ian

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    Rather good for not being your thing, splendid effort Ian well done

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    number 4 is the pick with composition spot on, action, eye contact and the look of determination on his face

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    Do I sense a new genre for you Ian?? Maybe Birds next??? Well done.

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    I think you did fantastic! Great job
    Regards,

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    thanks Alan, Stan, Tom & Carol

    I like the 4th but the 3rd is my pick.

    Its interesting the guy in the 4th shot came up to me and asked if I got any with him and when I showed him asked if he could have some. I sent them and he's now changed the header image on his FB page to that shot :)

    and Tom ...not a chance LOL

    thanks Carol
    :- Ian

    5D Mk III, 24-105 / 70-200 f2.8 L / 100-400 Mk II / 100 macro / 16-35 L / 11-24 L / 1.4 & 2x converters and a bad back carrying it all ;o)

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    Three and four are crackers. Looking at the picture it looks like you had quite even lighting which is handy for avoiding blowing the white highlights but the end result could do with a little contrast boost I feel.
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    A super set.....missed these before but spotted the on flickr.
    Canon EOS 5D MKIV, 17-40 f4L, 24-105 f4L, 100-400 f4.5-5.6L, 24mm f1.4L II, 50mm f1.2L, 100mm f2.8L macro, 85mm f1.8 USM
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    cheers Brian...one day would love a trip to Portugal to get the "real" waves, but then I'd be needing a 800 and thats never going to happen
    :- Ian

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    Nice set Ian, I like 3 with the water kicked up after the turn and also like 4 a lot, nice to see the 100-400 working well with the 1.4

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