01 May 2017

Birds In Flight Photography with Canon EF 400mm f/5.6L USM Lens

Birds In Flight Woodbridge Island with Canon EF 400mm f5.6L USM Lens
All Photos © Vernon Chalmers
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Canon EOS 700D / Canon EF 400mm f/5.6L USM Lens - Birds In Flight 

Objective: Handling the
Canon EF 400mm f/5.6L USM super telephoto prime lens in various light conditions. Canon EOS 700D Body. Various ISO's / same Shutter Speed.

Note: Fast shutter speeds / panning hand-held in Manual. All images processed in Lightroom 5.7. Converted from RAW to JPG. Lens profile correction. Minor colour correction.

Cape Town Location
Milnerton Lagoon Woodbridge Island, Cape Town

Equipment (Birds In Flight / Action Photography) 

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

Manual Mode Settings

  • Shutter speed: 1/1500s 
  • Aperture: f/5.6 - 6.7 
  • Focal length 400mm 
  • ISO 100-400 
  • No Image Stabilization 
  • Autofocus mode (Centre AF point)
  • Continuous shooting mode / AI Servo
  • Handheld
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Birds In Flight Woodbridge Island with Canon EF 400mm f5.6L USM Lens
Canon EF 400mm f/5.6L USM Telephoto Lens f/5.6 ISO 400 1/1500s

Birds In Flight Woodbridge Island with Canon EF 400mm f5.6L USM Lens
Canon EF 400mm f/5.6L USM Telephoto Lens f/5,6 ISO 160 1/1500s

Birds In Flight Woodbridge Island with Canon EF 400mm f5.6L USM Lens
Canon EF 400mm f/5.6L USM Telephoto Lens f/6.7 ISO 400 1/1500s

Birds In Flight Woodbridge Island with Canon EF 400mm f5.6L USM Lens
Canon EF 400mm f/5.6L USM Telephoto Lens f/6.7 ISO 400 1/1500s

Birds In Flight Woodbridge Island with Canon EF 400mm f5.6L USM Lens
Canon EF 400mm f/5.6L USM Telephoto Lens f/6.7 ISO 400 1/1500s

Birds In Flight Woodbridge Island with Canon EF 400mm f5.6L USM Lens
Canon EF 400mm f/5.6L USM Telephoto Lens f/6.7 ISO 400 1/1500s

Canon EF 400mm f/5.6L USM Super Telephoto Prime Lens
Canon EF 400mm f/5.6L USM Super Telephoto Prime Lens