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Red Kite (again)

It was very cold and cloudy most of the time when we set off to photograph Red Kite again with sleet/hail falling from the sky, but in between we had clear blue skies.
To lighten our mood Anne joined in the fun when I put a prism on the Olympus 12-100 lens and showed how to photograph Red Kites.






Olympus E-M1X - 40-150 lens with 1.4 converter - various f settings etc


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Re: Red Kite (again)

Prism ?

New to me, Barr1e. Is it an attachment that fits on the lens, like a filter ?

Really like the Red Kite shots. Looks like it had it's eye on you in the second shot.
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Re: Red Kite (again)

Hi Garry -

Thanks for commenting.

The prism seen below fits to the threaded part of the lens (front) and you turn the handle until you achieve the scene which suits.



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Not sure what I'd use the prism for but the Kite shots you are posting are magic.
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Interesting piece of kit !

Never seen one. But would imagine it could be rather creative.
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Re: Red Kite (again)

Lovely kit shots once again - we're so blessed to have these where we are (Barrie and Annie live close to me).


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