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Kevin Doyle kevindoyle1969 at charter.net
Sun Dec 10 20:35:06 EST 2017

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On Dec 10, 2017, 6:58 PM, at 6:58 PM, Sue LaSella <suelasella7 at gmail.com> wrote:
>On Sun, Dec 10, 2017 at 6:56 PM, Kevin Doyle
><kevindoyle1969 at charter.net>
>> No never heard of this/that.
>> No the photographer from DEEP left  well before you arrived and I
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>> On Dec 10, 2017, at 6:39 PM, Sue LaSella <suelasella7 at gmail.com>
>>> Do you have a lens ball if so have you used it ?
>>> On Sun, Dec 10, 2017 at 6:18 PM, Sue LaSella <suelasella7 at gmail.com>
>>> wrote:
>>>> What did he look like ?????
>>>> On Sun, Dec 10, 2017 at 6:16 PM, Kevin Doyle
><kevindoyle1969 at charter.net
>>>> > wrote:
>>>>> You will need to learn that a tripod is your saviour not a
>>>>> Until then you are really rolling the dice.
>>>>> FYI today the foremost DEEP photographer was amongst the crowd and
>>>>> the one that determined how close we were.
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>>>>> On Dec 10, 2017, at 6:10 PM, Sue LaSella < suelasella7 at gmail.com>
>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>> Yes that was the same owl I saw perched on the light ... yes that
>>>>>> is awesome but heavy .... remember I like to hand hold.
>>>>>> On Sun, Dec 10, 2017 at 5:57 PM, Kevin Doyle <
>>>>>> kevindoyle1969 at charter.net> wrote:
>>>>>>> Yeah families R like that. I'm not sure how to approach my
>people on
>>>>>>> a purchase like that. Between Xmas and my birthday I wind up
>with like a
>>>>>>> $1000. Everyone gives me $$$. Since I don't wear clothes. I have
>a walkin
>>>>>>> closet with more new clothes than Kohls has. Just get hooked on
>the same
>>>>>>> wardrobe.
>>>>>>> As for distance maybe 150 feet. The owl was fine. A person
>walking a
>>>>>>> dog forced it to fly. As soon as the owl eyed the dog it sat up
>and flew.
>>>>>>> Fine with people. When in the tree maybe under 100 feet. The owl
>was far
>>>>>>> more annoyed with the gull. It postured opened it's  wings and
>made a noise
>>>>>>> then went to the ground.  It did some cool stuff in the snow
>also then beat
>>>>>>> it when the gull returned. Off to a tree, then a pile of shells
>>>>>>> to where you saw it. It did preen and fluff up some with decent
>>>>>>> Some open eyes others closed.
>>>>>>> I eyed  bufflehead ducks maybe 20-30 and tried my luck with
>>>>>>> Just too far out and these ducks are tiny to begin with. Checked
>for long
>>>>>>> tail ducks nothing. That's when I left. Got home around 2.
>>>>>>> Looked closely by the airport since they've been seen on light
>>>>>>> Nothing. You might do well there.
>>>>>>> It's very early I'm reading these guys could hang around till
>>>>>>> and who knows how many more might show up.
>>>>>>> Did you see Scott's dark owl from Saturday at the airport. Spot
>>>>>>> He uses the Nikon 200-500.
>>>>>>> Now I'm not sure about getting a new lens. Results with the
>>>>>>> cab be had.
>>>>>>> Later😄
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>>>>>>> On Dec 10, 2017, at 4:59 PM, Sue LaSella <
>suelasella7 at gmail.com>
>>>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>>>> My family is a not the kind to pool money to get me anything.
>>>>>>>> I don't want to buy on credit as my paychecks fluctuate and are
>>>>>>>> never the same...
>>>>>>>> So I play the long waiting game.
>>>>>>>> Doyle I think I have too much responsibility sometimes....
>>>>>>>> How close were you able to get to the owl today ?
>>>>>>>> On Sun, Dec 10, 2017 at 4:34 PM, Kevin Doyle <
>>>>>>>> kevindoyle1969 at charter.net> wrote:
>>>>>>>>> Does your family exchange Xmas gifts? If so maybe they could
>>>>>>>>> pool/chip in and get the lens. Only a thought. Also a thought,
>if your
>>>>>>>>> credit is good, think about Best Buy. Apply 4 credit and with
>a $1000 or
>>>>>>>>> more purchase it might be one year interest free. You might be
>able to
>>>>>>>>> swing that.
>>>>>>>>> Agreed if this owl isn't active and it's eyes closed your
>right how
>>>>>>>>> many pics do you need or want.
>>>>>>>>> I was real lucky this morning. It's about time something went
>>>>>>>>> right.
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>>>>>>>>> On Dec 10, 2017, at 4:17 PM, Sue LaSella <
>suelasella7 at gmail.com>
>>>>>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>>>>>> I did find the owl and it sat in the same spot more than 2
>and a
>>>>>>>>>> half hours so I finally left. how many still pics with eyes
>closed pics do
>>>>>>>>>> I need. ?
>>>>>>>>>> I had a setback with my washer breaking or I would have had
>>>>>>>>>> saved./////
>>>>>>>>>> A new lens seems so far down the road sometimes.. ugh
>>>>>>>>>> On Sun, Dec 10, 2017 at 2:56 PM, Kevin Doyle <
>>>>>>>>>> kevindoyle1969 at charter.net> wrote:
>>>>>>>>>>> Well it took 5 tries to get this owl. I may not even bother
>>>>>>>>>>> the other 4 days.
>>>>>>>>>>> I was in the right place at the right time for the most
>>>>>>>>>>> Most are incredible and focus looks to be spot on.
>>>>>>>>>>> When everything comes together this setup does the job. How
>>>>>>>>>>> years and hours photographing. Now I'm judging looking at
>the LCD but they
>>>>>>>>>>> look real nice. Seeing this owl with wide open eyes was
>magical. I guess
>>>>>>>>>>> people use life bird ... I guess today might be a life  day.
>>>>>>>>>>> I hope you found her and got something. I was lucky since
>>>>>>>>>>> numerous times she was acting and moving not just sitting
>still with her
>>>>>>>>>>> eyes closed.
>>>>>>>>>>> I still insit you need a tripod or monopod... Any camera
>>>>>>>>>>> with this bird being white and no definitive head 
>focus/definition will
>>>>>>>>>>> suffer.
>>>>>>>>>>> I know from 1200 captures using the proper gear I was lucky
>>>>>>>>>>> keep maybe 200 and like I said last time maybe 50 will be
>>>>>>>>>>> Be patient I will work on these tomorrow and hope to email
>>>>>>>>>>> Tuesday or Wednesday.
>>>>>>>>>>> Later
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