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What species of deer is that Pudding... I mean, Penny?

I have no idea.

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Five species of deer are reported to be wild in Port Macquarie (in order of decreasing
abundance):
1. Rusa Deer (Cervus timorensis)
2. Fallow Deer (Dama dama)
3. Red Deer (Cervus elaphus)
4. Chital (Axis axis)
5. Hybrids (Rusa x Sambar)

I assume it's one of those.
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The focus isn't perfect on the upright chick but it's not a bad photo.
 

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Lovely lighting. What time of day was it shot?
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Lovely lighting. What time of day was it shot?

That was right around 10:00. I made some adjustments because the Browns were blending together a bit much in the original photo. I'd like to soften the shadow on the pylon cut line but haven't figured out how to do that yet.
 

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It's not very good but I thought you folks might like to see it.
 

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We love photos!
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Getting a bit more used to my new Nikon, the D5300 is just a tad different to the D5100. Slightly better results from last walkabout, more beasties about. However that delay between pressing the button and the actual shot (whilst mirror flips, can see attraction of mirrorless slrs) is critical, amazing number of shots of invisible flying beasties, even with multiple sequential exposures!

This is the shot of a dragonfly as taken:



And fuzzy zoom-in-crop via an editor:



Not improvable with my editor. Now thinking that old 250mm lens was useful over this 140mm, even if it is better quality. Will be looking for another editor than the Serif one.
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I wish that I had gotten just a touch more detail in the wings but the light has left me.
 

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Here's an earlier photo, just before the sun turned amber.
 

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What lens are you using, JJ, and what exposure detaiks?

I could get no closer to my beastie, it was way down in a stream cutting below a bridge and I can't get down on the deck like I used to!
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This is the lens: https://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B00005Y3OM?psc=1&ref=yo_pop_mb_yo_pop_mb_pd_t2


I'm not sure on the exposure. The darker photo was taken in manual mode and I'm still figuring out how to use this thing. Whatever I had it set to seemed to work reasonably well.
 

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This is the lens: https://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B00005Y3OM?psc=1&ref=yo_pop_mb_yo_pop_mb_pd_t2


I'm not sure on the exposure. The darker photo was taken in manual mode and I'm still figuring out how to use this thing. Whatever I had it set to seemed to work reasonably well.

Thanks, JJ, I was wondering about that one myself. I took a walk to the spot where I took that dragonfly picture with my Panasonic, the 30x optical lense on that would have given me a frame about the same size as the cropped image - the lower resolution (18mp) would not have been a problem. But for general "about town" stuff I like the 18mm bottom end of current Nikon lense.

Maybe I will check how much interest I have left on my savings and current account - that has funded my toys so far! There is a Nikon 24 - 300mm, but that if about twice the price of the camera!

If you took on NEF/RAW I thought the metadata was embedded in the file and a RAW editor makes it available. I assume you used the "intelligent" or the P setting? But I know what you mean, there are enough differences (improvements?) between the old and new to require a bit of practice.
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I still have to go through the raw footage. Yesterday was a rough day and I was messing with the camera to take my mind off some things. My next lens will likely be a wide angle, though that'll have to wait a bit. I'm trying to be more responsible financially and get myself into a better place. Toys will have to wait.... *sigh*
 

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This is the lens: https://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B00005Y3OM?psc=1&ref=yo_pop_mb_yo_pop_mb_pd_t2


I'm not sure on the exposure. The darker photo was taken in manual mode and I'm still figuring out how to use this thing. Whatever I had it set to seemed to work reasonably well.

As I've said I use the free Faststone image viewer, if you press the letter I key you get an attributes window.

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This is the lens: https://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B00005Y3OM?psc=1&ref=yo_pop_mb_yo_pop_mb_pd_t2


I'm not sure on the exposure. The darker photo was taken in manual mode and I'm still figuring out how to use this thing. Whatever I had it set to seemed to work reasonably well.

As I've said I use the free Faststone image viewer, if you press the letter I key you get an attributes window.



Yes, the EXIF data are stored automatically in the JPG and NEF files.