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Re: [OM] IMG: Another Oldie Revisited

Subject: Re: [OM] IMG: Another Oldie Revisited
From: Wayne Shumaker <om3ti@xxxxxxxx>
Date: Sat, 24 Jul 2021 17:49:35 -0700
At 7/24/2021 12:38 PM, Jim wrote:

>I took out another manual focus lens today on my Fuji X-T2.  It is a Pentax 
>Super-Multi-Coated Takumar 200/4, from the 1970s.  It's biggest shortcoming 
>is that its closest focus distance is 2.5 meters (8.2 ft.)Â  Insects were not 
>cooperative, so I moved toward the bird feeder support post, where this male 
>Purple Finch was giving me the message that I was disturbing his snack.
>The lesson learned was that old guys best stick to autofocus.

I recognize that lichen. Interesting juxtaposition of the red in the bird (or 
purple?) and the background. Nicely composed.

I'm with Moose, autofocus, and I'm younger than Moose. Someday I'll have to try 
out bird-eye-autofocus.


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