[Birb Death] - Shiny Golden Metal Arrivals at KSEA! - Sunset Spotting

sad birb .

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Great photos!

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The Alaska livery looks beautiful, those are some awesome photos Robertine! Love the sunsets on those later photos!

And Rest In Peace to the birb. 😢🌹

It’s an Alaska E-175. Am I right?

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Yes, I had the newer low-grade version of it
The new one is an older, high grade version of it
and it has IS which the old one did not have :)

I miss that birb. 😭😭😭😭

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Thank you so much everyone!

Yep, that is correct!

You got yourself a long cookie


Same here :(

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What time did that E-175 depart?

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Sad content

The last picture of it’s life, possibly the last time anyone looked at it while it was still alive


It departed at 4:32PM

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@AndrewWu this might help you

Here is an example of my issue

The picture is fine in the center, but blurry on the sides

Full pic

sharp center

side that went RIP

You’re on a 5D right? My theory is this:

Your old lens was an EF- format lens, which means it works on and was optimized for full frame. Your new lens is likely an EF-S or similar format lens, which means it’s optimized for crop sensor cameras. Your full frame sensor is a lot bigger than a crop sensor, which means that the area the lens is optimized for is only the center area of your sensor, since that is all that would be needed on a crop sensor camera, and thus the sides are really soft.

To be totally honest, I think you should totally ditch the 75-300mm line of Canon lenses. None of them are very good. It’s time for you to get a real, full frame capable lens like a 70-300 IS II USM or something, because right now you’re wasting a whole lot of your camera’s potential by putting bad lenses on it.


80D :)

Ahh ok.

Is there a way to know if a lens is going to be good before purchasing it?

Okay, I stand by the second paragraph still.

As for the first one:

It honestly could just be that that lens is old/has defects. It’s used and it wasn’t exactly the best lens new so yeah. Also what’s your aperture you’re shooting at?

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Check reviews from various channels. Also check when those reviews came out. A lens that was good in 2008 most likely will not be good in 2020.

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Most of these shots were shot at F 5.6


How do I edit that mistake lol


anyways, f/5.6 on a side on shot is not the end of the world but your depth of field could somewhat be playing into it, I’d use f/8 to be safe.

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very cool

I appreciate the compliment :)

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