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2.32 - "Needs Work" 

Red Kite (Milvus milvus)

Title says "Wildlife" but description says any animal photos will do.

And this is unfortunately shot in the zoo through the fence.
Fence in front is not visible, but one in the back is.

Anyway I'm surprises how good the result of shooting on ~800$ setup can be.
It's shot on 8yo camera (Panasonic GM5) and Panasonic 100-300 hand held.
1/80s on 600mm FF equivalent, which means OIS is very impressive.
And level of details on the feathers also surprises in a very positive manner (this sensor technology is like 10yo).

So anyone saying you need 2-4kUSD setup for "real wildlife" photography is wrong, although for m43 like here you need better lighting than for FF setup. And this sensor has really poor dynamic range, so you have to be aware of highlights and shadows in the scene.

Panasonic DMC-GM5
300mm · f/5.6 · 1/80s · ISO 200

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