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Offline lastmk8

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Some local Elk in the big ring....
« on: August 13, 2019, 12:36:57 PM »
Finally had the opportunity to put the cell phone to the Spotting Scope.... Probably had the device going on a couple years just never brought it to the woods, or camping for that matter.  I think I'll be doing more in the future.  The great part is on my phone I can zoom in after the pic and it is clear as heck, even down to the flies on the nose of a bull.  Unfortunately, after my time shooting and filming the local elk I took everything off the scope, five minutes later a massive Bald Eagle swooped down and landed in the river.  He may have been after a fish but he came up empty handed, and I didn't get an opportunity for the pic, it would have been a great one as he was right in the middle of the river, like he was a duck.  Then those massive wings came out and off he went.   

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Re: Some local Elk in the big ring....
« Reply #1 on: August 13, 2019, 12:40:53 PM »
COOL!!!!
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Re: Some local Elk in the big ring....
« Reply #2 on: August 13, 2019, 01:29:56 PM »
Thanks for sharing those great pics.
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Re: Some local Elk in the big ring....
« Reply #3 on: August 14, 2019, 06:26:06 AM »
cool shots, is that a cow nursing a set of twins?

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Re: Some local Elk in the big ring....
« Reply #4 on: August 14, 2019, 07:38:16 AM »
Those are great pics! Thanks.
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Re: Some local Elk in the big ring....
« Reply #5 on: August 14, 2019, 07:39:03 AM »
Cool shots! Was it a phoneskope that you were using?

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Re: Some local Elk in the big ring....
« Reply #6 on: August 14, 2019, 07:48:30 AM »
Great pics thanks for sharing
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Re: Some local Elk in the big ring....
« Reply #7 on: August 14, 2019, 08:02:20 AM »
cool shots, is that a cow nursing a set of twins?

Yes, she was nursing the little ones. 

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Re: Some local Elk in the big ring....
« Reply #8 on: August 14, 2019, 08:06:47 AM »
Cool shots! Was it a phoneskope that you were using?

Yes it was.  It is from S4 Gear that I bought almost two years ago, just never seemed to remember to take with me.  Remembered at the last minute for this camping trip.  Of course when I bought it I had a slightly smaller phone, now have the Samsung Note 9 and the device is maxed out to handle the phone, with the case off the phone.  Lined up pretty good and got lucky the herd was moving through that morning.  I shot some video, I may see if it is small enough to upload that also. 

 


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