I might have been a bit disingenuous there. I still remember the day I started bird photography, because it was only 2 years ago.
I had just gotten myself an X-S10 and I was going crazy finding out how many lenses could be adapted to mirrorless. I got my old Maxxum beercan telephoto (70-200 f/4, which was autofocus, but manual-only on the Fujifilm, and you have to stick your fingers in front of the lens to focus, no biggie) and went down to the nearest wildlife refuge to try it out. Lo and behold we rounded a bend and there was a red-tailed hawk. Somehow I managed to get a perfectly focused shot of it in flight, manual focus and all...and yes, while it was flying away. That one photo got me hooked and here I am!
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