I learned a few lessons while photographing Sandpipers at the beach in Stone Harbor, NJ.
#1– Sandpipers are hyper birds that never stand still.
#2– Don’t forget to wear sunscreen.
The Fujifilm X-T1 was up to the challenge of catching the fast moving birds within the 55-200’s shallow DOF.

Sandpipers. [Fujifilm X-T1, XF 55-200mm, edited in LR]

Sandpipers.
[Fujifilm X-T1, XF 55-200mm, edited in LR]

Sandpipers. [Fujifilm X-T1, XF 55-200mm, edited in LR]

Sandpipers.
[Fujifilm X-T1, XF 55-200mm, edited in LR]

Sandpipers. [Fujifilm X-T1, XF 55-200mm, edited in LR]

Sandpipers.
[Fujifilm X-T1, XF 55-200mm, edited in LR]

Stone Harbor, NJ. [Fujifilm X-T1, XF 55-200mm, edited in LR]

Stone Harbor, NJ.
[Fujifilm X-T1, XF 55-200mm, edited in LR]