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Forum: TV & Radio Alert For Birding, Nature and Other Wildlife Monday 23rd October 2017, 20:05
Replies: 19
Views: 2,380
Posted By Telephoto Paul
It's on now...

It's on now...
Forum: TV & Radio Alert For Birding, Nature and Other Wildlife Wednesday 4th October 2017, 20:29
Replies: 2
Views: 689
Posted By Telephoto Paul
Blue Planet II

16 years after the original, the BBC returns with Blue Planet II.

Trailer
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_38JDGnr0vA

I believe the first episode airs 29 October.
Forum: TV & Radio Alert For Birding, Nature and Other Wildlife Monday 2nd October 2017, 21:30
Replies: 3
Views: 760
Posted By Telephoto Paul
So far it's far exceeding my expectations for a...

So far it's far exceeding my expectations for a C5 nature series.
Forum: Birds & Birding Saturday 23rd September 2017, 18:23
Replies: 20
Views: 1,752
Posted By Telephoto Paul
Like anyone I get that buzz from a lifer, but...

Like anyone I get that buzz from a lifer, but mostly I'm guided by desire to try to take (or at least attempt to) world-class photos. So a good day is not about large numbers of species or year-lists...
Forum: TV & Radio Alert For Birding, Nature and Other Wildlife Thursday 21st September 2017, 08:30
Replies: 3
Views: 760
Posted By Telephoto Paul
Alaska - A year in the Wild (UK C5)

This started this week.
http://www.channel5.com/show/alaska-a-year-in-the-wild-2/
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 11th September 2017, 23:05
Replies: 24
Views: 1,782
Posted By Telephoto Paul
There's some not particularly pleasant footage of...

There's some not particularly pleasant footage of Cuba's flamingos post hurricane. It's hard to image many type of birds worst suited to riding out the storm.
Forum: TV & Radio Alert For Birding, Nature and Other Wildlife Thursday 15th June 2017, 20:04
Replies: 41
Views: 5,626
Posted By Telephoto Paul
Ratings for the main show have been between 1.72m...

Ratings for the main show have been between 1.72m to 2.75m. I believe that's similar to last year so it seems to holding up even after 12 years.
Forum: TV & Radio Alert For Birding, Nature and Other Wildlife Thursday 15th June 2017, 11:01
Replies: 41
Views: 5,626
Posted By Telephoto Paul
I've enjoyed it as much as any previous series. ...

I've enjoyed it as much as any previous series. The nature of the place (pun intended) does mean the show feels a bit more divorced from the location; mostly because it's been a lot more nest cams...
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 15th June 2017, 09:41
Replies: 460
Views: 66,901
Posted By Telephoto Paul
In the UK: Barn, Short-Eared, Tawny,...

In the UK: Barn, Short-Eared, Tawny, Little.
Outside the UK: Great Grey.
Forum: TV & Radio Alert For Birding, Nature and Other Wildlife Friday 2nd June 2017, 07:56
Replies: 41
Views: 5,626
Posted By Telephoto Paul
Overall a decent first week with an interesting...

Overall a decent first week with an interesting mix of subjects. It is noticeable there's less cutting away to live cameras because something has wandered in to shot.
Forum: TV & Radio Alert For Birding, Nature and Other Wildlife Tuesday 30th May 2017, 12:12
Replies: 41
Views: 5,626
Posted By Telephoto Paul
Given worked farmland is the bulk of our non...

Given worked farmland is the bulk of our non urban land, IMO there's a lot of value in them giving it some focus. However I suspect given 'the unique way the BBC is funded', Springwatch will have to...
Forum: TV & Radio Alert For Birding, Nature and Other Wildlife Monday 29th May 2017, 16:23
Replies: 41
Views: 5,626
Posted By Telephoto Paul
Expect some Long Eared Owlets.

Expect some Long Eared Owlets.
Forum: TV & Radio Alert For Birding, Nature and Other Wildlife Monday 29th May 2017, 11:21
Replies: 41
Views: 5,626
Posted By Telephoto Paul
Springwatch 2017

Today is the day and the streams has gone live. I haven't spent long watching the streams and I only caught half of the morning show. So far they've shown the following cams:

Bullfinch, Bluetit,...
Forum: Canon Thursday 11th May 2017, 14:22
Replies: 11
Views: 4,172
Posted By Telephoto Paul
Once you start photographing distant subjects,...

Once you start photographing distant subjects, atmospherics can come in to play which will start to put a limit on what is achievable - this will result in closer performances between high and...
Forum: TV & Radio Alert For Birding, Nature and Other Wildlife Saturday 6th May 2017, 13:14
Replies: 22
Views: 3,660
Posted By Telephoto Paul
He's called himself a roving reporter on Twitter...

He's called himself a roving reporter on Twitter so I think they've still cut back to just two main presenters.
Forum: TV & Radio Alert For Birding, Nature and Other Wildlife Thursday 4th May 2017, 18:16
Replies: 22
Views: 3,660
Posted By Telephoto Paul
I think it's natural not to be as automatically...

I think it's natural not to be as automatically excited about you're not familar with as places you are. But I've never failed to enjoy the majority of previous series so I think I'll give them the...
Forum: TV & Radio Alert For Birding, Nature and Other Wildlife Thursday 4th May 2017, 12:22
Replies: 22
Views: 3,660
Posted By Telephoto Paul
Based on the descriptions in that press release,...

Based on the descriptions in that press release, I think it's going to be a look at 'typical english countryside' (or rather 'this is what typical english countryside could be like if better...
Forum: TV & Radio Alert For Birding, Nature and Other Wildlife Thursday 4th May 2017, 11:02
Replies: 22
Views: 3,660
Posted By Telephoto Paul
The answer is: The National Trust's Sherborne...

The answer is: The National Trust's Sherborne Park Estate, Gloucestershire.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/mediacentre/latestnews/2017/springwatch-new-home

BTW: that's breaking news. The press release has...
Forum: TV & Radio Alert For Birding, Nature and Other Wildlife Sunday 30th April 2017, 12:08
Replies: 22
Views: 3,660
Posted By Telephoto Paul
The fact they've kept it so close to their chests...

The fact they've kept it so close to their chests so close to when it normally goes on air, makes we wonder if it's not going to be at one of the big well known reserves but somewhere a bit more...
Forum: TV & Radio Alert For Birding, Nature and Other Wildlife Saturday 22nd April 2017, 09:56
Replies: 11
Views: 3,737
Posted By Telephoto Paul
Because Autumnwatch In Japan - Cherry Blossom...

Because Autumnwatch In Japan - Cherry Blossom wouldn't have made sense ;)

Name recognition to get bums on the sofa and a presenting pair the BBC know work well together. And while it lent...
Forum: TV & Radio Alert For Birding, Nature and Other Wildlife Friday 21st April 2017, 22:04
Replies: 11
Views: 3,737
Posted By Telephoto Paul
It's not particularly Springwatch-like, but I'm...

It's not particularly Springwatch-like, but I'm enjoying it for what it is. My only real complaint is some of the repetition in explanation.
Forum: Fuji Wednesday 22nd February 2017, 00:19
Replies: 4
Views: 4,171
Posted By Telephoto Paul
As I posted in another thread: Arthur Morris,...

As I posted in another thread:

Arthur Morris, long time professional and Canon user, has recently been discussing using a Fuji XT2 on his blog
http://www.birdsasart-blog.com (his Fuij posts start...
Forum: Sigma & Other Third Party Lenses Monday 20th February 2017, 23:34
Replies: 19
Views: 5,016
Posted By Telephoto Paul
Sigma 100-400 f/5.0-6.3

New leaks suggest there will soon be an announcement of a Sigma 100-400mm f/5.0-6.3

https://petapixel.com/2017/02/20/photos-4-new-sigma-lenses-leaked-3-new-art-lenses-coming-soon/

The fact it's 6.3...
Forum: Cameras And Photography Wednesday 15th February 2017, 21:30
Replies: 72
Views: 13,441
Posted By Telephoto Paul
Arthur Morris, long time professional and Canon...

Arthur Morris, long time professional and Canon user, has recently been discussing using a Fuji XT2 on his blog
http://www.birdsasart-blog.com (his Fuij posts start from about 6th Jan)
Forum: TV & Radio Alert For Birding, Nature and Other Wildlife Friday 27th January 2017, 20:08
Replies: 23
Views: 6,668
Posted By Telephoto Paul
Last thing as equal co-host I think, he'll still...

Last thing as equal co-host I think, he'll still appear but as guest presenter as individual programmes and segments require.
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