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Forum: Panasonic Monday 14th August 2017, 11:28
Replies: 10
Views: 3,645
Posted By scodgerott
I use the FZ1000 for birding and although 400mm...

I use the FZ1000 for birding and although 400mm is a little short, I bump that up using the extra optical zoom, which if you drop the picture size to 5mp, will give you 800mm and still keep good...
Forum: Panasonic Thursday 13th October 2016, 22:27
Replies: 7
Views: 6,194
Posted By scodgerott
I too am awaiting the reviews of the production...

I too am awaiting the reviews of the production models, but I suspect that there aren't enough improvements to make me want to shell out $1500 Australian for a camera that doesn't have any...
Forum: Say Hello Sunday 24th January 2016, 22:56
Replies: 7
Views: 565
Posted By scodgerott
Welcome Ray. I spend a lot of time with bird...

Welcome Ray. I spend a lot of time with bird photographers and all use binoculars in the range of 8 to 10X and generally small front lens, usually 25-30mm. Weight is the main reason, also at...
Forum: Panasonic Sunday 24th January 2016, 10:28
Replies: 13
Views: 5,550
Posted By scodgerott
I have both the FZ200 and the FZ1000. I've had...

I have both the FZ200 and the FZ1000. I've had both cameras since they were available, that means I had the FZ1000 for nearly 18 months. It has a number of improvements over the FZ200. The most...
Forum: Cameras And Photography Monday 2nd November 2015, 06:29
Replies: 23
Views: 3,081
Posted By scodgerott
This looks like it does much the same thing and...

This looks like it does much the same thing and was what I referred to in my previous post. Its a Cullmann Table Pod.

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Cullmann-Cruiser-Mx445-Table-Release/dp/B0045HNKCO
Forum: Cameras And Photography Monday 2nd November 2015, 06:24
Replies: 23
Views: 3,081
Posted By scodgerott
I think you might be right about that shoulder...

I think you might be right about that shoulder pod. If you look at the link to all the images I sent, you will see another different type they produce, I think that may be the new version. Not sure...
Forum: Cameras And Photography Saturday 31st October 2015, 23:54
Replies: 23
Views: 3,081
Posted By scodgerott
I nearly always take binoculars, but on many...

I nearly always take binoculars, but on many occasions they are essential. With the FZ1000, you won't need any extra lenses. The shoulder pod is light and when folded, very small. It has a loop on it...
Forum: Cameras And Photography Friday 30th October 2015, 22:19
Replies: 23
Views: 3,081
Posted By scodgerott
You might also want to look at Shoulder Pods. I...

You might also want to look at Shoulder Pods. I have a Cullmann. They give you about the same stability as a monopod, but are smaller, lighter and more flexible. You can even use them as a mini...
Forum: The Birdforum Digiscoping Forum Tuesday 27th October 2015, 22:47
Replies: 5
Views: 4,459
Posted By scodgerott
Hi Ray, I was in Costa Rica last year and at the...

Hi Ray, I was in Costa Rica last year and at the time had my FZ200 with its 24x zoom (600mm 35mm equivalent). Panasonic cameras allow you to reduce the megapixel size of the image to increase your...
Forum: Say Hello Thursday 24th September 2015, 01:16
Replies: 10
Views: 1,628
Posted By scodgerott
Welcome Bill. I have the FZ200 and the FZ1000. If...

Welcome Bill. I have the FZ200 and the FZ1000. If I didn't already have the FZ1000, I would buy the FZ330 in an instant. While its ultimate image quality might not quite be up there with the FZ1000,...
Forum: Panasonic Monday 24th August 2015, 07:45
Replies: 218
Views: 108,698
Posted By scodgerott
Hi Glenn, I can't tell you the best software for...

Hi Glenn, I can't tell you the best software for extracting 4k video stills, although I believe you can do it in Lightroom. I always take it from the camera. The 4kvideo is an MP4 file, so you're on...
Forum: Panasonic Sunday 12th July 2015, 01:28
Replies: 218
Views: 108,698
Posted By scodgerott
This is a very annoying feature of the FZ1000,...

This is a very annoying feature of the FZ1000, which also happened in the FZ100/150 and 200. There is no way it can be turned off. A lot of people have complained about this for a long time and...
Forum: Panasonic Thursday 18th June 2015, 02:13
Replies: 218
Views: 108,698
Posted By scodgerott
I did read somewhere that Sony keeps its new...

I did read somewhere that Sony keeps its new technology for a year before allowing it to filter through to other brands. If this is correct and it may not be, then don't expect to see any new sensors...
Forum: Panasonic Sunday 7th June 2015, 02:05
Replies: 218
Views: 108,698
Posted By scodgerott
I've seen some great results from the P900 at...

I've seen some great results from the P900 at full zoom. I've been told that its a bit slow in clearing its buffer, taking around 1 second for each shot, so 10 shots takes 10 seconds to clear and you...
Forum: Panasonic Monday 20th April 2015, 23:40
Replies: 218
Views: 108,698
Posted By scodgerott
If you do this, which sounds quite a logical...

If you do this, which sounds quite a logical thing to do, just make sure that before you transfer them back to the camera you take one photo (can be of the floor, it doesn't matter, just take a shot...
Forum: Panasonic Friday 10th April 2015, 00:38
Replies: 218
Views: 108,698
Posted By scodgerott
The video footage looked great and as you say,...

The video footage looked great and as you say, even the cropped version looked good. Plus I could hear the call, so that's another bonus.
Forum: Panasonic Monday 6th April 2015, 23:55
Replies: 218
Views: 108,698
Posted By scodgerott
Once again the 4k video does a great job. I am...

Once again the 4k video does a great job. I am using it more and more myself.

I find that because the 4k video uses up a lot of hard disc space, I'm tending to save a few pics from the clip in...
Forum: Panasonic Sunday 5th April 2015, 04:55
Replies: 218
Views: 108,698
Posted By scodgerott
Hi Hobbes, I was just wondering, after thinking...

Hi Hobbes, I was just wondering, after thinking about your issue, whether or not you have image stabilisation turned off? If its on, its possible it could create the issue you are talking about.
Forum: Panasonic Saturday 4th April 2015, 23:50
Replies: 218
Views: 108,698
Posted By scodgerott
Here are a couple of shots of more static birds...

Here are a couple of shots of more static birds where I find the use of 4k video ideal. The albatross shot does have a bird in flight in the shot, but that was an accident, I was filming the...
Forum: Panasonic Saturday 4th April 2015, 23:46
Replies: 218
Views: 108,698
Posted By scodgerott
The video captured the birds in flight very well,...

The video captured the birds in flight very well, plus I think your idea of filming them standing on the beach "just in case" was a great idea.

I have expressed frustration before at the lag in 4K...
Forum: Panasonic Friday 3rd April 2015, 09:04
Replies: 218
Views: 108,698
Posted By scodgerott
Thanks Niels.

Thanks Niels.
Forum: Panasonic Friday 3rd April 2015, 01:35
Replies: 218
Views: 108,698
Posted By scodgerott
Hi Ken, a fine series of 4k still shots. Love the...

Hi Ken, a fine series of 4k still shots. Love the little bird in the second shot.

4k video really is changing the way I use my camera a lot of the time. I have heard about 8k video. The stills from...
Forum: Panasonic Friday 3rd April 2015, 01:32
Replies: 218
Views: 108,698
Posted By scodgerott
I think that second gull shot does look a bit...

I think that second gull shot does look a bit sharper.
Forum: Panasonic Friday 3rd April 2015, 01:30
Replies: 218
Views: 108,698
Posted By scodgerott
Many thanks Niel, does that work on a Mac?

Many thanks Niel, does that work on a Mac?
Forum: Panasonic Thursday 2nd April 2015, 02:27
Replies: 218
Views: 108,698
Posted By scodgerott
Excellent shots, particularly the last two where...

Excellent shots, particularly the last two where you are a bit closer. The detail is incredibly good in all images.

I find I am saving most of the still shots in the camera, as it seems to be the...
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