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Forum: Photography using 'Astro' telescopes Tuesday 17th January 2017, 10:37
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Views: 150,895
Posted By kurakura
point taken :D...

point taken :D...
Forum: Photography using 'Astro' telescopes Monday 9th January 2017, 12:39
Replies: 908
Views: 150,895
Posted By kurakura
Nice test Dan, I may add that the moon is easier...

Nice test Dan, I may add that the moon is easier to focus on, and then move the setup to the target afterwards...helped alot photographing Comet Lovejoy
Forum: Cameras And Photography Wednesday 21st December 2016, 10:45
Replies: 11
Views: 3,313
Posted By kurakura
I use a black rapid harness for my 7D mkii and...

I use a black rapid harness for my 7D mkii and 300mm f2.8is, there is also a bino attachment available. I made my own bino solution. I can only recommend going down that line, allthough the harness...
Forum: Zeiss Tuesday 6th December 2016, 19:15
Replies: 38
Views: 4,938
Posted By kurakura
the gray had developped yellowish taint to it......

the gray had developped yellowish taint to it... changed free of charge
Forum: Zeiss Tuesday 6th December 2016, 11:13
Replies: 38
Views: 4,938
Posted By kurakura
a friend got his grey armor redone to black... so...

a friend got his grey armor redone to black... so a black can be a grey in new suit
Forum: Photography using 'Astro' telescopes Tuesday 6th December 2016, 10:43
Replies: 6
Views: 3,682
Posted By kurakura
883 is a dream scope... the overall winner of the...

883 is a dream scope... the overall winner of the swarovski digiscoper of the year used the 883, was with the winner when he took the pic

http://www.digiscoperoftheyear.com/en/the-winners pic is...
Forum: Companions for Birding Trips Wednesday 17th August 2016, 12:58
Replies: 10
Views: 4,446
Posted By kurakura
hiking Gunung Leuser NP is quite tough, but well...

hiking Gunung Leuser NP is quite tough, but well worth it. May I ask which location that guest house is at???

I have stayed in the park for quite a while and it is an amazing place. In the mid to...
Forum: Zeiss Thursday 14th July 2016, 13:32
Replies: 37
Views: 4,267
Posted By kurakura
That and probably customs clerance going in and...

That and probably customs clerance going in and out of both EU and US will take some time also
Forum: Indonesia Monday 11th July 2016, 11:13
Replies: 1
Views: 666
Posted By kurakura
fine report thanks

fine report thanks
Forum: Borneo (All Regions) Wednesday 24th June 2015, 10:43
Replies: 16
Views: 3,070
Posted By kurakura
good to hear Alf, happy you enjoyed Sabah...

good to hear Alf, happy you enjoyed Sabah...
Forum: Borneo (All Regions) Wednesday 24th June 2015, 10:36
Replies: 48
Views: 7,429
Posted By kurakura
spend 4days at tabin... guides were not...

spend 4days at tabin... guides were not specialised as stated at their website, both wang kong and the herp guide stopped working there :( luckily CK Leong turned up with a couple of guests and they...
Forum: Indonesia Wednesday 8th April 2015, 03:21
Replies: 1
Views: 1,008
Posted By kurakura
Do not expect many birds on Komodo... there is a...

Do not expect many birds on Komodo... there is a bird sanctuary/forest reserve a couple of hours from Labuhan Bajo though, I have not been there - but it is made for birds by birders:) Labuhan Bajo...
Forum: Indonesia Wednesday 8th April 2015, 03:06
Replies: 9
Views: 1,684
Posted By kurakura
I thought it was rather steep before the price...

I thought it was rather steep before the price increase :D But I believe the program I followed was actually more than the 1,2-1,4mill rp suggested here... That is around 100usd... which is very...
Forum: Borneo (All Regions) Wednesday 8th April 2015, 02:44
Replies: 6
Views: 1,803
Posted By kurakura
You can do without, however a guide can boost...

You can do without, however a guide can boost observations and species counts...
Forum: Borneo (All Regions) Wednesday 8th April 2015, 02:14
Replies: 2
Views: 1,400
Posted By kurakura
It is so difficult with tipping, especially if...

It is so difficult with tipping, especially if you are from a place with no culture for tipping... Here in Denmark noone would expect tips and we expect people to get covered by their salaries -...
Forum: Photography using 'Astro' telescopes Wednesday 4th February 2015, 15:51
Replies: 4
Views: 4,107
Posted By kurakura
Paul: how much are the moving teleconverters...

Paul: how much are the moving teleconverters moving in comparison... I meant installing a TN not tc hehehe
Forum: Photography using 'Astro' telescopes Wednesday 4th February 2015, 02:30
Replies: 4
Views: 4,107
Posted By kurakura
venus extension

Could be nice to try with a tc in it. their macro lens get very good reviews

http://www.venuslens.net/product/x-pro-vari-length-af-extension-tube-canon/
Forum: Photography using 'Astro' telescopes Saturday 10th January 2015, 19:59
Replies: 563
Views: 122,392
Posted By kurakura
with the lens connector mounted the iris give...

with the lens connector mounted the iris give some vignette even wide open... had my hopes up :)
Forum: Photography using 'Astro' telescopes Wednesday 7th January 2015, 19:57
Replies: 2,547
Views: 290,599
Posted By kurakura
common kestrel canon 7D, tecnosky 80/480 triplet...

common kestrel
canon 7D, tecnosky 80/480 triplet + kenko DGX 2x teleconverter
distance: 70-100m estimate: heavy crop

First bird attempt using focus peaking on the 7D... Think result came out fine...
Forum: Mobile/iPhone Digiscoping Sunday 4th January 2015, 11:56
Replies: 180
Views: 14,487
Posted By kurakura
a) Samsung B) Galaxy SII

a) Samsung
B) Galaxy SII
Forum: Photography using 'Astro' telescopes Wednesday 31st December 2014, 14:21
Replies: 563
Views: 122,392
Posted By kurakura
short legs are inverted... long legs is giving...

short legs are inverted... long legs is giving 3xmag, but not biconcave... in the first section close to the cam there was a biconcave lens that gives roughly 1,5-1,6xmag
Forum: Photography using 'Astro' telescopes Tuesday 30th December 2014, 23:20
Replies: 8
Views: 4,792
Posted By kurakura
my scope broke a bearing without a drop:(

my scope broke a bearing without a drop:(
Forum: Photography using 'Astro' telescopes Tuesday 30th December 2014, 21:49
Replies: 8
Views: 4,792
Posted By kurakura
Tord, I just solved my "sound" from the gear......

Tord, I just solved my "sound" from the gear... In my case it was the big wheel that was not 100% aligned with the fine adjustment wheel. Loosen the big wheel, make sure it is properly aligned and...
Forum: Photography using 'Astro' telescopes Tuesday 30th December 2014, 15:56
Replies: 563
Views: 122,392
Posted By kurakura
Here is the mountsection with Iris and TN inside,...

Here is the mountsection with Iris and TN inside, fits perfectly as a cameraadapter, now I just need an oly-canon adapter... and with a bit of luck it will work hehe. If it works I have apeture...
Forum: Photography using 'Astro' telescopes Tuesday 30th December 2014, 14:13
Replies: 563
Views: 122,392
Posted By kurakura
I have found a biconvex lens sitting right...

I have found a biconvex lens sitting right infront of the iris... that renders 1,5-1,6x when placed in the adapter.

So this must be the TN... but other thing gave 3xmag... have to play more with...
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