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Forum: Nikon Sunday 12th November 2017, 02:58
Replies: 3
Views: 448
Posted By seaspirit
Don't know the particular Nikon converter, but...

Don't know the particular Nikon converter, but some others have mechanical parts that move fairly easily, i.e. not a lot of force is required to move them when not connected to a lens or camera...
Forum: Nikon Thursday 7th September 2017, 13:49
Replies: 14
Views: 1,779
Posted By seaspirit
Have you considered using a monopod to help to...

Have you considered using a monopod to help to bear the load when shooting?

Not as flexible as handheld but a lot more flexible than shooting from a tripod.

I use a Gimbal on mine for years that...
Forum: Canon Saturday 17th December 2016, 15:57
Replies: 4
Views: 2,063
Posted By seaspirit
Which Sigma 500mm? There are now 2 primes and 2...

Which Sigma 500mm?
There are now 2 primes and 2 (50 - 500, 150 - 500) or even 4 zooms (adding the 150-600 C and S) in that focal length range, and for the Tamron are 2 version on the market.

UH
Forum: Cameras And Photography Saturday 8th October 2016, 16:09
Replies: 6
Views: 1,793
Posted By seaspirit
Slower SD cards (30MB/s) are less expensive than...

Slower SD cards (30MB/s) are less expensive than fast ones (95 MB/s).
Faster cards offer only an advantage if the camera is able to move data with this higher speed from the camera's buffer to the...
Forum: Canon Monday 3rd October 2016, 20:31
Replies: 6
Views: 2,150
Posted By seaspirit
Here's another site covering the...

Here's another site covering the basics.
https://expertphotography.com/a-beginners-guide-to-photography/
ISO is only one parameter that defines an image. Aperture and shutter speed are the other two...
Forum: Computers, Birding Software And The Internet Tuesday 27th September 2016, 12:45
Replies: 10
Views: 1,877
Posted By seaspirit
I found a correlation between this error and...

I found a correlation between this error and Adobe flash.
Solution: Set-up firefox that use of Adobe flash has to be allowed.
Most sites will show full contents without flash, so one will only have...
Forum: Sigma & Other Third Party Lenses Saturday 24th September 2016, 15:29
Replies: 18
Views: 5,958
Posted By seaspirit
Aperture, shutters are in mostly found in camera...

Aperture, shutters are in mostly found in camera bodies .......

What it will offer, that non of the other big name primes has to offer is the USB-port to fine-tune lens performance to a camera body...
Forum: Photo Critique Sunday 4th September 2016, 14:40
Replies: 12
Views: 2,746
Posted By seaspirit
I like the image, personally I would reduce the...

I like the image, personally I would reduce the negative space on the left hand side a bit.
Detail in the bird, including the catch-light in the eye and the low eye-level is what I aim for in this...
Forum: Cameras And Photography Monday 18th July 2016, 19:21
Replies: 10
Views: 4,180
Posted By seaspirit
Because McAfee uses Nikon equipment :king:

Because McAfee uses Nikon equipment :king:
Forum: Cameras And Photography Monday 18th July 2016, 16:04
Replies: 3
Views: 1,505
Posted By seaspirit
You want to use it commercially to advertise your...

You want to use it commercially to advertise your business?!
http://www.shutterstock.com/cat.mhtml?searchterm=advocet

Comes with a cost, but you could claim that as a business expense .....
Forum: Sigma & Other Third Party Lenses Monday 4th July 2016, 14:10
Replies: 5
Views: 4,080
Posted By seaspirit
This is a complex problem as in an ideal world...

This is a complex problem as in an ideal world both camera and lens have a certain range that is considered within tolerance. So your lens could be fine on a different body and your body could be...
Forum: Nikon Sunday 19th June 2016, 15:33
Replies: 21
Views: 3,945
Posted By seaspirit
Given the considerable weight of a dSLR with a...

Given the considerable weight of a dSLR with a longish lens I wouldn't want to have it attached to a single lug on the camera body. The tripod attachment on body or even better lens makes a more...
Forum: Bird Sounds Recording Eqpt & Discussion Wednesday 15th June 2016, 03:46
Replies: 2
Views: 2,672
Posted By seaspirit
A little bit of browsing will show a quite a few...

A little bit of browsing will show a quite a few birds with vocalizations <1kHz
http://www.fssbirding.org.uk/sonagrams.htm
Forum: Cameras And Photography Tuesday 29th March 2016, 15:04
Replies: 8
Views: 2,739
Posted By seaspirit
Unless its a 300mm prime or high end zoom the...

Unless its a 300mm prime or high end zoom the limiting factor for IQ in the combo above is likely the lens.

The selection of zooms now available in the 150-600 mm range (including Nikon's 200-500)...
Forum: Cameras And Photography Monday 28th March 2016, 14:06
Replies: 4
Views: 2,111
Posted By seaspirit
If you want to fill the frame with your subject...

If you want to fill the frame with your subject there is only one way to do it. You will have to get close enough!

You can use focal length and/or cut down the physical distance to the subject to...
Forum: Sigma & Other Third Party Lenses Sunday 21st February 2016, 13:58
Replies: 3
Views: 4,161
Posted By seaspirit
The critical bit of information missing is to...

The critical bit of information missing is to what camera system (canon, nikon, pentax ...) the lens will mount.
Forum: Nikon Thursday 18th February 2016, 13:44
Replies: 2
Views: 969
Posted By seaspirit
According to the specs the weight difference...

According to the specs the weight difference between the two is 50 g.
Not sure if that is noticeable and will make a significant difference ......

As suggested a suitable carrying system will have a...
Forum: Nikon Monday 25th January 2016, 13:10
Replies: 5
Views: 1,120
Posted By seaspirit
Something to consider: Weight is as much as...

Something to consider:
Weight is as much as concern with carry-on as are dimensions.
Don't know how a pelican case compares with its empty weight to a sufficiently sized backpack (e.g. flipside 5),...
Forum: Photoshop, Paintshop and Printing Sunday 24th January 2016, 00:42
Replies: 15
Views: 5,199
Posted By seaspirit
I do my culling before importing RAW files into...

I do my culling before importing RAW files into LR. Faststone image viewer does a much faster job showing images with sufficient detail to decide on keeper or not than loading everything into LR and...
Forum: Cameras And Photography Wednesday 20th January 2016, 19:28
Replies: 2
Views: 1,069
Posted By seaspirit
What is your definition of reasonably priced? A...

What is your definition of reasonably priced?
A budget house number will help with meaningful suggestions.

Not as good as the current Sigma/Tamron 200-600 Superzooms but more common in the 2nd...
Forum: Nikon Thursday 14th January 2016, 18:52
Replies: 35
Views: 7,272
Posted By seaspirit
You are correct with this observation. However,...

You are correct with this observation.
However, the question of the poster was DX or FX and then noise or better IQ at higher ISO is part of the assessment as light is very often limiting factor...
Forum: Nikon Sunday 29th November 2015, 23:26
Replies: 5
Views: 1,007
Posted By seaspirit
When it comes to buying lenses I recommend...

When it comes to buying lenses I recommend checking www.photoprice.ca.
For some time now Canadian Dealers are now more competitive with US prices than they have been in the past. As a result and with...
Forum: Nikon Sunday 22nd November 2015, 16:59
Replies: 5
Views: 1,120
Posted By seaspirit
The link shows a 23kg limit for checked bags,...

The link shows a 23kg limit for checked bags, carry-on is limited to 7kg!
Question is how agents on the counter deal with overweight carry-on that shouldn't be checked for obvious reasons. Some have...
Forum: Cameras And Photography Wednesday 11th November 2015, 22:05
Replies: 15
Views: 2,401
Posted By seaspirit
Same way we learn to handle binoculars and...

Same way we learn to handle binoculars and scopes.
Practice!

Seriously!
Forum: Nikon Wednesday 11th November 2015, 15:31
Replies: 4
Views: 846
Posted By seaspirit
What camera?

What camera?
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