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Forum: Spotting Scopes & tripod/heads Wednesday 29th November 2017, 08:38
Replies: 17
Views: 691
Posted By Proterra
Have a look at Zomei range on Amazon or eBay. ...

Have a look at Zomei range on Amazon or eBay. For my money they are top notch and very well built. With usual top end features such as a hook to give stability and you can use one leg as a monopod.
Forum: Spotting Scopes & tripod/heads Thursday 23rd November 2017, 13:05
Replies: 6
Views: 472
Posted By Proterra
If you lived in South Yorkshire I would say pop...

If you lived in South Yorkshire I would say pop round to Rspb Old Moor we have a box of eye piece covers that's been accumulated over time from people leaving them behind
Forum: Binoculars Monday 20th November 2017, 16:55
Replies: 23
Views: 1,670
Posted By Proterra
Just a thought if you don't wear glasses have you...

Just a thought if you don't wear glasses have you got the eyecups out.
Forum: Photographic Tripods / Heads Monday 20th November 2017, 16:52
Replies: 1
Views: 237
Posted By Proterra
Bought their digiscoping kit which is well made...

Bought their digiscoping kit which is well made but not tripod's. I can recommend the Zomei ones sold on Amazon and Ebay. Good quality fittings and features such as beingable touse one leg as a...
Forum: Digiscoping Adapters Monday 20th November 2017, 16:47
Replies: 3
Views: 290
Posted By Proterra
If you were in the UK I would recommend looking...

If you were in the UK I would recommend looking at SRB Photographic Web site. But you may want to see whose they sell and find on you side of the pond.
Forum: Mobile/iPhone Digiscoping Monday 20th November 2017, 08:34
Replies: 6
Views: 414
Posted By Proterra
Try adjusting the eyecup up or down

Try adjusting the eyecup up or down
Forum: Spotting Scopes & tripod/heads Saturday 18th November 2017, 20:13
Replies: 1
Views: 341
Posted By Proterra
Have a look at the Zomei range of tripod's on...

Have a look at the Zomei range of tripod's on Amazon or eBay. Build quality excellent, plus some have one leg that unscrews to use as a monopod. A lot cheaper than some of the well known names.
Forum: Tripod and Heads Thursday 16th November 2017, 08:07
Replies: 10
Views: 705
Posted By Proterra
Have a look at the Zomei ones on Amazon and Ebay....

Have a look at the Zomei ones on Amazon and Ebay. I've got the aluminium one and the quality is up with the big names but a lot cheaper. It looks really good and has a removable leg to use as a...
Forum: Spotting Scopes & tripod/heads Wednesday 15th November 2017, 14:18
Replies: 12
Views: 621
Posted By Proterra
Not sure what you mean. The qr plate is identical...

Not sure what you mean. The qr plate is identical to the Manfrotto
The Quick Release Plate is Compatible with for Manfrotto heads that use the RC5 quick release system (501, 503 & 701 NG Heads).
Forum: Spotting Scopes & tripod/heads Tuesday 14th November 2017, 16:25
Replies: 12
Views: 621
Posted By Proterra
Have a look at the Kingjoy heads on ebay. It's a...

Have a look at the Kingjoy heads on ebay. It's a direct ripoff of the Manfrotto but everything as good at 1/3 price. Plus it takes the Manfrotto plate so I got 3 one for scope 1 for telephoto lens...
Forum: Digiscoping cameras Tuesday 14th November 2017, 16:16
Replies: 2
Views: 436
Posted By Proterra
Digiscoping

Hi Dave I've just started with the Kowa same as you. Instead of buying another lens at great expense have a look a t SRB photographic website. They do an adaptor which replaces the lens and fits over...
Forum: Digiscoping cameras Thursday 26th October 2017, 22:10
Replies: 4
Views: 558
Posted By Proterra
DONT pay Kowa prices have a look at SRB...

DONT pay Kowa prices have a look at SRB Photographics website for a suitable adaptor,I have a Dslr with a Kowa scope and got an adaptor that fits over the eye piece, works very well. It was a third...
Forum: Miscellaneous Nature Study Equipment Wednesday 25th October 2017, 19:46
Replies: 29
Views: 16,830
Posted By Proterra
Skin so Soft worked for us on holiday against...

Skin so Soft worked for us on holiday against that notorious beastie. The Scottish Midge��
Forum: Binoculars Thursday 19th October 2017, 08:41
Replies: 20
Views: 1,014
Posted By Proterra
The Rspb reserves with a shop usually stock a...

The Rspb reserves with a shop usually stock a wide range of Bins. I work at RSPB Old Moor and we are very happy to help people choose from a wide range we have .Once they have a short list we will...
Forum: Digiscoping Adapters Wednesday 18th October 2017, 15:52
Replies: 2
Views: 1,356
Posted By Proterra
I'm using a SFB photographic push on adaptor...

I'm using a SFB photographic push on adaptor with my Kowa scope and Nikon Dslr, great results. 1/3 price of manufacturers own. Just need eyepiece diameter and appropriate T Mount for yourcamera
Forum: Nikon Sunday 15th October 2017, 19:16
Replies: 63
Views: 2,635
Posted By Proterra
I would also recommend shooting in RAW rather...

I would also recommend shooting in RAW rather than jpeg if you can because it captures all the photos details not just a compressed image . So more can be done to enhance using suitable software.
Forum: Vortex Wednesday 11th October 2017, 19:26
Replies: 1
Views: 782
Posted By Proterra
Have a look at SRB photographic Web site. They do...

Have a look at SRB photographic Web site. They do a range of adaptors. I got one for my Kowa and we'll chuffed with it . You just need the diameter of the eye piece plus the T Mount for your...
Forum: Photo Critique Tuesday 10th October 2017, 21:14
Replies: 13
Views: 1,906
Posted By Proterra
Hi there you've got a good camera there but do...

Hi there you've got a good camera there but do you shoot in Raw. This will give the ability to adjust for sharpness clarity vibrancy etc . Nb Jpg,s can be opened in the Raw filter in light room to...
Forum: Leica Tuesday 10th October 2017, 21:10
Replies: 18
Views: 2,033
Posted By Proterra
Look with your eyes

Go to your nearest Rspb reserve with a shop, They stock a great range including Swaros,Leicester, Nikon etc. Soyoucacompare side by side.
I know you live in Guildford so it's to faraway from Rspb...
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Monday 2nd October 2017, 20:36
Replies: 6
Views: 435
Posted By Proterra
But it can cause irritation to the skin.

But it can cause irritation to the skin.
Forum: Scotland Monday 2nd October 2017, 16:18
Replies: 8
Views: 864
Posted By Proterra
We've been in May and they can be heard...

We've been in May and they can be heard everywhere. I nearly ran over one coming out of Balranald reserve. Also loads of cuckoos.
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Monday 2nd October 2017, 08:50
Replies: 6
Views: 435
Posted By Proterra
Forum: Outdoor Clothing Monday 2nd October 2017, 08:45
Replies: 19
Views: 2,305
Posted By Proterra
Have a look at Rohan stuff, not cheap but very...

Have a look at Rohan stuff, not cheap but very good and does what it says on the label
Forum: Tripod and Heads Monday 25th September 2017, 19:23
Replies: 7
Views: 1,075
Posted By Proterra
I've just replaced my ball head with the Kingjoy...

I've just replaced my ball head with the Kingjoy VT-3510 Professional Lightweight Fluid Video Head . It's half the price of the Manfrotto etc but built and operates every bit as good. PLUS the...
Forum: RSPB - Viking Optics Sunday 17th September 2017, 21:20
Replies: 13
Views: 6,459
Posted By Proterra
Why not pop into your local rspb shop , they will...

Why not pop into your local rspb shop , they will advise you if you are doing something wrong, the bin is could be covered by the guarantee
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