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Forum: Digiscoping cameras Friday 7th July 2017, 20:03
Replies: 3
Views: 2,205
Posted By jourdaj
Check out DPreview.com for their camera reviews...

Check out DPreview.com for their camera reviews and studio comparisons. Its a great tool for comparing image quality in both Raw and Jpg formats. They will also have all of the specs regarding sensor...
Forum: Digiscoping cameras Monday 3rd April 2017, 18:05
Replies: 5
Views: 3,485
Posted By jourdaj
Take a look at the Sony Cybershot RX100 III to...

Take a look at the Sony Cybershot RX100 III to RX100 V generations. Tiny cameras w/ excellent image quality for digiscoping.
Forum: Digiscoping cameras Monday 3rd April 2017, 18:01
Replies: 2
Views: 2,274
Posted By jourdaj
I've just purchased the STX 85 from Swarovski and...

I've just purchased the STX 85 from Swarovski and am testing it using my Sony a6300 w/ Sigma 28 mm f/2.8 lens. The Sigma 28 pairs nicely w/ the 25-60X Zoom w/o vignetting and produces impressively...
Forum: Digiscoping Adapters Monday 13th March 2017, 11:54
Replies: 1
Views: 2,072
Posted By jourdaj
Hi Jim, I had that combo a few years back and...

Hi Jim,
I had that combo a few years back and came up w/ this adapter for the 20-60X eyepiece. It may be difficult to come up w/ the canon adapter, but some PVC pipe may...
Forum: Digiscoping cameras Friday 29th April 2016, 23:20
Replies: 10
Views: 7,295
Posted By jourdaj
Hi Neil, Love the Snipe photo! I've found that...

Hi Neil,
Love the Snipe photo! I've found that AF on the a6300 is much more accurate if I select Landscape (vs. Standard) in the Creative Style mode. Turn up settings to +3. Focus is also better in...
Forum: Digiscoping cameras Thursday 7th April 2016, 13:39
Replies: 1
Views: 1,989
Posted By jourdaj
The Panasonic GH4 is the reigning camera for...

The Panasonic GH4 is the reigning camera for digiscoping / video. Its 4K video quality is about the best there is for even DSLR shooting. Others to consider are the Panasonic GX8, and the new Sony...
Forum: Digiscoping Adapters Monday 19th October 2015, 19:36
Replies: 4
Views: 3,797
Posted By jourdaj
A bonus for the Digidapter is that it allows the...

A bonus for the Digidapter is that it allows the RX100 III to be centered behind the eyepiece of the scope even though the tripod screw is off-centered on the camera.
Forum: The Birdforum Digiscoping Forum Thursday 20th August 2015, 13:16
Replies: 3
Views: 5,235
Posted By jourdaj
Hi Peter, E-mail me offline at jourdaj 'AT'...

Hi Peter,

E-mail me offline at jourdaj 'AT' gmail.com with your address and I'll send you the 20-60X eyepiece.
Forum: The Birdforum Digiscoping Forum Tuesday 10th March 2015, 23:45
Replies: 3
Views: 5,235
Posted By jourdaj
I have the Zeiss 85T*Fl and 40X W eyepiece (as...

I have the Zeiss 85T*Fl and 40X W eyepiece (as well as the 20-75X and 20-60X eyepieces) and shoot with a Nikon 1 V3 (upgraded from V1). I'm very happy w/ the combination. I use the Digidapter™ as it...
Forum: Nikon Thursday 19th February 2015, 13:44
Replies: 57
Views: 12,664
Posted By jourdaj
I found this on dpreview.com this morning...

I found this on dpreview.com this morning regarding announcement of a D7200 that 'may' be a replacement for the D300s....
Forum: Digiscoping Adapters Thursday 5th February 2015, 12:28
Replies: 2
Views: 3,717
Posted By jourdaj
Curt, the Digidapter(tm) is especially suited for...

Curt, the Digidapter(tm) is especially suited for quick slip-on and slip-off digiscoping.
Forum: Digiscoping cameras Thursday 5th February 2015, 12:19
Replies: 57
Views: 26,753
Posted By jourdaj
Simon, I love the Northern Gannet and Long-tailed...

Simon, I love the Northern Gannet and Long-tailed Duck photos. We only see the Long-tails in their 'breeding' winter plumage and not in their 'basic' mating plumage. Very awesome!
Forum: Digiscoping cameras Wednesday 28th January 2015, 18:19
Replies: 14
Views: 10,350
Posted By jourdaj
Hi Curt, In case you're still interested here is...

Hi Curt,
In case you're still interested here is a side-by-side comparison of features of the two cameras.
https://photographylife.com/nikon-1-v1-vs-v2
The biggest change is the PAMS dial on the V2...
Forum: Digiscoping Adapters Thursday 2nd October 2014, 11:59
Replies: 12
Views: 8,243
Posted By jourdaj
Moocher, As long as the eyepiece is exposed from...

Moocher,

As long as the eyepiece is exposed from the Stay On case you can use the Digidapter with it on. The camera/platform of the Digidapter slides over the eyepiece like a tube adapter and you're...
Forum: Digiscoping cameras Thursday 2nd October 2014, 11:53
Replies: 1
Views: 2,320
Posted By jourdaj
Another Nikon V3 vs. Sony RX-100 III Comparison

I've posted a detailed blog w/ more thoughts / reiterations concerning the two cameras:

http://jerryjourdan2.blogspot.com/2014/10/custom-digidapter-28-sep-2014.html

In short, The Sony RX-100 III w/...
Forum: Camera Settings Sunday 20th July 2014, 02:06
Replies: 5
Views: 10,215
Posted By jourdaj
Agree w/ Paul. I've found mirror slap to be a...

Agree w/ Paul. I've found mirror slap to be a huge problem w/ DSLR setups. Mirror lockup helps, and shooting Continuous will help.
Forum: Digiscoping Adapters Sunday 20th July 2014, 02:04
Replies: 7
Views: 6,920
Posted By jourdaj
Very happy with mine!

Very happy with mine!
Forum: Digiscoping Adapters Sunday 20th July 2014, 02:03
Replies: 1
Views: 2,977
Posted By jourdaj
First thing to try is to focus on an object...

First thing to try is to focus on an object (stationary) w/ the scope. Then attach the camera and use Autofocus-Single to lock onto the image through the scope. Use the Self-timer on the camera to...
Forum: Digiscoping cameras Sunday 20th July 2014, 01:54
Replies: 7
Views: 2,589
Posted By jourdaj
Here's a nice YouTube video describing Focus...

Here's a nice YouTube video describing Focus Peaking. Its a terrific feature of the Sony RX100 III.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jMAlMQev7Kw
Forum: Digiscoping cameras Thursday 26th June 2014, 15:02
Replies: 31
Views: 24,369
Posted By jourdaj
Digiscoping w/ the Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100 III

I've been playing w/ the new Sony RX100 III camera the past few days in the yard. The new Zeiss 24-70mm f/1.8-2.8 lens is very sharp, and the new pop-up EVF is very nice, as well. I especially like...
Forum: Digiscoping cameras Tuesday 3rd June 2014, 13:54
Replies: 4
Views: 3,686
Posted By jourdaj
I'd been wondering why I had a group of Jpg...

I'd been wondering why I had a group of Jpg photos during a recent shoot and realized that they were the stills that were captured during a videocapture. Image quality is quite good!
Forum: Digiscoping cameras Tuesday 20th May 2014, 12:37
Replies: 2
Views: 4,158
Posted By jourdaj
Nikon V3 Initial Impressions / Review

I received one of the first Nikon 1 V3 cameras at the beginning of May and have been putting it through its paces. Iíve posted several blogs w/ impressions and photos.

Initial attempt out of the...
Forum: Nikon Tuesday 18th March 2014, 11:28
Replies: 4
Views: 1,851
Posted By jourdaj
One thing to remember is that the big primes are...

One thing to remember is that the big primes are BIG and HEAVIER than the Sigma you currently own. It WILL take some time to get used to the weight and feel, but you'll never go back to your old...
Forum: Digiscoping Adapters Tuesday 18th March 2014, 11:24
Replies: 4
Views: 5,194
Posted By jourdaj
Just a note to say that the Digidapter(tm) is now...

Just a note to say that the Digidapter(tm) is now available for Swarovski, Leica and Kowa Scopes! Check out the website for more details.
Forum: Digiscoping cameras Thursday 13th March 2014, 12:53
Replies: 4
Views: 2,337
Posted By jourdaj
Nikon Announces 1 Nikon V3

The nay-sayers are out in force, but if this camera provides any improvement in image quality than the V1 it will be a winner for us digiscopers. I'm pre-ordering one and will review it when it...
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