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Forum: Panasonic Today, 17:55
Replies: 77
Views: 8,529
Posted By flossiepip
Had this lens just a week now but impressed,...

Had this lens just a week now but impressed, quality kit!
Forum: Olympus Friday 17th November 2017, 18:50
Replies: 8
Views: 378
Posted By flossiepip
Olympus camera and Panasonic 100400 lens!

Hi,
Going to buy the Panasonic 100-400 lens but rather than go for a Panasonic body I would like to stick to Olympus having used and been happy with them for a number of years.
Are there any issues...
Forum: Canon Sunday 9th July 2017, 20:13
Replies: 6
Views: 2,782
Posted By flossiepip
Sorry for a confusing post I sm the least...

Sorry for a confusing post I sm the least technology minded person who holds a camera, I just point, twist and press and marvel if it all works! I was just of the believe that is was the sixe of the...
Forum: Canon Saturday 8th July 2017, 04:28
Replies: 6
Views: 2,782
Posted By flossiepip
Long lense for EOS M5!

Hi,
My Olympus E-M5 has just stopped on me and I am looking at the M5 but rather confused over lenses! With the E-M5 my 300 lens gives me a focal length of 600 I believe, so can anyone tell me what...
Forum: Nikon Wednesday 22nd March 2017, 10:47
Replies: 99
Views: 24,057
Posted By flossiepip
Outstanding shots! Thanks for the reply. Still...

Outstanding shots! Thanks for the reply. Still the problem remains, to much uncertainty with the system but you do feel it has so much going for it and potential in the future. Would be a shame if...
Forum: Nikon Wednesday 22nd March 2017, 09:56
Replies: 99
Views: 24,057
Posted By flossiepip
Never owned nor used the Nikon 1 system but...

Never owned nor used the Nikon 1 system but always felt that i should give it a try, it certainly looks o be a wonderful system for bird photography but am mightily put off by all the uncertainty...
Forum: Olympus Friday 10th March 2017, 23:12
Replies: 9
Views: 2,641
Posted By flossiepip
Olympus lens for birds in low light!

Very happy with my E M5 75-300 lens for most birding situations but when it comes to birds in native bush here in NZ there is a need for something different. Generally birds can be relatively close...
Forum: Technique Sunday 10th July 2016, 01:02
Replies: 4
Views: 2,645
Posted By flossiepip
Shallow DOF.

First I would just say that I have no technical ability with a camera just a bird watcher who takes a few photos of birds but have this problem that I do not know if its me and my fault in setting...
Forum: Olympus Monday 8th February 2016, 18:41
Replies: 149
Views: 40,845
Posted By flossiepip
Notice some very nice bird shots from this new...

Notice some very nice bird shots from this new lens are starting to turn up on Flickr now.
Forum: Panasonic Friday 20th November 2015, 02:01
Replies: 1
Views: 1,081
Posted By flossiepip
Panasonic G6

Though I use a camera for bird photography my knowledge of cameras is very poor, so I would like to ask those of you that know a great deal more than me this question. Would the Panasonic G6 make a...
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Friday 9th October 2015, 01:09
Replies: 6
Views: 980
Posted By flossiepip
I would also take a look at the Collins...

I would also take a look at the Collins travellers guide, birds of New Zealand, Fitter and Merton. Small, light and full of good information.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 21st September 2015, 21:56
Replies: 13
Views: 1,766
Posted By flossiepip
A lot of UK birds were brought over in the...

A lot of UK birds were brought over in the 1870/80's to help make settlers feel at home. The goldfinch was just one such bird and although most have done remarkably well a few failed and indeed it's...
Forum: Olympus Sunday 9th August 2015, 07:44
Replies: 21
Views: 6,578
Posted By flossiepip
Had the E-620 and 70-300mm lens for a few months...

Had the E-620 and 70-300mm lens for a few months now and I've put a good number of shots through this combination and still love. Great for close work though it will search and AF a bit slow. Still...
Forum: Computers, Birding Software And The Internet Thursday 9th July 2015, 00:57
Replies: 5
Views: 1,349
Posted By flossiepip
USB problems!

I think like most people who take photographs of birds, I put files and groups of photos on to USB's as a safeguard. But of late I've had two fail on me with all info stored lost! Is this unusual...
Forum: Cameras And Photography Friday 3rd July 2015, 02:50
Replies: 7
Views: 1,746
Posted By flossiepip
Save your money till you can get the canon sx50...

Save your money till you can get the canon sx50 or Nikon p610. They are both superb for what they are and will give you all the reach you will need!
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Friday 22nd May 2015, 03:25
Replies: 1
Views: 735
Posted By flossiepip
Swan plants!

Last year here in our part of Northland NZ we had so many Monarch butterfly caterpillars on our swan plants that they stripped them, so this year we bought and planted lots of new ones and though we...
Forum: Micro Four Thirds 4/3 Photography Friday 22nd May 2015, 02:27
Replies: 33
Views: 24,371
Posted By flossiepip
I've used the canon SX50 for the past two and a...

I've used the canon SX50 for the past two and a half years and found it to be a fabulous piece of kit for the birdwatcher who also likes to take a few images. A couple of months ago I bought a s/h...
Forum: Computers, Birding Software And The Internet Wednesday 13th May 2015, 21:13
Replies: 6
Views: 1,288
Posted By flossiepip
New computer. What's the least that I can get away with!

My old computer is now playing up and as someone who knows nothing about computers and does not want to spend more than I have to, my question is . What is the least that, size etc that I need for my...
Forum: Nikon Thursday 7th May 2015, 22:10
Replies: 920
Views: 279,635
Posted By flossiepip
Sorry about my daft question I,m not a...

Sorry about my daft question I,m not a photographer just a birder, a lot of the technology stuff is lost on me. But the use of duh!!!
Forum: Nikon Thursday 7th May 2015, 06:32
Replies: 920
Views: 279,635
Posted By flossiepip
May be a daft question as I don't use digital...

May be a daft question as I don't use digital zoom but am looking for a little more reach than my SX50 gives me. So do you get a full 83x in optical zoom before going into digital?
Forum: Cameras And Photography Thursday 7th May 2015, 06:18
Replies: 4
Views: 2,014
Posted By flossiepip
Hi, I had the Fuji HS30 for a short time and...

Hi, I had the Fuji HS30 for a short time and found it to be very good for macro whereas my much loved canon SX50 is hopeless unless you stand back and zoom in and hope it can lock on!
Forum: Nikon Sunday 26th April 2015, 11:16
Replies: 920
Views: 279,635
Posted By flossiepip
Following this thread with great interest, though...

Following this thread with great interest, though not seen anything as yet to make me abandoned my beloved SX50. Would not expect the P900 to give me better image quality over the canon but would...
Forum: Pentax Wednesday 15th April 2015, 20:42
Replies: 1
Views: 6,008
Posted By flossiepip
That's very impressive work! Good for you and...

That's very impressive work! Good for you and keep it up.
Forum: Olympus Sunday 5th April 2015, 20:58
Replies: 21
Views: 6,578
Posted By flossiepip
Thank you for the information Ron, very...

Thank you for the information Ron, very interesting and useful. Tom
Forum: Olympus Sunday 5th April 2015, 06:54
Replies: 21
Views: 6,578
Posted By flossiepip
Been loving using this combination of E-620 and...

Been loving using this combination of E-620 and 70-300 lens. That said I still feel that I'm a little bit short on range, so would a teleconverter work for me and never having used such a thing how...
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