I only started looking at dragonflies last summer and I'm gradually working through my pictures.
I think this maybe a Yellow- Winged Darter but would appreciate confirmation. If it's not a positive ID would be appreciated along with the distinguishing features. Taken at Holme Reserve 26 July...
I've only recently started taking an interest in dragonflies so would appreciate help identifying this pair. I can't decide whether they are red veined darters or common darters with the pink hydrangea bush giving the impression of red veins. Thoughts and reasons why would be appreciated...
Thanks to everyone for the suggestions. No decision yet but my wife has recently started using a Panasonic FZ1000 and is getting some excellent results. Hasn't tried birds in flight yet but for static birds the results take some beating.
For the last few years I've being using a Canon 7D and 300 2.8 lens and teleconvertors for my bird photography and have been very happy with the results. Following surgical operations on both hands I am now finding it increasingly difficult to carry and hold this package. As I like the...
Following my original post I took my lens to the Canon service centre at Elstree last Thursday. They emailed me the following day to say they update had been completed. I telephoned them on Monday and they were happy to courier the lens back to me. It arrived on Tuesday, updated, fully checked...
This was posted on 'Canon Rumors' of 19 September.
Has anyone had their lens updated yet? If so with what results?
"To the Users of the EF300mm f/2.8L IS II USM, EF400mm f/2.8L IS II USM, EF500mm f/4L IS II USM, and EF600mm f/4L IS II USM Interchangeable Lenses for Canon Digital SLR Cameras...
We're going to Norfolk next week and want to take in Snettisham for the famous roosts. I know that it may not yet the best time of year but hopefully it will still be worthwhile.
My question is - How high does the tide have to be to see the birds to their best effect?