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Recent content by i321587

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    Sites nearby to Kings Lynn

    Titchwell is an obvious alternative and you should be able to get a bus to the reserve possibly with a change in Hunstanton. Have a good day. Tony
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    Holme, Norfolk Last July

    Hi Many thanks for the replies - much appreciated. Regards Tony
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    Holme, Norfolk Last July

    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...
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    Darters in Hunstanton, Norfolk

    Thanks to you all for ID and finer points which will help me in the future. Tony
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    Darters in Hunstanton, Norfolk

    Hi 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...
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    Switch from Canon equioment to smaller system

    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. Tony
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    Panasonic FZ1000 Review...

    Noise Reduction and Sharpness Settings Has anyone worked out what they consider to be the ideal menu settings for these two features that still manage to preserve good feather detail etc? Tony
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    Switch from Canon equioment to smaller system

    Many thanks for your replies. I think I'll hold off on making a decision until a longer lens becomes available in 4/3 format. Tony
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    Switch from Canon equioment to smaller system

    Hi 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...
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    Canon 300mm f2.8 Firmware Update

    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...
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    Panasonic FZ1000 Review...

    Some very good images seem to be achievable. Has anyone tried birds in flight yet? If so, with what result and what limitations? Tony
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    Canon 300mm f2.8 Firmware Update

    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...
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    Snettisham High Tides

    Thanks for the replies, especially to Tom for his link to the tide times. Tony
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    Snettisham High Tides

    Hi 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? Thanks Tony
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    ? Warbler. Berkshire

    Thanks for the replies. Sedge was my first instinct but a small back garden on a modern housing estate didn't strike me a likely location for one. Tony
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