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Recent content by Neil-T

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    Nikon 1 J5

    This is great news, thanks. Can you tell what type of adapter I would require, manual focus is not an issue. Thanks again. Neil.
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    Rare and Scarce Birds in Staffordshire

    Brent Geese Taken at Aqualate mere on Sunday 4th December 2016
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    Nikon 1 J5

    According to the above link from Mike the 200-500 is OK to use with the J5 and FT1 adapter. I always use a quality tripod and gimbal head so there is no stress between the camera ans lens.
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    Nikon 1 J5

    Thanks very much Mike. I notice that my version of the 600mm f/4 is on the non compatible list but the newer 200-500 is on the list that says it should work. So is it a case of a firmware update to make the 200-500 work on the J5 with the FT1 adapter. Thanks in advance. Neil.
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    Nikon 1 J5

    Hi all, a bit of help required please. I have just bought a new J5 so that I can take record shots of birds at distance with my New 200-500 Nikon lens and my Nikon 600mm f/4 VRl. I already have the FT1 adapter but when I put either of the above 2 lenses on the camera a message is displayed...
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    Birding In Staffordshire

    Red Kite Red Kite over hen cloud at 1.30pm
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    Rare and Scarce Birds in Staffordshire

    Red Kite I am doing a blog for Staffordshire wildlife trust on the Peregrines at Hen cloud. Today at 1.30pm a Red kite flew over quite low. Managed to get a couple of pictures.
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    Remove lens hood

    Hi, hope someone can help me. I have just bought the WonderPana filter system for my Nikon fit Tokina 16-28 ATX Pro FX f/2.8 and want to remove the lens hood to fit the filter system. I watched a video on YouTube on how to remove it from the smaller DX lens and was wondering if it's the same for...
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    Remove lens hood

    Hi, hope someone can help me. I have just bought the WonderPana filter system for my Nikon fit Tokina 16-28 ATX Pro FX f/2.8 and want to remove the lens hood to fit the filter system. I watched a video on YouTube on how to remove it from the smaller DX lens and was wondering if it's the same...
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    Recommend a lens

    A bit off topic from birds, but I am getting into landscape photography and just wanted to know if anyone here also dies it. I need a fast lens, f/2.8 to go with my Nikon D810. Doesn't have to be a Nikkor lens, I will consider a third party. Thanks. Neil.
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    Nikon D810

    Same one as I use Brin. I had a 180 sigma but it wasn't anywhere near as good as the 200 micro.
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    Rare and Scarce Birds in Staffordshire

    First this year Just had a nice male brambling in the garden. Lesser redpolls started to arrive, so will be looking out for a common amongst them..
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    Rare and Scarce Birds in Staffordshire

    It's still being fed locusts. This picture was taken yesterday evening. I went to see it on the second day and it was feeding naturally. I was asked by some if I thought it was ok to feed it locusts and I said No. When I went back a couple of days later there were loads of photographers feeding...
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    Rare and Scarce Birds in Staffordshire

    RFF and Juv Black Redstart Good views this morning, people coming from some distance to see it, spoke to a couple from Lincolnshire who were very excited to see it. Some pics from this morning.
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    Nikon D810

    Those are MEGGA shots Neil. Could I be cheeky and ask you your in camera settings. You can PM me if you like, no worries if you don't want to share them. Neil.
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