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Recent content by the black fox

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    Cheshire And Wirral Birding: Hills, Lowland and Coast

    dippers can be found at loggerheads country park ,just above mold n.wales .usually in the stream in front of the visitor centre, goosanders can be found at llyn padern by llanberris but thats quiet a long drive ,raven sometimes in my front garden LOL
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    Canon to Nikon - D500 + 200-500

    The one thing you have left out of the equation is the older 1D series cameras ,I used and loved a 1 Dmkiii for a few years ,and coupled with a sigma 150-600 sport got some outstanding images ,when that finally gave up the ghost I switched to a 80D also a very capable camera and extremely good...
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    Canon 80D?

    i have had the 80d for around 3-4 months now ,so lets go through my findings ,dynamic range is awesome ,allowing lots of pics to be pulled back from obscurity ,i.s.o range up to date the highest i have used is 5000 iso in dark woodland ,the resulting image after normal noise reduction techniques...
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    Sigma 600mm Mirror

    manual focus only ,totally no use for birds at all ,you would be fed up with it in a month ,something like a sigma 80-400 os ,or sigma 150-500 os can be picked up cheaply these days and give the reach with moderate to good quality to
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    New Sigma 150/600

    still love my sports model .the more i use it the more i love it
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    New Sigma 150/600

    just done a large crop (2.6mp ) of a puffin launch off at bempton cliffs ,1dmk3 10mp,sigma 150-600mm sport ,hand held .spent a fair bit of time correcting blue (reflected sea/sky) colour cast on the cliffs quite pleased with this result .
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    New Sigma 150/600 contemporary

    The Dropbox idea would be great in a ideal world steve ,but not everyone would comply so that's out of the window ,I have always tried to be truthfull in my views on my lens ,it's not been a simple bolt on and shoot and go with the sport it has taken time to learn it , along the way I have...
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    New Sigma 150/600

    Perhaps we should take up knitting covers for super zoom lenses mic ,we could also do spectacle cases for certain people to put there rose tinted glasses in LOL
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    New Sigma 150/600

    His Nikon gear is going back to Nikon today for the second time in two weeks for re.calibration ,as I said he is not a happy bunny . Personally I think I will sell up and take up knitting as my photos are so bad
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    New Sigma 150/600 contemporary

    Isaac All those shots are extremely soft and over enhanced ,yet you have the cheek to rip into other people's shots ,.i also think that you link to Flickr just to get your viewing numbers up on there . About time the mods did something about your vitriol it's getting boring now
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    New Sigma 150/600

    no i won't publish them paul you will have to take my word for it .might cause trouble ,he is not a happy bunny at the moment ,and as to the second part again nope equal but not surpass .
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    New Sigma 150/600

    couple of shots from yesterday ,had a head to head with my lad ,my 1d3 10mp and 70d 20mp and the sigma lens -v- his nikon d810 36mp and 500mm f4vr plus 1.4tc ,the results have even blown me away theres approximately a 5 to 6k price differential there but the sigma blew him out of the water .i...
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    New Sigma 150/600

    couple more the gannets with the 1d3 and the pippit with the 70d .cant really knock i.q from either
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    New Sigma 150/600

    some more shots from this evening after the rain cleared ,again sigma lens and 1D4
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    New Sigma 150/600

    some i post on here haven't yet gone on flickr paul ,yes i always have O.S switched on as 99% of the time i hand hold,using a 1D series camera i use a a/f method known as the ring of fire for b.i.f as long as the backgrounds clear it works perfectly
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