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Forum: Canon Saturday 13th May 2017, 06:05
Replies: 1
Views: 3,276
Posted By Josef
Take a look at the g9x, especially the mk2 model....

Take a look at the g9x, especially the mk2 model. For examples taken with the camera see Forcreeks gallery -incredible results.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 25th February 2016, 19:55
Replies: 3
Views: 587
Posted By Josef
Hybrid Sparrow, SD, USA

Finally got a picture of this one Sparrow which is one in the group of many sparrows that frequent our yard. As the pics show from its front it looks normal but from other views the white really...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 31st July 2014, 17:31
Replies: 3
Views: 433
Posted By Josef
Thanks, I've photo'd the Laughing and knew I had...

Thanks, I've photo'd the Laughing and knew I had seen that eye before but it was so small I didn't even think of looking through the gulls.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 31st July 2014, 15:59
Replies: 3
Views: 433
Posted By Josef
Eastern SD USA need ID please

I thought I was taking a Phalarope but all pics taken had this white eye ring?
Forum: Canon Tuesday 20th May 2014, 06:27
Replies: 2,263
Views: 890,981
Posted By Josef
Some pretty fine shots Eddy. The last couple...

Some pretty fine shots Eddy. The last couple days I've been comparing digiscope pics with the sx50 pics at the top end. Both make good pics but when I enlarge in Elements side by side all the...
Forum: Canon Friday 16th May 2014, 16:19
Replies: 2,263
Views: 890,981
Posted By Josef
I've been a digiscoper for about 10 years and...

I've been a digiscoper for about 10 years and currently use a Canon s95 on a Kowa 883 but was looking for a more convienent setup I could take on motorcycle trips. After studying threads I lost...
Forum: Say Hello Monday 16th December 2013, 17:18
Replies: 12
Views: 852
Posted By Josef
Wow, thanks again for your replys. Steve's...

Wow, thanks again for your replys. Steve's history sure was interesting, through the years I've always felt this is a special site and this look back was a verification.

I had an incident early on...
Forum: Say Hello Sunday 15th December 2013, 23:12
Replies: 12
Views: 852
Posted By Josef
When did we start?

Hello,

I've never introduced myself but have been a BirdForum member for about 10 years. I caught the digiscoping bug back then and have been fairly active in that area, I have always used a small...
Forum: Photo Critique Friday 11th October 2013, 07:39
Replies: 1
Views: 4,841
Posted By Josef
Rapala, I use a Kowa 883 and compact camera...

Rapala,

I use a Kowa 883 and compact camera which gives me an edge for distance which I think helps the birds comfort zone. That said I have to be right on them or they are gone so I use a sight to...
Forum: Kowa Sunday 22nd September 2013, 06:24
Replies: 4
Views: 3,639
Posted By Josef
Malcolm, Hang in there, I had my 883 for less...

Malcolm,
Hang in there, I had my 883 for less than a year when I slipped on some ice, 883 was on a tripod (with protective cover) which went flying. Impact broke the scope free of tripod. Focus...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 10th June 2013, 21:11
Replies: 1
Views: 432
Posted By Josef
ID Please, South Dakota, Rapid City, USA

Pretty early in season to be a juvinile. What is it?

Sorry but can not upload photo
Forum: Digiscoping cameras Thursday 24th January 2013, 05:29
Replies: 122
Views: 66,910
Posted By Josef
When I bought my Canon s95 it came with digital...

When I bought my Canon s95 it came with digital photo professional which sold me on using RAW. I guess some second parties now have support for the RX100 and I was wondering if anyone can comment on...
Forum: Digiscoping cameras Thursday 1st November 2012, 01:48
Replies: 122
Views: 66,910
Posted By Josef
Jersey Digiscoping by Kevin Bolton now has a few...

Jersey Digiscoping by Kevin Bolton now has a few images with the RX 100. He has used many cameras and is saying he likes the RX100, his yellow rumped warbler has some of the finest feather detail...
Forum: Digiscoping cameras Saturday 13th October 2012, 02:55
Replies: 122
Views: 66,910
Posted By Josef
Neil you said "I shot with it yesterday again on...

Neil you said "I shot with it yesterday again on the Kowa 20-60 zoom, 25x LER and 30x Eyepieces. It's the most impressive on the 20-60 zoom eyepiece since the Nikon P6000 ( the Swarovski zoom spec is...
Forum: Digiscoping cameras Tuesday 9th October 2012, 03:10
Replies: 122
Views: 66,910
Posted By Josef
Neal, your photos are making this look like a...

Neal, your photos are making this look like a fine choice. I've got an 883 with 25xLER which should give about the same vignetting as the 30x right? Only problem I'd have is making an adapter which...
Forum: Digiscoping cameras Friday 14th September 2012, 04:56
Replies: 16
Views: 8,447
Posted By Josef
I bought a Kowa 25LER for my 883 just to try the...

I bought a Kowa 25LER for my 883 just to try the rx100 when it arrived, but none of the stores have it so far. For now I'll be content just modifying my Canon s95 adapter to the new EP.
Forum: Kowa Tuesday 4th September 2012, 02:04
Replies: 1
Views: 2,212
Posted By Josef
Mary, I don't know but I have a high opinion of...

Mary,

I don't know but I have a high opinion of USA Kowa repair. I bought an 883 with lifetime warrenty and after slipping on the ice sent it in to Kowa. They took it apart to work on the prizm...
Forum: Digiscoping cameras Sunday 26th August 2012, 06:06
Replies: 16
Views: 8,447
Posted By Josef
Ian said- One of the "features" is apparently a...

Ian said- One of the "features" is apparently a dial around the lens for adjusting settings. This is also the case on the Canopn S95 and S100. I would be keen to know if users of those cameras find...
Forum: Digiscoping cameras Saturday 28th July 2012, 04:05
Replies: 16
Views: 8,447
Posted By Josef
I've digiscoped with an Oly C60, Sony DSC w300...

I've digiscoped with an Oly C60, Sony DSC w300 and presently a Canon S95. It has been quite a ride, love the Canon but after using the Sony I knew I would miss the 13 MP for cropping.

I've also...
Forum: The Birdforum Digiscoping Forum Tuesday 15th May 2012, 18:23
Replies: 6
Views: 29,085
Posted By Josef
Paul, Back when Birdforum was in its infancy I...

Paul,

Back when Birdforum was in its infancy I remember digiscoping being the majority and dslr's much less - times have changed and now we find the opposite. I've always asked why and stayed the...
Forum: The Birdforum Digiscoping Forum Friday 11th May 2012, 03:42
Replies: 5
Views: 4,147
Posted By Josef
Doc, nice Screech. I should mention I am talking...

Doc, nice Screech.

I should mention I am talking from experience with an s95. I agree totally with RJM, the hood also as Ive used one now for 5 years or more. You will take pics faster and have...
Forum: Digiscoping cameras Thursday 1st March 2012, 19:42
Replies: 390
Views: 205,001
Posted By Josef
From what I've seen if your looking for a camera...

From what I've seen if your looking for a camera that you can have a nice gallery on BF and print 8 X 10 the P & S is totally adequate. A search on the gallery page will show fine results from...
Forum: Kowa Tuesday 21st February 2012, 18:04
Replies: 3
Views: 1,600
Posted By Josef
Rick, Thanks for the incredible summary of this...

Rick,

Thanks for the incredible summary of this thing we call digiscoping. Seriously, I've been in and out of this forum now for years and have never read anything that outlines the general pros...
Forum: The Birdforum Digiscoping Forum Wednesday 15th February 2012, 18:39
Replies: 3
Views: 1,300
Posted By Josef
The EP can't be emphasized enough. When I...

The EP can't be emphasized enough. When I started I bought a non ED used Kowa and struggled with CA. Finally bought a new EP and could not believe the diff. Most of the CA was gone.

Larger optics...
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 14th February 2012, 19:06
Replies: 11,696
Views: 453,720
Posted By Josef
I wonder if my Kowa 883 will still talk to me if...

I wonder if my Kowa 883 will still talk to me if I happen to win.
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