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Forum: Sigma & Other Third Party Lenses Thursday 8th November 2018, 02:16
Replies: 23
Views: 666
Posted By Musoman
Just blown some money on a Tamron G2 150-600...

Just blown some money on a Tamron G2 150-600 which arrived 2 days ago. Havent used it anger yet, as the weather is awful, but if it's a few degrees better than the G1, then i'd be happy enough.

I...
Forum: Macro Photography Thursday 8th November 2018, 01:38
Replies: 23
Views: 27,970
Posted By Musoman
I've seen some brilliant macros by the...

I've seen some brilliant macros by the photographer reversing the lens on the mount. Some of the best i've seen was with an old Pentax 28mm reversed. I wish i could find the guy again.

I've tried...
Forum: Nikon Wednesday 17th October 2018, 12:54
Replies: 10
Views: 747
Posted By Musoman
I took your advice and contacted Nikon approved...

I took your advice and contacted Nikon approved repair centre in London

Ouch !!

Seems the shop i bought this from sold me a dud. It was a used item

As for the repair, thanks but no thanks
Forum: Nikon Thursday 11th October 2018, 14:06
Replies: 118
Views: 7,164
Posted By Musoman
I've been reading a few review sites on the...

I've been reading a few review sites on the P1000, but haven't seen any mention of 2 actions that i like to use on my D610.

1) Constant AF / AF-C
2) Back button AF

I never use the shutter...
Forum: Nikon Wednesday 10th October 2018, 16:06
Replies: 10
Views: 747
Posted By Musoman
You're right. The 500/4 works fine on the D7000...

You're right. The 500/4 works fine on the D7000 body without TC, though it doesn't with TC attached.

I'll check with a UK Nikon service centre and see what happens - cheers Marc
Forum: Nikon Wednesday 10th October 2018, 03:49
Replies: 10
Views: 747
Posted By Musoman
Unfortunately, my other camera is a D7000 and i...

Unfortunately, my other camera is a D7000 and i don't think it would work with that body. I did try it and it didn't work, but of course if the TC wasn't working, then i wouldn't know.

There is no...
Forum: Nikon Monday 8th October 2018, 13:42
Replies: 10
Views: 747
Posted By Musoman
Hi Marc It's not hunting - it works once or...

Hi Marc

It's not hunting - it works once or twice properly, then the AF refuses to AF.
I have already cleaned the contacts as stated, and i'm already using the centre AF points ( 9 )

Also, i only...
Forum: Nikon Saturday 29th September 2018, 17:53
Replies: 10
Views: 747
Posted By Musoman
Just coming back to this thread, since i...

Just coming back to this thread, since i purchased the TC14E-ll , but i'm getting weird behaviour.

The lens AF focuses ok one minute, and then doesn't. I've removed the TC to make sure that all is...
Forum: Photo Critique Sunday 27th May 2018, 16:11
Replies: 25
Views: 1,778
Posted By Musoman
I think the central position works ok when the...

I think the central position works ok when the bird is looking looking directly into the camera, but again, this is personal.

Love the shot - all i did was work on the background, which is...
Forum: Nikon Thursday 24th May 2018, 11:35
Replies: 10
Views: 747
Posted By Musoman
Thanks Ken Seems that the AF-1 TC14E and ...

Thanks Ken

Seems that the AF-1 TC14E and TC-14E ll are the ones. The Mk 3 is a no no.

Also, i've found out that i cannot use CH AF setting, only single shot S
Forum: Nikon Wednesday 23rd May 2018, 18:30
Replies: 10
Views: 747
Posted By Musoman
1.4TC - which model for 500/f4 ?

Looking for a Nikkor AF1.4 TC for my 500 f4 AF-S Mk2 D. I think this lens is the one previous to the VR model.

So, which of Nikkor 1.4 TC's should i be looking at ? I use the D610

I believe...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 13th August 2017, 22:42
Replies: 7
Views: 580
Posted By Musoman
Thanks folks Very strange, as i've seen hybrid...

Thanks folks

Very strange, as i've seen hybrid mallards before but they've always kept their yellow beaks

Could it be a female ?
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 13th August 2017, 22:16
Replies: 7
Views: 580
Posted By Musoman
DODGY DUCK ID Oxford UK

This oddball duck was shot at Oxford's Otmoor RSPB on Saturday last and kept us guessing as to its ID

Looks like it could be an eclipse, but of what ? Its too big to be a Tufted, and so could it...
Forum: Bird Behaviour Wednesday 26th July 2017, 01:15
Replies: 4
Views: 1,049
Posted By Musoman
Starlings - now that is a bird she gets on her...

Starlings - now that is a bird she gets on her garden feeders. Loads of them , parents and young, every day

I get a few on my 2nd floor feeder but she gets a flock :)
Forum: Bird Behaviour Wednesday 26th July 2017, 00:17
Replies: 4
Views: 1,049
Posted By Musoman
Unusual birds on feeder ?

I live 2 floors up and have a feeder outside my balcony

Caught these 2 on the feeder - a Magpie and a Blackbird. I have never seen these 2 birds on my friends feeder and she has a proper garden...
Forum: Sigma & Other Third Party Lenses Saturday 13th August 2016, 12:40
Replies: 6
Views: 5,805
Posted By Musoman
Excellent - good luck GB ;) Come back here to...

Excellent - good luck GB ;)

Come back here to this thread with your results
Forum: Sigma & Other Third Party Lenses Friday 12th August 2016, 15:16
Replies: 6
Views: 5,805
Posted By Musoman
What Nikon Mike said - hope the recovery is still...

What Nikon Mike said - hope the recovery is still going

AS for your tripod situation, there's no point in buying an expensive Carbon Fibre type. As soon as you touch the camera, you are...
Forum: Canon Friday 12th August 2016, 14:49
Replies: 15
Views: 3,009
Posted By Musoman
I also use the Tam 150-600 and also use minimum...

I also use the Tam 150-600 and also use minimum f7.1 or f8.

Its definately possible that your copy is not 100%. You certainly have a decent enought camera body.

Have you got IS left on ? ...
Forum: Photography using 'Astro' telescopes Thursday 7th July 2016, 17:42
Replies: 3
Views: 4,542
Posted By Musoman
MFD for the 5SE is about 20ft, but for bird...

MFD for the 5SE is about 20ft, but for bird photography, you have some caveats to be aware of

The high F stop will require a lot of light. Its also fairly difficult to control shake on such a short...
Forum: Photography using 'Astro' telescopes Thursday 30th June 2016, 22:46
Replies: 5
Views: 5,970
Posted By Musoman
Yes i agree .. i think they both use the Expeed...

Yes i agree .. i think they both use the Expeed 4

Would be nice to own either but i blew my stash on the scope, so i'm stuck with a vignetting D610, but which has great IQ and high ISO quality, or...
Forum: Photography using 'Astro' telescopes Thursday 30th June 2016, 13:17
Replies: 5
Views: 5,970
Posted By Musoman
Yes, the vignetting is on the D610, full frame. ...

Yes, the vignetting is on the D610, full frame. That would explain things!

I use the D610 instead of the D300 because the D300 has poor high ISO noise. ISO 400 is about as high as i would go on...
Forum: Sigma & Other Third Party Lenses Wednesday 29th June 2016, 23:45
Replies: 3
Views: 6,070
Posted By Musoman
Good lens for the price

Good lens for the price
Forum: Photography using 'Astro' telescopes Sunday 26th June 2016, 16:16
Replies: 5
Views: 5,970
Posted By Musoman
Vignetting with Ext Tubes

I decided to cut down the length of the engineerd alloy tube i used on my previous scope, because its a bit awkward to use

So with that cut down, i need to use an extension tube for close focus,...
Forum: Sigma & Other Third Party Lenses Thursday 23rd June 2016, 03:31
Replies: 3
Views: 6,070
Posted By Musoman
A couple more of Gull Island

A couple more of Gull Island
Forum: Sigma & Other Third Party Lenses Thursday 23rd June 2016, 03:24
Replies: 3
Views: 6,070
Posted By Musoman
Tamron 150/600 - it has a place

You can always spend 5 or 10 times more and get a big white prime Canon or pro Nikon. But to build a lens at this price is good going. If you work with its limitations , like any lens, then it'll...
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