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Forum: Nikon Tuesday 20th April 2010, 16:37
Replies: 53
Views: 6,620
Posted By Derry
the raw and jpg is always going to be debated,,...

the raw and jpg is always going to be debated,,

I shoot both but mostly use Raw,,

Derry
Forum: Nikon Thursday 11th March 2010, 17:12
Replies: 4
Views: 1,090
Posted By Derry
Ian, go to setup menu (wrench) and it is the...

Ian, go to setup menu (wrench) and it is the second from the end,,

you may want to test it out as I found just a few points one way made a difference at 200% viewing,, when your going for those fine...
Forum: Nikon Friday 5th March 2010, 19:03
Replies: 2
Views: 883
Posted By Derry
slim to none,, Derry

slim to none,,

Derry
Forum: Nikon Thursday 4th March 2010, 06:26
Replies: 18
Views: 5,867
Posted By Derry
you might also watch the bay for a pre owned...

you might also watch the bay for a pre owned belows unit,, I found a very nice for Nikon and it will surprise ya for what you can capture with jsut a norrmal 50mm 1.8 lens,,

Derry
Forum: Nikon Friday 12th February 2010, 21:34
Replies: 35
Views: 3,471
Posted By Derry
Marcel, I shoot with a 70-200 and a 1.7 TC,,...

Marcel, I shoot with a 70-200 and a 1.7 TC,, using a D300,, I am an (aged) astronomer and have always tested all my lens for critical sharpness,, my 70-200 was almost dead on but with the TC 1.7...
Forum: Nikon Sunday 7th February 2010, 15:59
Replies: 35
Views: 3,471
Posted By Derry
would also recommend a bright day when you have...

would also recommend a bright day when you have good contrast,,

you don't see a lot of photos taken on overcast days offering razor sharp details,, need some good light,, also agree on the speed...
Forum: Nikon Saturday 6th February 2010, 00:35
Replies: 14
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Views: 2,167
Posted By Derry
I find it better for my needs,, used the shutter...

I find it better for my needs,, used the shutter button for many years and would never go back,, you seldom if ever will see a sport shooter only using the shutter button,,

Derry
Forum: Nikon Friday 5th February 2010, 16:05
Replies: 55
Views: 19,115
Posted By Derry
Neil, they look good,, how did they look directly...

Neil, they look good,, how did they look directly out of camera without any sharpening or rework,,??

there is a thread going over on Fred Miranda with the new TC on a D3 and 500V...
Forum: Nikon Friday 5th February 2010, 16:01
Replies: 14
Bif
Views: 2,167
Posted By Derry
shoot a lot of moving sports with the D300,, in C...

shoot a lot of moving sports with the D300,, in C mode I use the AF-ON button all the time,, ya can just hold the button down and the lens will continue to focus and track your moving subject and...
Forum: Nikon Tuesday 26th January 2010, 18:29
Replies: 4
Views: 768
Posted By Derry
some of the PCs software will only handle the...

some of the PCs software will only handle the jpeg format,, for the raw and Tiff format as new cameras come out they normally new new software additions to handle the cameras format,, seems it is...
Forum: Nikon Monday 25th January 2010, 14:57
Replies: 4
Views: 768
Posted By Derry
what photo software do you have that you are...

what photo software do you have that you are trying to download with,,??

here is a very good free one,, FastStone,, would download it and see how it can off load your photos,, I know it will...
Forum: Nikon Sunday 24th January 2010, 12:21
Replies: 55
Views: 35,647
Posted By Derry
grab the good glass first and then upgrade the...

grab the good glass first and then upgrade the body,,

if your considering a TC 1.7 be sure to test them out first as there are some bad copies,, it took me three to find a great one,, after I found...
Forum: Nikon Saturday 23rd January 2010, 01:40
Replies: 4
Views: 1,316
Posted By Derry
I have an older f4 200mm that I mainly use on my...

I have an older f4 200mm that I mainly use on my bellows,, I also have the new 105 2.8 VR for direct comparison which cannot be used on the bellows but I have photographed the same subject (bees)...
Forum: Nikon Tuesday 5th January 2010, 16:12
Replies: 5
Views: 968
Posted By Derry
it does make ya wonder who is behind the counter...

it does make ya wonder who is behind the counter selling gear these days,, had one young fellow who I had to assist turning the camera on,, really was not all his fault, whoever hired him either...
Forum: Nikon Thursday 10th December 2009, 00:11
Replies: 9
Views: 3,132
Posted By Derry
you may want to read some of the comments on the...

you may want to read some of the comments on the Fred Miranda forum as there are numerous discussion on build quality, video with many photos posted,,

http://www.fredmiranda.com/forum/

own two D300...
Forum: Photography using 'Astro' telescopes Thursday 12th November 2009, 15:48
Replies: 2
Views: 1,620
Posted By Derry
some very nice photos Jason,, you have a great...

some very nice photos Jason,, you have a great back yard for that variety of birds,, certainly a plus for just stepping out the door with the gear to photography,,

Derry
Forum: Nikon Saturday 7th November 2009, 15:08
Replies: 6
Views: 2,241
Posted By Derry
just look at all the fantastic photos of past &...

just look at all the fantastic photos of past & present taken without VR being available,,

Derry
Forum: Photography using 'Astro' telescopes Saturday 24th October 2009, 00:03
Replies: 5
Views: 2,260
Posted By Derry
f stop is f stop if through a lens or a...

f stop is f stop if through a lens or a telescope,, all the same,,

agree with Paul that most of todays 600mm scopes offer a nice f stop that can handle a 1.4 or 1.7 TC,, as with the primes if your...
Forum: Nikon Friday 23rd October 2009, 23:56
Replies: 16
Views: 3,541
Posted By Derry
Neil, have read on the FM (Fred Miranda) site...

Neil, have read on the FM (Fred Miranda) site that there are variances on the 1.7 TC,, I use one for all my soccer games on my 70-200 and it is as sharp as I could ask for,, I did test it out on my...
Forum: Nikon Wednesday 23rd September 2009, 23:49
Replies: 11
Views: 1,319
Posted By Derry
I see the same in sports,, even though I will...

I see the same in sports,, even though I will shoot the D300(s) at the 6fps when there is some real action I always see shooters that live on the highest frame rate and keep that shutter button...
Forum: Photography using 'Astro' telescopes Monday 21st September 2009, 03:06
Replies: 4
Views: 2,527
Posted By Derry
some really good photos Paul,, the one of the...

some really good photos Paul,, the one of the flying insects really caught my eye,, certainly something you seldom if ever see,,

also like the thrush with the worms in mouth,,

Derry
Forum: Mobile/iPhone Digiscoping Thursday 10th September 2009, 16:19
Replies: 11
Views: 2,800
Posted By Derry
now we need the phones to multi task so we can...

now we need the phones to multi task so we can take photos and have a call going over the speakerphone or how about live view being sent out over the phone while your shooting,,

the phones are...
Forum: The Birdforum Digiscoping Forum Sunday 30th August 2009, 16:43
Replies: 2
Views: 1,625
Posted By Derry
welcome Mike,, certainly agree the glass...

welcome Mike,,

certainly agree the glass ability has to be good or no camera behind it will ever do a decent job,,

take a quick look at these two sites for some pre-owned gear which can offer some...
Forum: The Birdforum Digiscoping Forum Sunday 30th August 2009, 16:36
Replies: 2
Views: 1,508
Posted By Derry
Jim, keep an eye out for a pre-owned scope,, some...

Jim, keep an eye out for a pre-owned scope,, some very good scopes can be obtained for a decent price,,

check out http://www.astromart.com/classifieds/ think it cost $10 -$15 to join these days...
Forum: Nikon Thursday 27th August 2009, 15:30
Replies: 13
Views: 1,901
Posted By Derry
send me the money and I will also send ya a photo...

send me the money and I will also send ya a photo of the camera,,|:D|

steer clear of any offering that low,,

Derry
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