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Forum: Cameras And Photography Monday 8th October 2018, 13:40
Replies: 29
Views: 671
Posted By coopershawk
Thank you for all the information Justin! Not...

Thank you for all the information Justin! Not much for me to say except that I learned something :) I think I might give burst a shot, could increase the number of keepers I get...
Forum: Cameras And Photography Monday 8th October 2018, 00:33
Replies: 29
Views: 671
Posted By coopershawk
I think it largely depends on your shooting style...

I think it largely depends on your shooting style and what you like to shoot. I only take pictures of perched birds, single shot at a time so 1 battery almost always lasts me the birding session. On...
Forum: Meopta Friday 5th October 2018, 03:26
Replies: 16
Views: 826
Posted By coopershawk
Ah I missed that last sentence in the second...

Ah I missed that last sentence in the second paragraph. I hadn't had dinner yet ;)
Forum: Meopta Friday 5th October 2018, 00:44
Replies: 16
Views: 826
Posted By coopershawk
It should transfer....

It should transfer. https://www.birdforum.net/showpost.php?p=3638901&postcount=3248
Forum: Cameras And Photography Sunday 30th September 2018, 16:45
Replies: 14
Views: 448
Posted By coopershawk
I think this is what Jim's talking about... This...

I think this is what Jim's talking about...

This camera body: https://www.nikon.co.uk/en_GB/product/discontinued/digital-cameras/2014/nikon-1-v2

This adapter:...
Forum: Swarovski Friday 21st September 2018, 22:38
Replies: 106
Views: 5,467
Posted By coopershawk
Hopefully Henry can answer that ;) I highly...

Hopefully Henry can answer that ;)



I highly doubt he will since he seems content living in denial (though I'm sure he'll sell them due to glare not too long from now). But luckily Torview posted a...
Forum: Cameras And Photography Friday 21st September 2018, 18:15
Replies: 14
Views: 448
Posted By coopershawk
This is true, but the main appeal of the Sony is...

This is true, but the main appeal of the Sony is its compact size.

https://camerasize.com/compact/#689.505,611.687,722,da,t
Forum: Cameras And Photography Friday 21st September 2018, 15:24
Replies: 14
Views: 448
Posted By coopershawk
I don't think that's too old, but if you're...

I don't think that's too old, but if you're seeing a noticeable drop in speed then that could be a warning sign and it may be time for something new. Have you tried different cards to see if the...
Forum: Swarovski Friday 21st September 2018, 04:28
Replies: 106
Views: 5,467
Posted By coopershawk
Thank you for posting a proper picture peatmoss....

Thank you for posting a proper picture peatmoss. Comparing to Henry's 8x32 SV pictures, the interiors look quite similar, with primarily 3 problematic areas on the edge of the exit pupil. Unless the...
Forum: Binoculars Friday 21st September 2018, 04:05
Replies: 13
Views: 858
Posted By coopershawk
I think this scaling exercise is more trying to...

I think this scaling exercise is more trying to evaluate the low light performance of binoculars.

As an example, with everything else equal, if you put a 8x32 and a 10x40 on a tripod at twilight,...
Forum: Binoculars Friday 21st September 2018, 03:14
Replies: 13
Views: 858
Posted By coopershawk
Really interesting stuff here Quincy, and nice...

Really interesting stuff here Quincy, and nice write up. I really appreciate the graph. This is kind of a different measure for twilight factor, which is (magnification * objective_diameter) ^ 0.5....
Forum: Swarovski Sunday 9th September 2018, 12:51
Replies: 106
Views: 5,467
Posted By coopershawk
In order to really know if the glare issue has...

In order to really know if the glare issue has been "fixed", we need pictures like Henry took in this post (the 2nd and 3rd pictures):...
Forum: Binoculars Friday 7th September 2018, 20:28
Replies: 8
Views: 691
Posted By coopershawk
I think Zeiss has a longer eyecup for the...

I think Zeiss has a longer eyecup for the conquest. If you contact them they should send one out to you.
Forum: Sony Saturday 2nd June 2018, 21:08
Replies: 158
Views: 21,685
Posted By coopershawk
For me personally, I like to cull a good number...

For me personally, I like to cull a good number of photos in camera when I have downtime, so an eye would be up to the EVF for a few minutes at a time.



Thanks Mike for posting that; that's a good...
Forum: Sony Saturday 2nd June 2018, 18:20
Replies: 158
Views: 21,685
Posted By coopershawk
Yes. Go to shooting menu 2, page 7. There is an...

Yes. Go to shooting menu 2, page 7. There is an option for FINDER/MONITOR. If you change that from Auto to Viewfinder(Manual), only the viewfinder will show anything, though it still uses the eye...
Forum: Binoculars Monday 14th May 2018, 16:09
Replies: 85
Views: 5,119
Posted By coopershawk
a) Feather Edge Optics b) The money I spend...

a) Feather Edge Optics

b) The money I spend there doesn't go into a corporation's pocket book, but to bird conservation, research, and education.

Edit: Though honorable mention to Honey creek bill...
Forum: Binoculars Thursday 26th April 2018, 17:23
Replies: 300
Views: 18,912
Posted By coopershawk
They are. Go to pinnacles national park and see...

They are. Go to pinnacles national park and see them before they're gone... :-C
Forum: Binoculars Sunday 8th April 2018, 18:51
Replies: 44
Views: 2,137
Posted By coopershawk
I don't believe the optics changed; just the...

I don't believe the optics changed; just the change from the double bridge to single bridge, and possibly a diopter fix.
Forum: Nikon Friday 6th April 2018, 20:42
Replies: 73
Views: 7,629
Posted By coopershawk
#5 (40-46 mm), they're sold individually so...

#5 (40-46 mm), they're sold individually so you'll need to buy two
Forum: Zen Ray Friday 6th April 2018, 03:19
Replies: 82
Views: 7,770
Posted By coopershawk
It'll be interesting to see if they ever come...

It'll be interesting to see if they ever come back. They sure have lost a lot of trust
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 3rd April 2018, 21:29
Replies: 65
Views: 3,166
Posted By coopershawk
Yes you can. The eye relief is quite low however,...

Yes you can. The eye relief is quite low however, so your friend will need pretty close fitting glasses to get a suitable view.
Forum: Binoculars Sunday 1st April 2018, 16:44
Replies: 32
Views: 1,665
Posted By coopershawk
:eek!: Congrats BC! With the Kowa and the EII...

:eek!:

Congrats BC! With the Kowa and the EII coming you've got a fun time ahead of you.
Forum: Binoculars Sunday 4th March 2018, 14:46
Replies: 107
Views: 3,873
Posted By coopershawk
I always thought it was a pretty nifty fact that...

I always thought it was a pretty nifty fact that a simple multiplication (or division) by 3 gives a pretty dead on accurate conversion between the two.
Forum: Panasonic Sunday 21st January 2018, 02:24
Replies: 2
Views: 705
Posted By coopershawk
I used to have an SX50, pretty good image quality...

I used to have an SX50, pretty good image quality for that sensor size. What specifically are you looking for in a new camera?
Forum: Macro Photography Sunday 14th January 2018, 23:17
Replies: 22
Views: 26,676
Posted By coopershawk
Check out Mark Berkery's website:...

Check out Mark Berkery's website: https://beingmark.com/macro-illustrated/

He recently switched his set up, but for a while he used a panasonic FZ50 and achromats. Samples taken with that setup can...
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