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Forum: Yorkshire Tuesday 5th September 2006, 17:52
Replies: 6
Views: 2,235
Posted By pete schofield
Thank you all for posting, will be going up...

Thank you all for posting, will be going up Thursday let you know how we got on when we get back.

Once again many thanks for taking the time to post.

Pete
Forum: Yorkshire Saturday 2nd September 2006, 11:06
Replies: 6
Views: 2,235
Posted By pete schofield
Thanks any more help out there?

Thanks any more help out there?
Forum: Yorkshire Friday 1st September 2006, 17:44
Replies: 6
Views: 2,235
Posted By pete schofield
East Yorkshire where for Dippers

Hi all in need of a little bit of help. Going up to East Yorkshire next week (Thurs) for 10 days. Will be going to Filey Brigg for the sea watching.

I have the 'Where to watch birds in Yorkshire'...
Forum: Tripod and Heads Friday 11th August 2006, 18:45
Replies: 1
Views: 3,045
Posted By pete schofield
Got the lightweight one and they work well but...

Got the lightweight one and they work well but don't forget to add the cost of plates @ 40 a time.

Pete
Forum: Cameras And Photography Friday 11th August 2006, 18:41
Replies: 11
Views: 1,736
Posted By pete schofield
I have the smartdisk flashtrax which works well,...

I have the smartdisk flashtrax which works well, mine is the older model so I don't think it will play mp3. As for the screen it is 3.5 inches, but to be honest it is very slow going through the...
Forum: Information Wanted Tuesday 8th August 2006, 20:07
Replies: 6
Views: 897
Posted By pete schofield
Providing the weather stays as is and does not...

Providing the weather stays as is and does not rain a lot between now and the fair, also as long as you are reasonably fit and upper body strong you will be ok. I did it a couple of years ago and...
Forum: Photographic Tripods / Heads Sunday 30th July 2006, 17:48
Replies: 30
Views: 30,331
Posted By pete schofield
Tom I am not suggesting you go for a gimbal like...

Tom I am not suggesting you go for a gimbal like mine just saying that a gimbal works well with that lens. I think there is a big difference in price mine cost 300+ I believe the 393 is quite a bit...
Forum: Photographic Tripods / Heads Sunday 30th July 2006, 17:12
Replies: 30
Views: 30,331
Posted By pete schofield
Hi Tom sorry I cannot comment on the 393 as I...

Hi Tom sorry I cannot comment on the 393 as I have never used it. But what I can tell you is the 400 F5.6 works very well with a gimble type head.

I use it on a BWG head similar to the King Cobra...
Forum: Canon Sunday 16th July 2006, 17:16
Replies: 4
Views: 961
Posted By pete schofield
Thanks for the answers guys. Nigel, normally I...

Thanks for the answers guys.

Nigel, normally I wouldn't but this was for a project at work and they required evidence of time and date shot taken.

Pete
Forum: Sigma & Other Third Party Lenses Wednesday 12th July 2006, 17:57
Replies: 22
Views: 8,227
Posted By pete schofield
You are correct Steve, with the pins taped the...

You are correct Steve, with the pins taped the camera does not know the tc is there and only reports the F number the lens is set at.

As I have only used mine with the pins taped I cannot say wether...
Forum: Sigma & Other Third Party Lenses Tuesday 11th July 2006, 18:05
Replies: 22
Views: 8,227
Posted By pete schofield
Max I am using the Kenko pro 300 dg on the canon...

Max I am using the Kenko pro 300 dg on the canon 400 F5.6 with the pins taped to get AF. For the most part it works, as long as you have good light. So far I have been quite pleased with the...
Forum: Canon Monday 10th July 2006, 15:59
Replies: 4
Views: 961
Posted By pete schofield
20D/300D date time stamp

Hi All sorry if this is a dumb question but, is it possible to set either the 20D or 300D up to put the date and time on the image. As you can do with some compacts.

If so how, Iv'e gone through the...
Forum: Tripod and Heads Tuesday 4th July 2006, 15:17
Replies: 6
Views: 1,326
Posted By pete schofield
Hi Ron now I will stand corrected, it's quite a...

Hi Ron now I will stand corrected, it's quite a while since I had/used this head but I do not think it will take a Q/R plate. In that the plate slides between 2 guides and as far as I can remember is...
Forum: Swarovski Tuesday 4th April 2006, 17:32
Replies: 13
Views: 3,624
Posted By pete schofield
In the UK 1.200 would be pounds or very near to...

In the UK 1.200 would be pounds or very near to it. Sounds like a good buy to me.

Pete
Forum: Canon Sunday 12th February 2006, 11:08
Replies: 5
Views: 3,245
Posted By pete schofield
Whoops sorry Brett got the wrong end of the...

Whoops sorry Brett got the wrong end of the stick, that will teach me to read more thoroughly.

Wife suffers with vibration whilst you can get a remote for this the DIY fix is a baseball bat....
Forum: Canon Saturday 11th February 2006, 16:49
Replies: 5
Views: 3,245
Posted By pete schofield
Nice idea but a bit expensive. I am at the moment...

Nice idea but a bit expensive. I am at the moment cruising Ebay for a remote for the wife. I do not expect to pay more than about 20 for one.

Pete
Forum: Canon Thursday 9th February 2006, 17:39
Replies: 79
Views: 7,033
Posted By pete schofield
If your'e that desperate Alex you can have mine...

If your'e that desperate Alex you can have mine for 950 lol
Forum: Canon Thursday 9th February 2006, 17:34
Replies: 7
Views: 2,105
Posted By pete schofield
The 150 is the later incarnation of this lens,...

The 150 is the later incarnation of this lens, depending on what camera you want to use it on the 180 is an older lens and would need checking with sigma if it is to go on a digital camera.

The 150...
Forum: Photoshop, Paintshop and Printing Wednesday 8th February 2006, 17:53
Replies: 7
Views: 1,516
Posted By pete schofield
You could also try Lab sharpening. you can apply...

You could also try Lab sharpening. you can apply a lot more sharpening without the usual problems when over sharpening.

Pete
Forum: Canon Tuesday 31st January 2006, 21:06
Replies: 16
Views: 1,964
Posted By pete schofield
Hi Arthur all points noted. I guess unless we can...

Hi Arthur all points noted. I guess unless we can get the retailers say either side of the pond to come clean then we will never know.

To get back to the original thread, I cannot see what Canon's...
Forum: Canon Tuesday 31st January 2006, 17:21
Replies: 16
Views: 1,964
Posted By pete schofield
The point I was trying to make is Do Canon the...

The point I was trying to make is Do Canon the manufacturer sell at a given price i.e. Canon ef teleconverter from the factory X amount of yen to their distributors wherever they are.

I will try to...
Forum: Canon Monday 30th January 2006, 17:34
Replies: 16
Views: 1,964
Posted By pete schofield
I am a little confused here, but then I am...

I am a little confused here, but then I am getting on. I cannot see why it should matter to Canon, surely they sell their lenses etc to retail outlets wherever they may be at a given price.

To my...
Forum: Technique Saturday 28th January 2006, 15:09
Replies: 54
Views: 4,725
Posted By pete schofield
Pretty much as above but also I usually rattle of...

Pretty much as above but also I usually rattle of a couple of shots on something/habitat and check the Histogram.

Also this is where shooting in RAW becomes an advantage, in that whatever you get...
Forum: Photo Critique Saturday 14th January 2006, 18:16
Replies: 20
Views: 2,082
Posted By pete schofield
Personally from a rank amateur Mark Keep up the...

Personally from a rank amateur Mark Keep up the good work. These are very nice shots showing good detail.

I hope you get some other comments.

Pete
Forum: Sigma & Other Third Party Lenses Monday 2nd January 2006, 16:03
Replies: 20
Views: 5,776
Posted By pete schofield
Hi Max as for the 2 lenses you mention I would go...

Hi Max as for the 2 lenses you mention I would go for the 170-500 if your prime use is for Birds/Wildlife.

As for buying from Digitalrev I presume you have seen them on Ebay, you will have to factor...
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