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Forum: Cameras And Photography Sunday 26th February 2017, 16:03
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Posted By Jim M.
Congrats! Should be an excellent light weight...

Congrats! Should be an excellent light weight setup. It's marketed as a "pro" camera, so it has tons of features and the complexity can be a bit intimidating at first. In addition to this forum,...
Forum: Cameras And Photography Thursday 23rd February 2017, 18:27
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Views: 34,464
Posted By Jim M.
Have only used it with Mk 1. You can choose to...

Have only used it with Mk 1. You can choose to use either the olys IBIS or the lens's OIS. I choose the latter and shoot everything hand held and have been happy with the results. But I'm usually...
Forum: Cameras And Photography Thursday 23rd February 2017, 12:49
Replies: 72
Views: 34,464
Posted By Jim M.
One thing to bear in mind when comparing APS-C...

One thing to bear in mind when comparing APS-C and m4/3 images for bird photography is that the APS-C shot will typically need to be cropped more because it has a lower crop factor to begin with. ...
Forum: Cameras And Photography Thursday 23rd February 2017, 04:33
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Views: 34,464
Posted By Jim M.
The 100-400. Your original post mentions...

The 100-400. Your original post mentions shooting large mammals, including cows and marine mammals from a boat. The 300 mm prime, which for birding purposes is usually used with the 1.4x...
Forum: Cameras And Photography Tuesday 21st February 2017, 12:47
Replies: 72
Views: 34,464
Posted By Jim M.
I don't see any significant difference between...

I don't see any significant difference between the D500 and EM-1 mk II. Think you can see what you want if you look long enough at such shots when there are small differences. Also, those DP Review...
Forum: Cameras And Photography Wednesday 15th February 2017, 15:25
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Posted By Jim M.
I wasn't commenting on dynamic range, but on...

I wasn't commenting on dynamic range, but on noise/low light, which is reflected in the sports shooting scores. In any event, we are talking about small differences which most people could not...
Forum: Cameras And Photography Tuesday 14th February 2017, 19:11
Replies: 72
Views: 34,464
Posted By Jim M.
If you want a zoom lens with relatively light...

If you want a zoom lens with relatively light weight, I think the panny 100-400 (200-800mm equiv) is your best option. The only issue is that it might not be within your budget, especially if you...
Forum: Cameras And Photography Tuesday 14th February 2017, 19:00
Replies: 72
Views: 34,464
Posted By Jim M.
Strongly agree. In fact the latest micro 4/3s...

Strongly agree. In fact the latest micro 4/3s sensors appear to be the equal of the best APS-C sensors when it comes to noise and low light shooting (see Oly EM-1 mk ii and probably GH-5--though no...
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