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Forum: Cameras And Photography Tuesday 6th June 2017, 05:46
Replies: 6
Views: 4,699
Posted By Beyondhope
Try Google Translate for a start.

Try Google Translate for a start.
Forum: Olympus Tuesday 18th April 2017, 08:33
Replies: 0
Views: 2,967
Posted By Beyondhope
Olympus 300 f4 IS PRO tripod mount.

New to Olympus lenses so would appreciate any help in securely attaching a QR plate to the mount.

Not happy to rely on the Arca-type grooves on the mount as there is no obvious means of retaining...
Forum: Digiscoping Adapters Wednesday 15th February 2017, 15:57
Replies: 0
Views: 2,993
Posted By Beyondhope
SRB Photographic adaptor, Nikon fit.

I already have a Kowa 883 body plus TE11-WZ 25-60 zoom, I also have a Nikon D3300 body. Both items perform to my satisfaction independently and I'm now wondering if linking them with an SRB adaptor...
Forum: Bird Ringing and Banding Tuesday 7th February 2017, 11:49
Replies: 4
Views: 1,810
Posted By Beyondhope
Not exactly word for word but essentially the...

Not exactly word for word but essentially the same.
Forum: Bird Ringing and Banding Tuesday 7th February 2017, 09:10
Replies: 4
Views: 1,810
Posted By Beyondhope
My 1983 copy of the book details the complete...

My 1983 copy of the book details the complete moult score process on page 28 but I suggest it would be sensible to contact the BTO direct to check their statement.
Forum: Bird Ringing and Banding Tuesday 31st January 2017, 14:32
Replies: 7
Views: 3,081
Posted By Beyondhope
Response time, Norway Ringing Scheme.

Just tried out the online colour-ring recording website as suggested by Nils Lorentzen. Full ringing details and history instantly made available for a Black-headed Gull seen on 29 January.

Sorted...
Forum: Bird Ringing and Banding Tuesday 31st January 2017, 12:08
Replies: 7
Views: 3,081
Posted By Beyondhope
Just received this information from Nils Helge...

Just received this information from Nils Helge Lorentzen (via a colleague who also was waiting to hear from Norway). Hopefully, future delay problems solved.

" Id also like to invite you to try out...
Forum: Bird Ringing and Banding Sunday 29th January 2017, 21:31
Replies: 7
Views: 3,081
Posted By Beyondhope
Many thanks for passing on your experience of...

Many thanks for passing on your experience of reporting Norwegian-ringed birds. Not sure I'm entirely in sympathy with the volunteers with no paid support reasoning for the erratic response times....
Forum: Bird Ringing and Banding Saturday 28th January 2017, 19:31
Replies: 7
Views: 3,081
Posted By Beyondhope
Response time, Norway Ringing Scheme.

My past submissions of Norwegian-ringed gulls have usually received a response within 48 hrs but I have yet to hear anything regarding a Great Black-backed Gull submitted on 18th January. Has anyone...
Forum: Canon Thursday 15th December 2016, 16:28
Replies: 8
Views: 5,182
Posted By Beyondhope
I use the 7D MkII body but have not tried video...

I use the 7D MkII body but have not tried video with or with out a tripod. Maybe it's worth mentioning that I use either a fluid or a gimbal head so a 'lock down' head situation is not relevant to my...
Forum: Canon Thursday 15th December 2016, 13:20
Replies: 8
Views: 5,182
Posted By Beyondhope
The 100-400 MkII user manual I have states the...

The 100-400 MkII user manual I have states the following - "using a tripod also stabilizes the image. However, depending upon the kind of tripod and shooting conditions, it may be better to turn off...
Forum: Panasonic Friday 9th December 2016, 11:00
Replies: 14
Views: 6,996
Posted By Beyondhope
Good advice - if at first you don't succeed, read...

Good advice - if at first you don't succeed, read the instructions though not always easy to find the topic you are looking for. Eventually I found it was possible to set 'zoom resume' on the FZ1000,...
Forum: Nikon Thursday 1st December 2016, 06:22
Replies: 9
Views: 5,522
Posted By Beyondhope
I have used the D3300 body with a Nikkor 70-300...

I have used the D3300 body with a Nikkor 70-300 zoom as a 'walk around' outfit.

IQ equal to that of results obtained with D7100 and D7200 bodies with the same lens but I found the poorly...
Forum: Norfolk Sunday 2nd October 2016, 20:36
Replies: 25,831
Views: 7,314,619
Posted By Beyondhope
A 19th century French philosopher is attributed...

A 19th century French philosopher is attributed with making the statement "in a democracy, we get the government we deserve."

Perhaps we should now extend this statement to include the conservation...
Forum: Companions for Birding Trips Friday 1st July 2016, 09:06
Replies: 0
Views: 988
Posted By Beyondhope
Birding in Norfolk, UK.

Active, 81 year old widower, experienced birder with own transport, seeks lady companion to share the occasional birding trip in this prime birding county.

If you are seriously interested then send...
Forum: Nikon Thursday 5th May 2016, 13:51
Replies: 195
Views: 77,390
Posted By Beyondhope
Presumably no one was able to offer any advice on...

Presumably no one was able to offer any advice on this matter so I took a calculated risk and ordered the product with the following result:-

1. notified by 1000hrs on the next working day after...
Forum: Nikon Monday 18th April 2016, 15:04
Replies: 195
Views: 77,390
Posted By Beyondhope
No doubt this is a small, fairly light lens but I...

No doubt this is a small, fairly light lens but I find I need to use a monopod at times. Mounting direct to the body results in the obvious imbalance therefore a mount ring (not supplied as standard)...
Forum: Nikon Wednesday 3rd February 2016, 08:58
Replies: 6
Views: 1,834
Posted By Beyondhope
Many thanks for your helpful advice. From your...

Many thanks for your helpful advice.

From your comments, it does seem worth fully exploring the D7100's performance before going for a different body. As stated in my original post, not yet had...
Forum: Nikon Tuesday 2nd February 2016, 22:28
Replies: 6
Views: 1,834
Posted By Beyondhope
Thanks for your prompt response, as I shoot in...

Thanks for your prompt response, as I shoot in jpeg hopefully there won't be too much of a problem with a smaller buffer.
Forum: Nikon Tuesday 2nd February 2016, 17:34
Replies: 6
Views: 1,834
Posted By Beyondhope
Nikon D7100 or 7200?

Just acquired a Sigma 50-500 f/4.5-6.3 DG OS HSM lens and am wondering if anyone is willing to share their experience of using either of these bodies with this lens for bird photography.

My thanks...
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