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Forum: Binoculars Monday 1st August 2011, 12:20
Replies: 18
Views: 3,735
Posted By willito
Something in this sentence just doesn't match...

Something in this sentence just doesn't match with this forum ...
Forum: Say Hello Friday 10th June 2011, 12:55
Replies: 5
Views: 1,005
Posted By willito
Well, it's true also here that Nikon doesn't seem...

Well, it's true also here that Nikon doesn't seem to be overly interested in making huge sales. The same 10x42 can be purchased locally for an equivalent to US$ 680,- (!!) But fortunately direct...
Forum: Say Hello Thursday 9th June 2011, 13:00
Replies: 5
Views: 1,005
Posted By willito
Hello and a warm welcome to this fascinating...

Hello and a warm welcome to this fascinating world.

It'd be interesting to have a rough idea of your budget allowance to make a useful suggestion.

Anyway, for the US$ 300,- range I'd say the best...
Forum: Panasonic Wednesday 8th June 2011, 12:34
Replies: 10
Views: 5,644
Posted By willito
Hello, I've been using for a long time now my...

Hello, I've been using for a long time now my FZ28 with the 1.7 TC. Certainly this piece, although a very acceptable optics item, will bring you some limitations you have to deal with, but it...
Forum: Conservation Thursday 26th May 2011, 12:12
Replies: 9
Views: 1,770
Posted By willito
Well, to determine whether they're bad, mad,...

Well, to determine whether they're bad, mad, hungry or whatever doesn't seem to lead very far.
A better approach would be to wonder whether we can actually do something about that or, if not, whether...
Forum: Hummingbirds Wednesday 25th May 2011, 12:02
Replies: 17
Views: 3,303
Posted By willito
So, as far as I can see, your experiments seem to...

So, as far as I can see, your experiments seem to support the existence of episodic memory. They actually stick to places where some time there was good nectar, rather than being able to find out...
Forum: Hummingbirds Tuesday 24th May 2011, 18:55
Replies: 17
Views: 3,303
Posted By willito
Have you considered that the learning effect...

Have you considered that the learning effect could be playing a role, biasing the results of your observations? Take into consideration that, according to some studies, the so called episodic memory...
Forum: Conservation Tuesday 24th May 2011, 15:23
Replies: 1
Views: 536
Posted By willito
Question (Technical) advice on public illumination wanted

A fellow birder of the loca (Chilean) watchers net informed us about death of Peruvian diving petrels (Pelecanoides garnotii), an endangered species according to UICN, at a coast town in Central...
Forum: TV & Radio Alert For Birding, Nature and Other Wildlife Saturday 7th May 2011, 01:31
Replies: 0
Views: 574
Posted By willito
Livecams showing birds births

I just received these links from a fellow birder and I thought somebody here could have interest on them. They're online live cameras showing birds births:

Red tailed...
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 5th May 2011, 11:46
Replies: 5
Views: 945
Posted By willito
Oh yes, eBird should certainly be a must for...

Oh yes, eBird should certainly be a must for every birder, even at this corner ...
Forum: Macro Photography Thursday 28th April 2011, 20:37
Replies: 3
Views: 4,340
Posted By willito
I've used a FZ28 for the last 3 years and...

I've used a FZ28 for the last 3 years and obtained very satisfactory results with it. As far as I've read, the FZ38 should be even faster focusing, along with other known improvements. But when it...
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 25th April 2011, 18:11
Replies: 22
Views: 3,848
Posted By willito
I just love to read this coming from the newer...

I just love to read this coming from the newer generations! :t:
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 25th April 2011, 17:56
Replies: 6
Views: 942
Posted By willito
Well, although I use to read your threads, you...

Well, although I use to read your threads, you continue to be more like a stranger to me, so you don't expect to have a truthful answer, do you?

But anyway, when I face that kind of questions coming...
Forum: Birds Of Prey Thursday 21st April 2011, 12:09
Replies: 85
Views: 20,956
Posted By willito
:clap: Sorry if this does not refer to the...

:clap:

Sorry if this does not refer to the former thread subject, but I really think these actions have to be praised.
Forum: Spotting Scopes & tripod/heads Thursday 21st April 2011, 12:01
Replies: 13
Views: 6,382
Posted By willito
I've read some of those complaints about eye...

I've read some of those complaints about eye relief, but I have a ED82 and wear glasses and cannot complain at all.

Bottom line: if the Kowa is better, I don't know. But I'm pretty sure you'll be...
Forum: Birds Of Prey Wednesday 20th April 2011, 17:37
Replies: 85
Views: 20,956
Posted By willito
+1 Jlees, I think we all birders would like to...

+1

Jlees, I think we all birders would like to have perfect photos of every bird we see, but luring isn't what I'd call "fair play".

The previous posted disencouraging messages, as well as mine...
Forum: Spotting Scopes & tripod/heads Wednesday 20th April 2011, 11:26
Replies: 13
Views: 6,382
Posted By willito
Hello, I agree the ED82 will do it better if...

Hello, I agree the ED82 will do it better if compared with any 66mm scope of the range and, having compared mine a couple of times with some higher class 50mm and 65mm ones, I'd still say the same...
Forum: Photoshop, Paintshop and Printing Wednesday 30th March 2011, 12:46
Replies: 17
Views: 2,885
Posted By willito
Do you have the last version of it? I use it on a...

Do you have the last version of it? I use it on a regular basis for such basic photo edition and it works very fine for me. Especially the batch capability allows very time-saving formatting of...
Forum: Conservation Friday 25th March 2011, 10:59
Replies: 10
Views: 1,892
Posted By willito
Yeah, that's certainly a very good idea, but to...

Yeah, that's certainly a very good idea, but to do it in a fully consistent way is not that easy. To unwant a gas lawn mower and having an electric one is like changing 12 for a dozen. In my...
Forum: Panasonic Friday 18th March 2011, 11:08
Replies: 10
Views: 6,711
Posted By willito
But I think you're talking about the lens thread,...

But I think you're talking about the lens thread, which is used to attach 46mm filters, while the adapter for the TC is attached to the external 55mm (or so) thread in the fix camera body.
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Thursday 17th March 2011, 10:42
Replies: 72
Views: 13,390
Posted By willito
Woohoo! :t:

Woohoo! :t:
Forum: Panasonic Thursday 17th March 2011, 10:30
Replies: 10
Views: 6,711
Posted By willito
Hello, I'm one more of those who have thought of...

Hello,
I'm one more of those who have thought of upgrading to a FZ100. But according to my research, if I did so, all you need to change is the adapter, the TC 1.7 is the same DMW-LT55 I already have...
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Tuesday 15th March 2011, 10:31
Replies: 72
Views: 13,390
Posted By willito
Hello, as I said before, I totally enjoyed your...

Hello,
as I said before, I totally enjoyed your report. It's great to learn about your own country from outside, that provides a completely new point of view. And you certainly have the gift to...
Forum: Spotting Scopes & tripod/heads Thursday 10th March 2011, 10:50
Replies: 5
Views: 1,634
Posted By willito
Hello, as you may have seen in a prevoius thread,...

Hello,
as you may have seen in a prevoius thread, I've got a Kowa UV filter for my ED82 since last year. It was by that time the best compromise between cost and quality.
My former concern was to get...
Forum: Panasonic Thursday 10th March 2011, 10:36
Replies: 3
Views: 1,380
Posted By willito
Hello, I have a FZ28 and used it with a LT55 for...

Hello,
I have a FZ28 and used it with a LT55 for the last 2 years, with very satisfactory results (see some examples attached). Its optics is far better than any other compatible TC you may find...
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