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Forum: Photo Critique Monday 26th March 2018, 19:06
Replies: 5
Views: 869
Posted By dharma66
Thanks for the feedback...I’ll have access to my...

Thanks for the feedback...I’ll have access to my computer in a couple of days, and will get exif data.
Forum: Photo Critique Thursday 22nd March 2018, 22:52
Replies: 5
Views: 869
Posted By dharma66
Coal Tit

D3300
Sigma 150-600 Sport @600
Forum: Sigma & Other Third Party Lenses Sunday 18th February 2018, 19:55
Replies: 867
Views: 211,757
Posted By dharma66
I’ve also just purchased this lens, so may...

I’ve also just purchased this lens, so may resurrect this thread a little.

So far I haven’t managed to do anything other than fire off a few quick test shots of boring targets...but I have used a...
Forum: Sigma & Other Third Party Lenses Monday 12th February 2018, 20:56
Replies: 2
Views: 2,040
Posted By dharma66
Fingers crossed I don’t get the same! I just...

Fingers crossed I don’t get the same! I just picked up a copy of the lens today. Did you get the issue sorted?

Sadly it was dark at the time I left the shop, so the only pictures I’ve taken are of a...
Forum: Sigma & Other Third Party Lenses Tuesday 6th February 2018, 21:27
Replies: 9
Views: 1,245
Posted By dharma66
Which one?

Which one?
Forum: Hawke Optics Monday 5th February 2018, 20:37
Replies: 10
Views: 1,514
Posted By dharma66
Been using these a couple of weeks now, and very...

Been using these a couple of weeks now, and very happy. I can’t say I notice any kind of a erations at all...but then I’m not really sure what I’m looking for with anything other than CA. The only...
Forum: Hawke Optics Thursday 18th January 2018, 19:09
Replies: 10
Views: 1,514
Posted By dharma66
The Sapphires arrived today...but after dark, I...

The Sapphires arrived today...but after dark, I so havenít had chance to look further than the other side of the room!

Iím pleased with the ergonomics. Like I said, these are my first ever...
Forum: Hawke Optics Wednesday 17th January 2018, 19:59
Replies: 10
Views: 1,514
Posted By dharma66
Wow! Now I’m having doubts!

Wow! Now I’m having doubts!
Forum: Hawke Optics Wednesday 17th January 2018, 16:19
Replies: 10
Views: 1,514
Posted By dharma66
Hmm that’s interesting, as they are lower in the...

Hmm that’s interesting, as they are lower in the range!

Maybe I’ll get chance to give them a try at some point...
Forum: Cameras And Photography Tuesday 16th January 2018, 18:52
Replies: 20
Views: 1,446
Posted By dharma66
Yes, there are two version of the Sigma...

Yes, there are two version of the Sigma 150-600.

There is the “Contemporary”, which has “C” in the lens name. This retails around £700 in the UK at the moment.

Then there is the “Sport”, which has...
Forum: Hawke Optics Tuesday 16th January 2018, 16:57
Replies: 10
Views: 1,514
Posted By dharma66
Just ordered...

Iíve just ordered a pair of Hawke Sapphire 10x42.

This will be my first pair of binoculars, and Iíve made the decision based solely on internet reviews, as I havenít managed to make the journey to...
Forum: Binoculars Sunday 14th January 2018, 10:37
Replies: 52
Views: 4,534
Posted By dharma66
New plans developing... Very tempted by the Sigma...

New plans developing...
Very tempted by the Sigma 150-600 Sports...
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 9th January 2018, 17:06
Replies: 52
Views: 4,534
Posted By dharma66
My plan for this year is to buy my first set of...

My plan for this year is to buy my first set of binoculars! And a set for my wife, too.

At the moment, I’m thinking 10x Hawke Sapphires, either 42or 43 depending on how they feel. But I’m hoping to...
Forum: Your Birding Day Monday 8th January 2018, 10:09
Replies: 12
Views: 755
Posted By dharma66
I bet that’s right, yes. I’ll update it.

I bet that’s right, yes. I’ll update it.
Forum: Your Birding Day Monday 8th January 2018, 09:46
Replies: 12
Views: 755
Posted By dharma66
That Opus entry is a bit sparse, isn’t it! Maybe...

That Opus entry is a bit sparse, isn’t it! Maybe as I gain experience, I could contrinpbute something there.

Probably the most important thing is that the postcode for satnav appears to be...
Forum: Your Birding Day Monday 8th January 2018, 09:28
Replies: 12
Views: 755
Posted By dharma66
It was a bit baffling, but clearly signed. And...

It was a bit baffling, but clearly signed. And the thing to do is follow the signs, rather than assuming youíll be going a certain way.

It was a busy day, with a full car park, but even the , the...
Forum: Your Birding Day Sunday 7th January 2018, 21:26
Replies: 12
Views: 755
Posted By dharma66
Thanks Harry, it felt great to get out. We used...

Thanks Harry, it felt great to get out. We used to walking a lot, until I got a job that made ridiculous demands on my time. Once work returned to sanity, we didn’t restart our outdoor life. Having a...
Forum: Your Birding Day Sunday 7th January 2018, 21:12
Replies: 12
Views: 755
Posted By dharma66
First ever bird-directed outing

Today was the first time my wife and I set out on a walk with the express intention of seeing what birds we could spot.

We went to Brockholes in Lancashire, and throughly enjoyed several hours on a...
Forum: Cumbria Wednesday 3rd January 2018, 16:42
Replies: 12
Views: 511
Posted By dharma66
Loads of good info here, thanks. I think we'll...

Loads of good info here, thanks.

I think we'll probably stay around the north lakes area on the Saturday and then head over to LM early Sunday (though I'm afraid we'll not manage dawn, with civil...
Forum: Cumbria Wednesday 3rd January 2018, 11:48
Replies: 12
Views: 511
Posted By dharma66
Thanks Boom, our posts crossed, so you missed out...

Thanks Boom, our posts crossed, so you missed out on 'both' :) It'd be great to see otters!

...How early is early...?
Forum: Cumbria Wednesday 3rd January 2018, 11:45
Replies: 12
Views: 511
Posted By dharma66
Many thanks, both!

Many thanks, both!
Forum: Cumbria Tuesday 2nd January 2018, 20:55
Replies: 12
Views: 511
Posted By dharma66
Oops. Just looked about four posts below this...

Oops. Just looked about four posts below this one...

Sorry...
Forum: Cumbria Monday 1st January 2018, 19:50
Replies: 12
Views: 511
Posted By dharma66
Good Cumbria site for a couple of noobs?

In mid February my wife and I will be spending a couple of nights in the Lakes, at the southern end of Derwentwater.

We have a couple of friends in Carnforth, so on our way home Sunday, Iím planning...
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 1st January 2018, 11:43
Replies: 49
Views: 1,922
Posted By dharma66
House Sparrow raiding the cotoneaster.

House Sparrow raiding the cotoneaster.
Forum: Birds & Birding Sunday 31st December 2017, 21:32
Replies: 15
Views: 685
Posted By dharma66
Robin on our feed station.

Robin on our feed station.
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