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Forum: Cambridgeshire Thursday 10th November 2016, 13:49
Replies: 1,078
Views: 157,990
Posted By Huntso
Great White Egret on Moore Lake, Fen Drayton RSPB...

Great White Egret on Moore Lake, Fen Drayton RSPB Fri 10th-Nov
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 24th June 2016, 16:00
Replies: 4
Views: 604
Posted By Huntso
Thank you all very much

Thank you all very much
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 24th June 2016, 14:50
Replies: 4
Views: 604
Posted By Huntso
Cambridgeshire, UK

Afraid I'm not very good at identification, main reason I take a camera when I go out for a walk. Tried to find this one on the RSPB Bird ID site when I got home, but not having much luck
Seen today...
Forum: Miscellaneous Nature Study Equipment Tuesday 29th April 2014, 17:23
Replies: 8
Views: 6,266
Posted By Huntso
National Geographic make some nice strong...

National Geographic make some nice strong shoulder bags http://www.geographicbags.com/shoulder-bags

I have one of the medium size from the Earth Explorer range, very well made and depending on your...
Forum: Miscellaneous Nature Study Equipment Monday 7th April 2014, 17:27
Replies: 4
Views: 5,101
Posted By Huntso
To store that lot don't think you will find...

To store that lot don't think you will find anything too lightweight so perhaps look at one with a proper frame to assist carrying

F-stop are very good, how about one of these with whatever ICU fits...
Forum: Photographic Tripods / Heads Friday 14th March 2014, 11:01
Replies: 3
Views: 5,543
Posted By Huntso
Saw a review of several ballheads and the Feisol...

Saw a review of several ballheads and the Feisol one got good marks, another one from a company called Sunwayfoto also did very well.

From personal experience I can only comment on Markins and...
Forum: Canon Friday 28th February 2014, 15:04
Replies: 10
Views: 2,597
Posted By Huntso
If its clean don't bother Can check by taking a...

If its clean don't bother

Can check by taking a shot of a white background at f/22 then zoom in at 100%

Daresay you will find some spots, but unless you use wide apertures unlikely to notice...
Forum: Tripod and Heads Tuesday 21st January 2014, 17:42
Replies: 7
Views: 12,237
Posted By Huntso
Series 3 would be strong enough and portable...

Series 3 would be strong enough and portable too

I have one from the systematic range, 4 section variety and folds down to 55cm. Can't remember the number offhand, think its either a 3540LS or...
Forum: Photoshop, Paintshop and Printing Monday 13th January 2014, 09:42
Replies: 8
Views: 3,805
Posted By Huntso
I have a Sandisk and my daughter has the Lexar...

I have a Sandisk and my daughter has the Lexar USB 3

Both work fine, but would probably go for the Lexar if buying now purely because of the increased speed (only if you have USB 3 obviously)
Forum: Canon Tuesday 24th December 2013, 21:30
Replies: 12
Views: 3,246
Posted By Huntso
I use all the lenses mentioned here and my vote...

I use all the lenses mentioned here and my vote purely for landscape photography goes to the 17-40mm.
Forum: Canon Tuesday 26th November 2013, 18:08
Replies: 18
Views: 3,934
Posted By Huntso
I had a 7D and it was an excellent camera...

I had a 7D and it was an excellent camera esepcially AF and custom functions, but I found you need to take a lot of care to get the exposure right. When you do the photos are very good, but if you...
Forum: Tripod and Heads Wednesday 30th October 2013, 18:44
Replies: 14
Views: 4,591
Posted By Huntso
Plusgas does indeed work on seized seatposts,...

Plusgas does indeed work on seized seatposts, spray and leave overnight, repeat a few times and then apply force to remove
Forum: Canon Tuesday 1st October 2013, 19:44
Replies: 5
Views: 1,429
Posted By Huntso
Canon at Elstree seem to get a good press and I...

Canon at Elstree seem to get a good press and I was very happy with the service from them
Forum: Cameras And Photography Monday 30th September 2013, 11:13
Replies: 8
Views: 3,310
Posted By Huntso
Gitzo Series 3 Systematic and Markins Q20 ball...

Gitzo Series 3 Systematic and Markins Q20 ball head would be my choice

I have the earlier Markins M10 and you can set up it up so it will hold the lens steady, but can still be finely adjusted by...
Forum: Cetaceans & Marine Life Saturday 21st September 2013, 11:18
Replies: 1
Views: 1,515
Posted By Huntso
A long way from home (Seal)

Whilst out on a walk yesterday along the Ouse Way between St Ives and Holywell I spotted this rascal.

Long way from home (the Wash presumably) in the non tidal middle reaches of the Great Ouse, not...
Forum: Tripod and Heads Friday 20th September 2013, 16:56
Replies: 11
Views: 15,687
Posted By Huntso
I find this arrangement works well on my...

I find this arrangement works well on my travelling photo tripod and all for about two quid (obviously useless on hard...
Forum: Tripod and Heads Wednesday 18th September 2013, 18:14
Replies: 11
Views: 15,687
Posted By Huntso
One question that can't be answered yet is...

One question that can't be answered yet is durability over an extended period

It's not only about leg/wall thickness because the fittings and fixtures are equally important.

Not saying Sirui or...
Forum: Canon Sunday 21st July 2013, 08:16
Replies: 10
Views: 2,223
Posted By Huntso
Have you also cleared your custom settings, they...

Have you also cleared your custom settings, they don't automatically change when you reset to factory mode.
Does sound a strange one and I would have also said either the timer or mirror lock up,...
Forum: Canon Saturday 23rd March 2013, 16:34
Replies: 3
Views: 1,497
Posted By Huntso
7D would be the best bet I reckon, mainly because...

7D would be the best bet I reckon, mainly because of the crop factor, but also for the considerably better fps rate
Forum: Canon Wednesday 20th March 2013, 17:24
Replies: 10
Views: 1,229
Posted By Huntso
Sounds very much like as suggested above that it...

Sounds very much like as suggested above that it has mirror lock up enabled

Bit strange if it's new, if all else fails try resetting to factory default in the menu which should clear everything
Forum: Canon Monday 11th March 2013, 17:32
Replies: 10
Views: 1,996
Posted By Huntso
Have a feeling Canon don't offer software for...

Have a feeling Canon don't offer software for your camera on anything newer than a Vista OS.

If you have Vista or XP think you need EOS version 2.5 or 2.7 otherwise might have to look for another...
Forum: Canon Monday 11th March 2013, 16:52
Replies: 10
Views: 1,996
Posted By Huntso
Thought it should just see it as an additional...

Thought it should just see it as an additional drive, have you tried getting your computer to search for new hardware? (some devices need to be plugged in before you start the computer up otherwise...
Forum: Canon Wednesday 19th December 2012, 16:11
Replies: 5
Views: 1,224
Posted By Huntso
Small pots of enamel from a model shop would no...

Small pots of enamel from a model shop would no doubt do

Scratches won't do any harm, got a fair few on my camera and bound to happen if you use it.
No point paying all that money for a cupboard...
Forum: Canon Tuesday 18th December 2012, 16:42
Replies: 8
Views: 2,194
Posted By Huntso
Ebay is your friend for remote and lead Had a...

Ebay is your friend for remote and lead

Had a couple of the three quid wired jobs and can't fault them for the money, not going to cause any damage and ultimately they are just a switch so why pay...
Forum: Canon Sunday 9th December 2012, 11:43
Replies: 32
Views: 7,168
Posted By Huntso
There is a setting that stops you taking a shot...

There is a setting that stops you taking a shot if focus is not confirmed, think it's set as default in one shot mode, so could it be that?
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