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Forum: Macro Photography Wednesday 22nd August 2018, 21:23
Replies: 3
Views: 716
Posted By fixer
It all depends on how close you can get to your...

It all depends on how close you can get to your subjects, if its small then the 100mm will give you very good results if your like me and the bugs don't come close then a long lens what you have give...
Forum: Tennessee Tuesday 10th July 2018, 15:49
Replies: 2
Views: 680
Posted By fixer
Sadly I would say the nest was found be a...

Sadly I would say the nest was found be a predator and the chicks taken, not a nice thing as I had some taken this year too :(
Forum: Insects, Dragonflies, Arachnids, Beetles & More Saturday 30th June 2018, 12:12
Replies: 2
Views: 140
Posted By fixer
Thank you Shane.

Thank you Shane.
Forum: Insects, Dragonflies, Arachnids, Beetles & More Saturday 30th June 2018, 08:02
Replies: 2
Views: 140
Posted By fixer
Dragonfly ID help

Taken at Foulshaw Moss 25-6-2018
Forum: Merseyside Sunday 15th April 2018, 21:06
Replies: 518
Views: 135,385
Posted By fixer
Very nice capture Jane, I have only ever seen one...

Very nice capture Jane, I have only ever seen one Grasshopper Warbler and that was last year and hope to get a better picture of one this year fingers crossed.
Forum: Birds Of Prey Sunday 1st April 2018, 20:30
Replies: 2
Views: 1,014
Posted By fixer
That’s some nice video you have at that distance...

That’s some nice video you have at that distance and a true gentleman letting other view through your scope.

Jim
Forum: Bird Ringing and Banding Thursday 15th March 2018, 19:34
Replies: 20
Views: 2,049
Posted By fixer
Nice to get a reply back, a friend is reporting a...

Nice to get a reply back, a friend is reporting a Blackbird and it was ringed in Vogelwarte Helgoland.
Forum: Bird Ringing and Banding Monday 12th March 2018, 11:09
Replies: 20
Views: 2,049
Posted By fixer
I would send a picture to Kane dot Brides at wwt...

I would send a picture to Kane dot Brides at wwt dot org dot uk

When and were taken and the date.

The rings look like black above yellow above black right leg.
blue above metal left leg

Good...
Forum: Macro Photography Monday 5th February 2018, 22:25
Replies: 22
Views: 25,719
Posted By fixer
I still have and use my FZ50 not for macro but...

I still have and use my FZ50 not for macro but just to keep it a live.

This was taken with the same set-up as Mark used.
Forum: Macro Photography Thursday 14th May 2015, 17:30
Replies: 4
Views: 7,084
Posted By fixer
No idea what this fly is 8mm in length took it...

No idea what this fly is 8mm in length took it yesterday in the garden.
Forum: Macro Photography Sunday 19th April 2015, 22:03
Replies: 4
Views: 7,084
Posted By fixer
I used to do a lot of macro until I found it hard...

I used to do a lot of macro until I found it hard to get down to their level but now I have the canon 100mm I will be shooting some more, this I took back in 2007 with a Panasonic FZ50 with a macro...
Forum: Macro Photography Sunday 19th April 2015, 20:21
Replies: 7
Views: 7,945
Posted By fixer
Just a few pictures taken back in 2007 with a...

Just a few pictures taken back in 2007 with a Panasonic DMC-FZ50 and a Ranox 170 add on macro lens.

Jim
Forum: Macro Photography Sunday 19th April 2015, 19:26
Replies: 7
Views: 7,945
Posted By fixer
If it’s a dark day here like it is most times...

If it’s a dark day here like it is most times here I will use the onboard flash defused through a plastic milk bottle made to fit in front of the lens with a rubber band lol
And I started with a...
Forum: Macro Photography Thursday 16th April 2015, 19:48
Replies: 7
Views: 7,945
Posted By fixer
Depth of field can be a problem but don’t be...

Depth of field can be a problem but don’t be afraid to open the lens up to say f/11 to get more when your close and try to get the bug square on with the lens so the head and tail are at the same...
Forum: Macro Photography Thursday 16th April 2015, 00:17
Replies: 7
Views: 7,945
Posted By fixer
What camera do you have SW. I got the Canon EF...

What camera do you have SW.

I got the Canon EF 100mm f/2.8 USM Macro Lens but after connecting it to my camera I found it was the IS version so got in contact with my dealer and told them, I said I...
Forum: Bird Behaviour Sunday 5th April 2015, 20:20
Replies: 4
Views: 1,309
Posted By fixer
A clip I too a few years...

A clip I too a few years ago.

http://www.fz50.myzen.co.uk/Exercising/Exercising.wmv

Jim
Forum: Bird Behaviour Sunday 5th April 2015, 19:57
Replies: 4
Views: 1,309
Posted By fixer
Possible testing if there was enough room to do...

Possible testing if there was enough room to do it, the young before they fledge do this to exercise their wings.

Jim
Forum: Your Birding Day Tuesday 31st March 2015, 20:41
Replies: 9
Views: 1,227
Posted By fixer
Wow, very nice posts, brought back memories here...

Wow, very nice posts, brought back memories here of my first trip to the lakes I was 15 years old in 63 and on a school trip, we visited most of the lakes even Buttermere and walked up a lot of the...
Forum: Bird Behaviour Sunday 29th March 2015, 16:51
Replies: 9
Views: 4,922
Posted By fixer
Thanks Brian, I was sat in the greenhouse with...

Thanks Brian, I was sat in the greenhouse with the door open today and it can open its beck wider but still can’t close it but it can take lots of other food too now I put some live meal worms out...
Forum: Bird Behaviour Wednesday 25th March 2015, 17:32
Replies: 9
Views: 4,922
Posted By fixer
I am going to leave it a little while longer...

I am going to leave it a little while longer Brian, I saw it today picking up from the seed mix I put down for the other birds and it looks like it can close its beak a little more, it even took a...
Forum: Bird Behaviour Tuesday 24th March 2015, 17:18
Replies: 4
Views: 1,392
Posted By fixer
That’s an hard one dannif22, if they are going to...

That’s an hard one dannif22, if they are going to get disturbed often they might abandon it but I would lean towards them doing so sadly :(

Jim
Forum: Bird Behaviour Tuesday 24th March 2015, 16:54
Replies: 9
Views: 4,922
Posted By fixer
Blackbird

Update on the Blackbird.

https://vimeo.com/123101684

Jim
Forum: Bird Behaviour Monday 23rd March 2015, 22:35
Replies: 9
Views: 4,922
Posted By fixer
It is Brian, it will take small pieces of home...

It is Brian, it will take small pieces of home made pastry with cheese and small seed mixed in with it and it will now take small pieces of grapes, I have also seen it drinking from a water trough I...
Forum: Bird Behaviour Wednesday 18th March 2015, 17:24
Replies: 9
Views: 4,922
Posted By fixer
I was thinking the same Foxy, but I have to help...

I was thinking the same Foxy, but I have to help its probably one of the young I have seen in the past years.
I watched it again and I cold not see anything it tried to eat get picked up so thought...
Forum: Bird Behaviour Wednesday 18th March 2015, 15:33
Replies: 9
Views: 4,922
Posted By fixer
Blackbird with beak open all the time.

Hi all, I was out in the garden doing some work this morning and saw this Blackbird I never noticed its beak at first but while I was watching it looked like it was having problems picking food up...
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