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Forum: Digiscoping cameras Wednesday 21st October 2020, 09:17
Replies: 9
Views: 659
Posted By Ian Byrnes
Great photo & clarity. There are comments about...

Great photo & clarity. There are comments about the FOV at high magnification being very limited but the smartphone 6.5 inch full screen image overcomes this by giving you the clarity and definition...
Forum: Worcestershire Sunday 18th October 2020, 18:12
Replies: 1,438
Views: 285,943
Posted By Ian Byrnes
I had my wife hold them while I took the photos..

I had my wife hold them while I took the photos..
Forum: Worcestershire Sunday 18th October 2020, 13:22
Replies: 1,438
Views: 285,943
Posted By Ian Byrnes
Hi Jim...there were 40-50 Wigeon at Ripple...

Hi Jim...there were 40-50 Wigeon at Ripple yesterday....could be moving around. Also got these 2 beauties early this morning SH next to Hippo pool and Kestrel on Top Barn sign !!

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Forum: Digiscoping cameras Sunday 18th October 2020, 13:00
Replies: 9
Views: 659
Posted By Ian Byrnes
Morning....... Phone Skope make them for the Note...

Morning....... Phone Skope make them for the Note 10 +, so you should be ok. They fit snuggly so it really works well....took these this morning at my local nature reserve.

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Takings...
Forum: Digiscoping cameras Saturday 17th October 2020, 22:00
Replies: 9
Views: 659
Posted By Ian Byrnes
I use the PhoneSkope adapters...one for the...

I use the PhoneSkope adapters...one for the phone, the other for the correct circumference of the eyepiece. Both are relatively expensive but are rigid and adjustable for the different cameras of the...
Forum: Digiscoping cameras Saturday 17th October 2020, 14:59
Replies: 9
Views: 659
Posted By Ian Byrnes
Hello Geoff....seems ages ages since I posted...

Hello Geoff....seems ages ages since I posted that.

I use the phones software.

I use a Zeiss Diascope 85T*FL which offer great optics, zooming with high definition from 20-75. On that I have a...
Forum: Mobile/iPhone Digiscoping Thursday 24th September 2020, 09:38
Replies: 3
Views: 506
Posted By Ian Byrnes
Hi Scott Yes saw your thread.....different...

Hi Scott

Yes saw your thread.....different problem I think.

I've gone to great lengths to resolve this and have eventually, to my cost.

Zeiss/Gary...Zeiss UK service centre were brilliant. Sent my...
Forum: Worcestershire Saturday 19th September 2020, 21:14
Replies: 661
Views: 162,218
Posted By Ian Byrnes
Yes you're right....I hadn't looked close enough....

Yes you're right....I hadn't looked close enough. There's no white neck band, black cheek flash or brown head on the male.

.......oh well next time.
Forum: Worcestershire Saturday 19th September 2020, 17:38
Replies: 661
Views: 162,218
Posted By Ian Byrnes
Chaddesley Corbett, Worcs yesterday. Tree...

Chaddesley Corbett, Worcs yesterday.

Tree Sparrows, Greenfinch, Blackcap.

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Forum: Worcestershire Saturday 19th September 2020, 17:28
Replies: 1,438
Views: 285,943
Posted By Ian Byrnes
Busy morning again.... Dan N filmed the G W...

Busy morning again....
Dan N filmed the G W Egret.
Snipe, Jack Snipe x 1, Pied Wag, Meadow (or Tree) Pipit, Shoveler, L Egrets, Stonechat, Dunlin, Kestrel, Teal, Widgeon, Common Gull, Herons etc..a...
Forum: Worcestershire Sunday 13th September 2020, 19:07
Replies: 1,438
Views: 285,943
Posted By Ian Byrnes
Thanks for pointing out the Whinchat to me & the...

Thanks for pointing out the Whinchat to me & the little birder was 8....knowledgeable little chap.....a good age to start.

A few more pics from this morning....the P Falcon, Kestrel & Grey Heron
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Forum: Worcestershire Sunday 13th September 2020, 13:07
Replies: 1,438
Views: 285,943
Posted By Ian Byrnes
Beautiful morning ....busy with quite a few...

Beautiful morning ....busy with quite a few birders.

Highlights....2 Snipe, Dunlin, Kingfisher, Green Woodpecker, Peregrine Falcon, Whinchat, Kestrel, 5 Lite Egrets, Shoveller, Widgeon, Lapwings,...
Forum: Gloucestershire Saturday 12th September 2020, 12:31
Replies: 4
Views: 301
Posted By Ian Byrnes
Another mild beautiful early morning at...

Another mild beautiful early morning at Fretherne, near Saul Warth, Glos.

Very fortunate to see the whole Little Owl family taking advantage of the warm rays in the meadow along with numerous...
Forum: Kowa Wednesday 9th September 2020, 18:22
Replies: 18
Views: 1,027
Posted By Ian Byrnes
I got a 120 Arca Swiss qr plate from Aliexpress...

I got a 120 Arca Swiss qr plate from Aliexpress in Hong Kong. It cost about $18 which was cheap. There are various sizes from 70 upwards. Get the one with the locking pin so that it doesn't swivel...
Forum: Kowa Wednesday 9th September 2020, 12:20
Replies: 18
Views: 1,027
Posted By Ian Byrnes
Hi Having tried both cameras and Iphones with...

Hi

Having tried both cameras and Iphones with my scope I now prefer the phone. Jerry's suggestion is a good one not just because of cost but ease of use also. Your scope has superb optics so with a...
Forum: Zeiss Monday 7th September 2020, 14:17
Replies: 39
Views: 2,571
Posted By Ian Byrnes
Gary contacted me this morning with the really...

Gary contacted me this morning with the really good news that Zeiss are sending a replacement Diascope 20-75 zoom.

Thanks Gary for good advice and service.
Forum: Worcestershire Saturday 5th September 2020, 13:06
Replies: 2,744
Views: 507,326
Posted By Ian Byrnes
Beautiful morning.... Bridge 3.... 2...

Beautiful morning....

Bridge 3....
2 Treecreepers
Nuthatch & Cettis Warbler together same tree
Chiffchaff
Green Woodpecker
Buzzard
Small flock Linnets
Forum: Others Tuesday 1st September 2020, 20:05
Replies: 16
Views: 881
Posted By Ian Byrnes
I agree with Chuck....excellent value for the...

I agree with Chuck....excellent value for the money.
Forum: Worcestershire Monday 31st August 2020, 11:11
Replies: 661
Views: 162,218
Posted By Ian Byrnes
This morning....2 pairs P Falcons....Severn...

This morning....2 pairs P Falcons....Severn valley...Blackstone C Park.
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Forum: Worcestershire Saturday 29th August 2020, 12:31
Replies: 25
Views: 1,550
Posted By Ian Byrnes
Clifton this morning......Cold. One solitary...

Clifton this morning......Cold.

One solitary Common Sandpiper on small pit

Good numbers of Pied and Yellow Wagtails in horse paddocks. 100+ Canada Geese, 20+ Greylags, 3 Grey Herons, 15 GC Grebe,...
Forum: Zeiss Tuesday 25th August 2020, 14:49
Replies: 39
Views: 2,571
Posted By Ian Byrnes
I suppose we all need decent backups when repairs...

I suppose we all need decent backups when repairs are needed. The problem is the time factor and anxiety of waiting for the return and having to put up with second best.

My scope eyepiece is in for...
Forum: Worcestershire Saturday 22nd August 2020, 12:11
Replies: 661
Views: 162,218
Posted By Ian Byrnes
Blackstone Country Park, nr Bewdley on the River...

Blackstone Country Park, nr Bewdley on the River Severn.....this morning.

Peregrine Falcon hunting in the valley then showing well on dead trees.
2 noisy buzzards also hunting and perched just 50m...
Forum: Gloucestershire Friday 21st August 2020, 20:05
Replies: 4
Views: 301
Posted By Ian Byrnes
Yesterday....FRETHERNE just as tide was...

Yesterday....FRETHERNE just as tide was rising.

Weather good again. Breath taking scenery...superb wader habitat with great surrounding lowlands.

About 10 Avocets, 9 Black Tailed Godwit, Shelduck &...
Forum: Worcestershire Friday 14th August 2020, 12:41
Replies: 25
Views: 1,550
Posted By Ian Byrnes
Ripple this morning..... 5 Common Sandpiper, 5...

Ripple this morning.....

5 Common Sandpiper, 5 Grey Heron & 1 Little Egret on south lake.
2 Common Tern on car park fishing pool and high numbers of Goldfinch, Green Finch, Tits and Warblers...
Forum: Mobile/iPhone Digiscoping Wednesday 12th August 2020, 11:58
Replies: 3
Views: 506
Posted By Ian Byrnes
Phonescoping - Blurry spot in all photos - Advice

Over the last 2 weeks a conspicuous blurred spot is appearing in all of my photos.

I use a Samsung S9 Plus (12MP) on a PhoneSkope attachment to a Zeiss Diascope 85T*FL...20-75.

To try and remedy...
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