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Forum: Sony Thursday 21st June 2018, 19:52
Replies: 147
Views: 15,899
Posted By MalR
Many thanks to you all for your feedback. It is...

Many thanks to you all for your feedback. It is much appreciated. Most of my photography is, as Steve Gantlett puts it, wandering around hoping. I don't do much low-light work or BIFs, so it sounds...
Forum: Sony Wednesday 20th June 2018, 22:46
Replies: 147
Views: 15,899
Posted By MalR
Thank you, Steve, for taking the trouble to...

Thank you, Steve, for taking the trouble to reply. Like you, I am a birder first and a photographer second.

I guess I'm right in assuming, from your reply, that you're not completely blown away by...
Forum: Sony Wednesday 20th June 2018, 10:03
Replies: 147
Views: 15,899
Posted By MalR
Users' final thoughts ...

It's been several weeks since a number of people on here took the plunge and bought the RX10 IV. I would be very interested to hear their opinions on the camera, now that they have been using it for...
Forum: Durham Saturday 16th June 2018, 09:16
Replies: 17,253
Views: 4,028,572
Posted By MalR
What a cracking picture of my favourite bird!...

What a cracking picture of my favourite bird! Well done.

Malcolm
Forum: TV & Radio Alert For Birding, Nature and Other Wildlife Monday 4th June 2018, 09:31
Replies: 85
Views: 7,327
Posted By MalR
That is the key point in all this. Whatever her...

That is the key point in all this. Whatever her talents, presenting to camera isn't one of them. That's not her fault. She was given an opportunity and took it, but it clearly isn't working. I don't...
Forum: TV & Radio Alert For Birding, Nature and Other Wildlife Wednesday 30th May 2018, 19:50
Replies: 85
Views: 7,327
Posted By MalR
Couldn't agree more. Her awkwardness detracts...

Couldn't agree more. Her awkwardness detracts from what she is saying, which is not exactly what you want in a presenter.

Malcolm
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 25th May 2018, 08:03
Replies: 14
Views: 399
Posted By MalR
Isn't it a female blackcap?

Isn't it a female blackcap?
Forum: Digiscoping Adapters Monday 12th March 2018, 19:31
Replies: 2
Views: 263
Posted By MalR
Scroll down this page. There is a link to...

Scroll down this page. There is a link to recommended cameras and adapters and also, if you already own a camera, a link which will give details of...
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Thursday 21st September 2017, 15:54
Replies: 0
Views: 394
Posted By MalR
Pupa ID North East England

I hope this is the right place to post this. I'm not sure if the attached photo will be detailed enough for anyone to make an ID, but I'd be interested to know what is in this cocoon.

It is hanging...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 13th September 2017, 09:11
Replies: 10
Views: 793
Posted By MalR
Why isn't it just a juvenile ringed plover?

Why isn't it just a juvenile ringed plover?
Forum: Photoshop, Paintshop and Printing Thursday 7th September 2017, 18:44
Replies: 4
Views: 1,518
Posted By MalR
Glad you got it sorted, Kath.:t: Malcolm

Glad you got it sorted, Kath.:t:

Malcolm
Forum: Photoshop, Paintshop and Printing Thursday 7th September 2017, 15:44
Replies: 4
Views: 1,518
Posted By MalR
Hi Kath, I've just tried to select and delete...

Hi Kath,

I've just tried to select and delete three images from Lightroom, and it worked fine. When I hit the delete button (I'm using a Macbook Pro), I get a dialogue box asking if I just want to...
Forum: Panasonic Tuesday 18th July 2017, 08:30
Replies: 10
Views: 5,841
Posted By MalR
There is already an entire Bird Forum thread on...

There is already an entire Bird Forum thread on this subject. Here is the link:

http://www.birdforum.net/showthread.php?t=285035

Malcolm
Forum: Birds & Birding Saturday 15th July 2017, 12:46
Replies: 59
Views: 15,846
Posted By MalR
Congratulations to Ian James Thompson, winner of...

Congratulations to Ian James Thompson, winner of this month's Bird Forum award for the Biggest Storm in a Teacup Thread.

I mean, seriously, given the work of the RSPB and the issues it faces, is...
Forum: Digiscoping cameras Sunday 9th July 2017, 09:58
Replies: 10
Views: 6,317
Posted By MalR
When I was into digiscoping, I used the Sigma...

When I was into digiscoping, I used the Sigma 30mm f2.8, which was mentioned earlier in this thread. This was on a GH2 and attached to a Swarovski ATS80 with the 20-60 zoom via the Swarovski DCA...
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Monday 29th May 2017, 19:50
Replies: 14
Views: 2,719
Posted By MalR
Agree entirely with these observations re the...

Agree entirely with these observations re the Farne Islands. I used to visit every year, but I think the numbers of visitors have been allowed to get out of hand.

The Farnes are a cash cow for the...
Forum: Computers, Birding Software And The Internet Wednesday 24th May 2017, 21:24
Replies: 18
Views: 3,896
Posted By MalR
Thanks, Niels and Delia. I appreciate your input....

Thanks, Niels and Delia. I appreciate your input. I'll keep an eye on this issue over the next few days.

Malcolm
Forum: Computers, Birding Software And The Internet Wednesday 24th May 2017, 19:51
Replies: 18
Views: 3,896
Posted By MalR
Well, some progress at last. The various things I...

Well, some progress at last. The various things I had tried led me to conclude that the problem had to be something in my Firefox settings.

I went into the Preferences panel again and came across...
Forum: Computers, Birding Software And The Internet Wednesday 24th May 2017, 19:16
Replies: 18
Views: 3,896
Posted By MalR
Thanks again, Delia. I do appreciate you trying...

Thanks again, Delia. I do appreciate you trying to help. Unfortunately, having tried what you suggested, I still have the same problems.

I tried logging on to both Bird Guides and Bird Forum via...
Forum: Computers, Birding Software And The Internet Wednesday 24th May 2017, 14:14
Replies: 18
Views: 3,896
Posted By MalR
Thanks for the advice, Delia. Unfortunately, it...

Thanks for the advice, Delia. Unfortunately, it didn't work. Also, when I relogged into Bird Forum, I got the same security warning.

I wonder if it's something to do with my browser. I use Firefox...
Forum: Computers, Birding Software And The Internet Wednesday 24th May 2017, 12:47
Replies: 18
Views: 3,896
Posted By MalR
I'm still getting the security alert warning when...

I'm still getting the security alert warning when I try log in.

Malcolm
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Friday 19th May 2017, 19:59
Replies: 2
Views: 266
Posted By MalR
Thanks, David.:t: I appreciate the difficulty...

Thanks, David.:t: I appreciate the difficulty with ID, given how it was photographed.

Malcolm
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Friday 19th May 2017, 16:43
Replies: 2
Views: 266
Posted By MalR
Moth ID North East UK

This moth landed on our kitchen door. Habitat is a small surburban garden.

Looking through my guide, the nearest I could come up with was scalloped hazel. Anyone have any thoughts?

Apologies for...
Forum: Cameras And Photography Monday 13th February 2017, 13:21
Replies: 72
Views: 28,607
Posted By MalR
My experience, for what it's worth, is that I...

My experience, for what it's worth, is that I started with a DSLR (Canon 40D), migrated to mirrorless (Panasonic GH2 then an Olympus EM-1) before switching back to a DSLR with my current set-up...
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 10th February 2017, 12:45
Replies: 3
Views: 549
Posted By MalR
Thanks for that, Joe. I did a quick Google search...

Thanks for that, Joe. I did a quick Google search today into the subject, and there was a case reported from the WWT headquarters at Slimbridge in which a mute swan was raising a goose chick.

The...
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