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Forum: Tripod and Heads Monday 27th June 2011, 17:45
Replies: 14
Views: 8,840
Posted By g8ina
Take a look at the Gitzo broke my lens thread...

Take a look at the Gitzo broke my lens thread before you decide on Gitzo...

I have a Manfrotto 055 for sale in the appropriate section here, but it's about to go on ebay, so be quick if you want it...
Forum: Macro Photography Saturday 25th June 2011, 17:59
Replies: 4
Views: 1,333
Posted By g8ina
Manual focus and stick to f8 to start with on...

Manual focus and stick to f8 to start with on aperture priority. Set your speed (ISO) to give you faster than 1/100th, leave the VR off to start with, then it's up to you :)

Before long, if the...
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Sunday 19th June 2011, 13:19
Replies: 7
Views: 944
Posted By g8ina
+1 for the Collins, I'm very pleased with mine.

+1 for the Collins, I'm very pleased with mine.
Forum: Insects, Dragonflies, Arachnids, Beetles & More Sunday 19th June 2011, 13:16
Replies: 2
Views: 473
Posted By g8ina
Yes, immature blue tailed (not scarce)

Yes, immature blue tailed (not scarce)
Forum: Kenya Saturday 18th June 2011, 07:57
Replies: 10
Views: 7,384
Posted By g8ina
My trip was a very long time ago, but "Charles"...

My trip was a very long time ago, but "Charles" picked us up at the airport where he works usually as a taxi driver. He took us around Amboseli, which was fantastic.

Sorry I can't give any more...
Forum: Outdoor Clothing Saturday 18th June 2011, 07:52
Replies: 4
Views: 3,566
Posted By g8ina
+1 ta :)

+1 ta :)
Forum: Lists Thursday 16th June 2011, 21:39
Replies: 31
Views: 6,802
Posted By g8ina
Found the book, and there's just one old one to...

Found the book, and there's just one old one to catch up on -

151: Quail
Forum: Lists Thursday 16th June 2011, 09:36
Replies: 31
Views: 6,802
Posted By g8ina
Another long break but a couple of newbies, all...

Another long break but a couple of newbies, all Summer Leys :

146: Spotted Flycatcher
147: Whitethroat
148: Temminks Stint
149: Slavonian Grebe
150: Ruff

I'm sure I have another 2 or 3 but I've...
Forum: Insects, Dragonflies, Arachnids, Beetles & More Thursday 16th June 2011, 09:15
Replies: 1
Views: 547
Posted By g8ina
Yep, I think I'd agree, female red eye too ?

Yep, I think I'd agree, female red eye too ?
Forum: Insects, Dragonflies, Arachnids, Beetles & More Wednesday 15th June 2011, 08:40
Replies: 11
Views: 1,272
Posted By g8ina
I use the BWP Filed Guide to Dragonflies and...

I use the BWP Filed Guide to Dragonflies and Damselflies of GB and Ireland.

isbn : 978-0-9531399-0-3
Forum: Insects, Dragonflies, Arachnids, Beetles & More Tuesday 14th June 2011, 15:31
Replies: 11
Views: 1,272
Posted By g8ina
I would tend to agree.

I would tend to agree.
Forum: Swift Tuesday 14th June 2011, 15:24
Replies: 4
Views: 1,906
Posted By g8ina
You could try Pyser, they are the main...

You could try Pyser, they are the main distributors (well, they were when I bought mine in 2006).
Forum: Digiscoping Adapters Monday 13th June 2011, 14:28
Replies: 4
Views: 2,725
Posted By g8ina
I would also say it would depend on which camera...

I would also say it would depend on which camera you have !
Forum: Computers, Birding Software And The Internet Monday 13th June 2011, 14:26
Replies: 50
Views: 9,586
Posted By g8ina
You might also download "Ccleaner" (yes, 2x C at...

You might also download "Ccleaner" (yes, 2x C at beginning, its short for cr*p cleaner!).

It will clear out all temp files, caches, zero byte files, Microsoft updates files leftover from updates,...
Forum: Macro Photography Sunday 12th June 2011, 08:28
Replies: 15
Views: 3,808
Posted By g8ina
*ALL* of my macros are hand held :) Nikon D200,...

*ALL* of my macros are hand held :)

Nikon D200, Tamron 90mm, kneepads, patience. That's *really* all you need :)

Currently I'm shooting at 400ISO, occasionally upping to 800. Good job I have a...
Forum: Trees, Flowers, Plants and Shrubs Sunday 12th June 2011, 08:24
Replies: 351
Views: 66,158
Posted By g8ina
Few Bees out now at Summer Leys, Northants....

Few Bees out now at Summer Leys, Northants....
Forum: Trees, Flowers, Plants and Shrubs Sunday 12th June 2011, 08:22
Replies: 362
Views: 72,971
Posted By g8ina
Bee orchids finally arrived yesterday at Summer...

Bee orchids finally arrived yesterday at Summer Leys, Northants.
Forum: Binoculars Wednesday 8th June 2011, 14:11
Replies: 3
Views: 1,353
Posted By g8ina
I have a vgc pair of Swift Audubons for sale in...

I have a vgc pair of Swift Audubons for sale in the for sale section, can you access that part of the forum with only 3 posts ? I cant remember.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 7th June 2011, 16:18
Replies: 3
Views: 649
Posted By g8ina
I ran this thru Cool Edit Pro and can confirm its...

I ran this thru Cool Edit Pro and can confirm its a Jay :)
Forum: Trees, Flowers, Plants and Shrubs Monday 6th June 2011, 13:58
Replies: 3
Views: 758
Posted By g8ina
Great, my thoughts correct then, thank you :)

Great, my thoughts correct then, thank you :)
Forum: Trees, Flowers, Plants and Shrubs Monday 6th June 2011, 13:00
Replies: 3
Views: 758
Posted By g8ina
A couple of Northants orchids for ID please.

These three from my local patch, Summer Leys. I know the one with spotted leaves is Common Spotted, but I'm really unsure about the other two. Maybe a Marsh or some sort ?
Forum: Macro Photography Sunday 5th June 2011, 12:26
Replies: 15
Views: 3,808
Posted By g8ina
Joe, have to say for a non prime macro, those are...

Joe, have to say for a non prime macro, those are great shots ! Composition is just spot on for me.

All my my macros are with the Tamron 90mm, possibly the best lens I've ever used for sharpness...
Forum: Insects, Dragonflies, Arachnids, Beetles & More Saturday 4th June 2011, 18:03
Replies: 6
Views: 1,117
Posted By g8ina
Yep, immature male :) I got one the same last...

Yep, immature male :) I got one the same last week :) I mistook mine for a female but F eyes are darker as is the thorax area.
Forum: Macro Photography Saturday 4th June 2011, 17:46
Replies: 9
Views: 2,004
Posted By g8ina
I got published.... Northampton Chronicle, UK

Evening all,

Just bought todays paper and my feature is in it, me in my wheelchair taking macros of damsel/dragonflies at Summer Leys, Northants UK.

Pic of the article attached. I am allowed to...
Forum: Lists Wednesday 16th February 2011, 14:31
Replies: 31
Views: 6,802
Posted By g8ina
Well, after a VERY long break, I'm happy to add...

Well, after a VERY long break, I'm happy to add the following from Malta when we were on honeymoon :

142: Spanish Sparrow
143: Zitting Cisticola
144: Black Redstart
145: White Wagtail

Also missed...
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