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Forum: Outdoor Clothing Yesterday, 09:12
Replies: 6
Views: 168
Posted By kitefarrago
I think going to somewhere like Millets or...

I think going to somewhere like Millets or Black's is a sensible starting point, because you need to work out what fits your feet. These companies tend to reuse their lasts, so once you've found one...
Forum: Outdoor Clothing Wednesday 4th April 2018, 09:15
Replies: 2
Views: 300
Posted By kitefarrago
I'm not a big fan of jackets with zip-in fleeces...

I'm not a big fan of jackets with zip-in fleeces so I can't really recommend one. In my opinion all the `zip in' does is add the weight of the zip (and its inconvenience), and tie you to a particular...
Forum: Photo Critique Wednesday 4th April 2018, 09:11
Replies: 21
Views: 394
Posted By kitefarrago
I would definitely change the crop and put the...

I would definitely change the crop and put the owl to the left of the centre of the photograph. Depending on the quality of the photo I'd also be tempted to crop it much more tightly so that we get...
Forum: Technique Sunday 1st April 2018, 11:24
Replies: 2
Views: 153
Posted By kitefarrago
I'd be surprised if you were able to find a...

I'd be surprised if you were able to find a programme to teach wildlife photography. It's a fairly niche area.

I think many photography courses concentrate on the basics regarding light (the...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 29th March 2018, 16:57
Replies: 7
Views: 218
Posted By kitefarrago
I think maybe your file name is too long? It also...

I think maybe your file name is too long? It also doesn't end in one of the recognized image extensions, although jpg does apper in the name. This one doesn't work either. I would suggest changing...
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Friday 23rd March 2018, 10:16
Replies: 14
Views: 833
Posted By kitefarrago
Thanks for taking the trouble to write this up,...

Thanks for taking the trouble to write this up, Robert. I don't think anybody is going to complain if it's going to be a longish report! Bring it on, I say.

Andrea
Forum: Photo Critique Friday 23rd March 2018, 09:04
Replies: 5
Views: 412
Posted By kitefarrago
It would really help if you left the EXIF...

It would really help if you left the EXIF information intact when uploading a jpg for comment. I find myself asking much the same questions as fugl. Beyond that I like the monochrome feel of the...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 17th March 2018, 20:18
Replies: 7
Views: 174
Posted By kitefarrago
In the flight photo there's a twig that could be...

In the flight photo there's a twig that could be mistaken for the bill, Andy. I think The Fern has it right.

Andrea
Forum: Information Wanted Friday 9th March 2018, 09:49
Replies: 7
Views: 643
Posted By kitefarrago
Dorian Anderson (who did a North American Big...

Dorian Anderson (who did a North American Big Year by bike a couple of years ago) has recently done a few blogposts about Ecuador, and particularly this one...
Forum: Computers, Birding Software And The Internet Saturday 27th January 2018, 10:29
Replies: 2
Views: 759
Posted By kitefarrago
If you want to follow a particular thread, have...

If you want to follow a particular thread, have you tried subscribing to it? (Under `Thread Tools' the third option.) That allows you to receive an email with any new contributions to that...
Forum: Photoshop, Paintshop and Printing Thursday 18th January 2018, 10:37
Replies: 12
Views: 921
Posted By kitefarrago
I do have Lightroom 6 as well. However, if I...

I do have Lightroom 6 as well. However, if I should buy a new camera then I won't be able to use Lightroom for raw shots with that camera (since Adobe never adds this sort of new ability to old...
Forum: Photoshop, Paintshop and Printing Monday 8th January 2018, 08:56
Replies: 12
Views: 921
Posted By kitefarrago
I think of collections as something that allows...

I think of collections as something that allows me to collect photos that I want to keep together. Much of my photography is centred around trips, and typical collections I create are the best photos...
Forum: Photoshop, Paintshop and Printing Monday 1st January 2018, 08:08
Replies: 12
Views: 921
Posted By kitefarrago
I think there is no way around importing all...

I think there is no way around importing all photos - that’s how Lightroom gets to know about them. Provided that you use the keyword tags in Lightroom you don’t need to worry too much about file...
Forum: Photoshop, Paintshop and Printing Saturday 30th December 2017, 08:12
Replies: 12
Views: 921
Posted By kitefarrago
I agree with Jim on all counts. Lightroom is a...

I agree with Jim on all counts. Lightroom is a very nice program covering almost all my needs, but given that the latest version is exclusively available via subscription I am looking for an...
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Saturday 16th December 2017, 17:37
Replies: 2
Views: 353
Posted By kitefarrago
Thanks, Andy. I thought it was a moth and I was...

Thanks, Andy. I thought it was a moth and I was hoping it's distinctive enough for somebody to recognize it. I've not really ventured into moth id...

Andrea
Forum: Sony Saturday 16th December 2017, 09:17
Replies: 8
Views: 2,062
Posted By kitefarrago
I do have some old Minolta gear which I...

I do have some old Minolta gear which I inherited, but the extenders won't fit onto the 100-300G lens which I do have. I do now realize, thanks to your response, Justin, that I was confusing this...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 15th December 2017, 16:32
Replies: 5
Views: 426
Posted By kitefarrago
Confirm Ids from Aguas Caliente, Peru

The first two birds are just a case of viewing from a a slightly unusual angle. I think the first one (two photos) is Grey-necked Wood-Wren, and the second a Greater Kiskadee (although the bill does...
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Friday 15th December 2017, 16:11
Replies: 2
Views: 353
Posted By kitefarrago
Ids from Peru

I was very pleased with the very good resources that are available these days for identifying (mostly) butterflies from far flung places these days.

For the following I haven't been able to work out...
Forum: Sony Friday 15th December 2017, 09:40
Replies: 8
Views: 2,062
Posted By kitefarrago
Do you have any more info, Justin, on which 1.4...

Do you have any more info, Justin, on which 1.4 extenders for A-mount fit are `good quality'? I've been variously tempted to get one, but the variety of models, some of which are not good at all,...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 15th December 2017, 08:15
Replies: 10
Views: 479
Posted By kitefarrago
Any more thoughts on the seedeater, or whatever...

Any more thoughts on the seedeater, or whatever it is?

Andrea
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 14th December 2017, 05:55
Replies: 2
Views: 335
Posted By kitefarrago
Hummingbird, Amazonia Lodge, Manu, Peru

Dear all,

the hummingbird in the attached photos was seen in early August at Amazonia Lodge in the Manu. This bird visited on only two occasions, once as the light was going, and it stuck with the...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 13th December 2017, 18:17
Replies: 4
Views: 371
Posted By kitefarrago
Amazonia Lodge, Peru queries

More pictures, these all taken in early August last summer, at Amazonia Lodge, very near the lodge.

Number 1: This is a severe crop of an image that's not really sharp. The head does look plain with...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 12th December 2017, 17:40
Replies: 5
Views: 370
Posted By kitefarrago
Thanks. The repeated suggestion of Vilcabamba...

Thanks. The repeated suggestion of Vilcabamba Thistletail has made me go back to my photos to check whether I made a mistake regarding the location, and indeed I have. Looking at the photo's metadata...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 12th December 2017, 17:27
Replies: 10
Views: 479
Posted By kitefarrago
Thanks for your thoughts, everybody. It makes me...

Thanks for your thoughts, everybody. It makes me feel a bit better tha the finch is not straightforward! I have seen Metailtails before, so that one is a bit embarrassing. I can see where you're...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 11th December 2017, 21:12
Replies: 7
Views: 255
Posted By kitefarrago
I assumed that had to be a typo. But thanks for...

I assumed that had to be a typo. But thanks for clarifying.

Andrea
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