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Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 8th March 2018, 07:34
Replies: 2
Views: 269
Posted By Robert_Scanlon
It would be useful if you could post the link,...

It would be useful if you could post the link, but without seeing it I would guess at Torrent Tyrannulet
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 1st January 2018, 08:21
Replies: 5
Views: 615
Posted By Robert_Scanlon
Looks like Straight-billed Woodcreeper.

Looks like Straight-billed Woodcreeper.
Forum: Canon Wednesday 20th September 2017, 20:41
Replies: 36
Views: 13,505
Posted By Robert_Scanlon
Roy I think the 5DS/r is eminently suitable for...

Roy I think the 5DS/r is eminently suitable for some styles of wildlife & bird photography, and it is beyond doubt in my mind that in the right conditions with the right optics, the 5DS/r can blow...
Forum: Canon Tuesday 19th September 2017, 18:04
Replies: 36
Views: 13,505
Posted By Robert_Scanlon
I wasn't really taking issue with what you said...

I wasn't really taking issue with what you said Roy, just pointing as a general comment that the 7D2 having the same (more or less) pixel density as the 5DS/DSr in my opinion means now is the point...
Forum: Canon Friday 15th September 2017, 23:26
Replies: 36
Views: 13,505
Posted By Robert_Scanlon
Which is more or less what we are looking at with...

Which is more or less what we are looking at with the 5DS and DSr.

Not having a go at anybody in particular, nor am normally all that pedantic, but the whole smaller sensor giving better reach is an...
Forum: Canon Thursday 14th September 2017, 07:37
Replies: 36
Views: 13,505
Posted By Robert_Scanlon
No, a 400mm lens is still a 400mm lens, and a...

No, a 400mm lens is still a 400mm lens, and a 600mm lens is still a 600mm lens, the magnification is exactly the same.

Now that we have full frame camera bodies with a pixel density equal to or...
Forum: Canon Tuesday 5th September 2017, 08:06
Replies: 36
Views: 13,505
Posted By Robert_Scanlon
A good quality longer lens every time.

A good quality longer lens every time.
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Tuesday 29th August 2017, 08:20
Replies: 2
Views: 3,119
Posted By Robert_Scanlon
Thanks for posting this. Sounds like you had a...

Thanks for posting this. Sounds like you had a trip to remember.
Forum: Outdoor Clothing Tuesday 8th August 2017, 21:21
Replies: 8
Views: 5,410
Posted By Robert_Scanlon
I would probably avoid camo gear if its an area...

I would probably avoid camo gear if its an area which has recently had problems. On a general note I never wear it myself...birds can see you whatever you are wearing if you are moving.

I have been...
Forum: Outdoor Clothing Monday 7th August 2017, 08:33
Replies: 8
Views: 5,410
Posted By Robert_Scanlon
I would take the advice of your guide to be on...

I would take the advice of your guide to be on the safe side then if you are away from the beaten track.

My wife is also from Colombia but I often go there without her. Initially there was the...
Forum: Outdoor Clothing Thursday 3rd August 2017, 07:46
Replies: 8
Views: 5,410
Posted By Robert_Scanlon
Plenty of Colombian birders wear camo gear, so I...

Plenty of Colombian birders wear camo gear, so I wouldn't worry about it too much. I don't know where you are planning to go but if you are sticking to one of the well worn endemics tours then the...
Forum: Canon Tuesday 18th July 2017, 07:30
Replies: 22
Views: 15,390
Posted By Robert_Scanlon
Over the shoulder for me, but in a small rucksack...

Over the shoulder for me, but in a small rucksack if I had to walk more than a few km to get to a spot. With the mk 1 IS lens with a 1 series body attached, I often wished someone would invent some...
Forum: Canon Monday 10th July 2017, 07:34
Replies: 6
Views: 4,580
Posted By Robert_Scanlon
Sorry to be a pedant, but sensor size has nothing...

Sorry to be a pedant, but sensor size has nothing to do with reach of a lens, only the proportion of the image that is used.

The higher pixel density on smaller sensors compared to some full frame...
Forum: Canon Sunday 9th July 2017, 09:16
Replies: 6
Views: 4,580
Posted By Robert_Scanlon
Only a 600mm lens will give you a focal length of...

Only a 600mm lens will give you a focal length of 600mm.
Forum: Canon Sunday 11th June 2017, 21:00
Replies: 10
Views: 6,422
Posted By Robert_Scanlon
Heat haze is probably the main culprit here, not...

Heat haze is probably the main culprit here, not sure what time of day the harrier shots were taken but there are some harsh shadows, suggesting that it's a sunny day and not early in the morning.
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Thursday 25th May 2017, 07:32
Replies: 8
Views: 1,665
Posted By Robert_Scanlon
Really good report Ross, good work. I am...

Really good report Ross, good work. I am considering returning to Mitu early next year so this will be very useful.
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Tuesday 23rd May 2017, 07:37
Replies: 8
Views: 1,665
Posted By Robert_Scanlon
An interesting read Ross, thanks for sharing.

An interesting read Ross, thanks for sharing.
Forum: Canon Wednesday 26th April 2017, 19:54
Replies: 1,292
Views: 361,845
Posted By Robert_Scanlon
Sorry Vladimiri but as usual, good subjects, poor...

Sorry Vladimiri but as usual, good subjects, poor execution.
Forum: Canon Wednesday 12th April 2017, 20:08
Replies: 8
Views: 6,136
Posted By Robert_Scanlon
Have a look...

Have a look here:

http://www.glennbartley.com/Canon5DmarkIVSetupReviewandSettings.html#Review

It's not a very scientific or definitive review, but it provides a bit of input.

My own personal view...
Forum: Canon Thursday 23rd March 2017, 00:00
Replies: 5
Views: 3,170
Posted By Robert_Scanlon
Something for birds that will fit in a pocket is...

Something for birds that will fit in a pocket is a pretty big ask, but hopefully someone can suggest something.
Forum: Canon Wednesday 22nd March 2017, 21:26
Replies: 5
Views: 3,170
Posted By Robert_Scanlon
What kind of photos does she want to take with...

What kind of photos does she want to take with it? Anything that can't be taken with a phone?
Forum: Canon Wednesday 15th March 2017, 22:34
Replies: 1,292
Views: 361,845
Posted By Robert_Scanlon
I think the subjects are great, Vlad clearly has...

I think the subjects are great, Vlad clearly has some enviable opportunities to get wonderful photos of some very interesting species with some top end camera equipment.
Forum: Canon Sunday 26th February 2017, 10:39
Replies: 8
Views: 6,136
Posted By Robert_Scanlon
You could have a look on Glenn Bartley's website,...

You could have a look on Glenn Bartley's website, he does a side by side comparison.
Forum: Canon Friday 20th January 2017, 09:08
Replies: 10
Views: 4,787
Posted By Robert_Scanlon
Hi Peter, not sure about this as I always use...

Hi Peter, not sure about this as I always use Capture One, but I think you need Adobe Camera Raw or Lightroom...? To save you any expense, you could just use the RAW conversion software which comes...
Forum: Photo Critique Saturday 14th January 2017, 08:14
Replies: 2
Views: 3,598
Posted By Robert_Scanlon
It depends on what your goal is...as a record...

It depends on what your goal is...as a record shot it's perfectly acceptable, and for many people that is ok.

At that distance and in those lighting conditions, you already know that you aren't...
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