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Forum: Photoshop, Paintshop and Printing Monday 15th July 2019, 14:33
Replies: 0
Views: 693
Posted By cgilbert
Adobe Photography Plan on Amazon today at 69.99

For anyone that is interested the Adobe CC Photography plan 20GB Photoshop and Lightroom is only 69.99 (Prime Day deals) for a years worth of use, quite a bargain.

Regards.
Cliff.
Forum: Photoshop, Paintshop and Printing Tuesday 18th December 2018, 10:50
Replies: 2
Views: 707
Posted By cgilbert
If you go into the preferences then General tab...

If you go into the preferences then General tab there is an option to turn the Home Screen on/off

Regards, Cliff.
Forum: Kowa Tuesday 20th November 2018, 15:34
Replies: 3
Views: 724
Posted By cgilbert
Craig, I've thankfully only had to use their...

Craig,

I've thankfully only had to use their services once, when the zoom eyepiece started to get black flakes appearing at just one magnification - it got so bad I had to return it. In the end, it...
Forum: Olympus Saturday 28th April 2018, 12:17
Replies: 2
Views: 1,660
Posted By cgilbert
You won't be disappointed. I have both, the G9...

You won't be disappointed.

I have both, the G9 for about 3 months and have put over 13,000 shots through it, mainly in the dark rain forests of Costa Rica, the EM1v2 for only 3 weeks and about...
Forum: Canon Wednesday 13th December 2017, 15:55
Replies: 3
Views: 2,072
Posted By cgilbert
Hi Geoff, I have used a 5D4 on a EF300mm mk2...

Hi Geoff,

I have used a 5D4 on a EF300mm mk2 (and indeed EF500mm), usually with a 1.4x or 2x and have found it to perform perfectly okay, but personally having a 1DX2 as well I much preferred the...
Forum: Canon Friday 28th July 2017, 22:12
Replies: 1
Views: 3,575
Posted By cgilbert
Integral UltimaPro X2 64 GB CFast 2.0 Memory Cards

Hi,

Has anyone any experience of using Integral UltimaPro X2 64GB CFast 2.0 Memory Cards in the Canon 1DX2 at all?

I'm particularly interested in the reliability of course, as the prices seem to be...
Forum: Canon Tuesday 18th July 2017, 12:26
Replies: 22
Views: 15,390
Posted By cgilbert
I have been using a 300mm f2.8 mk2 usually with a...

I have been using a 300mm f2.8 mk2 usually with a 1DX2 and 2x converter and have been carrying it okay on a Black Rapid strap with a quick release plate/clamp arrangement. I've just got a 500mm f4...
Forum: Photographic Tripods / Heads Monday 8th May 2017, 14:30
Replies: 3
Views: 4,523
Posted By cgilbert
FEISOL Elite Tripod CT-3372 Rapid - any good?

Hi all,

I'm looking for a new tripod for my photography and whilst I'd like a Gitzo (GT4533LS) they are just too expensive, I think, so am looking at perhaps the FEISOL Elite Tripod CT-3372 Rapid as...
Forum: Canon Wednesday 25th January 2017, 22:31
Replies: 9
Views: 4,148
Posted By cgilbert
Hi, When i went to Namibia a while ago i had...

Hi,

When i went to Namibia a while ago i had the Tamron 150-600 and found it was okay out of vehicles, but inside it was a struggle to get it round the others (people that is, all taking photos),...
Forum: Canon Thursday 19th January 2017, 11:48
Replies: 2
Views: 2,684
Posted By cgilbert
CFAST vs. CF in a 1DX mk2

Hi all,

I've just got a 1DX2 and need to get some more cards (as they fill up so quickly now) but am trying to understand the benefits of CFAST over CF.

Bear in mind I don't do video and the CF...
Forum: Canon Tuesday 20th October 2015, 17:41
Replies: 3
Views: 1,371
Posted By cgilbert
If you have a Mac then there is ShutterCount in...

If you have a Mac then there is ShutterCount in the Apple app store for 2.29, works for the 7D okay.
Forum: Photoshop, Paintshop and Printing Wednesday 22nd April 2015, 11:13
Replies: 2
Views: 3,044
Posted By cgilbert
Lightroom 6 trial question

Hi,

Has anyone managed to download a trial of the standalone version of Lightroom 6, and if so what the link is to do so, as all I seem to see is the Cloud app version?

TIA,
Cliff
Forum: Photographic Tripods / Heads Friday 10th October 2014, 09:16
Replies: 11
Views: 13,305
Posted By cgilbert
Problem with Rapid Strap D link

Hi,

Has anyone else had a problem with the D link wearing thin, as in the attached photos? Its only two years old and had a Canon 400mm f5.6 and 7D on it most of that time and a Tamron 150-600 for...
Forum: Sigma & Other Third Party Lenses Friday 26th September 2014, 12:54
Replies: 1,450
Views: 432,005
Posted By cgilbert
A few more images...

A few more images, all taken from about 20-30 feet away...
Forum: Sigma & Other Third Party Lenses Monday 8th September 2014, 16:15
Replies: 1,450
Views: 432,005
Posted By cgilbert
A few more images

Some more images from the weekend, had to use ISO800 on the 7D due to the quite poor light, so clearly losing some definition when cropping, and its quite clear that this lens needs lots of light to...
Forum: Sigma & Other Third Party Lenses Monday 11th August 2014, 17:58
Replies: 1,450
Views: 432,005
Posted By cgilbert
Hi, Thanks for the nice comments. The waders...

Hi,

Thanks for the nice comments. The waders were taken from the main path in Tichwell looking down on to the fresh marsh mud along the edge, so birds were about 35-50 feet away I suppose.

I've...
Forum: Sigma & Other Third Party Lenses Friday 8th August 2014, 18:00
Replies: 1,450
Views: 432,005
Posted By cgilbert
More pictures for anyone still interested...

A few more pictures from last weekend for those still interested.

Regards, Cliff.
Forum: Sigma & Other Third Party Lenses Thursday 24th July 2014, 17:21
Replies: 1,450
Views: 432,005
Posted By cgilbert
Some more shots....

A few more Sedge Warbler shots processed from last weekend, there were a lot around, although not necessarily showing well. All were taken from about 4m away with a 7D. I'll try for something...
Forum: Sigma & Other Third Party Lenses Sunday 13th July 2014, 16:53
Replies: 1,450
Views: 432,005
Posted By cgilbert
First few pictures with lens....

I thought long and hard about getting one but finally did last week and I have to say I'm quite pleased with the results so far - they are clearly not the same as a nice big white prime, but at a...
Forum: Trees, Flowers, Plants and Shrubs Monday 9th June 2014, 13:53
Replies: 1
Views: 1,567
Posted By cgilbert
Orchid just appeared in garden - Bee Orchid?

Hi,

I've been leaving my grass to grow a bit wild this year and have just noticed what I think is a Bee Orchid in the grass - see image. It stands about 6" tall, with very short leaves at the base....
Forum: Canon Tuesday 8th April 2014, 14:52
Replies: 1
Views: 1,233
Posted By cgilbert
Canon 70-200 f2.8 IS USM II experiences

Hi,

I'm looking for a lens to use on safari for both mammals and birds (main focus is birds) and am thinking of maybe the 70-200 f2.8 IS USM II along with a 2x Mk3 converter. I've previously had a...
Forum: Tripod and Heads Wednesday 1st January 2014, 13:55
Replies: 2
Views: 2,408
Posted By cgilbert
The way I do it is to use a Black Rapid RS-4...

The way I do it is to use a Black Rapid RS-4 Strap and attach a Manfrotto 323 Quick Change Adaptor to it, then the camera lens (I use a 400mm f5.6) and scope both have the usual quick release plate...
Forum: Canon Monday 8th April 2013, 17:42
Replies: 2,264
Views: 952,139
Posted By cgilbert
Hi all, Whilst I would never give up my DSLR and...

Hi all,

Whilst I would never give up my DSLR and prime lens, there are times when I just wish to go birdwatching without all the camera gear and like Ian F and Roy C note, this is when the SX50 is...
Forum: Canon Tuesday 9th October 2012, 17:48
Replies: 5
Views: 1,076
Posted By cgilbert
Spare battery for a 7D

Hi,

Has anyone got any experience of using a 3rd party battery in a 7D, for example the Power Planet ones? Do they work 100% or not?

TIA.
Cliff
Forum: Tripod and Heads Thursday 4th October 2012, 13:48
Replies: 1
Views: 984
Posted By cgilbert
Question about the Opticron monopod

Can anyone who owns the Opticron birdwatchers monopod tell me the diameter of the upper (main) body?

TIA
Cliff.
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