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Forum: Cameras And Photography Yesterday, 13:23
Replies: 22
Views: 760
Posted By Chosun Juan
Sounds in the ballpark for that equipment used...

Sounds in the ballpark for that equipment used depending on condition - check the sold prices on the auction site to get an idea.

The D500+G2 150-600 is a step up primarily because the D500 body...
Forum: Nikon Yesterday, 04:19
Replies: 7
Views: 197
Posted By Chosun Juan
Chicken Nugget, If you are primarily...

Chicken Nugget,

If you are primarily photographing birds then you will need all the reach you can get. The Sigma Contemporary/Tamron G1 and G2 600mm supertelephoto zooms do a great job of this for...
Forum: Canon Monday 13th July 2020, 13:48
Replies: 83
Views: 29,518
Posted By Chosun Juan
That's an extrapolation that I took from it too. ...

That's an extrapolation that I took from it too. :t:
I haven't seen any usage reviews yet, but I'd also take it that they are more than happy with the AF ability at f11 too.

If I get to f8, or f9...
Forum: Swarovski Monday 13th July 2020, 08:23
Replies: 146
Views: 8,640
Posted By Chosun Juan
Exclamation Ed, that would be rather remarkable if in fact...

Ed, that would be rather remarkable if in fact that is what Swarovski have been/are doing !! :eek!: :eek!:





Chosun :gh:
Forum: Cameras And Photography Sunday 12th July 2020, 23:55
Replies: 22
Views: 760
Posted By Chosun Juan
I don't have time to go right through the numbers...

I don't have time to go right through the numbers now, but if weight, and size and cost are not determining factors, then the best performing rig for BIF will be the Nikon D500 + Tamron G2 150-600. ...
Forum: Binoculars Sunday 12th July 2020, 15:45
Replies: 25
Views: 928
Posted By Chosun Juan
Lightbulb The thing that is often lacking in the cheaper...

The thing that is often lacking in the cheaper 'Chin bins' etc is a level of mechanical sophistication /quality /durability /precision, etc.

You can get some outstanding binoculars in the mid range....
Forum: Swarovski Sunday 12th July 2020, 14:46
Replies: 673
Views: 35,033
Posted By Chosun Juan
Question Gijs, I think there is more chance of you...

Gijs, I think there is more chance of you understanding our English, than you understanding our Dutch - especially if you are with Jan because then everything would be Double Dutch ! :-O

I'm still...
Forum: Cameras And Photography Sunday 12th July 2020, 06:18
Replies: 22
Views: 760
Posted By Chosun Juan
Arrow With all the zoom 600mm lenses, there is not much...

With all the zoom 600mm lenses, there is not much difference optically. Bigger differences are weight and cost. Of these I think weight has the biggest impact on usability and enjoyment.

The...
Forum: Swarovski Saturday 11th July 2020, 16:19
Replies: 146
Views: 8,640
Posted By Chosun Juan
Exclamation For anyone who thinks they don't shake 'much'...

For anyone who thinks they don't shake 'much' using binoculars - take your young, fit, strong selves outside one night, standing, and line up hand held on the moons of Jupiter with an 8x bin.

Give...
Forum: Canon Saturday 11th July 2020, 07:59
Replies: 83
Views: 29,518
Posted By Chosun Juan
Hands-on with new Canon RF 100-500mm, 600mm and 800mm telephoto lenses

Jeez, 'expect slower aperture' was right !

These new 'supertelephotos' from Canon are more consumer orientated rather than the 'big white' we are waiting on.
Try f11 ! and fixed at that.
The lenses...
Forum: Swarovski Friday 10th July 2020, 22:44
Replies: 146
Views: 8,640
Posted By Chosun Juan
Exclamation Dennis - make sure you get the "Ambassador"...

Dennis - make sure you get the "Ambassador" package when you order your new NL.

This consists of a half price 'embossed' forehead rest, and a further 10% off on top of any existing discounts ........
Forum: Swarovski Friday 10th July 2020, 22:31
Replies: 146
Views: 8,640
Posted By Chosun Juan
Talking Lol :-O I do have quite a few visions (and have...

Lol :-O

I do have quite a few visions (and have a crystal ball ! - well pendants really :) , not a certified accountant (though I did manage a HD in it last time I walked the halls of academia) ,...
Forum: Swarovski Friday 10th July 2020, 16:32
Replies: 146
Views: 8,640
Posted By Chosun Juan
Question Gijs, and Canip, and others who have chimed in...

Gijs, and Canip, and others who have chimed in re:- extra wide angle binocular field stops,
Thank you for your responses :t:

Already we are seeing some variation in the answers ....

However, I...
Forum: Swarovski Friday 10th July 2020, 16:10
Replies: 195
Views: 7,978
Posted By Chosun Juan
Exclamation Photons per gram .......

Yes Lee, but if we all put down our blue tinted glasses for even just a second, and if we crunch the numbers you and Dennis have provided, for the only metric worth considering ...... that is -...
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 10th July 2020, 07:08
Replies: 15
Views: 448
Posted By Chosun Juan
Thumbs up Fantastic Andrea ! I love sea kayaking ! :D Is...

Fantastic Andrea ! I love sea kayaking ! :D

Is that a one or a two person sea kayak ?

I have only done it a few times in NZ with guides - so the whole concerns about capsizing etc were lessened....
Forum: Swarovski Thursday 9th July 2020, 15:20
Replies: 146
Views: 8,640
Posted By Chosun Juan
Question Jan (or Canip, or Gijs, or anyone else who has...

Jan (or Canip, or Gijs, or anyone else who has actually viewed through the NL) -- this has been a big question in my mind since the announcement, specs, and marketing spiel surfaced.

Simply...
Forum: Swarovski Thursday 9th July 2020, 15:14
Replies: 146
Views: 8,640
Posted By Chosun Juan
Question The Zen-Ray is a classic and an appreciating...

The Zen-Ray is a classic and an appreciating asset, so it won't be traded in, but another custom acquisition sounds tempting .....

No mention of 'green ham' by any of the viewers sounds promising ...
Forum: Swarovski Thursday 9th July 2020, 14:57
Replies: 146
Views: 8,640
Posted By Chosun Juan
Lightbulb Wowsers !! :eek!::eek!: That is a bombshell Jan...

Wowsers !! :eek!::eek!:

That is a bombshell Jan !






Chosun :gh:
Forum: Swarovski Thursday 9th July 2020, 14:49
Replies: 146
Views: 8,640
Posted By Chosun Juan
Exclamation Uh-oh ! :eek!: As if the rest of the world...

Uh-oh ! :eek!:

As if the rest of the world didn't already think that birders were some sort of weird nerdy types ...... how are they gonna react now that we'll all be walking around with forehead...
Forum: Swarovski Thursday 9th July 2020, 14:40
Replies: 146
Views: 8,640
Posted By Chosun Juan
Thumbs up Thanks :t: Canip, Gijs, Jan, and ....... GiGi...

Thanks :t: Canip, Gijs, Jan, and ....... GiGi ! :-O







Chosun :gh:
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 9th July 2020, 12:41
Replies: 53
Views: 3,235
Posted By Chosun Juan
Thumbs up Amazing Lyrebird will blow your socks off - again ! :D

Magnificent Lyrebird in some pretty rugged country :t:
https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=10158809156859015&id=110569469014&anchor_composer=false







Chosun :gh:
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 9th July 2020, 12:38
Replies: 53
Views: 3,235
Posted By Chosun Juan
Thumbs up Must admit, not quite my era, and I had to look...

Must admit, not quite my era, and I had to look that one up ! :-O
Absolutely amazing creatures ! .:t:






Chosun :gh:
Forum: Swarovski Thursday 9th July 2020, 02:53
Replies: 195
Views: 7,978
Posted By Chosun Juan
Exclamation To be entirely fair Dennis, the 8x42 NL has a...

To be entirely fair Dennis, the 8x42 NL has a 4.3% greater AOV (Area of View) than the 8x32 SF ..... :smoke:






Chosun :gh:
Forum: Swarovski Thursday 9th July 2020, 02:43
Replies: 673
Views: 35,033
Posted By Chosun Juan
Talking Lol :-O ...... damn temporal mechanics ! ...

Lol :-O ...... damn temporal mechanics ! :bounce: :eek!: :cat:





Chosun :gh:
Forum: Swarovski Thursday 9th July 2020, 02:32
Replies: 673
Views: 35,033
Posted By Chosun Juan
Question Lol - repeated recoil .... ??? ...

Lol - repeated recoil .... ??? :bounce:






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