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Forum: Canon Sunday 3rd May 2020, 20:04
Replies: 1
Views: 218
Posted By Dave Williams
When you click on "save as" just check what the...

When you click on "save as" just check what the settings are as shown below
Forum: Trail Cams - Camera Traps - CCTV Systems Tuesday 14th April 2020, 10:15
Replies: 1
Views: 585
Posted By Dave Williams
Affordable Camera traps

As you can no longer reply to the previous thread on this subject I thought I'd start a new one!
My reply to the previous thread would have been:-

I'm surprised there are not that many people adding...
Forum: Canon Wednesday 8th April 2020, 20:08
Replies: 16
Views: 1,079
Posted By Dave Williams
Couldn't agree more Kevin. If you are not happy...

Couldn't agree more Kevin. If you are not happy with what you get try and improve by all means, I just have never seen the need to try for better with the lenses I have owned. Maybe I'm lucky. As I...
Forum: Canon Wednesday 11th March 2020, 08:54
Replies: 16
Views: 1,079
Posted By Dave Williams
Must admit I have never felt the need to micro...

Must admit I have never felt the need to micro adjust any of my lenses and I have owned both Nikon and, nowadays,Canon. They have always been L series though and I wouldn't expect them to need...
Forum: Canon Thursday 5th March 2020, 11:26
Replies: 17
Views: 2,140
Posted By Dave Williams
Insightful? Definitely. You have decided...

Insightful? Definitely.

You have decided Birdforum is the perfect platform to elevate your standing when all you do is post garbage. This is the last time I will bother to respond to any of the...
Forum: Canon Thursday 5th March 2020, 11:03
Replies: 128
Views: 20,431
Posted By Dave Williams
More crap here. You expect a Rolls Royce for the...

More crap here. You expect a Rolls Royce for the price of a Ford, have no idea about Canon's marketing and development strategy and are stupid enough to think that their workforce sit around doing...
Forum: Canon Saturday 29th February 2020, 12:26
Replies: 3
Views: 292
Posted By Dave Williams
Manual and auto-focus shouldn't make any...

Manual and auto-focus shouldn't make any difference to the end result, it's a) where you focus on in the frame and b) which f stop you use.
The wider the aperture the more light you let on to the...
Forum: Canon Thursday 20th February 2020, 09:12
Replies: 53
Views: 5,470
Posted By Dave Williams
Now you really have me wondering if you take...

Now you really have me wondering if you take avian pictures at all?
In fact do you actually ever get your hands on any of the equipment you pass judgement on or do you simply read through rumours...
Forum: Canon Friday 14th February 2020, 13:16
Replies: 17
Views: 2,140
Posted By Dave Williams
No mention of pixel count or ISO capabilities but...

No mention of pixel count or ISO capabilities but what did raise an eyebrow is that there are now three adapters to use EF lenses.
There is an interesting 100-500mm lens in development which...
Forum: Companions for Birding Trips Saturday 8th February 2020, 16:38
Replies: 22
Views: 2,236
Posted By Dave Williams
Maybe there could be a "birding pal" feature on...

Maybe there could be a "birding pal" feature on this website?
Must admit I only used the Birdingpal website once and ended up paying $180 for the day and buying the guy lunch!! So much for covering...
Forum: Canon Wednesday 29th January 2020, 05:43
Replies: 53
Views: 5,470
Posted By Dave Williams
Agree with MJN here, the upgrade from the 1DX2...

Agree with MJN here, the upgrade from the 1DX2 doesn't warrant me splashing out more cash on what is a hobby. I do though think the added connectivity is an attractive proposition but wonder why it...
Forum: Information Wanted Wednesday 29th January 2020, 05:33
Replies: 3
Views: 360
Posted By Dave Williams
Jonathan Baya is a lovely guy who really knows...

Jonathan Baya is a lovely guy who really knows his stuff. I have contact via FB messenger if you want me to put you in touch. PM me if you want to.
Forum: Information Wanted Monday 26th August 2019, 09:40
Replies: 21
Views: 1,163
Posted By Dave Williams
Enjoyed yours too Temmie. Your car was...

Enjoyed yours too Temmie. Your car was horrendously priced!!

Speaking to a friend the other day I'm told that the food situation in Cuban is getting worse. Imports from Argentina have dried up due...
Forum: Sony Sunday 25th August 2019, 08:24
Replies: 7
Views: 791
Posted By Dave Williams
I think the poster is referring to PP in-camera,...

I think the poster is referring to PP in-camera, not a crop sensor. I'm curious as to why as well!!
Forum: Canon Friday 23rd August 2019, 07:46
Replies: 128
Views: 20,431
Posted By Dave Williams
This whole thread is driven by someone who...

This whole thread is driven by someone who doesn't even own Canon equipment as far as I'm aware but keeps on bemoaning the speed at which a promised Canon body or lens will come on the market. Why?
Forum: Information Wanted Wednesday 21st August 2019, 17:51
Replies: 21
Views: 1,163
Posted By Dave Williams
Playa Larga is definitely the place to be. The...

Playa Larga is definitely the place to be. The closest resort place is Varadero but it's still a distance away. You might like to read my blog on a self-drive trip to Cuba in January 2016 that...
Forum: Canon Monday 12th August 2019, 17:01
Replies: 4
Views: 1,466
Posted By Dave Williams
It's an excellent lens, very sharp and the AF is...

It's an excellent lens, very sharp and the AF is fast when used on it's own. Still produces a sharp image with the 1.4TC MK3 but AF is a bit slow for BIF. I just wish they had made the lens with an...
Forum: Cameras And Photography Saturday 11th May 2019, 18:56
Replies: 7
Views: 639
Posted By Dave Williams
Kayaks and cameras are a no go for me. Too...

Kayaks and cameras are a no go for me. Too unstable.
Forum: Cameras And Photography Saturday 11th May 2019, 14:00
Replies: 7
Views: 639
Posted By Dave Williams
Interesting to hear any comments on this! I have...

Interesting to hear any comments on this! I have tried a floating hide but it was in a private small lake in Bulgaria. I did manage to get a couple of shots of the target species but it was a lot...
Forum: Information Wanted Sunday 5th May 2019, 11:13
Replies: 11
Views: 677
Posted By Dave Williams
Definitely the most professional outfit I have...

Definitely the most professional outfit I have used Mietek and I have used quite a few. Everything was top notch.
Forum: Information Wanted Saturday 4th May 2019, 13:57
Replies: 11
Views: 677
Posted By Dave Williams
Sakertours. They were very good and unlike some...

Sakertours. They were very good and unlike some pro hides, because there are no perches just water, each shot is very individual.
We had Spoonbill, Grey Heron, Great Egret and the Black Stork at this...
Forum: Information Wanted Friday 3rd May 2019, 13:55
Replies: 11
Views: 677
Posted By Dave Williams
Oops missed that original statement, just trying...

Oops missed that original statement, just trying to be helpful!

I got some excellent photo opportunities but from a pro hide in Hungary. They were so close I couldn't fit the whole bird in the frame...
Forum: Information Wanted Friday 3rd May 2019, 13:22
Replies: 11
Views: 677
Posted By Dave Williams
In 2017 there was a Black Stork nesting in...

In 2017 there was a Black Stork nesting in Monfrague NP at which was also a good spot for Blue Rock Thrush, and several other species especially Vultures. Park at Salto del Gitano and look across to...
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Wednesday 10th April 2019, 07:43
Replies: 30
Views: 3,288
Posted By Dave Williams
I'm recently back from yet another trip to The...

I'm recently back from yet another trip to The Gambia. 2 week package with Thomas Cook B&B for 2 people = 1056= very affordable!
Local birding is excellent, particularly if you have never been to...
Forum: South Africa Sunday 7th April 2019, 12:33
Replies: 48
Views: 1,971
Posted By Dave Williams
Get the Roberts app ! I'm really impressed and it...

Get the Roberts app ! I'm really impressed and it offers so much more than a book does too.
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