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Forum: Insects, Dragonflies, Arachnids, Beetles & More Monday 18th June 2018, 12:06
Replies: 1
Views: 196
Posted By Roy C
Spotted Wolf Spider ??

Is this a Spotted Wolf Spider (Pardosa amentata) ? Thanks for your help
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 16th June 2018, 11:24
Replies: 4
Views: 215
Posted By Roy C
Thank you Ken, I always have difficulty with...

Thank you Ken, I always have difficulty with these two when the Skylarks crest is not showing.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Saturday 16th June 2018, 11:15
Replies: 4
Views: 215
Posted By Roy C
Skylark ? (UK)

Is this a Skylark or Meadow Pipit please
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 8th June 2018, 19:39
Replies: 2
Views: 179
Posted By Roy C
Thanks Steve GBB it is then

Thanks Steve GBB it is then
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 8th June 2018, 19:29
Replies: 2
Views: 179
Posted By Roy C
Gull ID (UK)

is this a lesser or greater black-backed gull please.
Forum: Insects, Dragonflies, Arachnids, Beetles & More Sunday 3rd June 2018, 08:37
Replies: 2
Views: 198
Posted By Roy C
Thank you 'BimmyB'

Thank you 'BimmyB'
Forum: Insects, Dragonflies, Arachnids, Beetles & More Saturday 2nd June 2018, 19:23
Replies: 2
Views: 198
Posted By Roy C
Insect ID (UK)

Is this some kind of Cranefly or Midge - also what is the small silver and black insect please.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 23rd February 2018, 16:31
Replies: 2
Views: 284
Posted By Roy C
Thank you

Thank you
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 23rd February 2018, 16:17
Replies: 2
Views: 284
Posted By Roy C
Plover (UK)

I guess this is a Grey Plover but it does not look grey enough compared to other ones I have seen - maybe it was the light playing tricks.
Forum: Canon Wednesday 4th October 2017, 11:49
Replies: 1
Views: 3,083
Posted By Roy C
Had my 7D2 since 2014 and never had a problem...

Had my 7D2 since 2014 and never had a problem with AF. I have done AFMA test with all my 'L' lenses and they all came back with zero adjustments needed apart from the 100mm L macro which I have set...
Forum: Canon Saturday 23rd September 2017, 07:06
Replies: 8
Views: 3,167
Posted By Roy C
Gary, it is the Camera that determines if you can...

Gary, it is the Camera that determines if you can AF at f8. I use the 7D2 and the 5D3 and they are both capable of AF at f8. So to answer your question it depends on which Camera you have.
As you...
Forum: Canon Friday 22nd September 2017, 13:10
Replies: 8
Views: 3,167
Posted By Roy C
Gary, here is a few I have snapped recently with...

Gary, here is a few I have snapped recently with the 7D2 and 100-400 mk2 to give an idea of IQ (which may not be up to your standard but gives you an idea). The first 2 are at 400mm and the last one...
Forum: Canon Friday 22nd September 2017, 06:43
Replies: 8
Views: 3,167
Posted By Roy C
I have both the 70-200 f4 IS and the 100-400 MkII...

I have both the 70-200 f4 IS and the 100-400 MkII also used the 400/5.6 for many years. I would agree with Dave and John that the 100-400 Mk2 is the way to go, sharp wide open and I am still...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 22nd September 2017, 06:29
Replies: 4
Views: 461
Posted By Roy C
At Anchor Wood bank from the Tarka trail Jon.

At Anchor Wood bank from the Tarka trail Jon.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 21st September 2017, 16:58
Replies: 4
Views: 461
Posted By Roy C
Thank you

Thank you
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 21st September 2017, 16:53
Replies: 4
Views: 461
Posted By Roy C
Wader ID (UK)

Could someone please ID this bird.
Forum: Canon Wednesday 20th September 2017, 09:36
Replies: 36
Views: 10,641
Posted By Roy C
That is certainly true for the 5DS/DSr Robert but...

That is certainly true for the 5DS/DSr Robert but from what I can tell very few bird photographers use these Camera, preferring the 1Dx or 5D3/4 for the full frame option.
On a side note I do not...
Forum: Canon Tuesday 19th September 2017, 08:38
Replies: 36
Views: 10,641
Posted By Roy C
Your obviously did not really understand what I...

Your obviously did not really understand what I was trying to say, Not once did I say that higher pixel density gives a larger image size, that would be ridiculous. I was not referring to 'reach' but...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 14th September 2017, 16:40
Replies: 5
Views: 569
Posted By Roy C
Thanks Dan, was in North Devon this afternoon.

Thanks Dan, was in North Devon this afternoon.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 14th September 2017, 16:33
Replies: 5
Views: 569
Posted By Roy C
Grey Phalarope (UK)

Thought this was a grey phalarope when I saw it in the water from afar but seeing it close-up the beak does not look thin enough. Thanks for an ID.
Forum: Canon Thursday 14th September 2017, 13:06
Replies: 36
Views: 10,641
Posted By Roy C
Robert is of course right a 400mm lens is still...

Robert is of course right a 400mm lens is still 400mm on any body. BUT the in-camera cropping on a camera like the 7D2 (because it has a smaller sensor) means that to get the same FOV and number of...
Forum: Canon Wednesday 13th September 2017, 13:42
Replies: 36
Views: 10,641
Posted By Roy C
I was just addressing the OP's original question...

I was just addressing the OP's original question regarding cropping less with a full frame opposed to a 1.6 crop sensor Jim, which is of course the exact opposite as you would need to crop more with...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 12th September 2017, 15:30
Replies: 3
Views: 401
Posted By Roy C
Thanks Andrew :t: thought the second one was Ruff...

Thanks Andrew :t: thought the second one was Ruff but I am mostly wrong lol
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 12th September 2017, 15:22
Replies: 3
Views: 401
Posted By Roy C
Waders ID (UK)

I thought the first shot was Blackwit until I saw this image now nots so sure, is black or Bar? Also please ID the 2nd wader. Thanks in advance
Forum: Canon Sunday 10th September 2017, 09:38
Replies: 36
Views: 10,641
Posted By Roy C
I have done a lot of controlled tests between...

I have done a lot of controlled tests between shots on 1.6x crop camera (7D2 in my case) v cropping FF images (5D3) to the same field of view and there is no doubt in my mind that the 7D2 images...
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