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Forum: Canon Friday 22nd May 2020, 18:09
Replies: 15
Views: 696
Posted By Gronk08
Have considered going mirrorless the Sony system...

Have considered going mirrorless the Sony system looks very tempting especially with their 200-600 lens which looks like a great wildlife lens and having an internal zoom its less likely to suck dust...
Forum: Sigma & Other Third Party Lenses Sunday 17th May 2020, 19:56
Replies: 6
Views: 435
Posted By Gronk08
I am sure will enjoy the 150-600 the reach it...

I am sure will enjoy the 150-600 the reach it gives is great and the results I seen people get are nice and sharpe Ok not prime lens quality but its a lot cheaper than a 500/600 f4

Tim.
Forum: Sigma & Other Third Party Lenses Saturday 16th May 2020, 19:10
Replies: 6
Views: 435
Posted By Gronk08
Just to add another lens into the mix is the...

Just to add another lens into the mix is the Sigma 60-600 it's a great looking lens and example shots I have seen are very sharpe at the 600 end not as good at the 60 end but gives you a lens that...
Forum: Sigma & Other Third Party Lenses Thursday 14th May 2020, 13:09
Replies: 6
Views: 435
Posted By Gronk08
Never had the 100-400 Canon but have owned the...

Never had the 100-400 Canon but have owned the 400f5.6, and I up graded to the Tamron G1 150-600 its always a personal thing with lenses, but I like the extra reach at the top end combined with the...
Forum: Canon Thursday 14th May 2020, 13:04
Replies: 15
Views: 696
Posted By Gronk08
I have seen quoted expected prices of $3.5K so I...

I have seen quoted expected prices of $3.5K so I would expect you are right on the nose Roy in respect to pricing over here in the UK, looks like a great camera, plus Canon are expected to release...
Forum: Canon Monday 11th May 2020, 19:44
Replies: 1
Views: 202
Posted By Gronk08
The details on the R5 are very tasty and as you...

The details on the R5 are very tasty and as you say mirror less is going to be the future so I think we will all end with one eventually. The R5 will also be a lot lightly as well which will help on...
Forum: Derbyshire Tuesday 3rd March 2020, 19:48
Replies: 8
Views: 916
Posted By Gronk08
Clumber Park in Notts I believe is a good spot...

Clumber Park in Notts I believe is a good spot for Hawfinch and a bit closer to West Yorkshire

Tim
Forum: Canon Monday 10th February 2020, 18:15
Replies: 8
Views: 721
Posted By Gronk08
Going for a super zoom lens like the Tamron/Sigma...

Going for a super zoom lens like the Tamron/Sigma 150-600 lenses would give you the extra reach you need or even the Canon 400f5.6 fixed lens is a good option and all should work well with your Canon...
Forum: Micro Four Thirds 4/3 Photography Monday 10th February 2020, 18:12
Replies: 23
Views: 2,558
Posted By Gronk08
Quite a few people say the Sony A6600 is a great...

Quite a few people say the Sony A6600 is a great camera and with there 200-600 lens its quite a decent set up, or something lighter you could go for their 100-400 lens

Tim.
Forum: Cameras And Photography Thursday 9th January 2020, 19:33
Replies: 4
Views: 510
Posted By Gronk08
If you want to do more landscape stuff a wide...

If you want to do more landscape stuff a wide angle lens is great and worth getting, I have the Sigma 10-22mm lens and its a great little lens and I would be with out it.
For general purpose but...
Forum: UK Rarity Gallery Monday 6th January 2020, 20:58
Replies: 12
Views: 2,893
Posted By Gronk08
Great shots Tim

Great shots
Tim
Forum: Say Hello Monday 6th January 2020, 20:55
Replies: 12
Views: 240
Posted By Gronk08
Worlds End is worth a visit it will get you Black...

Worlds End is worth a visit it will get you Black Grouse and Crossbill plus others on your wish list.
The Ugly House cafe is worth a visit in Spring for Pied Flycatcher and hopefully Wood Warbler....
Forum: Sony Sunday 20th October 2019, 18:08
Replies: 26
Views: 2,880
Posted By Gronk08
Fantastic shot of the Snipe there sounds like you...

Fantastic shot of the Snipe there sounds like you have a nice set up.

Tim.
Forum: Sigma & Other Third Party Lenses Sunday 20th October 2019, 18:04
Replies: 81
Views: 3,968
Posted By Gronk08
I have the Tammy G1 150-600 and find it a great...

I have the Tammy G1 150-600 and find it a great lens although it does not focus that quick, but I believe the G2 is much better). The longer reach will help in the long run but you may find a native...
Forum: Staffordshire Tuesday 6th August 2019, 18:47
Replies: 1
Views: 695
Posted By Gronk08
Hi John Depends on how far you are prepared to...

Hi John

Depends on how far you are prepared to travel around the Stoke area, Consall quite be good around the visitor centre and Black Lion will be busy with families etc but the majority of the...
Forum: Canon Thursday 25th July 2019, 18:59
Replies: 6
Views: 681
Posted By Gronk08
I have only ever had crop bodies 40D and now a...

I have only ever had crop bodies 40D and now a 750D I have a 10-24mm Sigma lens that I find great for landscape work and the good old nifty 50 for portraits plus the 70-200 f4 (if I was doing more...
Forum: Canon Tuesday 23rd July 2019, 19:25
Replies: 6
Views: 681
Posted By Gronk08
Hi Depends on your budget and really what you...

Hi

Depends on your budget and really what you want to use the lens for.
If you have a full frame body and prepared to pay the money the 24-70 f2.8 lens is great and even the non Canon versions can...
Forum: Canon Thursday 23rd May 2019, 18:28
Replies: 3
Views: 850
Posted By Gronk08
Hi Had a quick look at the shots and they don't...

Hi
Had a quick look at the shots and they don't look to bad to me, do you have a link to your main photo (Flickr etc) where people can view a larger file.
Looking at the first the feather detail is...
Forum: Derbyshire Saturday 11th May 2019, 17:22
Replies: 0
Views: 802
Posted By Gronk08
Padley Gorge

Hi

Going to give Padley Gorge a go tomorrow never been before so was hoping to gain a few insider tips from people who have been before of which trails to follow and where to park etc. Hoping to bag...
Forum: Derbyshire Thursday 2nd May 2019, 17:55
Replies: 4
Views: 432
Posted By Gronk08
Hi For Dipper I recently had at least three...

Hi
For Dipper I recently had at least three pairs along Wye Dale just outside Buxton between the car park and the cottages/cycle hire hut.
One pair is nesting quite close to the main carpark so you...
Forum: Canon Tuesday 9th April 2019, 18:32
Replies: 10
Views: 961
Posted By Gronk08
With the Grouse shot I think the distance is...

With the Grouse shot I think the distance is playing a big part, at that range any heat haze will be magnified and at that distance picking out the bird from the background will be very tricky for...
Forum: Digiscoping Adapters Monday 8th October 2018, 18:48
Replies: 1
Views: 1,357
Posted By Gronk08
Hi Basically the scope acts like a manual lens or...

Hi
Basically the scope acts like a manual lens or even a auto lens but in manual focus mode, I have tried it on my old Opticron scope and SLR but found it rather tricky to get the focus just spot on....
Forum: Canon Monday 8th October 2018, 18:36
Replies: 10
Views: 3,289
Posted By Gronk08
Hi I have just gone and bought a Canon 750D and...

Hi
I have just gone and bought a Canon 750D and use this with my 150-600 Tamron G1 lens its a nice little combo, you can check out my shots within the album area, Ok not as good as if you had the...
Forum: Cameras And Photography Wednesday 31st January 2018, 21:45
Replies: 10
Views: 1,944
Posted By Gronk08
My set up is a Canon 40D teamed up with a Tamron...

My set up is a Canon 40D teamed up with a Tamron 150 - 600 lens, I find this set up gets some great results, feel free to look at my gallery for a few example shots. I find I can carry this combo...
Forum: Lancashire Tuesday 24th October 2017, 21:06
Replies: 2
Views: 495
Posted By Gronk08
Thanks for that I will keep my fingers...

Thanks for that I will keep my fingers crossed

Tim.
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