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Forum: Your Birding Day Sunday 1st December 2019, 19:56
Replies: 5
Views: 208
Posted By tracker
Well done on seeing such a beautiful bird;...

Well done on seeing such a beautiful bird; they're always a treat to glimpse. Congratulations to your wife on seeing her first :t:

I like, how at certain angles, in sunlight, they shimmer a...
Forum: Wildlife Art Saturday 7th September 2019, 21:02
Replies: 4
Views: 1,566
Posted By tracker
Gentle and evocative. Very beautiful watercolour...

Gentle and evocative. Very beautiful watercolour Steve :t:
Forum: Live Bird Webcams Saturday 7th September 2019, 20:51
Replies: 5
Views: 8,102
Posted By tracker
It makes me happy to see House Sparrows doing so...

It makes me happy to see House Sparrows doing so well.

Ive seen them make a good fight back, over the last couple of years in the area where I live.

Congratulations on such a great success :t:
Forum: Live Bird News from around the World Sunday 4th March 2012, 18:02
Replies: 6
Views: 1,636
Posted By tracker
Agreed, and for the context you mention! I am...

Agreed, and for the context you mention!

I am lost for words having read this article; these most special of birds have been a source of immense joy to me over many years!

I am sickened and...
Forum: Outdoor Clothing Thursday 9th February 2012, 13:43
Replies: 24
Views: 21,358
Posted By tracker
In my experience, the camo does work; the...

In my experience, the camo does work; the important part being the concealment of the 'human form', as well as, hiding the face and hands (including silhouettes, and silhouettes against a skyline- it...
Forum: Outdoor Clothing Thursday 9th February 2012, 13:28
Replies: 10
Views: 8,452
Posted By tracker
I bought the J Pyke hunter jacket...

I bought the J Pyke hunter jacket (wildtrees/grassland camo) a few months ago. The camo pattern is excellent, but I have to say, I am extremely disappointed in its breathability.

Their customer...
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 16th December 2011, 13:11
Replies: 121
Views: 30,724
Posted By tracker
:clap: For over 30 years I did my birding with...

:clap:

For over 30 years I did my birding with a very cheap pair of binoculars and a good packed lunch and flask. Throughout many of those years I would sit and watch, longingly, other birders...
Forum: Canon Tuesday 23rd August 2011, 10:16
Replies: 9
Views: 1,543
Posted By tracker
Hello Jason, Yes, I can see the 'artifacts' you...

Hello Jason,

Yes, I can see the 'artifacts' you mention in your shots. Ive encountered these 'marks' in both in focus and out of focus parts of an image. It doesnt seem to be a problem when I use...
Forum: Canon Monday 22nd August 2011, 21:08
Replies: 9
Views: 1,543
Posted By tracker
Hi Jason, Very interesting that you too have...

Hi Jason,

Very interesting that you too have encountered this situation. I decided the problem lies with the 1dmk2n that Im using.

Will look forward to seeing your results! :)

Thanks again for...
Forum: Canon Tuesday 16th August 2011, 00:29
Replies: 9
Views: 1,543
Posted By tracker
I wondered whether it could be sensor related,...

I wondered whether it could be sensor related, but thats my problem, I really have no idea! Very puzzling!

Thanks for giving this some thought, Jason! :t:
Forum: Canon Monday 15th August 2011, 22:20
Replies: 9
Views: 1,543
Posted By tracker
Hi Jason, Thanks for your input! I tried this...

Hi Jason,

Thanks for your input!

I tried this lens on 3 Canon bodies today; a 1dMK2N, Canon 50D, and a friends 1dmk3 to check the consistency of the problem. Most of the shots were white/bright...
Forum: Canon Monday 15th August 2011, 13:05
Replies: 9
Views: 1,543
Posted By tracker
Canon 70-200mm f4 Non IS Image Problem?

Hi everyone,

Im looking for some input, where possible.

Ive come across this intermittent phenomena whilst using a recently purchased Canon 70-200mm f4 (non IS) lens. (see dark...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 8th August 2011, 16:15
Replies: 9
Views: 1,469
Posted By tracker
Also, in my experience, I tend to see Bar-tailed...

Also, in my experience, I tend to see Bar-tailed Godwits along coastlines/tidal mud-flats; but Black-tailed Godwits in coastal freshwater pools, away from the sea.

Well done on your lifer! :t:
Forum: Your Birding Day Friday 24th June 2011, 12:05
Replies: 4
Views: 1,285
Posted By tracker
Great news and what an experience, especially in...

Great news and what an experience, especially in the light of how badly these birds were affected by last winter! :t:
Forum: Say Hello Thursday 23rd June 2011, 15:57
Replies: 7
Views: 1,406
Posted By tracker
Hey Karen, I can't see too much wrong with the...

Hey Karen,

I can't see too much wrong with the shots youve posted. I think the distance of the birds could be why youre feeling the images are a little soft. This can occur due to various factors...
Forum: Photo Critique Saturday 21st May 2011, 18:28
Replies: 21
Views: 3,584
Posted By tracker
Im right handed and left footed! B (: Adam,...

Im right handed and left footed! B (:

Adam, there are rules involved with artistic presentation; some can be broken; some, when observed, make so much difference to a final image. In some cases,...
Forum: Birds & Birding Saturday 21st May 2011, 12:17
Replies: 2
Views: 564
Posted By tracker
Hi Hobbes2, Ive seen this behaviour with...

Hi Hobbes2,

Ive seen this behaviour with Whitethroats and Sedge Warblers too. I would suggest that when its doing this brief vertical up and down flight, from undergrowth/cover, its getting a...
Forum: Say Hello Wednesday 18th May 2011, 20:41
Replies: 17
Views: 15,417
Posted By tracker
Yes, I find the Willow Warbler call to be very...

Yes, I find the Willow Warbler call to be very soothing. :)

Have fun becoming more familiar with all these new sounds! They really do open up a new world when out in the country; or anywhere, for...
Forum: Say Hello Wednesday 18th May 2011, 13:34
Replies: 17
Views: 15,417
Posted By tracker
Hey Amanda, Welcome to Birdforum. For more...

Hey Amanda,

Welcome to Birdforum. For more general photographic subjects you could also take a look at Birdforums sister site World Photography Forum (http://www.worldphotographyforum.com/) :t:
...
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 17th May 2011, 18:40
Replies: 6
Views: 1,247
Posted By tracker
This was a bit of a problem at a local reserve I...

This was a bit of a problem at a local reserve I visit; with a number of photographers using digital calls of certain water birds to draw them in closer. A reminder as to the possible stress this can...
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 16th May 2011, 16:12
Replies: 2
Views: 548
Posted By tracker
Amazing footage! As distressing as the action was...

Amazing footage! As distressing as the action was to see, I must admit, the 'wisdom' on the part of the male to keep out the way of the two battling females was very commendable and made me smile!...
Forum: Birds & Birding Saturday 14th May 2011, 16:30
Replies: 19
Views: 3,310
Posted By tracker
I find those images of the dog and Guillemot...

I find those images of the dog and Guillemot extremely sickening and totally disgusting!! :C I also find it very disturbing the amount of dogs and their walkers taking over our beautiful parks,...
Forum: Birds & Birding Sunday 8th May 2011, 22:03
Replies: 29
Views: 4,258
Posted By tracker
Saw my first two of the year on 6th May, couple...

Saw my first two of the year on 6th May, couple of days ago! :)
Forum: Nikon Wednesday 4th May 2011, 15:30
Replies: 5
Views: 1,047
Posted By tracker
nah, its impossible to go back that far! :t: ...

nah, its impossible to go back that far! :t:

lol

ps... ah maybe you meant Sigma? :-p
Forum: Photo Critique Wednesday 4th May 2011, 15:16
Replies: 10
Views: 1,919
Posted By tracker
Hi Ryan, The removal of the blue cast makes the...

Hi Ryan,

The removal of the blue cast makes the whites and blacks much better. I prefer your second image for that reason. Its quite common to see an image without a cast having been removed.
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