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Forum: Nikon Wednesday 29th July 2020, 19:27
Replies: 25
Views: 1,519
Posted By seaspirit
[QUOTE=pluton;4037651] Seaspirit, So why do they...

[QUOTE=pluton;4037651]
Seaspirit, So why do they say that the P900 camera has 83X optical zoom?
/QUOTE]

Well, the question is 83x of what? On its own 83 x is an impressive number, but essentially...
Forum: Nikon Monday 27th July 2020, 16:49
Replies: 25
Views: 1,519
Posted By seaspirit
To estimate the magnification power of a certain...

To estimate the magnification power of a certain focal length on a camera one can divide the effective focal length by 50.
For the P900 that would result in approx. 40x @ 2000mm.
Holding the subject...
Forum: Nikon Friday 22nd May 2020, 20:39
Replies: 10
Views: 1,142
Posted By seaspirit
Both look like extreme crops to me. What % of the...

Both look like extreme crops to me.
What % of the whole images are we seeing here?

Ulli
Forum: Photoshop, Paintshop and Printing Tuesday 4th February 2020, 15:19
Replies: 3
Views: 757
Posted By seaspirit
The license for the current version of Photoshop...

The license for the current version of Photoshop Elements 2020 (as already pointed out not the same things as "Photoshop" in the subscription based creative cloud) sells for CAD$ 99 in our part of...
Forum: Nikon Saturday 11th January 2020, 20:17
Replies: 41
Views: 3,540
Posted By seaspirit
US and Canadian Sigma sites show 3390 g, and so...

US and Canadian Sigma sites show 3390 g, and so does B&H.
Put mine (Nion version) on a scale and with tripod mount and hood it comes in with just over 3900g.
Forum: Nikon Saturday 11th January 2020, 16:09
Replies: 41
Views: 3,540
Posted By seaspirit
UH

UH
Forum: Nikon Friday 10th January 2020, 13:15
Replies: 41
Views: 3,540
Posted By seaspirit
I guess this is the ball one needs to play with...

I guess this is the ball one needs to play with ......
Looking at Sigma's 120-300 2.8 with a similar weight this seems to be the weight to bear if one needs/wants a well built fast 120-300 mm...
Forum: Nikon Friday 10th January 2020, 13:04
Replies: 41
Views: 3,540
Posted By seaspirit
It is a zoom lens and the "old" one is a prime. ...

It is a zoom lens and the "old" one is a prime. Of course its heavier and bigger than the 300 f2.8, that's not unexpected. Just put the Sigma 120-300 f2.8 next to a 300 mm prime and you will see a...
Forum: Sigma & Other Third Party Lenses Saturday 28th September 2019, 23:22
Replies: 81
Views: 4,417
Posted By seaspirit
Not much gain in reach over the 70-300mm you...

Not much gain in reach over the 70-300mm you already have.

In body crop mode doesn't gain anything that a crop later in post processing would get out of the full size file. One saves a bit of space...
Forum: Sigma & Other Third Party Lenses Saturday 28th September 2019, 23:17
Replies: 81
Views: 4,417
Posted By seaspirit
No image stabilization in Nikon DSLR bodies, has...

No image stabilization in Nikon DSLR bodies, has to be a feature of the lens.
Forum: Canon Saturday 28th September 2019, 23:10
Replies: 4
Views: 600
Posted By seaspirit
The 2.8 - 10m setting is bad advice as this...

The 2.8 - 10m setting is bad advice as this setting will cause issues as soon as the subject is further away than 10m (likely once in a while the case) or closer than 2.8m (assuming the near focus of...
Forum: Photoshop, Paintshop and Printing Wednesday 14th August 2019, 21:04
Replies: 8
Views: 1,283
Posted By seaspirit
Uploading images to the gallery may trigger...

Uploading images to the gallery may trigger unfavorable "adjustments" if some conditions are not met.
This is from the gallery guidelines and worth to keep in mind when resizing images for...
Forum: Cameras And Photography Saturday 27th April 2019, 17:00
Replies: 24
Views: 2,697
Posted By seaspirit
I use one of these (link below) for over 7 years...

I use one of these (link below) for over 7 years without issues. Like the mounting plate better than the knob-style used by BRapid for bulky gear. I routinely carry a D800 with grip and mounted...
Forum: Cameras And Photography Friday 15th February 2019, 13:48
Replies: 23
Views: 3,778
Posted By seaspirit
Some true...

Some true bargains:
http://www.carolinawildphoto.com/bbag.htm
Forum: Cameras And Photography Tuesday 12th February 2019, 15:00
Replies: 13
Views: 1,127
Posted By seaspirit
EXIF can show In-camera choices and settings for...

EXIF can show In-camera choices and settings for jpg files (sharpening level, image modes like vivid or neutral applied to the jpg by the camera), but processing done in post (LR or PS) is not...
Forum: Cameras And Photography Tuesday 12th February 2019, 14:57
Replies: 13
Views: 1,127
Posted By seaspirit
If a photo shows a desirable species, maybe even...

If a photo shows a desirable species, maybe even nesting, or in a sensitive habitat posting without delay and with the precise location (GPS data can take you within few meters) in the EXIF this can...
Forum: Cameras And Photography Tuesday 12th February 2019, 02:30
Replies: 13
Views: 1,127
Posted By seaspirit
In response to your Q2. EXIF data can be edited,...

In response to your Q2.
EXIF data can be edited, so parameters originally recorded during shooting can be changed or deleted. So this info is by no means "original" and/or "proof" for something...
Forum: Nikon Monday 28th January 2019, 14:07
Replies: 7
Views: 1,619
Posted By seaspirit
Olympus (EE-1) came out with a designated hot...

Olympus (EE-1) came out with a designated hot shoe mounted camera dot sight a few years ago. Theirs sells for a fair bit less than what Nikon is asking for theirs, and the main difference is the...
Forum: Tripod and Heads Wednesday 26th December 2018, 10:53
Replies: 9
Views: 1,576
Posted By seaspirit
I use a DIY solution, beanbag and a...

I use a DIY solution, beanbag and a "head".
Instructions for both are found here:
http://www.carolinawildphoto.com/fsballhead.htm
Forum: Sigma & Other Third Party Lenses Thursday 8th November 2018, 20:15
Replies: 23
Views: 1,615
Posted By seaspirit
For you, other human beings, or wildlife? Keep in...

For you, other human beings, or wildlife?
Keep in mind that the human range of hearing is very different from a lot of animals in terms of frequency range. Think about the high frequency (high...
Forum: Canon Sunday 30th September 2018, 16:45
Replies: 8
Views: 3,042
Posted By seaspirit
The grass is always greener on the other side of...

The grass is always greener on the other side of the fence .......

No mentioning of lenses use by you and your buddy. Maybe the glass and not the body is responsible for the differences (and how...
Forum: Photoshop, Paintshop and Printing Monday 23rd July 2018, 10:43
Replies: 18
Views: 2,891
Posted By seaspirit
This has nothing to do with the issue of not...

This has nothing to do with the issue of not being able to install and run CS5.
Adobe allows CS5, CS6, and LR6 to run on two computers with one license. This is checked somehoe online AFTER...
Forum: Photoshop, Paintshop and Printing Thursday 14th June 2018, 18:26
Replies: 18
Views: 2,891
Posted By seaspirit
Not that it helps, but I run CS5 on two Win10...

Not that it helps,
but I run CS5 on two Win10 machines with no issues for several years now.
One, a desktop, came with Win10 and CS5 installed and runs without problem. The other, a laptop, came with...
Forum: Nikon Thursday 14th June 2018, 01:36
Replies: 4
Views: 1,102
Posted By seaspirit
Will work. Of course you will have less reach as...

Will work. Of course you will have less reach as it will be a true 150-600, not a 225-900 like on the 7200 (due to the 1.5x cropfactor of the DX body).
Forum: Nikon Wednesday 13th June 2018, 15:50
Replies: 2
Views: 982
Posted By seaspirit
Knowing what lenses you plan on using may yield...

Knowing what lenses you plan on using may yield more conclusive answers....

However, lenses that work with the D7200 should work on the D850 AF-wise and aperture control wise. Some old ones may have...
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