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Forum: Nikon Today, 06:02
Replies: 94
Views: 6,747
Posted By Chosun Juan
Etud, Your point has validity to an extent, but...

Etud,

Your point has validity to an extent, but don't focus on the traditional big FF DSLR + 600mm f4 Super telephoto analogy only. For while the weight and size benefits of deleting the mirror box,...
Forum: Nikon Yesterday, 14:20
Replies: 94
Views: 6,747
Posted By Chosun Juan
This is crazy stuff 'By Thom'. Usually his...

This is crazy stuff 'By Thom'.
Usually his analyses make some degree of sense - but not this one - he seems to conflate game theory with some really bad strategy...
Forum: Nikon Yesterday, 13:58
Replies: 94
Views: 6,747
Posted By Chosun Juan
All of the above .... I think as more and more...

All of the above ....
I think as more and more advanced sensor architecture and materials become available, then the smaller sensors (in concert with things such as computational photography) start...
Forum: Tips For New Birders Yesterday, 11:18
Replies: 20
Views: 1,974
Posted By Chosun Juan
Question Interesting Steve - where abouts exactly did your...

Interesting Steve - where abouts exactly did your BR setup break? How much weight were you carrying on it? And for how long before it broke?

I've got 6lbs on mine (borne on the lens tripod foot)...
Forum: Nikon Yesterday, 02:28
Replies: 17
Views: 1,407
Posted By Chosun Juan
I hope not ! :eek!: I can't see this lens...

I hope not ! :eek!:

I can't see this lens coming in much below 2kg ..... about ~ 1.5kg at best ...... ? :h?:

So in comparison to the 1400 USD Tammy and Niki super zooms, this new Nikon 600mm PF...
Forum: Nikon Tuesday 17th April 2018, 10:41
Replies: 17
Views: 1,407
Posted By Chosun Juan
Are you crazy ! :bounce: 3:-) We're talking...

Are you crazy ! :bounce: 3:-)

We're talking about a 600mm f5.6 PF here ...... not an f4 !!

Interesting that it is rumoured to be 33cm long ...... that sounds a bit long to me. I would expect...
Forum: Canon Monday 16th April 2018, 10:26
Replies: 22
Views: 3,194
Posted By Chosun Juan
Thumbs down Grrrr ! >: Canon 7D MkIII now not even likely in 2018 at all new rumours suggest

http://www.canonrumors.com/a-shake-up-coming-to-the-aps-c-dslr-lineup-cr2/



Chosun :gh:
Forum: Zeiss Monday 16th April 2018, 03:26
Replies: 67
Views: 3,210
Posted By Chosun Juan
Steve, Don't let Ed hear you say that the Swaro...

Steve,

Don't let Ed hear you say that the Swaro SLC is not "high end" :-O
It's a good strategy by Swarovski.

Zeiss would do well to do likewise, by keeping a successor to the HT alive (with A-K...
Forum: Cameras And Photography Sunday 15th April 2018, 16:58
Replies: 26
Views: 608
Posted By Chosun Juan
Arrow Niels, That really doesn't tell the entire...

Niels,

That really doesn't tell the entire story. There's a fairly noticeable difference in...
Forum: Cameras And Photography Sunday 15th April 2018, 14:38
Replies: 21
Views: 790
Posted By Chosun Juan
Exclamation Reading through that article, reinforces a bit...

Reading through that article, reinforces a bit that (like the rest of us ! :) you are looking for the holy grail, and once weight and cost become factors, I tend to agree with Jim - "Frankly, I...
Forum: Tips For New Birders Sunday 15th April 2018, 12:54
Replies: 20
Views: 1,974
Posted By Chosun Juan
Nice ! DeeDee :t: I carry my rig on a Black...

Nice ! DeeDee :t:

I carry my rig on a Black Rapid Sport sling and I highly recommend one of their upper end models. Not only does it make carrying super easy and comfortable, but it is ultra quick...
Forum: Cameras And Photography Sunday 15th April 2018, 12:28
Replies: 26
Views: 608
Posted By Chosun Juan
Arrow I don't want to hijack this thread, but pray tell...

I don't want to hijack this thread, but pray tell what generalizations did I make? let alone where are the inaccuracies?
Jeez, whilst agreeing with me on most things (except what you have wrong?) ,...
Forum: Cameras And Photography Sunday 15th April 2018, 05:35
Replies: 26
Views: 608
Posted By Chosun Juan
Congratulations. I hope it works out well for...

Congratulations. I hope it works out well for you.

Looks like you've opted for a big downsize. Let us know how your setup goes for the purpose.

Keep in mind that Nikon will shortly launch a P1000...
Forum: Cameras And Photography Sunday 15th April 2018, 05:19
Replies: 26
Views: 608
Posted By Chosun Juan
Arrow Niels, It is true that by activating the 1.3x...

Niels,

It is true that by activating the 1.3x in-camera crop of the Nikon then you are at roughly 2x crop. However there are two important points to consider:
i) You still have greater individual...
Forum: Cameras And Photography Saturday 14th April 2018, 17:48
Replies: 26
Views: 608
Posted By Chosun Juan
I think you're trying to argue around in...

I think you're trying to argue around in circles.

The Sony RX-10 MkIV is superior to every comparable m43 system in weight and portability too. So what's the point.

Also no m43 system will get near...
Forum: Cameras And Photography Saturday 14th April 2018, 16:18
Replies: 26
Views: 608
Posted By Chosun Juan
The Sony has a cutting edge 20MP BSI CMOS sensor...

The Sony has a cutting edge 20MP BSI CMOS sensor and phase detect AF, and it's Zeiss glass is faster and better than anything mentioned. Despite it's smaller sensor size it likely has much better...
Forum: Panasonic Saturday 14th April 2018, 14:21
Replies: 8
Views: 366
Posted By Chosun Juan
+1 :t: Service departments cannot possibly...

+1 :t:

Service departments cannot possibly duplicate the precision of normal manufacturing equipment and jigs for cost reasons, so in most cases the results are not as good as properly set-up and...
Forum: Cameras And Photography Saturday 14th April 2018, 03:34
Replies: 26
Views: 608
Posted By Chosun Juan
Arrow I said "I think these 3 systems are great value...

I said "I think these 3 systems are great value for money, and will be as good or better than any m43 setup and much cheaper"

Of course I was talking comparable performance - mostly the reach...
Forum: Cameras And Photography Friday 13th April 2018, 08:42
Replies: 26
Views: 608
Posted By Chosun Juan
2 possible solutions to better photographs which...

2 possible solutions to better photographs which won't cost the earth (though likely over your budget, less so 2nd hand)
* Sony RX-10 IV
* Nikon D7200 + Tamron G2 150-600

Both have in-camera crop...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 13th April 2018, 07:51
Replies: 4
Views: 179
Posted By Chosun Juan
Yep. 1 million % Kookaburra Chosun :gh:

Yep. 1 million % Kookaburra



Chosun :gh:
Forum: Swift Friday 13th April 2018, 01:56
Replies: 10
Views: 337
Posted By Chosun Juan
Arrow BC, try my posts (in the "Newly designed...

BC, try my posts (in the "Newly designed Audubons?" thread) starting here for a full review and piccies :cat:
https://www.birdforum.net/showthread.php?p=2569242#post2569242

That should tell you...
Forum: Swift Thursday 12th April 2018, 11:37
Replies: 10
Views: 337
Posted By Chosun Juan
Exclamation BC, I had the last iteration of this bin (ED...

BC, I had the last iteration of this bin (ED version). I think it was 465 USD from Adorama .....

You need the ED glass version (I have doubts the one you mention is , for that price).

I gave a...
Forum: Bird Behaviour Thursday 12th April 2018, 10:41
Replies: 0
Views: 65
Posted By Chosun Juan
Arrow Navigation - Birds can SEE magnetic fields

"The mystery behind how birds navigate might finally be solved: it's not the iron in their beaks providing a magnetic compass, but a newly discovered protein in their eyes that lets them "see"...
Forum: Zeiss Tuesday 10th April 2018, 09:21
Replies: 67
Views: 3,210
Posted By Chosun Juan
Talking Lee, I have a feeling Bill would say something...

Lee, I have a feeling Bill would say something like the 'market don't know what they don't know' , or 'the market only knows what you tell them' , or some such ! :-O ....... these are 'HunTers' ...
Forum: Zeiss Monday 9th April 2018, 15:03
Replies: 67
Views: 3,210
Posted By Chosun Juan
Steve, this two pronged approach seems entirely...

Steve, this two pronged approach seems entirely logical to me. Such a strategy gives excellent market coverage and consumer choice to Swarovski with the SLC and SV. Zeiss has:-
Minimal glass lenses...
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