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Forum: Birds Of Prey Today, 14:16
Replies: 1
Views: 36
Posted By Chosun Juan
Exclamation PIGS REALLY DO FLY !!! White-bellied Sea Eagle predates feral pig

Proof positive ! Pigs really do fly !!

Well, with the help of a large raptor ! :cool:

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Feral Pigs are an introduced pest to this country causing lots of environmental damage. I have seen...
Forum: Canon Today, 11:21
Replies: 1
Views: 93
Posted By Chosun Juan
Question Interesting question. I don't own those Canon's...

Interesting question. I don't own those Canon's but know someone with a 7D II and they are pretty much near suicidal when comparing that sensor to the one in the Nikon D7200.

Apart from the actual...
Forum: Birds Of Prey Today, 04:51
Replies: 19
Views: 1,567
Posted By Chosun Juan
Osprey with a fair lump of fish (Silver Trevally...

Osprey with a fair lump of fish (Silver Trevally perhaps?)
Photo by Jed...
Forum: Birds Of Prey Today, 04:42
Replies: 19
Views: 1,567
Posted By Chosun Juan
Barracuda are a heavier set fish than long-finned...

Barracuda are a heavier set fish than long-finned (or yellowfin) pike, so I doubt that is the fish in the first post.
Yellowfin pike as far as I know, and a fair sized one at that - Dinolestes...
Forum: Kowa Yesterday, 04:53
Replies: 186
Views: 18,009
Posted By Chosun Juan
Thumbs up Thanks Andy - good to see they've followed...

Thanks Andy - good to see they've followed 'alpha' convention - happens to be my preferred direction too :t:

Could one of these wide angle Kowa formats cause me to break my one bin rule? Not sure...
Forum: Kowa Yesterday, 01:44
Replies: 186
Views: 18,009
Posted By Chosun Juan
Question Now that these are in hand can someone please...

Now that these are in hand can someone please confirm the focus wheel direction to infinity ? :cat: Thanks :t:





Chosun :gh:
Forum: Nikon Saturday 12th October 2019, 13:54
Replies: 328
Views: 31,037
Posted By Chosun Juan
Lightbulb Yes, a sub 2kg 200-600 with f5.6 at the long end...

Yes, a sub 2kg 200-600 with f5.6 at the long end is a big ask for sure, but with some design effort I don't think impossible .....

Most of the long supertelephoto exotics (Nikon lagging) have now...
Forum: Nikon Saturday 12th October 2019, 11:00
Replies: 328
Views: 31,037
Posted By Chosun Juan
Unhappy Looking at that comparison picture - can you...

Looking at that comparison picture - can you Imagine! a Full Frame sensor in that little Z50 body with pancake and compact zoom lenses ?! :D (I'm sure Nikon can't unfortunately :(

As I was...
Forum: Conservation Saturday 12th October 2019, 07:19
Replies: 47
Views: 6,795
Posted By Chosun Juan
Thumbs up How Indigenous thinking can save the world

" .... the IPCC report itself makes frequent references to the importance of Indigenous knowledge. It says the following, for example: "Agricultural practices that include indigenous and local...
Forum: Conservation Saturday 12th October 2019, 06:51
Replies: 47
Views: 1,785
Posted By Chosun Juan
Thumbs up Sand Talk: How Indigenous Thinking Can Save The World

".....something Aborginal culture offers.

"We’ve been through a lot of apocalypses. We have them in all our stories. There’s volcanoes. There’s massive floods. There are meteorite impacts that cause...
Forum: Sigma & Other Third Party Lenses Saturday 12th October 2019, 05:30
Replies: 1
Views: 123
Posted By Chosun Juan
Thumbs up Sigma Lens manufacture, Testing, and new Magnesium processing facility

A report from the same visit by Dave Etchells of Imaging Resource , as well as some previous very informative articles.
Magnesium...
Forum: Nikon Saturday 12th October 2019, 02:06
Replies: 328
Views: 31,037
Posted By Chosun Juan
Maybe the design Sony used was purchased from a...

Maybe the design Sony used was purchased from a third party and perhaps it will also be available to Nikon?

However, I really hope it's f5.6 at the long end - it helps in all sorts of ways as light...
Forum: Leica Saturday 12th October 2019, 01:32
Replies: 30
Views: 2,084
Posted By Chosun Juan
Me too !

Me too !
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 11th October 2019, 13:12
Replies: 4
Views: 268
Posted By Chosun Juan
Question Strangely those records for Inland Thornbill are...

Strangely those records for Inland Thornbill are a long way west - I might have at least expected some around the Munghorn Gap region, and the Putty region.

I agree about the forehead cap...
Forum: Leica Friday 11th October 2019, 12:02
Replies: 30
Views: 2,084
Posted By Chosun Juan
Me too !

Me too !
Forum: Kowa Friday 11th October 2019, 11:55
Replies: 186
Views: 18,009
Posted By Chosun Juan
Smile Lee - you've got to get with times - VOV is where...

Lee - you've got to get with times - VOV is where the Industry is at daddio ! :hippy: :cool: :smoke:

I assure you my figures are correct |:P|

174% is enough to throw shade at the SF ...
Forum: Nikon Friday 11th October 2019, 11:41
Replies: 328
Views: 31,037
Posted By Chosun Juan
I don't think that will be possible. For...

I don't think that will be possible.

For starters we don't know what the aperture range of this new Z superzoom is - we can only hope it's f5.6 at the long end. So we don't know if it is based on...
Forum: Kowa Friday 11th October 2019, 10:48
Replies: 186
Views: 18,009
Posted By Chosun Juan
Arrow Lee - I'm going to introduce you to a new...

Lee - I'm going to introduce you to a new Industry Metric - VOV

"Volume of View" :eek!:

This takes account of the dof - a fn of magnification.

Here the 6.5x32 Kowa BDII-XD has fully 174% of the...
Forum: Kowa Friday 11th October 2019, 07:45
Replies: 186
Views: 18,009
Posted By Chosun Juan
Talking Lee I'm sure you'll appreciate the 140% FOV Area...

Lee I'm sure you'll appreciate the 140% FOV Area of the 6.5x32 versus the rather pedestrian Zeiss 8x42 SF ;) lol :-O





Chosun :gh:
Forum: Sigma & Other Third Party Lenses Friday 11th October 2019, 06:20
Replies: 33
Views: 23,257
Posted By Chosun Juan
Thumbs up Tamron G2 comes out on top

A review by Camera Labs has seen the Tamron G2 come out on top for centre sharpness at 5, and 600mm, in comparison to the 1st Gen A011, the Nikon 200-500, and the Sigma C and...
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Friday 11th October 2019, 05:33
Replies: 289
Views: 69,071
Posted By Chosun Juan
I ordered it just on the Author alone - anything...

I ordered it just on the Author alone - anything by Stephen Debus has got to be worthwhile. Very dedicated man.

Here are a few...
Forum: Sigma & Other Third Party Lenses Friday 11th October 2019, 04:45
Replies: 48
Views: 1,364
Posted By Chosun Juan
I was reading a review the other day which...

I was reading a review the other day which compared Tammy A011, and G2, the Niki, and Sigma C, and Sports (150-600). The G2 actually came out on top for centre and near centre sharpness at 600mm, and...
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Thursday 10th October 2019, 18:39
Replies: 289
Views: 69,071
Posted By Chosun Juan
Arrow I don't know for certain. I would guess an update...

I don't know for certain.
I would guess an update to the handbook section with current information on species populations/trends/threats etc.
There may also be further content on distinguishing...
Forum: Leica Thursday 10th October 2019, 18:23
Replies: 30
Views: 2,084
Posted By Chosun Juan
Cool They are part way there - they just need to...

They are part way there - they just need to finish off with the gold Louis Vuitton patterning on the leather now ! :D





Chosun :gh:
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Thursday 10th October 2019, 16:09
Replies: 289
Views: 69,071
Posted By Chosun Juan
Smile Very much looking forward to two books coming...

Very much looking forward to two books coming next week :)

Birds of Prey of Australia - a Field Guide_Stephen Debus
https://www.publish.csiro.au/book/7863/
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Australian Birds of Prey in...
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