Been using Canon's DPP 4 software for sometime without issue. When processing large RAW files to JPEG's DPP4 is compressing to very small files. Previously the JPEGs on conversion have been large JPEG files. Anybody know what is going on and how can go back to converting RAW files to decent size...
Looking to mount a Canon 500 f4 Mark 2 on a Gitzo monopod. The lens will have a P40 Wimberley plate attached as usually mounted on a gimbal head. Can anybody suggest a decent tilt head which would take the P40 plate and provide a stable base for the lens. Ta
Last Sunday myself and two other birders were dipping the Royal Tern on the Pembrokeshire coast. We left the site around lunchtime having wasted yet another day missing a bird which was certainly going to resurface days later - in this case on the Isles of Scilly.
In our crew, various means of...
Anybody have experiences of F stop camera bags. Transport a 500 f4, two pro bodies, 1.4 extender and a 100 macro advice. There appears to be no UK dealers so it is difficult to try the product out first. Any advice would be welcome:-)
Anybody have any ideas on this. 7d 2 with Grip. One battery Canon - the other third party. Using on a 500 f4 (Mark 1) with 1.4 Tele (Mark 3). intermittent fault of power failing and auto focus not working. Appears to work fine on other canon lens ie 17-40 and 100 Macro. No problems when using...
Have just purchased a 7D Mark 2 as a second body. Familiar with Menu's of 1d Mark 4. Have managed to sort out settings for ISO, A1 Serco but the 7d Mark 2 menu is a more complicated than first thought. Any advice on settings for bird photography. Main lens is a 500 f4 version . Ta
Although a Canon user, this new lens from the opposition could be interesting http://www.amateurphotographer.co.uk/latest/photo-news/nikon-set-to-unleash-af-s-nikkor-200-500mm-f5-6e-ed-vr-lens-58037 Anybody know much about it.
https://twitter.com/chrisgpackham/status/564002203346939904 Could not see this elsewhere, so apologises if a duplicate. Would suggest this is the birding story of the week and linked to Hen Harrier policy. Well done Chris.
What are people's thoughts on the above? My canon 7d has provided good service but is 3 years old. Sensor never been cleaned. Results still ok. Advice off net is that sensor should be cleaned every 6 months. If the camera is still giving decent results does the sensor need cleaning?
Anybody know about this company. Just picked up a title "the merlin" by wm trobe from a charity shop for three pounds. I did think oriel stringer was a norfolk based seawatcher..although maybe i am wrong;)
Found this one really interesting if not rather sad..http://ofpiesandbirds.blogspot.co.uk/
I am sure that the badger photo could be a springwatch favourite;)
Is this possibly the worst ever miss id of a well known wildlife species?