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  1. Troubador

    Have Zeiss, Will Travel.

    Crikey, Bentley, that is so kind of you but really the credit should go to the nature that is all around us and provides so much pleasure and fascination. Thank you for your kind words. Simmering in the pot are a review of Opticron's Verano 8x32 and an article tentatively entitled Surprises...
  2. Troubador

    Have Zeiss, Will Travel.

    Your point about the ease of boosting the ISO/ASA with a DSLR is well made. Try taking macro shots of flowers and you will find camera shake is the least of your problems with the slightest breeze causing your subject to shiver and tremble. So a boost of ISO can be extremely useful to lift your...
  3. Troubador

    Have Zeiss, Will Travel.

    Thanks B. Lee
  4. Troubador

    Have Zeiss, Will Travel.

    Thank you for your kind words Chris and I have plenty more binocentric memories in our holiday logs! Lee
  5. Troubador

    Have Zeiss, Will Travel.

    In the 1970s I bought a Tamron SP500 f8.0 mirror lens and proceeded to obtain many mostly rubbish photos of birds and eventually gave up on this. Around this time we were both getting more and more interested in other aspects of nature such as flowers, butterflies, dragonflies and so on and we...
  6. Troubador

    Have Zeiss, Will Travel.

    Thanks Jonno! Lee
  7. Troubador

    Have Zeiss, Will Travel.

    Hi Richard, you are right to give me a gentle slap on the wrist because I am trying to remember to always add scientific names to the species I mention due to the issue you mention. And yes the beast in question was A. monachus! Thank you as well for your kind words. Lee
  8. Troubador

    Have Zeiss, Will Travel.

    Thank you Arthur. You too. Lee
  9. Troubador

    Have Zeiss, Will Travel.

    I have been so lucky during my career to always have been working with people in other countries. Later in my career, I made over 50 international business trips and some of them opened up opportunities for a little nature observing along the way, as did the few overseas holidays we took. So...
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