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ZEISS DTI thermal imaging cameras. For more discoveries at night, and during the day.

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  1. K

    Best camera for somebody who wants a good shot of a bird but not really into photography

    I spend a lot of time photographing birds, and went through a period owning a Nikon P1000, which is not a small camera, but similar to the P900, and a similar (or even the same) sensor. These cameras are easy to use with fully auto modes, and high magnification for small birds. Here is one taken...
  2. K

    Spotting Scope Research: Swarovski, Zeiss and Leica

    My current video head is a Manfrotto 701HDV. I’m unsure whether the instability I am seeing is because of this or the tripod (an old Manfrotto aluminium 095X I think its called). But there in lies the lesson personally learned - I want to upgrade both tripod and head now! For me though gimbal...
  3. K

    Spotting Scope Research: Swarovski, Zeiss and Leica

    I would like to suggest some additional criteria for your evaluation (which hopefully do not complicate your task!) These are The number of eyes you have and their impact on apparent magnification/ clarity The tripod is part of the system from the start So taking the eyes first, I...
  4. K

    Upton Warren

    Can I just say I appreciate these updates, I really want to get down and see this bird before she leaves but cannot until the end of the week, so please keep them coming!
  5. K

    Hello! New to the forum

    Thanks Julie! Perhaps I will post in here when I am off to a few places and if folks are up for it we can say hello if its one of their regular haunts, although I just found there are regional forums on here too? Anyway I will be easy to identify as I will be the one with the big lens and the...
  6. K

    Hello! New to the forum

    Hi Julie Well not sure I qualify for birding as yet, as have been focused on photography for many years - so just starting to look at the birds from another viewpoint! I love birds in flight photography and also bird behaviour, so usually go to somewhere like WWT Slimbridge, WWT Washington, and...
  7. K

    Hello! New to the forum

    Hello all! New to the forum, very keen bird photographer starting to spend more time just watching. Based in Alcester UK and just about to push the button on my first serious scope, a Swarovski BTX I think, as my mini angled scope is not easy to use for a longish time. Any local photogs/...