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    No love for Steiner?

    I have an original pair of Skyhawks 8x42 that I bought used some 10 years ago. I recently compared them to a lot of similar binoculars at our local reserve and the manager thought I'd need to spend over £1000 to get a similar image.
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    Thurrock reserve, Essex

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    Thurrock reserve, Essex

    There were 5 or 6 on the wires. Looked through my books but gave up!
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    Watching waders in South England

    Hi MK Have you tried Rainham Marshes? Its not too far from you, and in the winter they have a lot of waders that are easy to see from their hides. Even during the summer they have a lot of breeding Redshanks and Lapwings.
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    Why I photograph in JPG

    An interesting thread, and I suppose it really depends on how good your camera is a creating the jpegs in the first instance. I shot Canon digital for years - Raw only for all my work (weddings and portraits) and had my workflow down to a tee, with great results. Last year I switched to Fuji (an...
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    Old Model Opticron Discovery 8x42 WP PC Roofs - any good?

    I've just bought the 8x32 and I'm quite impressed, especially with the size. They now come with a neoprene neck strap which is very comfortable.
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    Havering Country park

    Thanks all
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    Havering Country park

    Having guessed incorrectly the last 2 times, I'll just ask for help :)
  9. M

    Hen Harriers

    That's an interesting statement that you can back up with proof?
  10. M

    Juvenile reed warbler?

    That'll be a stonechat then. Thanks all
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    Juvenile reed warbler?

    Rainham marshes, Essex, yesterday
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    Fuji X-T1 + Fujifilm XF 100-400 Samples

    My 100-400 arrived this week - didnt get out much, but a couple of samples here. I must admit to being quite stunned by the detail captured
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    Essex Birding

    First post here... A couple of interesting visitors at my local park in Goodmayes, Ilford. A Pochard and a Barnalce goose!
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    Finch? Sierra Leone

    Got back last night from a week of working in Freetown. Didnt get out of town, but still saw qite a lot of bird. Most of the I have ID from my book of Southern Africa Birds, but these guys elude me.
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    A lunchtime first!

    Popped home for some lunch just now, and not only were there a pair of Goldfinches on the feeder, but a Goldcrest bobbing about in the bush behind. Must have been there for a good 10 mins. Seeing we live in Ilford (east London suburb), i was very pleased to see Goldcrest.
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    Making a living in Bird Photography

    As an ex-professional photographer, the main area to earn money is if people are involved. Weddings and portraits are best - do the bird photography as an escape and keep presenting it to a variety of magazines. You might sell some stuff!
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    Freetown, Sierra Leone

    I'm off to Freetown next week, and although working, I'll have my binos and camera to hand. What might I expect to see around the suburbs?
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    Help please ID, Essex

    Thanks. Fuji X-T10 and 55-200mm
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    Help please ID, Essex

    I was looking for a darker bill - but I can see they are the same shape!
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    Help please ID, Essex

    taken this morning. Thought it was a juvenile, but to early in the year...
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    Canon 7D Mk ii image quality - what am I doing wrong?

    John I found that I had to micro adjust all my lenses to get them pin sharp. There are various methods on the internet, but I used a metre / yard ruler, angled it at 30 degrees. With the camera on a tripod say 3 metres away, I picked a point on the ruler,say 18" as the focus point, and then it...
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    Anybody using the XT-1

    some park pics with the Fuji X-T10
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    Anybody using the XT-1

    I sold all my canon gear last year and bought the X-T1, X-T10, plus 5 lenses. I shot 3 weddings over the summer, plenty of events (conferences etc) and will be taking it to Sierra Leone at he end of Feb, and Zimbabwe at the end of March. I'm trying to work out how to get the new XF 100-400 lens...
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    Fujifilm 100-400mm

    I have an X-T1 and the X-T10, plus 5 lenses, having sold all my Canon dslr kit last year. This lens will complete the kit. I've reduced the total weight of my kit to less than 1/3rd of the Canon outfit, and my shoulders are very thankful. Cant wait to buy this!
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    Travel Scope Advise - again

    I've had my MM3 50mm for just a few weeks however I am very impressed at both the quality and the portability. Highly recommended