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Old Sunday 17th February 2019, 08:24   #1
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Hi guys, little bit of background, started off on birds and wildlife then landscapes and astrophotography. My kit is Nikon D500, sigma 300mm 2.8 prime, Nikon 70-200 2.8, Tokina 11-18 2.8. I have always wanted to try properly putting a DSLR on a spotting scope and did have a go a few years back with a celestron ultima 80, I have several places to watch kites, buzzards, owls,jays etc and I am also not that far from the coast (newport wetlands) etc. What realistically should I be looking for to get half decent images ( i totally understand they wont be as good as a good lens) they more for record purposes. I liked the Kowa, being very compact but again know nothing much other than they are expensive, probably looking to spend about 1000 but could go to 1500 if it would be worth the extra cost.
Any advice most welcome
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