Chimere

Chimere

Lives in Canada Toronto, Canada
Works as a Engineering, retired
Joined on Aug 13, 2008
About me:

Mostly into landscapes, nature, animals, macro, travel photography.

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  • Jordan: if you are into non fiction literture, you may want to read "The Golden Spruce" a fascinating report on the Queen Charlotte Islands, the natives, and the legends surrounding them. A sure ...
  • Here is a small selection of images from Masset, in the north of Haida Gwaii - a truly magical place, for the artistry of the natives, the nature and wild life. A bit difficult to get here, but ...
  • Gary: I myself upgraded from the Tamron 18-250 mm version (said to be identical / comparable to the Sony type) mainly to get improvement on the AF speed. In that respect the new version did not ...
  • The Tamron 16-300 mm performance with respect to AF speen and accuracy is not disappointing, in my opinion. No hunting, most of the times dead on. Mind you, horses may be not fast enough for a ...
  • Geoffrey: spending a few days with the Blackfeet in Browning MT, I feel at least some things maybe have remained a bit the way they had been. Check this out: Chimere
  • Created discussions More from Calgary ...
    Perhaps the biggest show, but certainly one of the "craziest" on Earth, on the large scale. Beautiful action to see the animals and their masters at play and competition. All pictures - except the ...
  • well, may be not. Have not seen much yet in my short life, but Rio's carnival may be hard to beat. Nevertheless the Calgary Stampede is quite a spectacle, and should be taken in if you are in the ...
  • There is about 7 different recognized ways to divide the plant's landmasses into continents, into anywhere from 4 up to seven of them. Of these seven options, only two have the Americas split up ...
  • Well, accept the facts if you can not change them. And you have a good excuse for giving in: Let's face it, this world has become a big mess, with the decay of language - generally thought to be ...
  • The idea of "America" to be "country" is intriguing, and allows for deep reaching insights into the makeup of the authors of such thoughts. Sure, our globe is round, and some nations are very ...
  • Nothing to worry about really: biggest danger to mankind and survival of this planet is our lack of education, general absence, decay, of ethical and moral values. Chimere
  • Replied in Dissapointed
    Suggest you get informed first before you buy. Below some $1500.- (unless you buy used) investment you might not be able to do it: True macro needs a good macro lens, not available on compact ...
  • A nice beautifully composed picture you have produced here: good colors, good contrast, excellent stitching. Precisely what my experiences are with the P7800, which is quite a gem. Chimere
  • Ossi: there is actually a Tokina 80-200 mm f2.8 for Sony for sale for Ca $200.- Question is however, how good are these lenses ? too cheap to be good ? Chimere
  • Looking back on a life full of adventures, and surprises, I must say that the biggest regrets I have relate to "trades" of certain models of my female companions. At the time I may have been ...
  • The used lens on my mind sells for some US$550.- which is about 2/3 of the older model as new. Seller says that other than small amounts of dust inside no wear and tear. New model has some weather ...
  • Replied in thanks to all
    Thanks to you all for your responses: quite a wealth of information and experiences. Does not make my choice easier, but it will be an educated one. Quite a goldmine this forum. Chimere
  • Replied in Ditto!
    Mark, Osvaldo: thanks for your opinion. I agree with you, fully. The P7800 does every thing well I would expect from a device like her. The write speed delay bothers me a bit, but there is really ...
  • The respective lens bears the designation "LD AF Di" Chimere
  • Created discussions replacing Nikon P7800
    Thinking of replacing my P7800, a camera which has been very good to me: good lens, zoom good reach and range, reasonable compact. But she has grown old and may be outdated. Not in touch with ...
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