TomBas

TomBas

Joined on Aug 29, 2012

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  • I use neither camo or a hide. I have found wearing muted colors, tan, etc. works. As has been said all ready, the biggest problems are movement, noise, and reflections.  I usually find a spot and ...
  • Submitted a challenge entry Sun Cascade
    Taken during mid day when sun beams filtered through the trees lit up mist from this tiny water run.
    Placed 71st in the challenge. Taken during mid day when sun beams filtered through the trees lit up mist from this tiny water run.
  • I live in Western Pennsylvania and the state has the second highest rate of deer/vehicle accidents. Neighboring West Virginia is first. So far I have had four encounters with deer and my wife one. ...
  • I was shooting a herd of does when he sort of ghosted out of the wood line. I think he did not like me cutting into his time. Considering this was taken with a long telephoto at dusk, I was ...
  • Created discussions Aggressive Buck
    I am told deer will stamp a hoof and lower their head as a warning of aggression. I think this fellow is getting ready to charge.
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    Charging
  • Lots of good, practical advice that I am going to try. I knew if I posted here a possible solution would come up. Thanks to one and all. I will let you know what happens.
  • My lovely daughter-in-law said she is looking for a photographer to shoot 170 head and shoulder shots of teachers for a year book. It needs to be done in one seven hour day and they cannot afford ...
  • I never thought of the vacuum trick nor of banging it around the dislodge it. At this point there is nothing to lose. Depending on the zoom, there are several of these defects visible. Sometimes ...
  • Since the camera is out of warranty, i apparently have a $400 paper weight. Minimum cost to repair it by Sony is $190, nearly half of the original cost. So, I am considering getting the HX50V. It ...
  • Created discussions CAn you clean the sensor?
    My HX30V seems to have dust or dirt on the sensor. Cleaning the lens has not effect. Is it possible to clean the sensor without sending it to Sony for repair? Here is a sample. Defect in the image
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  • I have used one of those for years now. I get good results. I also use foam board as a reflector on my flashes when I need a harder light. I can not justify paying the prices asked for Gary Fong's ...
  • Replied in For Sony Fans
    Unless you are the one doing the buying, the answers probably would be the same either real or hypothetical. If it is a waste of your time or not is up to you to decide.
  • Created discussions For Sony Fans
    (Moderators, please move as you see fit if necessary) Just suppose you have won a lottery and money is no object. Being a loyal Son fan, what Sony cameras, lenses, accessories would you buy? ...
  • Away back in the day before digital, I used a device that looked like a wire frame rifle stock and grip. The camera mounted on a standard thread tripod screw and the fore arm of the frame ...
  • I have both of those lenses. Performance seems to be about equal to me. Over the long haul I tend to use the Tamron most, simply because I have less of an investment in it when things of south. ...
  • Good advice. Get an inexpensive quad first and practice, practice, practice. Flying a remote is not as easy at it seems. One of the biggest challenges is learning to think backwards. If the ...
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