RobinJoe

RobinJoe

Joined on Feb 17, 2014

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  • I too am waiting for Phase Detect AF before going with the X-M series.
  • I'm using the built-in pop-up flash on the HS30 EXR.  The Sony A77 is a DSLR.  I think that because of the mirror mechanism, it can't flash sync faster than 1/250 sec.  Try using an ND filter to ...
  • Any camera can fail, especially in this price range.  I'm sorry you had trouble with yours.  But the reason it isn't available anymore is that Fuji has released it's replacement, the HS50 EXR.
  • See my reply below for tricks and tips.
  • Thanks!  I see that you have (had) an Olympus C-750.  My first digital camera was a C-700 a great camera for it's time.  BTW, what does (nt) in your subject line mean? Joe
  • I should mention that this is not my favorite feeder because it has multiple ports.  When my wife puts this one out, I cover the other ports with a little piece of tape.
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  • Here is a video, also taken with the HS30 EXR. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OWSYsHsgwtQ
  • Front of lens was about 8" from the hummingbird.  That close proximity is required for the flash to be that effective.  Photos were taken in the morning and evening, but still with a decent amount ...
  • Created photos Hummingbird Photos
    These were taken in my backyard with the stock HS30 EXR.  No additional equipment or special lighting.  Only a monopod was used to support the camera as I waited for the hummingbird to come to the ...
  • Created user reviews Awesome tele-zoom
    My primary interest is wildlife, and especially birds. So the long zoom is essential.  Just remember this is a compact camera for a zoom this powerful, it uses a small sensor to accomplish this, ...
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