Leonard Shepherd

Leonard Shepherd

Lives in United Kingdom Yorkshire Dales, United Kingdom
Works as a Retired professional photographer.
Joined on Feb 25, 2006
About me:

Photographer for 51 years.
I ran a photographic business in the 1990's. 3 years illness resulted in it's premature closure.
Keenly interested in wildlife and landscape.
Photographic lecturer and judge.
Was an Olympus beta tester for 2 decades.
Now use Nikon, ranging from D800 to D7100, with 20 lenses ranging from 14-24 to the 200-400.

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External hard drive for D810 files Nikon FX SLR (DF, D1-D4, D600-D800) Talk 9 hours ago
What filters for 70-200 f/2.8 VRII Nikon SLR Lens Talk 1 day ago
85mm 1.8G Focus Issue Nikon SLR Lens Talk 1 day ago
Best travel kit for Nikon FX for Europe photo trip? Or something else? Nikon FX SLR (DF, D1-D4, D600-D800) Talk 1 day ago
Nikon 80-400 AFS or D7200 Body Nikon SLR Lens Talk 2 days ago
The Problem with Nikon Nikon FX SLR (DF, D1-D4, D600-D800) Talk 2 days ago
What is this? (see pic) Nikon SLR Lens Talk 2 days ago
D750 focusing/unsharp issues with handheld shots regardless of aperture & mm Nikon FX SLR (DF, D1-D4, D600-D800) Talk 2 days ago
Shooting birds, mostly city birds. 300PF or 150-600 ? Nikon SLR Lens Talk 3 days ago
Nikon 70-200 2.8/4 on DX vs 300 PF f/4 on FX? Nikon SLR Lens Talk 3 days ago
Long lens advice needed Nikon SLR Lens Talk 3 days ago
New USA lenses no longer including "US" prefix in serial numbers? Nikon SLR Lens Talk 3 days ago
Which FX camera is the easiest for manual focus? Will next one be much better on manual focusing? Nikon FX SLR (DF, D1-D4, D600-D800) Talk 3 days ago
105mm F/2.8 AF-D Micro Nikkor on D3200 - Magnification Question! Nikon SLR Lens Talk 3 days ago
If Nikon released a camera like the Olympus E-M5.... Nikon FX SLR (DF, D1-D4, D600-D800) Talk 4 days ago
Question about Nikon 80-400 G bokeh Nikon SLR Lens Talk 4 days ago
300mm F4 PF not always focusing Nikon SLR Lens Talk 5 days ago
In general, 200mm or 300mm more useful?... Nikon SLR Lens Talk 5 days ago
D750 autofocus problems Nikon FX SLR (DF, D1-D4, D600-D800) Talk 5 days ago
Autofocus problems with Nikon 70-200mm f4 lens Nikon SLR Lens Talk 5 days ago
nikon D810 cannot download raw images into Lightroom5.7 Nikon FX SLR (DF, D1-D4, D600-D800) Talk 5 days ago
Contemplating upgrading to FX Nikon FX SLR (DF, D1-D4, D600-D800) Talk 5 days ago
Nikon 16-85 still relevant with 24 MP DX bodies? Sigma 17-70 f/2.8-4 "C" better? Nikon SLR Lens Talk 5 days ago
My 80-400 is off to Nikon for urgent help! Nikon SLR Lens Talk 6 days ago
D810 sharper than D800 = less need to stop down? Nikon SLR Lens Talk 6 days ago
Nikon 85mm F1.4 versus Nikon 135 f/2D lens Nikon SLR Lens Talk 6 days ago
24-70mm F2.8 AF-S corners not sharp Nikon SLR Lens Talk 1 week ago
Dead motor... Nikon SLR Lens Talk 1 week ago
Is the D800 a battery hog? Nikon FX SLR (DF, D1-D4, D600-D800) Talk 1 week ago
I own D7000. Which would be the right path to upgrade... Nikon FX SLR (DF, D1-D4, D600-D800) Talk 1 week ago
Power aperture on D810 and D750 Nikon FX SLR (DF, D1-D4, D600-D800) Talk 1 week ago
50mm 1.8g Nikon lens Nikon SLR Lens Talk 1 week ago
Sony talks about present and future of sensors Nikon FX SLR (DF, D1-D4, D600-D800) Talk 1 week ago
D750 on Amazon UK/DE Nikon FX SLR (DF, D1-D4, D600-D800) Talk 1 week ago
D610 - long exposure in broad daylight? Nikon FX SLR (DF, D1-D4, D600-D800) Talk 1 week ago
Can two lenses the same differ in performance? Nikon SLR Lens Talk 2 weeks ago
NIKON Teleconverters 14E, 17E, AND 20E Nikon SLR Lens Talk 2 weeks ago
UK copies of the 300mm pf - VR issues at 1/160th (or a lack thereof) Nikon SLR Lens Talk 3 weeks ago
Does a "Fine-Tuned" Lens Function Properly or Will it Always Hold a Defect? Nikon SLR Lens Talk 3 weeks ago
Should I cancel my order? Nikon SLR Lens Talk 3 weeks ago
80-400 AF-S extremly tight zoom ring. Nikon SLR Lens Talk 3 weeks ago
Where to put your money - camera or lens Nikon FX SLR (DF, D1-D4, D600-D800) Talk 3 weeks ago
The D610 is good enough? Nikon FX SLR (DF, D1-D4, D600-D800) Talk 4 weeks ago
Is the D610 better than the D7100 Nikon FX SLR (DF, D1-D4, D600-D800) Talk 4 weeks ago
Vendors who have significantly discounted equipment Nikon FX SLR (DF, D1-D4, D600-D800) Talk 4 weeks ago
My new used Nikon 16-85mm VR is making squeeling noises??? Nikon SLR Lens Talk 4 weeks ago
Fine tune my lenses Nikon SLR Lens Talk 4 weeks ago
Nikon 500mm f/4 VR - Case Ct-504 Nikon SLR Lens Talk 4 weeks ago
Effectiveness of image stabilization (comparison: built into body or lens) Nikon FX SLR (DF, D1-D4, D600-D800) Talk 4 weeks ago
Got an amazing deal on 70-200 f2.8G VRII Nikon SLR Lens Talk 4 weeks ago