John Russell NZ

John Russell NZ

Lives in New Zealand
Joined on Sep 12, 2012

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  • Replied in Advice
    Hi, Bob, thanks that looks a bit better. I guess shooting raw would help, as perhaps would a filter as a poster has said. Cheers, John
  • Replied in Advice
    should have stated earlier - these are unprocessed SOOC jpegs. Thanks
  • Created questions Advice
    P, 1/160; F 5.6; ISO 100; 13mm (6.7-13), auto wb Loss of contrast between snow and sky. Snow brighter than photo. P, 1/320; F 4.5; ISO 100; 30mm (30-110), auto wb The best shot, bluer sky than the ...
  • Created questions Ios8
    Hi, I recently downloaded the iOS8 upgrade but have noticed I can't seem to download photos already on my device to this site. Anyone else had this issue?, any ideas how to fix?. Thanks John
  • Lunch Lunch Twins, just born All taken with the 30-110. Really happy with this lens. Seems very sharp. All SOOC jpegs.
  • Morning tea, Middle Hill Hut. NZ is dotted with these back country huts, able to be used by anyone, usually for a small charge to stay overnight. Which way? Lunch spot Lunch spot, looking left Went ...
  • These look good to me. Pretty sharp on my iPad.
  • Wow, superb!. Would love to see a pic of your telescope set -up with camera attached?. How much  $ roughly for this type of telescope?. Thanks
  • Excellent review, thanks. Looking forward to getting this lens too, hopefully before the end of the year. Things are a bit slow sometimes arriving down here in NZ.
  • Hi, there should still be plenty of snow capped mountains in mid-late October.  It can still be chilly at that time, especially the further south you go and the there may be some spring snow also. ...
  • Beautiful shots!. Has any processing been done ?. JPEG or raw?. Thanks.
  • Replied in Birds and V1
    Thanks Danny. Very impressed with your photos also. I 'm a pretty basic photographer, but look forward to learning and improving and maybe buying a new lens or 2. The new Nikon 1 70-300 looks very ...
  • Created photos Birds and V1
    Low tide Rare NZ white heron. Couldn't get much closer. Should have used centre focus, but  pretty happy. Shag drying in the sun , today. Some recent bird shots with my newish V1. All taken at a ...
  • Created photos A few V1 shots
    Been playing with my V1 for a few weeks now. Really like it so far and look forward to possibly adding the new 70-300 in a year or so. All shots jpegs SOOC.  Sorry EXIF data not included. Trying ...
  • Created questions V1 scene auto
    Anyone use the scene auto selector in the menu?. Is it useful?. I notice you can't seem to select options such as landscape etc so I presume this is all done by the camera?. Thanks
  • Yeah I realise there are compromises with it, but for my uses I expect it will be fine. Just want some advice on the technical aspects of improving the IQ thanks.
  • Created questions V1 lower light settings
    Hi, just purchased my first V1 which I am very happy with, so far. i've read on here that aperture priority is useful for good light; just wondering what are the best settings for lower and fading ...
  • Just upgraded from an old sony cybershot to a new V1 with the 10-30, 6.7-13 and 30-110, plus sbn5. Probably got the last one in Melbourne and for a good price. taken a few test shots and so far ...
  • Great!. Just bought my 1st V1 also. Picked it up in Australia with the 10-30, 30-110 and 6.7-13mm lenses. Paid about the same price as the V2 with the 10-30mm would cost here in New Zealand, so ...
  • Hi, how do you find the sharpness of the 10-100 compared to the others?. thanks
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