ericka287

Joined on Nov 14, 2015

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  • Thank you all for your input. I've shoot many imgs. and all are quite soft. Using a tripod , focus peaking and magnification helps but still not good enough. If I'm using a tripod or monopod I ...
  • Created discussion thread Samyang 300mm f6.3 mirror lens
    Anyone have this lens? I watched several Utube videos but most are showing use for video not still photos. Videos look good but static photos IQ is poor. I got it from Amazon for $100 yesterday. ...
  • Created discussion thread EF 70-300 usm 2 lens
    Good morning all. I have efm 55-200mm lens; interested in the 70-300 usm 2. Does anyone have this lens, would this be a good upgrade from the 55-200mm? Could I just crop the 55-200mm and achieve ...
  • Thank you all for your input, I think I will upgrade to the 70-300mm Nano and trade the EFM 55-200mm lens.
  • Created discussion thread Canon 70-300mm Nano lens
    Hello everyone, does anybody have this lens for M5 or M6? Is it as fast focusing as advertised? would this be a good upgrade for efm 55-200mm? would you trade up to 70-300mm from 55-200mm or keep both?
  • Thank you, looking at your gear list wouldn't the Tamron 18-400mm replace many of your other lenses?
  • Thanks for your comment. Is it possible to use a tripod ring? How do you carry it when attached to M5.....neck strap?  Would the weight damage the M5 lens mount as it dangles from your neck?
  • Created discussion thread Canon 70-300mm Nano V/S Tamron 18-400mm
    Hello all, I'm looking for a medium tele lens not too bulky and heavy. I have EFM 55/200mm but would like a bit longer. Dustin Abbott reviewed both. I'm liking the Canon 70/300 Nano. Would this be ...
  • Thank you for your kind words and advice. NOW.......practice, practice, practice. I'm retired for 15 years so I have plenty of time to sit and watch.     Fred
  • I'm taking your advice......traded Sigma 100-400mm for Sigma 150-600mm today. Now I need to practice, practice, practice. When I get it right I'll ask the flash question again.
  • Replied in LR classic CC
    I called Adobe today.......3hrs on phone and still not solved. Adobe will call back?????? Perhaps scrap Adobe LRclassicCC   [credit card]  and go to Canon DPP4.
  • I'm using 430EX2 flash @ ettl on hot shoe with flash extender. Birds are in trees or at the feeder; the weather was sunny on some images but in shadow. Other images on overcast [cloudy] days. I've ...
  • Created question thread Camera & flsh settings
    Hello all, I'm new to bird photography. I just got the Sigma 100-400mm lens and would like to know what settings you use . I've tried 400mm @ f8  Tv 1/4000 sec  flash @ Hi speed sinc all on a ...
  • Thank you Marco, I always read your posts. It would be interesting if Canon did make that 400mm f5.6 mirror lens. I might try one of these, the low price makes it not much of a loss if it's no good.
  • Created discussion thread 300mm & 500mm mirror lens
    Hello all, does anyone have experience with mirror lenses? I just watched some Utube videos and these lenses look impressive fore their price, weight & size. I have the Sigma 100-400mm lens which ...
  • Created question thread LR classic CC
    Hello all; could someone please help? I have the above version of LR. When I import images from my SD card to LR...... no problem; but asap I try to do anything to the images I get a message..[ LR ...
  • Thank you for your help; I did Google and you are correct. The blue did confuse me . I'm new to bird photography and lack experience.
  • Thank you; but the image in the field guide [female] is clearly brown and description said metallic green- black body for male with coffee brown head. My image has a blue body. Are you sure this ...
  • Created question thread Bird
    Hello people, new to this site. Would someone please help identify this bird. I looked in Audubon bird guide but no luck. Thank you for your help.     Fred
  • Go to.......   Ishoot professional photgraphic equipment......look at  quick release plates. I've purtchased many items from this seller and am satisfied with their products.
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