John Clare

Lives in Ireland Dublin, Ireland
Works as a Scientist/Educator/Part-time Nature Photographer
Joined on Feb 13, 2001
About me:

I purchased my first digital camera in June 1999 (ironically I got my first film camera in November 2002). I'm primarily interested in the photography of reptiles and amphibians, followed by landscape and macro photography. There's a lot of overlap. I've been published in Nat Geo, Textbooks, Children's Books, Newspapers, Government Publications, Museum Exhibits, many Natural History books, magazines...

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Simple Swivel Adaptor for Hot-Shoe? Studio and Lighting Technique Sep 24, 2014
Review: the new retractable version of Nikon's cheap 18-55 mm zoom lens Nikon SLR Lens Talk Apr 9, 2014
D90 Hot Pixel Problems (3 Different Bodies) Nikon DX SLR (D40-D90, D3000-D7500) Talk Aug 11, 2009
Is D90 weather sealed? Nikon DX SLR (D40-D90, D3000-D7500) Talk Feb 14, 2009
Newbie Pic - Critiques please? Nikon DX SLR (D40-D90, D3000-D7500) Talk Oct 29, 2008
going to buy a d90: Any "Real" problems? Nikon DX SLR (D40-D90, D3000-D7500) Talk Oct 25, 2008
which after market MB-D80 grip for the D90? Nikon DX SLR (D40-D90, D3000-D7500) Talk Oct 23, 2008
D90 goes to the Zoo (9 pics for C&C) Nikon DX SLR (D40-D90, D3000-D7500) Talk Oct 15, 2008
Have D90 with 18+105, what to do? Nikon DX SLR (D40-D90, D3000-D7500) Talk Oct 15, 2008
Anyone else annoyed about the D90's intentional crippling? Nikon DX SLR (D40-D90, D3000-D7500) Talk Oct 15, 2008
My D90 ignores DPR review Nikon DX SLR (D40-D90, D3000-D7500) Talk Oct 15, 2008
D90 with 18-105 or keep my 18-70 Nikon DX SLR (D40-D90, D3000-D7500) Talk Oct 13, 2008
SD Card Speed D90 Nikon DX SLR (D40-D90, D3000-D7500) Talk Oct 13, 2008
D90 first touch Nikon DX SLR (D40-D90, D3000-D7500) Talk Oct 11, 2008
d90 first impressions Nikon DX SLR (D40-D90, D3000-D7500) Talk Sep 30, 2008
D90 Body Alert!!!!! Nikon DX SLR (D40-D90, D3000-D7500) Talk Sep 29, 2008
International warranty for D80? Nikon DX SLR (D40-D90, D3000-D7500) Talk Nov 1, 2006
Ken Rockwell is a Canon Expert, since when? Nikon DX SLR (D40-D90, D3000-D7500) Talk Oct 23, 2006
D80 : i think i have a BIG problem :/ Nikon DX SLR (D40-D90, D3000-D7500) Talk Oct 23, 2006
For everyone trying to decide between a D200 and a D80 Nikon DX SLR (D40-D90, D3000-D7500) Talk Oct 19, 2006
Is beachcamera.com good? Nikon DX SLR (D40-D90, D3000-D7500) Talk Oct 18, 2006
D70 became even worse after BGLOD repair Nikon DX SLR (D40-D90, D3000-D7500) Talk Oct 18, 2006
Kenko 2x AF Pro 300 & Nikon 70-200 VR? Nikon SLR Lens Talk Dec 30, 2004
Shamefully misleading Dimage A2 Advertisement on DPReview.com front page News & Rumors Talk Jul 7, 2004
Lowepro Specialist 85 & 70-200 VR Nikon SLR Lens Talk Jun 6, 2004
80-400 VR vs. 70-200 VR vs 80-200 for rental Nikon SLR Lens Talk Jun 4, 2004
Will the new TC-17E II work with the Nikon 80-400 mm VR zoom Nikon SLR Lens Talk Jun 3, 2004
Kenko Pro 300 2x TC questions... Nikon SLR Lens Talk Jun 3, 2004
Nikon 1.7x TC FAR MORE INTERESTING than 200 AFS VR f/2 News & Rumors Talk May 29, 2004
500D on 70-200VR working distance question. Nikon SLR Lens Talk May 21, 2004
Nikon 80-400 VR vs Canon 100-400 L USM IS Nikon SLR Lens Talk May 4, 2004
Tamron Pro 300 2x TC OR Nikon TC20E II converters Nikon SLR Lens Talk May 4, 2004
80-400VR vs 70_200VR+TC Nikon SLR Lens Talk May 2, 2004
using nikon 80-200 ED(push pull)for portraits (pic) Nikon SLR Lens Talk Apr 28, 2004
Macro- need help?? Nikon SLR Lens Talk Apr 28, 2004
D70 + 50mm f1.8 + Provia curve Nikon DX SLR (D40-D90, D3000-D7500) Talk Apr 23, 2004
Has anyone used the 105mm f2.8D with the D70? Nikon DX SLR (D40-D90, D3000-D7500) Talk Apr 22, 2004
N70 Review: does it stand independant look and print tests? News & Rumors Talk Apr 18, 2004
Blue Heron Nikon DX SLR (D40-D90, D3000-D7500) Talk Apr 17, 2004
Canon 10D or Nikon D70 Nikon DX SLR (D40-D90, D3000-D7500) Talk Apr 16, 2004
Canon G3 vs. D70 Nikon DX SLR (D40-D90, D3000-D7500) Talk Apr 13, 2004
Sigma 70-200 2.8EX APO IF HSM vs Nikon 80-200mm f/2.8D ED AF Zoom Nikon SLR Lens Talk Apr 12, 2004
80-200 f2.8 D Lens Nikon DX SLR (D40-D90, D3000-D7500) Talk Apr 11, 2004
Nikon D70 Vs Nikon F65 advice News & Rumors Talk Apr 10, 2004
Northern Ireland's beauty Nikon DX SLR (D40-D90, D3000-D7500) Talk Apr 10, 2004
Shots of D70 with Sigma 70-200mm attached Nikon DX SLR (D40-D90, D3000-D7500) Talk Mar 31, 2004
SB800 and SB600 Nikon DX SLR (D40-D90, D3000-D7500) Talk Mar 31, 2004
the "kit" lens on the D70... Nikon DX SLR (D40-D90, D3000-D7500) Talk Mar 30, 2004
Handling of Nikon D70 with AFS lenses Nikon DX SLR (D40-D90, D3000-D7500) Talk Mar 25, 2004
Split the forum? Nikon DX SLR (D40-D90, D3000-D7500) Talk Mar 19, 2004