Messier Object

Lives in Peter is in Sydney Australia
Joined on Mar 6, 2011

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  • Yes indeed it’s  annoying. I’m on vacation in New Zealand at the moment and thought I’d try 4K 25 as opposed to my normal FHD 50 setting. In the quiet back-country I could hear the twittering song ...
  • Yes, occasionally. like Henry I find the E-5 AF locks faster and more precisely than the E-M1.2 (using my SHG primes) and as much as I’ve tried to enjoy the EVF I still prefer an OVF Peter
  • Good shot  Paul. I tried to shoot a woodpecker in Vancouver earlier this year but it wouldn’t keep still. Peter
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    Interesting catch. It might also be a moth or a bat Peter
  • Nice work, I like all of them. The family portrait and the pigeon are my favourites. thanks for returning to the Sunday Bird. I’ll have a look in on your thread in Sony Peter
  • Nice catch of the pelican with the breaking waves. I like the lighting in the kiskadee shot. Thanks for posting
  • The first shot is beautiful. Excellent detail in all of them - well done with the manual lens. And congratulations on your Boeing in Flight win! Peter
  • I wish I had those little hummers’ in my garden. Peter
  • more excellent shots. I'm surprised at how (seemingly) relaxed your hawks re around humans. Ours take flight at first approach when they see you on foot. Thanks for posting Peter
  • a nice selection of our common estuary birds Rob. I never figured the Yarra as being a place for wildlife, but then I've only ever seen the city end of it. Nice detail in these shots - and they ...
  • Shooting BIF, it can be difficult to control  which part of the bird is locked by the camera. If it’s the near or far wingtip then DoF limits will often result in a soft head or body. And the ...
  • I agree with this approach. An APS-C user is really concerned with how different the view with  their DX or EF-S lens will be on the MFT body. And most APS-C users don’t have a FF camera as a reference
  • The only things I want Olympus to have up their sleeve are improvements to the E-M1.2 via firmware updates. IMO they should improve the AF performance and give us some new features that are broadly ...
  • Good shots Dicky ! Your takes of the Fruit Doves are getting better and better. Truly a beautiful bird. I'm looking forward to that perfect shot without the foreground branches :-) The Pale Yellow ...
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    Pro photographers are generally not sharing a vehicle with a group of strangers. They typically carry a lot of gear and have a vehicle to themselves (+ driver/guide) and deploying large flash ...
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    The wildlife rangers we had in South Africa advised that some animals - eg cats - are not affected by spotlights and flash as they can accommodate day and night brightness, while other strictly ...
  • The weather here in Sydney and down the coast has been wet and windy for a few days, so no birding for me. These shots are from my recent archives Peter A few weeks back I was down the coast and  I ...
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  • Welcome to The Sunday Bird - October 2018 edition My thanks to all who posted bird pics last month and especially to those who commented on the images posted by others. The revival of the thread in ...
  • If you have new bird images to post I suggest you save them for tomorrow. Peter
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