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Forum: General Discussion Jan 29, 2019, 11:35 AM
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Forum: What Camera Should I Buy? May 30, 2016, 11:00 AM
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Posted By PeterP
Tcav nailed it.

Tcav nailed it.
Forum: General Discussion Aug 19, 2015, 2:13 PM
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Views: 2,863
Posted By PeterP
Agree about the ohrv's, we have the same issues...

Agree about the ohrv's, we have the same issues here on land, snow and on the water.
Gas-o-holics who think riding around tearing up the countryside on polluting motorized toys equals healthy...
Forum: General Discussion Aug 19, 2015, 8:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,863
Posted By PeterP
What Brian said! <small rant> What follows...

What Brian said!

<small rant>
What follows is probably not going to be a popular opinion.

I am a member of and know many other naturalist and conservation groups that are seriously concerned...
Forum: General Discussion Jul 24, 2015, 4:04 PM
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Views: 1,004
Posted By PeterP
variation measurements for telephoto lenses

Folks at lensrentals decided since they have many copies of each lens to test them all for variations in IQ.
http://www.lensrentals.com/blog/2015/07/variation-measurements-for-telephoto-lenses
...
Forum: Tripods and Heads Jul 14, 2015, 10:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,717
Posted By PeterP
That stinks :( but is one of the main reasons I...

That stinks :(
but is one of the main reasons I try to buy local.

You can't try to tighten the bolts/nuts holding it together and repair it yourself?
Forum: General Discussion Jul 14, 2015, 9:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,710
Posted By PeterP
This is an 11 year old thread you are responding...

This is an 11 year old thread you are responding to.
It kind of died a long time ago.

NB: your link is also bad.
Forum: General Discussion Jul 14, 2015, 9:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,357
Posted By PeterP
I've used my Canons (5d II, 7d II, even the old...

I've used my Canons (5d II, 7d II, even the old 20d) in -35C while hiking Algonquin park and Lake Superior north side.
Never had any issues with them, except batteries do not last long in the cold....
Forum: General Discussion Jun 21, 2015, 8:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,249
Posted By PeterP
Surprisingly I agree! DxOMarks's results are...

Surprisingly I agree!
DxOMarks's results are peculiar at the best of times, and mostly outright useless.
Forum: General Discussion Jun 21, 2015, 8:44 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,558
Posted By PeterP
You can get a decent monitor for under 1000$us...

You can get a decent monitor for under 1000$us capable of 14bit display, cheaper than any good lens or body and one heck of an upgrade for your editing capability.
(BTW: all the small format cameras...
Forum: General Discussion Jun 19, 2015, 12:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,249
Posted By PeterP
DXO One for the iPhone

DXO one attachment for your iPhone

http://www.dxomark.com/Cameras/DxO/ONE
http://www.dxomark.com/Cameras/DxO/ONE-SuperRAW-Plus

No need for a separate dedicated camera for many people with this...
Forum: General Discussion Jun 19, 2015, 12:42 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,558
Posted By PeterP
On Canon it is called lighting optimizer. ...

On Canon it is called lighting optimizer.

Only shoot raw,
Lightroom CC 2015 imports and stores the files as DNG and raw to two different locations simultaneously.
No reason to use anything else,...
Forum: General Discussion Jun 14, 2015, 2:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,742
Posted By PeterP
Yes there are some reputable sellers on ebay, I...

Yes there are some reputable sellers on ebay, I buy from a few upon occasion.
Like B&H and Henry's real large B&M shops that also sell some items on ebay.
But so are a lot of not so reputable...
Forum: General Discussion Jun 14, 2015, 2:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,742
Posted By PeterP
I still have a eos 20d in service, similar age. ...

I still have a eos 20d in service, similar age.
Being functional and still fully capable does not save it from being a dinosaur.

I considered the processing and imaging hardware in my 7d-mkii to...
Forum: General Discussion Jun 14, 2015, 8:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,742
Posted By PeterP
Re: ebay ebay sellers appear and disappear just...

Re: ebay
ebay sellers appear and disappear just as fast.

If you buy off ebay it is to try to get cheap items (and I frequently see bidders paying a lot more for items than they are worth by...
Forum: What Camera Should I Buy? Jun 7, 2015, 10:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,463
Posted By PeterP
Sorry, neither of those you mentioned are DSLR's ...

Sorry, neither of those you mentioned are DSLR's

They are just largish obsolete Point an Shoots with very tiny 1/2.3-inch sensors almost the same sensors you can find in modern smartphones.
...
Forum: General Discussion Jun 7, 2015, 9:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,024
Posted By PeterP
:) Not so, I picked up a Sony NEX 5r with a 18-55...

:) Not so, I picked up a Sony NEX 5r with a 18-55 lens for 220$cdn on eBay a year ago.

It has a aps-c sized sensor, 16mp, image stabilization, wi-fi, gps, all built in and runs apps from the sony...
Forum: What Camera Should I Buy? Jun 5, 2015, 9:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,463
Posted By PeterP
Many mirrorless ILC's like the Sony nex5r & nex7r...

Many mirrorless ILC's like the Sony nex5r & nex7r and others can load apps that will do timelapse.

What lens range do you mean by
For instance my 500mm f/4 lens is a 1x , while my 120-300 f/2.8...
Forum: General Discussion Jun 5, 2015, 9:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,024
Posted By PeterP
Are you talking point & shoot, mirrorless or DSLR...

Are you talking point & shoot, mirrorless or DSLR ?

It is a fairly recent addition in the DSLR world.
The Canon 7d mkii is the first of Canon DSLR's with the capability built right into the...
Forum: General Discussion Jun 4, 2015, 1:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,224
Posted By PeterP
I have a hand-crank short-wave that has am/fm in...

I have a hand-crank short-wave that has am/fm in it.
And my old smartphone had radio built in, though that feature is gone in the newest generations.

But what you say is right on, a camera-club I...
Forum: Canon EOS dSLR May 29, 2015, 8:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 11,252
Posted By PeterP
Pick the quick settings (Q) button menu, on...

Pick the quick settings (Q) button menu,
on the bottom line, right side, is an entry to select which card is currently being written to.
That option both shows you the currently selected card and...
Forum: General Discussion May 28, 2015, 8:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,718
Posted By PeterP
IMHO rechargeable batteries will wear out long...

IMHO rechargeable batteries will wear out long before the bodies they are meant for.
Their availability might be the issue if they are a custom proprietary design that goes out of vogue.

NB. I...
Forum: Canon EOS dSLR May 19, 2015, 1:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,018
Posted By PeterP
You are right, IS is not the issue, what I meant...

You are right, IS is not the issue, what I meant was the older non IS version of the 70-200 focused slower than the new IS V2 version.

Which is a lot more expensive than even the IS V1 version,...
Forum: Canon Lenses May 19, 2015, 11:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,133
Posted By PeterP
Ouch! Kind of makes me happy I've stayed to the...

Ouch! Kind of makes me happy I've stayed to the slow f/2.8 and f/4 lens. Would not need yet another focusing headache added to the mix!
Forum: Canon Lenses May 19, 2015, 8:50 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,133
Posted By PeterP
Can also vary by distance. I just adjusted a...

Can also vary by distance.
I just adjusted a 600mm using 50x as the test distance (about 100feet) and it is now bang on at long distances.
But completely misses focus when trying to focus close...
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