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Forum: Nikon dSLR Nov 27, 2010, 4:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,142
Posted By cope
I pre-ordered from J&R on 11/14, and they shipped...

I pre-ordered from J&R on 11/14, and they shipped yesterday. Their website shows out of stock today.
Forum: Nikon dSLR Jun 14, 2008, 3:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,619
Posted By cope
I like to offer this when people claim there is...

I like to offer this when people claim there is no need for filters.


http://www.planetneil.com/faq/filters.html

The discussion of filter vs no filter will never end, but don't make a hasty...
Forum: Nikon dSLR Aug 25, 2007, 7:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 9,246
Posted By cope
Cameta Camera is another authorized Nikon dealer....

Cameta Camera is another authorized Nikon dealer. They have a lot of good Nikon accessory packages.



http://stores.ebay.com/Cameta-Camera
Forum: Sony Alpha dSLR / Konica Minolta dSLR, Sony SLT Aug 25, 2007, 6:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,731
Posted By cope
David Kilpatrick, the UK photo mag publisher,...

David Kilpatrick, the UK photo mag publisher, estimates Sony will have their un-veiling in September. The initial statments in the Spring intimated the high amateur model would hit the stores...
Forum: Sony Alpha dSLR / Konica Minolta dSLR, Sony SLT Jul 25, 2007, 9:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,678
Posted By cope
I have found that talking to your subject and not...

I have found that talking to your subject and not letting them know when you are snapping the shot helps.
Forum: Nikon dSLR Jul 19, 2007, 1:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,060
Posted By cope
nexusworks wrote: Nikon USA, as any other...

nexusworks wrote:

Nikon USA, as any other Nikon distributor, pays for warranty work out of their profits. They do not make profits from Nikon UK, so they will not honor UK warranty. The same is...
Forum: Nikon Lenses Jul 9, 2007, 8:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,510
Posted By cope
nexusworks wrote: There are no bad macro...

nexusworks wrote:
There are no bad macro lenses, only a lot of choices. If you look at enough real world user reviews, there are good and bad experiences with all of the macros. The beauty of the...
Forum: Nikon dSLR Jul 1, 2007, 7:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,020
Posted By cope
All you will need is a converter plug. The same...

All you will need is a converter plug. The same charger body is used all over, only the power cord is diferent.
Forum: Nikon dSLR Jun 24, 2007, 9:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,521
Posted By cope
fyremanj1 wrote: Nikon USA has an agreement...

fyremanj1 wrote:
Nikon USA has an agreement with the mother ship that they absorb warranty repairs out of their profits, as does Nikon Europe/UK or whatever they are called. Only in the case of a...
Forum: Nikon Lenses Jun 24, 2007, 7:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 8,777
Posted By cope
A friend of mine shoots with the D200, mainly...

A friend of mine shoots with the D200, mainly high school athletics. Before buying his Nikon, he borrowed a D200 and Nikon 70-200 2.8 VR. He bought the D200 but bought the Sigma 70-200 2.8 EX DG HSM...
Forum: Nikon dSLR Jun 22, 2007, 7:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,160
Posted By cope
garykohs wrote: Gary, for that application, I...

garykohs wrote:
Gary, for that application, I think a pan/tilt might be better. If we get together this weekend, I can bring my tripod and both ball and pan heads.
Forum: Sony Alpha dSLR / Konica Minolta dSLR, Sony SLT Jun 18, 2007, 8:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,449
Posted By cope
schoo006 wrote: I am in the US, and you may be...

schoo006 wrote:
I am in the US, and you may be correct about the postage. I posted my first reply at your DPR post.Do you have anyone coming to the states? As I said, I got this free, and it isn't...
Forum: Sony Alpha dSLR / Konica Minolta dSLR, Sony SLT Jun 18, 2007, 10:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,449
Posted By cope
I have replied twice to your post on DPR. I have...

I have replied twice to your post on DPR. I have the hood you need. It was given to me free, and you can have it for postage. My email is abcopeATswbell.net
Forum: Nikon dSLR Jun 16, 2007, 8:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,521
Posted By cope
I would not buy an import Nikon. Cameta Camera...

I would not buy an import Nikon. Cameta Camera has refurbished D200s from time to time with the factory 90 day warranty and an additional 9 months through Cameta. they are an authorized Nikon USA...
Forum: Nikon Lenses Jun 8, 2007, 8:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,832
Posted By cope
Another test is front/back focus. This is from...

Another test is front/back focus. This is from Minolta, but is still applicable.



The AF system might be causing the focus to shift in front or behind the subject. You can do a quick test to...
Forum: Nikon dSLR Jun 5, 2007, 7:52 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 962
Posted By cope
There are rumors and more rumors. If you...

There are rumors and more rumors. If you want/need a backup, I would go for the D200. It is the only one with the same ergonomics as your camera.
Forum: Nikon Lenses May 31, 2007, 9:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,853
Posted By cope
mtclimber wrote: Sarah, From what I...

mtclimber wrote:

Sarah,

From what I hear, the 18-250 is a better lens. Still a compromise with it's slower aperture, but a better compromise.

You are taking good care of your prime subject,...
Forum: Nikon Lenses May 30, 2007, 11:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,853
Posted By cope
I have seen several good reports from KM/Sony and...

I have seen several good reports from KM/Sony and Nikon users. If I had the budget, I would get one, as I had good luck with the 28-300 Tamron with my KM 5D&7D.
Forum: Sony Alpha dSLR / Konica Minolta dSLR, Sony SLT May 29, 2007, 9:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,674
Posted By cope
Flying Fossil wrote: Don't read the manual,...

Flying Fossil wrote:

Don't read the manual, that's what forums are for. :-)



BTW, you have a good set of lenses for starters, and you may well be set for life with them.
Forum: Nikon dSLR May 29, 2007, 7:15 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 786
Posted By cope
The WB filter you are referring to is called...

The WB filter you are referring to is called Expodisc. You should be fine with auto WB, but I would recommend a Hoya Pro1 Digital CP filter for the cruise. The best prices I have found are from...
Forum: Nikon Lenses May 28, 2007, 5:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 29,271
Posted By cope
SigmaSD9 wrote: I fail to see the merit of...

SigmaSD9 wrote:
I fail to see the merit of your argument, this is the Nikon site. I have not used the nikon 70-200, but a friend of mine used one extensively for outdoor sports (high school...
Forum: Nikon dSLR May 28, 2007, 5:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,860
Posted By cope
fewpics wrote: You bought wisely. In...

fewpics wrote:

You bought wisely. In addition to your kit, which i also bought, my favorite walkaround lens is the lowely 28-105 Nikkor.



I have looked at the 18-200, but for the price, I...
Forum: Nikon Lenses May 28, 2007, 10:57 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 10,921
Posted By cope
rodmeister wrote: In your case, the 55-200...

rodmeister wrote:
In your case, the 55-200 makes more sense, since you lose nothing between it and the 18-55. For most walk arounds, you can pretty much figure out ahead of time which lens you will...
Forum: Nikon dSLR May 28, 2007, 10:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,160
Posted By cope
I bought the Manfrotto 3021BPRO/486RC2 combo from...

I bought the Manfrotto 3021BPRO/486RC2 combo from B&H for $234.95 shipped. The 3021BPRO allows you to re-position the center column parallel to the ground for macro shots. If you don't need this...
Forum: Nikon dSLR May 27, 2007, 10:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,535
Posted By cope
cams wrote: I just saw some shots taken wiith...

cams wrote:
I just saw some shots taken wiith a Vivitar Macro that the shooter picked up for around $50. The shots were great, and it seems there are several happy owners of that lens.
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