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Forum: What Camera Should I Buy? Jul 17, 2018, 5:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 154
Posted By Ozzie_Traveller
G'day mate As VT says "Larger sensors are,...

G'day mate

As VT says "Larger sensors are, in general, less noisy and have better image quality .... The camera and lens will also have to be larger and heavier.... You will have to decide which...
Forum: Pentax / Samsung dSLR, K Mount Mirrorless Jul 13, 2018, 4:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 228
Posted By Ozzie_Traveller
G'day L51 Today I've shot some comparison...

G'day L51

Today I've shot some comparison images and posted them into a new thread, so as not to divert your thread

They're in the General Discussion thread ... as "Walk-around camera - lens...
Forum: General Discussion Jul 13, 2018, 4:10 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 184
Posted By Ozzie_Traveller
Walk-around camera - lens performance test

G'day all

There is some discussion in another thread regarding 'walk around' camera & lenses and I have inserted a reference to the Panasonic FZ fixed-lens superzoom as an option

Here are some...
Forum: Pentax / Samsung dSLR, K Mount Mirrorless Jul 12, 2018, 6:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 228
Posted By Ozzie_Traveller
G'day mate I'm running the FZ-200, now the...

G'day mate

I'm running the FZ-200, now the FZ-300 is current. Shutter lag as such is non existent - however sometimes focus lag is an issue, esp when I am trying for birds-in-flight. However...
Forum: Pentax / Samsung dSLR, K Mount Mirrorless Jul 11, 2018, 5:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 228
Posted By Ozzie_Traveller
G'day L51 I think that the description for a...

G'day L51

I think that the description for a 'walk-around-lens' is one that varies with each of us as to our photo style. Some of us are close-in [therefore a w/a lens suits], while others are...
Forum: News Discussion Jul 10, 2018, 5:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 174
Posted By Ozzie_Traveller
G'day John It's not 'overkill' to do things...

G'day John

It's not 'overkill' to do things properly via an enquiring mind
Give yourself a pat on the back - again

Phil
Forum: General Discussion Jul 9, 2018, 5:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 219
Posted By Ozzie_Traveller
G'day mate 12-15 years ago I first read...

G'day mate

12-15 years ago I first read something along these lines and there's been heaps of stuff since then - as film is 'organic' in its grain structure and digital is 'mechanical' wrt image...
Forum: News Discussion Jul 9, 2018, 5:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 174
Posted By Ozzie_Traveller
Hi John As VT says - these days it's used...

Hi John
As VT says - these days it's used mostly for sensor cleaning, but back in film camera days it was mostly used for tripod work to minimise shake, &/or with certain specialised lenses that...
Forum: Wildlife Photos Jul 8, 2018, 5:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 178
Posted By Ozzie_Traveller
G'day Mike More of your beaut Aussie bird shots...

G'day Mike
More of your beaut Aussie bird shots - and as always, spot-on focus & exposure
I'm impresed that you know all their names - I'm a slacker in this regard ... to me they're 'birds' but I...
Forum: Kodak Jul 8, 2018, 5:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 170
Posted By Ozzie_Traveller
G'day John You're also talking about 'infinity'...

G'day John
You're also talking about 'infinity' ...

A couple of thousand years ago when I was studying optics as part of the Photography Diploma course at Melbourne's RMIT [now RMIT university],...
Forum: What Camera Should I Buy? Jul 6, 2018, 5:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 371
Posted By Ozzie_Traveller
G'day mate The DP Review site has just done...

G'day mate

The DP Review site has just done a very interesting review of 3- smallish but comprehensive compacts ~ you might find it interesting :)
...
Forum: What Camera Should I Buy? Jul 5, 2018, 5:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 371
Posted By Ozzie_Traveller
Part-2 for John You also ask about lenses...

Part-2 for John

You also ask about lenses ...
Back in film camera SLR days my bevy of lenses covered 24mm to 1000mm, with my everyday std being a Tamron 80-250 for many years then a 100-300...
Forum: What Camera Should I Buy? Jul 5, 2018, 5:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 371
Posted By Ozzie_Traveller
G'day John Not sure what you're looking for...

G'day John

Not sure what you're looking for here but a bit of info follows
After 40+ yrs of optical VF film camera SLRs my first EVF was a fright ... about 200,000 pixels, very grainy and I had...
Forum: Landscape Photos Jul 4, 2018, 4:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 254
Posted By Ozzie_Traveller
All good Mike - except I cannot see how...

All good Mike - except I cannot see how delightful it was


Phil
Forum: Olympus dSLR Jul 1, 2018, 4:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 168
Posted By Ozzie_Traveller
G'day John 2 answers here ... a) if you...

G'day John

2 answers here ...
a) if you never give it a try, you'll never know whether it works, and
b) my gut reaction is that there's easier ways to achieve a fisheye effect

Phil
Forum: Wildlife Photos Jun 29, 2018, 5:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 306
Posted By Ozzie_Traveller
G'day mate 3- beaut sharp images - thanks...

G'day mate


3- beaut sharp images - thanks - and a pleasure to view
Any more?



Phil
Forum: Sports & Action Photos Jun 27, 2018, 4:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 513
Posted By Ozzie_Traveller
G'day mate At the moment I'm staying near...

G'day mate
At the moment I'm staying near Rockhampton on the Queensland coast, about mid way between Cairns in the north & Brisbane to the south ... in fact it's on the tropic of Capricorn!. It's...
Forum: General Discussion Jun 26, 2018, 4:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 203
Posted By Ozzie_Traveller
G'day FP This is a very old 'problem' and...

G'day FP

This is a very old 'problem' and well known to many photo printers from decades ago. The reason the backing material warps is that a) one side is sealed and b) the other side is open to...
Forum: Photo Critiques Jun 25, 2018, 6:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 399
Posted By Ozzie_Traveller
Thanks fellas for the appreciative comments ...

Thanks fellas for the appreciative comments

and black ink ... that's the beaut part of getting a big print house to do the job for me :)

Phil
Forum: Sports & Action Photos Jun 25, 2018, 6:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 513
Posted By Ozzie_Traveller
G'day Graham Brilliant - I smiled at both...

G'day Graham

Brilliant - I smiled at both the dog's eyes & your caption for #3 ... tho I thought the caption was meant for image #5 :)
As with all your images - spot on focus, exposure and the...
Forum: Transportation Jun 24, 2018, 4:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 297
Posted By Ozzie_Traveller
G'day Walter Seems both the car...

G'day Walter


Seems both the car remodeller + the photographer deserve a hand-clap for their efforts. Well done



Phil
Forum: Photo Critiques Jun 23, 2018, 5:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 399
Posted By Ozzie_Traveller
Stiking backlit seed pods

G'day all

Came across these seed pods the other day, being highlighted by patchy late afternoon sun filtering thru gaps in the tree leaves. Already printed as an 8x12" and ready for mounting &...
Forum: Wildlife Photos Jun 22, 2018, 4:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 236
Posted By Ozzie_Traveller
G'day mate Over 100 views with no feedback...

G'day mate

Over 100 views with no feedback ... huh!

This is a beautiful image and one I would be proud to have if it were mine
Like all your bird shots - perfect sharpness, excellent clarity...
Forum: Close-ups Jun 22, 2018, 4:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 364
Posted By Ozzie_Traveller
G'day mate Delicate whites, lovely detail...

G'day mate


Delicate whites, lovely detail and the full taxonomic name as well ... 10/10


Phil
Forum: Landscape Photos Jun 20, 2018, 7:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 521
Posted By Ozzie_Traveller
Thanks Walter The visuals & how easily...

Thanks Walter


The visuals & how easily the eye can be fooled ... the firepits looked to me to be floating on water & the other item on the horizon could have been anything, but my guess was an...
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