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Forum: The lounge 1 Day Ago
Replies: 927
Views: 14,645
Posted By Bengeo
Re: Political: We're doomed, Captain Mannering...

All this nostalgia for the 1950's ... Don't worry we'll soon be back there. I'm going to dig out my old ration book. :eek:
Forum: The lounge 1 Day Ago
Replies: 927
Views: 14,645
Posted By Bengeo
Re: Political: We're doomed, Captain Mannering...

"Gateway Timeout" ... I never see this. It's probably a system filter based on what's being written ..... :cool:
Forum: The lounge 2 Days Ago
Replies: 927
Views: 14,645
Posted By Bengeo
Re: Political: We're doomed, Captain Mannering...

Here it would be the Mail and Express ... perhaps he reads them online.
Forum: The lounge 2 Days Ago
Replies: 927
Views: 14,645
Posted By Bengeo
Re: Political: We're doomed, Captain Mannering...

As immigration from the EU has gone down in the last 2 years, the arrivals from non EU countries has gone up and the overall total has remained similar throughout. We "control" the non EU migrant...
Forum: The lounge 2 Days Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 158
Posted By Bengeo
Re: Clacton Air show

We went 4 years ago and parked in Jaywick and took a short walk along the sea wall with a couple of fold up chairs. It worked well and we missed the traffic hold ups. I've marked the car park with C...
Forum: The lounge 5 Days Ago
Replies: 927
Views: 14,645
Posted By Bengeo
Re: Political: We're doomed, Captain Mannering...

You've got your leaders mixed up, you must have meant Trump.
Forum: The lounge 5 Days Ago
Replies: 927
Views: 14,645
Posted By Bengeo
Re: Political: We're doomed, Captain Mannering...

https://www.theguardian.com/politics/video/2016/apr/14/jeremy-corbyn-backs-campaign-to-remain-in-the-eu-video-highlights
Forum: The lounge 1 Week Ago
Replies: 927
Views: 14,645
Posted By Bengeo
Re: Political: We're doomed, Captain Mannering...

Very interesting. Re the poll and the statement "Britain will be economically better off post-Brexit" ... Among those aged 55 and over, the balance of opinion is almost exactly the opposite - 54% ...
Forum: Telephoto 1 Week Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 530
Posted By Bengeo
Re: New Olympus Patent: 400mm f4.0 MFT Lens

Too heavy for me. Now a 400mm f5.6 .....
Forum: The lounge 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 927
Views: 14,645
Posted By Bengeo
Re: Political: We're doomed, Captain Mannering...

I'm alright Jack .... sorry .... John
Forum: Foto Fair 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 154
Posted By Bengeo
Re: Caterpillar ID please

Yes, we had two in the garden last year and also managed to see the moth which is an amazing sight.
Forum: Foto Fair 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 154
Posted By Bengeo
Re: Caterpillar ID please

Elephant Hawk-moth


https://butterfly-conservation.org/moths/elephant-hawk-moth
Forum: The lounge 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 280
Posted By Bengeo
Re: Trump: The Very Model of a Very Stable Genius

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1764/42846060574_51d20257e7_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/28hag5j)
Forum: Software 1st July 2018
Replies: 10
Views: 642
Posted By Bengeo
Re: Flickr for beginners

Space is not a problem. Free accounts get 1TB. It means you have another backup of the original.
Forum: Software 1st July 2018
Replies: 10
Views: 642
Posted By Bengeo
Re: Flickr for beginners

Photo sizes and how well it handles resizing

I upload full resolution and it resizes very well.

Protection from download (I know there are many ways around that, but to turn off the easy...
Forum: General photography discussion 26th June 2018
Replies: 102
Views: 4,392
Posted By Bengeo
Re: Milky Way

Thanks, I would just give it a go and be prepared to experiment. I was very lucky with the weather and no moon or wind. Would be worth practising with your gear in the dark before you go.
Forum: General photography discussion 26th June 2018
Replies: 102
Views: 4,392
Posted By Bengeo
Re: Milky Way

These were taken last year at a dark site in Cornwall with a very clear sky. They could do with some more processing. First is with the 12mm f2 (20 seconds) and the other 2 were taken with the...
Forum: Foto Fair 16th May 2018
Replies: 8
Views: 463
Posted By Bengeo
This week's BIF

Two at Walton on the Naze:

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/824/41425160764_6c35db2819_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/267AM4J)

Sand Martin (https://flic.kr/p/267AM4J)

...
Forum: Foto Fair 27th April 2018
Replies: 6
Views: 339
Posted By Bengeo
Re: Little Brown Adder

They do keep out of our way! The easiest snake to see is a grass snake as they often swim across rivers, lakes and ponds. Adders have been persecuted and are extinct in some counties. A good place to...
Forum: Lens focus 15th April 2018
Replies: 7
Views: 951
Posted By Bengeo
Re: Options available?

I would suggest trying your 100-400mm at 300mm where it will be f5.7 and allow your ISO to go higher, even up to 3200 if necessary. Also for Barn Owls you can dial in at least -1 exposure...
Forum: Lens focus 12th April 2018
Replies: 89
Views: 8,843
Posted By Bengeo
Re: Broken Leica DG 8-18mm

What warranty have you got with the replacement lens?
Forum: General photography discussion 11th April 2018
Replies: 2
Views: 619
Posted By Bengeo
Re: Manfrotto X-PRO 3 way geared head

Does this help: https://cdn.manfrotto.com/media/catalog/product/sparepart/MHXPRO3WG_20150203.pdf
Forum: Wide angle 11th April 2018
Replies: 10
Views: 1,456
Posted By Bengeo
Re: Panasonic 8-18mm Owners (Question)

Aren't you a bit old for swings and trampolines? Nice outlook ... but the grass needs cutting ..... :cool:
Forum: Tutorials, Informative & Classic threads 8th April 2018
Replies: 17
Views: 1,976
Posted By Bengeo
Re: Recommended Olympus reading?

These might help:

https://www.hireacamera.com/en-gb/blog/stills/olympus-live-modes-explained/

https://camerajabber.com/how-to-use-olympus-live-composite-mode/
...
Forum: General photography discussion 7th April 2018
Replies: 11
Views: 930
Posted By Bengeo
Re: Wing flitter or DOF

I also like to carry just one lens when birding, but also take other subjects when I can.

At 400mm I try to stand back and use F9 or F11 and then crop the subject in post.
This comma was taken...
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