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Forum: Foto Fair 10 Hours Ago
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Posted By Gate Keeper
Re: A visit to Nairobi National Park

Thank you very much for helping me with the correct name.
Forum: Foto Fair 10 Hours Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 238
Posted By Gate Keeper
Re: A visit to Nairobi National Park

What we did not see during our visit, even though they were there, were Zebra, Lions, Elephants, Rhino, Leopard and Cheetah to name a few. We did ask, but the grass was quite long and some of the...
Forum: Foto Fair 10 Hours Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 238
Posted By Gate Keeper
Re: A visit to Nairobi National Park

It clouded over

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48132369011_2fbf6b72dc_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gkhYpe)

Three trees Nairobi National Park (https://flic.kr/p/2gkhYpe) by philip Gate Keeper...
Forum: Foto Fair 3 Days Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 238
Posted By Gate Keeper
Re: A visit to Nairobi National Park

Hahaha, I think I know what you mean about your local park :) Hi Peter, I am making very good progress and looking forward to my visit to the UK in 2 weeks time. The nerve pain from the Shingles is...
Forum: General photography discussion 3 Days Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 569
Posted By Gate Keeper
Re: How to snap a Mongoose at night without a flash?

Thanks Mark for the information about the Mongoose and the trail cameras. Since the increased patrols at night by the guards, I have not seen the Mongoose or the intruder come back. I discovered the...
Forum: Foto Fair 3 Days Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 238
Posted By Gate Keeper
A visit to Nairobi National Park

A visit yesterday for a picnic and some photos in the park which was opened in 1946 and covers an area of 47.5 sq miles.

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Forum: Foto Fair 5 Days Ago
Replies: 2,129
Views: 457,952
Posted By Gate Keeper
Re: Communal Bird Photography Thread

Hadada or Hadeda, take your pick. A family of 5 Ibis visit and brighten up our day

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48103968536_fca8f1f39c_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2ghMpVS)

A family of Ibis...
Forum: General photography discussion 5 Days Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 569
Posted By Gate Keeper
Re: How to snap a Mongoose at night without a flash?

It depends on the circumstances and if the firearm is licensed or not. If it is not, even in self defense, if the case is proven against, it’s a lengthy prison sentence, but there are ways around...
Forum: Foto Fair 5 Days Ago
Replies: 942
Views: 235,825
Posted By Gate Keeper
Re: Communal flowers, trees, plants and fungi thread

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48102309022_e0f85de0f8_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2ghCUBy)

Calliandra Houstonia_ (https://flic.kr/p/2ghCUBy) by philip Gate Keeper...
Forum: General photography discussion 5 Days Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 569
Posted By Gate Keeper
Re: How to snap a Mongoose at night without a flash?

Hi Mark, thank you for the link and for the sample video photo. I liked the clarity from the still you captured. I looked at the website for wild life cameras. Lots of reading and decision making....
Forum: General photography discussion 5 Days Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 569
Posted By Gate Keeper
Re: How to snap a Mongoose at night without a flash?

And what is sad, is that we get hardened to it and we have to keep weapons and firearms in the house to protect ourselves. It is a beautiful country, but it has a dark side to it and that is crime. I...
Forum: General photography discussion 5 Days Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 569
Posted By Gate Keeper
Re: How to snap a Mongoose at night without a flash?

I forgot to say how we have sliding patio glass doors and just before dark, I saw the mongoose standing up on its hind feet, peering in. We both saw each other and it was not freaked out by my...
Forum: General photography discussion 5 Days Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 569
Posted By Gate Keeper
Re: How to snap a Mongoose at night without a flash?

Thank you :) and thanks again for your experiences in taking photos at night, the badgers and the peanut bait, most kind.

Depending on the setting, a flash is not always required. An example is...
Forum: General photography discussion 5 Days Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 569
Posted By Gate Keeper
Re: How to snap a Mongoose at night without a flash?

Thanks, I went ahead and did a test shot using the camera on a P setting with the flash and yes, the red light came on.

No sightings of the mongoose last as we had a robber visit us at 2 a.m. He...
Forum: The lounge 5 Days Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 209
Posted By Gate Keeper
Re: Another photography workshop!

Thank you for the write up and for sharing. You have shown the range of the 7.5mm Laowa, are you happy with itís abilities? I identified with the 2nd last shot, you had cows and I had elephants in a...
Forum: General photography discussion 6 Days Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 569
Posted By Gate Keeper
Re: How to snap a Mongoose at night without a flash?

Hi Mark, thanks for the advice. I had not thought about using a video. I have a Sony Video which has a night shot facility where everything comes out in black n white because of the IR. I was hoping...
Forum: General photography discussion 6 Days Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 569
Posted By Gate Keeper
Re: How to snap a Mongoose at night without a flash?

Thanks for coming back and giving me the settings for shooting in the dark. I have never taken any photos in the dark using an Olympus camera with a flash. Your settings I will try with the flash....
Forum: General photography discussion 6 Days Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 569
Posted By Gate Keeper
Re: How to snap a Mongoose at night without a flash?

Hi, thanks for thinking about my question. When the Mongoose stands on its hind feet, it is quite intimidating, so I am happy not to get too close even though they are cute to look at and what you...
Forum: General photography discussion 6 Days Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 569
Posted By Gate Keeper
Re: How to snap a Mongoose at night without a flash?

Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 14-150mm F4.0-5.6 II

I have two M.Zuiko lenses. The one above and the Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 75-300mm f/4.8-6.7 II Lens

The 14-150mm is the lens I had on the...
Forum: General photography discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 569
Posted By Gate Keeper
Re: How to snap a Mongoose at night without a flash?

Thank you for helping. I did a test shot from the bedroom window with the flash on using a phone. In the photo to the right of the illuminated pool, the Mongoose hunts the bushes. Sometimes there are...
Forum: General photography discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 569
Posted By Gate Keeper
How to snap a Mongoose at night without a flash?

I am a light sleeper and last night at 2 am, I was disturbed by a noise outside of the bedroom. When I looked out, it was a Mongoose foraging through the flower beds. Very quietly, I opened the...
Forum: Foto Fair 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2,129
Views: 457,952
Posted By Gate Keeper
Re: Communal Bird Photography Thread

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48044388046_18c680fdd3_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gcw3J3)

mouse bird (https://flic.kr/p/2gcw3J3) by philip Gate Keeper...
Forum: Foto Fair 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2,129
Views: 457,952
Posted By Gate Keeper
Re: Communal Bird Photography Thread

A Bronze Sun Bird in the rain. I should say, I took the shot in low light from the comfort of my bedroom 1/60 f6.7 ISO800

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Forum: Foto Fair 10th May 2019
Replies: 2,129
Views: 457,952
Posted By Gate Keeper
Re: Communal Bird Photography Thread

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47030666544_da17f8c076_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2eDWsD7)Ibis fly by (https://flic.kr/p/2eDWsD7) by philip Gate Keeper...
Forum: Foto Fair 9th May 2019
Replies: 2,654
Views: 1,895,360
Posted By Gate Keeper
Re: Communal Dragonfly, Butterfly and Insect photo thread

Thank you Mark, thank you Dave. You are appreciated, you really are *chr
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