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    Best settings for wildlife

    Thank you for this I am a beginner and never shot any wildlife before. Sham it seems to have hit a few nerves. Sorry for the upset.
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    Best settings for wildlife

    Hi everyone, Please can you cast some light on the best settings to use when photographing wildlife? I will be using my 70d and possibly a 70-200 f/2.8 or a 70-300 f/5.6 not sure which would be best. I am also unsure of the best settings to use on the camera for this type of action. Your...
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    Kenyan wildlife May 2014

    Like the other comments, I like the Elephant shot and possibly reduce the sharp sky effect. I am due over in a couple of weeks and would also like to know what lens to take. Not looking to take more than two or one if possible would like to take my 70-200 f2.8 sigma would that be useful or ai do...
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    Star trails

    Hi Matthew, Thank you for your help. I'm an old geezer so it will take a few readings I guess;) Just don't know where to start. I'm off on my jollies and plan on doing this type of shoot. However when I get away I don't want to find I'm missing an item:mad: So it's a check, check and then check...
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    Star trails

    Good evening, I am going on the trip of a lifetime with my better half. One thing I would like to do when out in the wild is a Star trail. Has anyone a easy to follow ( idiots guide) to what to do how to set up etc. I would hate to miss this opportunity. I will be taking my d70 and a sigma...
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    Motor sports

    Couple of shots for you. On the #21 bike John Hopkins of BSB fame. The second is a ex bike rider Sir Chris Hoy racing his Nissan GT
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    Motor sports

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    Hahnel Combi TF & Canon 70d

    Good evening all, Can anyone help. I am looking to take some Start trail shots and would like to use a remote control for my 70d. Anyone know if the Hahnal Combi TF works with a 70d or anyone have any suggestions for a wireless remote that's easy to work. Not looking to speed a fortune. Also...
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    Macro Lens

    Hi all, Well thanks again for the many replays and opinions. I have seen Pete has said that MPB have some second hand. What's the feel of bUying second hand equipment? I'm not sure what to look out for on the" is this lens working etc" Also where or what is MPB? Many thanks again team.
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    Camera bag

    Hi Jason, I have been looking at the Lowepro Sligshot. It has a great design and you can access your camera when on the move without taking the back pack off. Have a look at their web site. They do one Sling Shot 302?? I think that will take a Laptop up to around 15" May be a bit out on the...
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    Macro Lens

    Hey guy's, A big thank you for the advice. I guess it's off to rob a bank!!! Or save for the Canon 100 f2.8L? I just hope I can get some good photos with it??? Nice to see that yet again the photography community have been superb. When I am out and about and see a photographer there's always a...
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    Macro Lens

    Hi Simon, Thank you for your reply. :thumbs: I will look into the 100mm lens. Would you suggest using a flash when working with insects:thinking: I'm unsure if it would cause them to move/ fly away. I have not had any experience with this area and would like to try and get some good shots...
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    Macro Lens

    Hi all:wave: Please can I ask for some help as I am confused :thinking: I would like to get some good close up shots of insects and bugs etc, I would call it Macro:thinking: What would be the type of lens to buy for this on a tight budget? I have a Canon 450d and may switch to the 70d soon...
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    7d or 70d

    Thanks for the heads up, can I ask what you changed from? I'm moving from a 450d and don't wish to just too soon and too far! How's the 70d ?
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    7d or 70d

    Just unsure how easy the change would be from 450d to a 7d?
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