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   Old Thread  #1915  8 Nov 2012 at 3.00pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
To all fans of the technical side of photography.

To prevent threads cropping up left right and center across many boards, please use this thread to ask techie questions, get techie answers and show off your techie skills.
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   Old Thread  #1000  15 Dec 2008 at 4.44pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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   Old Thread  #2581 16 Oct 2020 at 10.33am Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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Annoying isn't it
I was watching a carp you tube vid the other day, reminded me of picking up the phone when someone was on the Internet in the early nineties with the focus motor jitters and clicky aperture stepping
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   Old Thread  #2580 16 Oct 2020 at 10.03am Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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Thanks duggs, I've got a shotgun mic that fits into the flash housing but yes as you say you can hear the motor!
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   Old Thread  #2579 16 Oct 2020 at 8.31am Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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I can't really help with canon lenses but when video is involved you have to look out for noisey motors. Some of my lenses I can only use for video if I can use a lav mic, or a shotgun mic on an extension lead away from the camera. You'll do well to search for video specific reviews of any lens you consider
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   Old Thread  #2578 15 Oct 2020 at 2.13pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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Hi, I am looking for some advice based on experience and knowledge of what Lens to upgrade too.

I have a Canon 80D and have been using a EFS 18-135mm USM lens, but wanted to get a better zoom, possibly up to 300mm.

Can anyone recommend a high quality lens (for photography and video too)?

Many thanks.
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   Old Thread  #2577 12 Sept 2020 at 10.42am Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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This is so true.

I take pics in high q jpeg and raw with a 36mp camera. Each file is 40 times the size of an old 3.5 floppy disk. And yet I don't delete anything.
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   Old Thread  #2576 24 Aug 2020 at 5.39pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
For anyone who wants to compare the size of cameras, this site gives actual sizes so you can see for yourself before you buy.

https://camerasize.com/compact/

And Camera price buster, fantastic site.

https://www.camerapricebuster.co.uk/


And the used lens site i put here a while ago.

https://usedlens.co.uk/
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   Old Thread  #2575 22 Aug 2020 at 7.56pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
Bought the big camera fishing hoping to get some shots of the hobby/s I saw snatching dragonflies last week, haven seen a glimpse of them this week but I did test the stabilisation last night.

8 seconds handheld was easy, 15 seconds was possible leant against a tree at 12mm (24mm equivalent)
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   Old Thread  #2574 22 Aug 2020 at 7.47pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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here I think

I've never tried it myself

You can get a lot of camera for 500
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   Old Thread  #2573 22 Aug 2020 at 7.41pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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Dont suppose you have links please. Its an old
Camera so not too fussed if it bricks
Cheers 👍👍
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   Old Thread  #2572 22 Aug 2020 at 7.38pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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It doesn't look like it has ports for an intervalometer, your only option would be a software hack, chdk or magic lantern would be 2 places to start if your happy with the camera
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   Old Thread  #2571 22 Aug 2020 at 5.49pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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Chaps after some advice.

Running an old canon s5is. The built in intervalometer dont give me many options so looking for an external one. For the life of me i cant find a compatible one. Possibly camera too old.
If anyone can help with one id appreciate it.

Failing that a new camera with a flip screen and will allow the use of an external intervalometer.
Im in no way an experienced photographer and camera will literally sit in my rucksack for fishing only.
Must have flip screen and hotshoe attachment for my rhinobeam and allow an external intervalometer.
Not looking to spend over 500 notes

Many thanks
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   Old Thread  #2570 10 Aug 2020 at 7.14pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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lol duggs. it was shot at 4ish on saturday. i was killing time untill a zoom drink up with a buddy
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   Old Thread  #2569 10 Aug 2020 at 6.52pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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At 3 o'clock on a monday
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