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  1. Mack

    Up until late last year, even BH Photo offered Mack Warranties before going to a more expensive/extensive warranty firm. Henry Posner of BHP once opined that they don't offer items that don't have a...
  2. SoCal view

    Here's a SoCal view with my D50/Bigma at 195-mm; f/6; 1/160-sec manual focus/settings; Auto-ISO -- Other image is a FZ5 coupled to my telescope from a few years back of Jupiter...

    The real keys...
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    Auto-WB + PSE4

    Auto-WB with minor PP in PSE4;

    Can't fully remember PP steps but, typically, I crop; Levels Adjustment; Brightness-Contrast; Focus Magic OOF

    EXIF Info--
    Exposure Time = 1/250"
    F Number = F11...
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    Pop up flash can be used as well

    Of course, it helps quite a lot to have some assistance from Mother Nature showing off...

    http://telecorder.smugmug.com/photos/180114699_wRuZA-L-1.jpg

    A lot of times, it's better to wait until...
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    Any Pumpkin Images?

    One that I carve each year...
    http://telecorder.smugmug.com/photos/407223995_f5Vfn-L.jpg

    Two new ones this year...
    http://telecorder.smugmug.com/photos/407223948_kZH5Q-L.jpg

    Some from...
  6. A 'Few' Long Lens Reviews

    http://www.dslrgeeks.com/forum/showthread.php?p=2726#post2726

    FWIW, the 170-500 could be considered to be on the low end with the Bigma; Tamron 200-500 & 300 f/4 + TC being on the upper end.
    ...
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    Maybe not...

    I've annotated which chart is for the Bigma (charts on left) and which is for the new 150-500 (Charts on right) -- (NOTE-- upper charts for the Bigma's 50-mm reach should not be compared to the...
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    150-500 MTF - Bigma still reigns

    Not looking good for the 150-500 to be anywhere near the Bigma,,, such a shame...:(
    I put the MTF charts side by side and its apparent the Bigma will still reign......
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    I have a number of 20 x 30 prints made from my...

    I have a number of 20 x 30 prints made from my 6-MP D50 and not all were originally from the 6-MP RAW image but were camera jpg processed to ~2.5-MB file sizes.

    All were post processed in PSE4 -...
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    As regard forums, I usually post & peruse the new...

    As regard forums, I usually post & peruse the new postings at-->
    http://www.dpreview.com/forums/
    http://www.nikonians.org/forums/dcboard.php
    http://www.birdforum.net/forum.php...
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    D50+70-300VR Images

    Just did some quick Picasa2 post processing on some rare species taken at the San Diego Zoo...

    D50 + 70-300 VR hand held f/5.6 ~1/500-sec ISO-200

    Steller's Sea Eagle...
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    Yes; I have both the Sigma EX 1.4X TC and the...

    Yes; I have both the Sigma EX 1.4X TC and the Kenko Pro 300 DG 1.4X TC. Both will mount the 70-300VR. Both will AF (With the Sigma's first lens' side contact taped) although the Sigma seems to hunt a...
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    LOL... actually its only a 3Bd 1400sf... The wife...

    LOL... actually its only a 3Bd 1400sf... The wife has the family room's walls covered in 8x10 pictures of family events with a 36x48 canvas painting of an Eagle landing on one wall. All of my photos...
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    Thanks, DPR & Rooz... I agree the 2nd Pelican...

    Thanks, DPR & Rooz...

    I agree the 2nd Pelican is a bit over sharpened. My posting it was more to illustrate the ability of the Bigma in lower lighting circumstances just before sunset. I...
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    For moderately priced long range lens options,...

    For moderately priced long range lens options, I've posted a list of review links for Nikon mounts at-->
    http://www.dslrgeeks.com/forum/showthread.php?p=2726#post2726

    Keep in mind that the D40...
  16. The 1.7X teleconverter effectivly increases the...

    The 1.7X teleconverter effectivly increases the native lens' focal length by 1.7X eg; adding a 1.7X TC to a 400-mm native lens increases its apparent focal length to 1.7 x 400-mm or 680-mm.

    Keep...
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    Check the Mack FAQ's

    You'll need to pay the $20 transfer fee to transfer the warranty to you -->
    http://mackcam.com/servicecontracts/faq.htm#12
    How to Transfer Your Contract to a New Owner
    1. Send a letter to Mack...
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    EXIF Reader-->Focus Distance Info

    Came across a free EXIF reader that some might be interested in--
    http://www.softpedia.com/progDownload/KUSO-Exif-Viewer-Download-52677.html
    For Nikon D-lenses, it will give you the details for -->...
  19. Another view

    For my part, I have 5-year Mack Extended Warranties on my camera bodies. For less than 10% of the purchase price, I have coverage that covers my units and, if I sell my body, the warranty is...
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    Play with this Flash animation

    http://dryreading.com/camera/index.html

    ....for how the variables of ISO/Shutter speed/Aperture/EV compensation will affect the exposure
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    18-Day turn-around...

    for my Nikon D50 body needing a digi-board replacement. Arrived Mack 1/10/08; Return shipped 1/22/08 w/UPS tracking to SoCal indicates expected delivery back to me Monday 1/28/08... 18-Days

    Needed...
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    Another Personal Kudo for Mack

    My Nikon D50 had been experiencing an issue with black/no images in low light whenever the aperture was at or slower than f/4 for a while :( and I finally shipped it off to Mack.

    I completed the...
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    No problem...

    If only there were a way to post the LCD screen shots of full and zoomed in for IQ checks... my D50 is at Mack getting repaired for a digi-board replacement... :)

    I've found that, for me, one...
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    More MP don't mean closer subjects

    Spend the $$ on better glass. More MPs don't always equate to ability to crop more to make up for shorter lenses nor do they equate to ability to make larger prints...
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    Another way to view reach of a lens

    Distance to subject, subject size and IQ of the lens are all inter-related. -- The first two correlate to determining the long end needs and the latter is strongly related to cost.

    Mothman13 did a...
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