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    Re: Air Show coming up

    http://www.aviationcentral.co.za/2018/02/04/updates-saaf-museum-airshow-2018/
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    Re: Air Show coming up

    http://saafmuseumairshow.co.za/#air
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    Air Show coming up

    https://www.facebook.com/events/1389528924490166/
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    Re: ODP Black Friday disappoints!

    What disappoints me more, and I find it difficult to believe is coincidence. It appears that all the camera stores are price colluding. The same products are on special at the same price.
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    Re: What is fungus in a lens....

    Thank you for the link Elsa. Now I am concerned. I have a Canon 7D mk2 and read this from a very good friend from the aquarium fraternity.

    Should Canon 7D users be worried?
    ...
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    Re: What is fungus in a lens....

    Thank you for the input peep's.

    Is the issue an environment one?
    A care and storage one?
    Specific to certain lens?

    Pointers on how to avoid and questions to ask when purchasing lenses, new...
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    What is fungus in a lens....

    As the thread indicates. What is fungus on the lens and sensor and how does a newbie identify?
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    Re: White Balance...

    Tried that here.... http://www.outdoorphoto.community/gallery/showphoto.php?photo=374766&title=test-sambuca&cat=548

    No nice reflective colors :(
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    Re: Shutter speed in live view limited.

    Well I am so embarrassed. Don't ask what the issue was. :p

    I was using live view in video mode so the frame rate is 1/60.

    For still photos, press the...
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    Re: Shutter speed in live view limited.

    If you check out the watch image EXIF info you will notice that the metering mode has changed to "center weighted" when I have the camera set to "spot" as indicated in the cameo image. The watch was...
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    Re: Shutter speed in live view limited.

    I am going to post two images in the macro gallery. One is of seiko watch that was focused on the 10 hour indicator on the dial and one of a cameo that was focused on the nose showing the scallops of...
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    Re: Shutter speed in live view limited.

    Norm, in manual mode. I compose and set up using viewfinder and the meter on the right hand side within the viewfinder. I want a greater DOF so I set to F/22 etc. I then set the SS to about 1/3 stops...
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    Shutter speed in live view limited.

    Here is the scenario on my 7D mk2. How do I change?

    Camera is 7D mk11, Lens Canon 100mm macro is, 37mm extension tube, No flash, 2x20w led continuous bulbs with a 60mm light tent.

    I set up a...
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    Re: White Balance...

    You people are so malicious and cruel (LOL).

    Have to wait till tomorrow to go through to ODP and get the X-Rite Passport.

    Bought the Purple packaged Choklit Elsa, the wife and grandchild ate...
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    Re: White Balance...

    We will give that one a try Elsa.
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    Re: White Balance...

    Thank you for the pointers Elsa and Peter. They prompted me to look up color balance profiles. I have never bothered with WB, color charts or grey cards. Just used the slider in LR to eyeball what i...
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    Re: White Balance...

    I am asking these questions because I want to get a gist of if it is necessary for macro product photography. I am talking about shiny surfaces like watches, Knives, cutlery and jewelry under...
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    Re: White Balance...

    Thank you Elsa and Simon.

    So taking out a white card and setting WB to it is not often used?
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    White Balance...

    How many members use manual white balance? In underwater photography I was taught to manual white balance even if shooting in RAW.

    Can someone please explain the reasons why most if not all...
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    Re: Gimbal.. Left or Right?

    Terry, In a bird hide I use a camera steady with my Sigma 150-600 contemporary.
    Landscape I use the Canon 16-35mm f/4 on a manfrotto tripod
    Macro I use the Canon 100mm f/2.8 IS

    So mostly...
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    Gimbal.. Left or Right?

    What side is the correct side for the gimbal to be on? Left or right. What works best for you and why.

    For me if it is on the left hand side I have control of the gimbal but awkward control of the...
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    Re: Nitro Circus

    No particular reason Elsa. I thought it was a good opportunity to practice taking some action shots under lights.
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    Re: Nitro Circus

    Thank you Simon. Then I will watch it on red bull TV and save myself a grand.
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    Nitro Circus

    So how do we get to photograph at this event? Tickets say NO Cameras.
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    Re: Migrant's Arriving

    Yup, not truly migrants. They are nomadic though. The ones that visit my garden have not been around since Easter.
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