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by Stany Buyle
Tue 13 Feb 2024 12:00
Forum: Nikon
Topic: After three years Canon, back to Nikon. Nikon Z8 made me change my mind.
Replies: 15
Views: 7278

Nikon Z8 with the Nikon Z 24-120/4.0 S for close up photopgraphy

Nikon Z8 with the Nikon Z 24-120/4.0 S for close up photopgraphy The Nikon Z 24-120/4.0 S is a great lens for general use with high sharpness, fast AF and excellent VR, but where this lens really excels is for close-up photography... Two samples, taken yesterday, on tripod. Converted to jpeg in Nik...
by Stany Buyle
Fri 9 Feb 2024 10:54
Forum: Nikon
Topic: Z 8 Firmware Version 2.00
Replies: 2
Views: 90

Re: Z 8 Firmware Version 2.00

And now I have a dedicated "birds" recognition AF mode and a pixel shift option to experiment related to macro...

Thank you Nikon. This is F A N T A S T I C ! ! !👍
by Stany Buyle
Wed 7 Feb 2024 18:01
Forum: Nikon
Topic: Z 8 Firmware Version 2.00
Replies: 2
Views: 90

Re: Z 8 Firmware Version 2.00

Installed the update.
Everything still works... 😰
by Stany Buyle
Fri 2 Feb 2024 13:43
Forum: Images from our members: Nature, wildlife,macro, Fauna & Flora
Topic: Grote kievit populatie in Grevelingen (Noord-Frankrijk)
Replies: 0
Views: 379

Grote kievit populatie in Grevelingen (Noord-Frankrijk)

Gisteren zag ik een opmerkelijk grote kievit populatie in de velden van Grevelingen.

:arrow: Klik op onderstaande foto voor een groter beeld.
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by Stany Buyle
Fri 2 Feb 2024 13:37
Forum: Nikon
Topic: After three years Canon, back to Nikon. Nikon Z8 made me change my mind.
Replies: 15
Views: 7278

Z8 & Z 100-400 - long distance shot Detail

Extremely good optics...
Here underneath a sample of the detail you get on a long distance shot:


:arrow: Click on the image to open the full size crop.
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by Stany Buyle
Fri 2 Feb 2024 11:07
Forum: Nikon
Topic: After three years Canon, back to Nikon. Nikon Z8 made me change my mind.
Replies: 15
Views: 7278

Nikon Z8 & Z 100-400 FOR CLOSE UP PHOTOGRAPHY

I wrote already that TMHO the Z 100-400 is an optical miracle . Well, despite the winter period, we had an exceptionally beautiful, sunny day yesterday and the first insects showed up... With Nikon Z8 & Z 100-400, taken handheld (*) , some of the best images related to detail out of approx 40 i...
by Stany Buyle
Mon 15 Jan 2024 13:02
Forum: Nikon
Topic: After three years Canon, back to Nikon. Nikon Z8 made me change my mind.
Replies: 15
Views: 7278

NCSET backup file for custom settings

For some unknown reason, Nikon does not provide its top models with very handy custom settings as they do with the entry-level models (C1, C2, C3) and like Canon does with all their cameras. During my switch from Canon to Nikon, that was one of the small downsides for Nikon. You can solve this some...
by Stany Buyle
Fri 5 Jan 2024 15:02
Forum: Nikon
Topic: After three years Canon, back to Nikon. Nikon Z8 made me change my mind.
Replies: 15
Views: 7278

Nikkor Z 100-400 on Nikon Z8

The nikkor Z100-400 is an optical miracle I am extremely happy with the Z100-400 lens. It's simply an optical miracle in a lightweight package with blazing-fast autofocus... Incredible sharpness SOOC with subjects at long distances and it can be used as a nearly-macro lens with its 0.38 maximum rep...
by Stany Buyle
Tue 26 Dec 2023 17:25
Forum: Nikon
Topic: After three years Canon, back to Nikon. Nikon Z8 made me change my mind.
Replies: 15
Views: 7278

Z8 & nikkor Z 180-600

1. Cropped
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2. Resized to 1000px wide
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by Stany Buyle
Sun 10 Dec 2023 10:20
Forum: Nikon
Topic: After three years Canon, back to Nikon. Nikon Z8 made me change my mind.
Replies: 15
Views: 7278

Z8 & nikkor Z 180-600: The moon with 180-600

Z8 & nikkor Z 180-600: The moon with 180-600. 100% crop. B/W conversion in NV.

:arrow: Click on the image to open the full size crop.
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by Stany Buyle
Fri 8 Dec 2023 21:40
Forum: Nikon
Topic: After three years Canon, back to Nikon. Nikon Z8 made me change my mind.
Replies: 15
Views: 7278

Nikon 180-600 F6.3 on Nikon Z8

2 images with the 180-600 taken handheld, resized to 1250px widest side. The first one with a 100% and exif pasted. The images are as they come OOC. https://www.myphotogallery.name/1-Z8/Z8-review-z180-600Z8-review-z180-600DSC_2982-NU.jpg https://www.myphotogallery.name/1-Z8/Z8-review-z180-600DSC_10...
by Stany Buyle
Sun 3 Dec 2023 15:54
Forum: Nikon
Topic: After three years Canon, back to Nikon. Nikon Z8 made me change my mind.
Replies: 15
Views: 7278

Nikon Z8 exposure latitude and DR

From this afternoon, heavily cropped, taken in dark, cloudy weather. This image was underexposed by 3 stops and has been post-processed while lifting shadows and exposure. Just like all Nikon cameras since D800 & D7000, Z8' NEF files have a very large exposure latitude. https://www.myphotogalle...
by Stany Buyle
Sat 18 Nov 2023 21:31
Forum: Nikon
Topic: TUTORIAL to Use Nikon’s Z9/Z8 Banks & Save Settings - Hudson Henry Photography
Replies: 1
Views: 2432

TUTORIAL to Use Nikon’s Z9/Z8 Banks & Save Settings - Hudson Henry Photography

Nikon Z8: Full Menu Setup Guide For Bank A Standard Settings-Hudson Henry Photography https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4XlJnkRejuo Approaching the Scene 190: How To Use Nikon’s Z9/Z8 Banks & Save Settings https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aNZbT_9_sf8 Nikon Z8: Banks B-D Action, Landscape & Ast...
by Stany Buyle
Sun 5 Nov 2023 10:47
Forum: Nikon
Topic: After three years Canon, back to Nikon. Nikon Z8 made me change my mind.
Replies: 15
Views: 7278

Nikon Z8, first impressions...

Nikon Z8 , first impressions... Body and handling: The Nikon Z8 isn't a small or a light camera body. It is more bulky and heavy than the EOS R5 I used during the last 3 years (910 grams vs 738 grams including battery and memory cards). The Nikon Z8 is a rugged pro-spec body with an impressive comb...
by Stany Buyle
Mon 30 Oct 2023 21:34
Forum: Canon
Topic: After three years Canon, back to Nikon. Nikon Z8 made me change my mind.
Replies: 0
Views: 451

After three years Canon, back to Nikon. Nikon Z8 made me change my mind.

Hi to all of you! W hen I changed from Nikon to Canon back in 2020 I was sure that this was a one-way ticket . Changing brands is not only an expensive operation, but it is also a bit like changing lanes in a traffic jam: Once you change lanes, the one you were in before starts moving... After I so...
by Stany Buyle
Mon 30 Oct 2023 21:34
Forum: Nikon
Topic: After three years Canon, back to Nikon. Nikon Z8 made me change my mind.
Replies: 15
Views: 7278

After three years Canon, back to Nikon. Nikon Z8 made me change my mind.

Nikon Z8 , the camera that made me change my mind. Hi to all of you! W hen I changed from Nikon to Canon back in 2020 I was sure that this was a one-way ticket . Changing brands is not only an expensive operation, but it is also a bit like changing lanes in a traffic jam: Once you change lanes, the...
by Stany Buyle
Thu 24 Aug 2023 07:57
Forum: Images from our members: Nature, wildlife,macro, Fauna & Flora
Topic: Dragonfly with EOS R7 and RF 100 macro, taken handheld.
Replies: 2
Views: 6882

Re: Dragonfly with EOS R7 and RF 100 macro, taken handheld.

One more, same session, same equipment and handheld. Resized to 1250 px wide.

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No sharpening in PP applied... Great lens. :o

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by Stany Buyle
Wed 23 Aug 2023 14:37
Forum: Images from our members: Nature, wildlife,macro, Fauna & Flora
Topic: Dragonfly with EOS R7 and RF 100 macro, taken handheld.
Replies: 2
Views: 6882

Dragonfly with EOS R7 and RF 100 macro, taken handheld.

From this week, with EOS R7 and RF 100 macro, taken handheld. After sorting my numerous dragonfly images from that afternoon in the excellent FasrRawViewer software, I converted these to my taste in Canon DPP software. Both images are resized to 1250px wide. I used Adobe only to put ©... https://ww...
by Stany Buyle
Tue 1 Aug 2023 13:41
Forum: Canon
Topic: Returned the RF100-500, bought an EF100-400 II again...
Replies: 2
Views: 3681

Re: Returned the RF100-500, bought an EF100-400 II again...

Another one, taken handheld. No sharpening in PP.

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by Stany Buyle
Sun 30 Jul 2023 22:27
Forum: Canon
Topic: Returned the RF100-500, bought an EF100-400 II again...
Replies: 2
Views: 3681

Re: Returned the RF100-500, bought an EF100-400 II again...

From yesterday, taken handheld, no sharpening, only resized: https://www.debiljartkrant.nl/1-1-VARIA/20230729-2Y7A4774.JPG And a 100% crop: https://www.debiljartkrant.nl/1-1-VARIA/20230729-2Y7A4774-crop.JPG + 1/2 EV in PP. Cropped as you can see in the screenshot. No sharpening. Converted in Canon ...
by Stany Buyle
Wed 26 Jul 2023 21:36
Forum: Canon
Topic: Zhongyi Optics launches the Mitakon APO 200mm f/4 Macro 1X for RF
Replies: 1
Views: 8087

Re: Zhongyi Optics launches the Mitakon APO 200mm f/4 Macro 1X for RF

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hdcF_28ZeD4 2.196 weergaven In première gegaan op 21 jul 2023 #macrophotography #macro #macrolens Welcome to the world of macro photography with Mitakon 200mm F/4, the ultimate macro lens on budget. Capture the tiniest details with 1x magnification, while enjoying the...
by Stany Buyle
Thu 22 Jun 2023 10:25
Forum: Images from our members: Miscellanious
Topic: Winnie en Baloe
Replies: 69
Views: 80453

Winnie, 5/03/2019 - 22/06/2023

Winnie, 5/03/2019 - 22/06/2023 Een bijzonder droevige dag voor ons, Winnie is niet meer... Na een chronisch nierprobleem hebben we veel te vroeg afscheid moeten nemen van de liefste hond die ik ooit heb gehad... http://www.myphotogallery.name/WB/Winnie-Baloe2019060302.JPG http://www.myphotogallery....
by Stany Buyle
Mon 5 Jun 2023 18:19
Forum: Canon
Topic: Returned the RF100-500, bought an EF100-400 II again...
Replies: 2
Views: 3681

Returned the RF100-500, bought an EF100-400 II again...

Good afternoon, related topic: "MORE AFFORDABLE AND REASONABLE FAST CANON RF TELE LENSES PLEASE..." I used the EF 100-400 II already with a fringer adapter when I was still a Nikon Z user and I found it one of the finest tele zoom lenses I ever used. http://www.myphotogallery.name/fringer...
by Stany Buyle
Tue 16 May 2023 09:07
Forum: Canon
Topic: Canon, give us more affordable and reasonable fast RF teles, please...
Replies: 1
Views: 3287

Canon, give us more affordable and reasonable fast RF teles, please...

When I changed from Nikon Z6 & Z7 to Canon back in 2020 because of the incredible R5 I could live with the RF lenses available. Now, 3 years later I notice that the Canon RF tele lens range is still: whether affordable with F8-F11 aperture whether in the +€ 10.000 price range with nothing in be...
by Stany Buyle
Thu 20 Apr 2023 11:20
Forum: Canon
Topic: Canon RF 100-300mm F2.8L IS USM
Replies: 2
Views: 6776

Re: Canon RF 100-300mm F2.8L IS USM

Specifications with 2x Extender
Focal Length
200mm - 600mm

Great... :o
Weight (g) 2590
Hmmm... :?
by Stany Buyle
Wed 19 Apr 2023 17:45
Forum: Canon
Topic: A little spider with R7, taken handhold
Replies: 0
Views: 6271

A little spider with R7, taken handhold

The R7 pleases me VERY much for handheld macro while the AF is just incredibly fast and accurate.

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and a 100% crop of the focus area:


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by Stany Buyle
Sun 9 Apr 2023 10:12
Forum: Open Talk-Photography related
Topic: Breaking news: DPReview.com to close
Replies: 5
Views: 6681

Re: Breaking news: DPReview.com to close

First of all, happy Eastern! Secondly: The absolute best photography forum I know is www.belgiumdigital.com/ , with an annual membership fee of € 55 Language is Dutch. Founded in 1999, it still works very well and is profitable. Very friendly communication between members, sharing photography' pass...
by Stany Buyle
Thu 30 Mar 2023 11:37
Forum: Canon
Topic: EOS R5 Firmware Update, Version 1.8.1
Replies: 3
Views: 4962

Re: EOS R5 Firmware Update, Version 1.8.1 -high resolution shot

Update went flawless, and now there is the high-resolution-shot option...

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by Stany Buyle
Tue 7 Mar 2023 17:56
Forum: Canon
Topic: EOS R7 Firmware Update, Version 1.3.0
Replies: 1
Views: 4510

Re: EOS R7 Firmware Update, Version 1.3.0

The update of my R7 went flawlessly and no problems after the update neither.
by Stany Buyle
Thu 23 Feb 2023 13:19
Forum: Thank you!
Topic: Alternate computers België
Replies: 0
Views: 9729

Alternate computers België

https://www.myphotogallery.name/ThankYou/Alternate_1000px.jpg Mijn ervaring met Alternate België: Ik was al +15 jaar klant bij Alternate & Wave Nederland toen ik de eerste keer iets kocht bij Alternate België in Aartselaar. Een zeer recent en redelijk complex technisch probleem met RAM geheugen...
by Stany Buyle
Sat 18 Feb 2023 14:21
Forum: Canon
Topic: Canon RF 50mm F1.8 user review...
Replies: 4
Views: 5725

Canon RF 50mm F1.8 user review. Step 2: sharpness while used on EOS R7

Step 2: sharpness & while used on EOS R7 A picture in good light @ iso 200, F1.8, 1/1250 sec, picture taken handheld. Eye detection was OFF https://www.myphotogallery.name/stany/20230218-R7-RF50mm-AR7A5281-1250px-c.JPG And a 100% crop: https://www.myphotogallery.name/stany/20230218-R7-RF50mm-AR...
by Stany Buyle
Fri 17 Feb 2023 16:30
Forum: Canon
Topic: Canon RF 50mm F1.8 user review...
Replies: 4
Views: 5725

Canon RF 50mm F1.8 user review. Step 2: sharpness while used on EOS R7

Step 2: sharpness @ F1.8 & while used on EOS R7 Two sample pictures taken handheld in low light. The first one at iso 6400, 1/125 sec and F1.8 . Converted from raw to jpeg in Canon DPP. No further sharpening or post-processing. R7 seems to perform extremely well @ high iso... http://www.myphoto...
by Stany Buyle
Fri 17 Feb 2023 16:06
Forum: Canon
Topic: Canon RF 50mm F1.8 user review...
Replies: 4
Views: 5725

Canon RF 50mm F1.8 user review step 1: AF check.

After unpacking, step 1: AF check while shooting handheld. This kind of testing, -with at least 10 test pictures-, gives me an idea about AF accuracy and speed, part one of my first impressions... http://www.myphotogallery.name/stany/20230216-R7-RF50mmF18-AR7A5239-AF-exif-1250px.JPG In all 10 test ...
by Stany Buyle
Fri 17 Feb 2023 15:57
Forum: Canon
Topic: Canon RF 50mm F1.8 user review...
Replies: 4
Views: 5725

Canon RF 50mm F1.8 user review...

My RF50mm F1.8 arrived... :D Last Friday I ordered an RF 50mm F1.8 lens for occasional portraiture or snapshot in low light with my R7 as a compact, lightweight setup. The R7' crop factor turns it into an 80mm F1.8 which should be perfect for portraiture... Of course, I ordered this lens @ Audiophi...
by Stany Buyle
Sat 4 Feb 2023 16:46
Forum: Canon
Topic: EOS R7 with EF300mm f/4L IS USM-image with exif
Replies: 0
Views: 6327

EOS R7 with EF300mm f/4L IS USM-image with exif

EOS R7 with EF300mm f/4L IS USM-image with exif Technically this +25-year-old F4 lens works very well on my EOS R7. I use the basic Canon EF-R adapter. Image stabilization is clearly first generation but it helps while shooting handheld. Underneath image is taken handhold with IS on. iso 3200, F4 a...
by Stany Buyle
Sun 29 Jan 2023 14:42
Forum: Images from our members: Nature, wildlife,macro, Fauna & Flora
Topic: Eos R7 & RF 100-400: Robin redbreast
Replies: 1
Views: 4490

Eos R7 & RF 100-400: Robin redbreast

Image captured with eos R7 & RF 100-400 @ 400MM iso 1600. F8. 1/200 sec. version 1: converted from RAW in PE 2023 https://www.myphotogallery.name/stany/20221213-AR7A2121-roodborstje-iso1600-100-400-1600px.jpg The initial exposure was PERFECT to my taste. I didn't change anything. When perfectly...
by Stany Buyle
Wed 11 Jan 2023 23:02
Forum: Canon
Topic: R7 RAW burst - interesting links - Interessante links
Replies: 1
Views: 4507

R7 RAW burst - interesting links - Interessante links

CANON R7 - Why & How RAW Burst


EOS Extra | Vooropname bij RAW-burst | EOS R7 (Dutch - Nederlands)
by Stany Buyle
Sat 24 Dec 2022 20:00
Forum: Canon
Topic: EOS R7 - in camera focus stacking - first trial
Replies: 3
Views: 4477

Re: EOS R7 - in camera focus stacking - first trial

One of the individual images from this session, converted in Canon dpp:

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by Stany Buyle
Sat 24 Dec 2022 18:44
Forum: Canon
Topic: EOS R7 - in camera focus stacking - first trial
Replies: 3
Views: 4477

Re: EOS R7 - in camera focus stacking - second trial

A 100% crop from the original stacked image. No post-processing has been done.

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by Stany Buyle
Fri 23 Dec 2022 21:12
Forum: Canon
Topic: EOS R7 - in camera focus stacking - first trial
Replies: 3
Views: 4477

Re: EOS R7 - in camera focus stacking - second trial

I still have to learn a lot about this camera and about the possibilities with in-camera photo stacking but the underneath result pleases me a lot. The image is a little bit cropped and after that resized from 4265x2843 to 1500x1000px for publication on this website. The number of images was set to...
by Stany Buyle
Thu 15 Dec 2022 12:41
Forum: Canon
Topic: EOS R7 - in camera focus stacking - first trial
Replies: 3
Views: 4477

EOS R7 - in camera focus stacking - first trial

I was experimenting a bit with the in-camera focus stacking of the EOS R7 and it makes a fantastic camera even better. The procedure to activate in camera focus stacking is very easy as explained here . https://www.myphotogallery.name/stany/20221212-AR7A1843-1250px-c.jpg A crop resized to 1000px wi...
by Stany Buyle
Sun 30 Oct 2022 20:39
Forum: Nikon
Topic: WaterBear and Nikon present: The Pole of Inaccessibility (2022)
Replies: 0
Views: 4300

WaterBear and Nikon present: The Pole of Inaccessibility (2022)

WaterBear and Nikon present: The Pole of Inaccessibility (2022) Nikon Europe 219K abonnees https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=davLglEUt9Y Launching from the UK and sailing via Madeira and the Azores archipelago, adventurers duo, the Turner Twins, are on a mission to reach the Atlantic “Pole of Inacces...
by Stany Buyle
Tue 11 Oct 2022 20:33
Forum: Nikon
Topic: WaterBear & Nikon present: An Eye For Detail (2021)
Replies: 0
Views: 4367

WaterBear & Nikon present: An Eye For Detail (2021)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7fh3ga8Vg6g Nikon Europe 219K abonnees 23-year-old Alfie Bowen is an up-and-com­ing wildlife pho­tog­ra­ph­er whose work is start­ing to take the world by storm, and his fans include the likes of Chris Pack­ham and Richard Bran­son. But his life wasn’t always this pro...
by Stany Buyle
Fri 16 Sep 2022 19:34
Forum: Canon
Topic: Canon R7 Tutorial
Replies: 3
Views: 3953

Canon R7 Drive Modes Tutorial

by Stany Buyle
Wed 14 Sep 2022 12:00
Forum: Open talk "Just about anything..."
Topic: RIP Irene Papas
Replies: 0
Views: 3586

RIP Irene Papas

Irene Papas passed away. RIP.
:arrow: https://nl.wikipedia.org/wiki/Irene_Papas

by Stany Buyle
Sun 11 Sep 2022 14:59
Forum: Canon
Topic: Dragonfly in flight with EOS R5 and RF 100-400/5.6-8.0 IS
Replies: 0
Views: 3783

Dragonfly in flight with EOS R5 and RF 100-400/5.6-8.0 IS

From this morning, a dragonfly-in-flight with my R5 & RF 100-400/5.6-8.0 IS. Shooting conditions were optimal. Sunny, no wind so I could go for a slower shutter speed than I normally use for dragonflies-in-flight. Slow shutter speed shows wing motion, what I like better than "frozen" ...
by Stany Buyle
Thu 25 Aug 2022 12:52
Forum: Canon
Topic: Canon RF 100-400/5.6-8.0 IS review
Replies: 19
Views: 20605

Re: Canon RF 100-400/5.6-8.0 IS review

Yesterday I met a swarm of dragonflies. They were chasing and flying extremely fast which obliged me to go for 1/4000 shutter speed.

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by Stany Buyle
Thu 25 Aug 2022 12:52
Forum: Canon
Topic: Amazing subject tracking with EOS R5
Replies: 2
Views: 3237

Re: Amazing subject tracking with EOS R5

Yesterday I met a swarm of really big dragonflies. Never saw such big ones in this region. I wonder if their size is influenced by climate change...They were chasing and flying extremely fast which obliged me to go for 1/4000 shutter speed.

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by Stany Buyle
Tue 23 Aug 2022 16:02
Forum: Canon
Topic: Amazing subject tracking with EOS R5
Replies: 2
Views: 3237

Re: Amazing subject tracking with EOS R5

Red square AF point indication as you can see in DPP4. Dead on for more than 50 consecutive shots... :o
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by Stany Buyle
Sun 21 Aug 2022 18:05
Forum: Canon
Topic: Canon RF 100-400/5.6-8.0 IS review
Replies: 19
Views: 20605

Re: Canon RF 100-400/5.6-8.0 IS review

Image taken in relative bad light and iso 2500.
Crop resized to 1250px longest side from 2553 x 1702px

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by Stany Buyle
Thu 18 Aug 2022 15:08
Forum: Nikon
Topic: KRABMEDIA OVER PROFESSIONELE VIDEO PRODUCTIES MET DE NIKON Z 9
Replies: 0
Views: 4098

KRABMEDIA OVER PROFESSIONELE VIDEO PRODUCTIES MET DE NIKON Z 9

KRABMEDIA OVER PROFESSIONELE VIDEO PRODUCTIES MET DE NIKON Z 9 :arrow: https://www.nikon.be/nl_BE/learn-and-explore/photography-articles.tag/learn_and_explore/photography_articles/krabmedia-about-professional-video-production.dcr?j=4357856&sfmc_sub=710303053&l=514_HTML&u=277864308&m...
by Stany Buyle
Tue 16 Aug 2022 18:24
Forum: Canon
Topic: Amazing subject tracking with EOS R5
Replies: 2
Views: 3237

Amazing subject tracking with EOS R5

Once more, -after thousands of times before-, I experienced the amazing subject tracking the R5 has, even with a "slow" lens like the RF 100-400 F5.6-F8 Approx 50 pictures of the traject this bee did, were all in focus. :o The image resized to 1000 px longest side... No sharpening or any ...
by Stany Buyle
Tue 16 Aug 2022 17:54
Forum: Images from our members: Nature, wildlife,macro, Fauna & Flora
Topic: Nectarians...
Replies: 3
Views: 3590

Re: Nectarians...

Goedenavond Carlos, Dank voor je reactie. Wat betreft dat "ingedeukt" oog heb ik een 100% crop gepost. https://www.myphotogallery.name/stany/20220815-2Y7A5335-CROP100.JPG Hieronder 2 meer gedetailleerde foto's van die blinde bij waar die haartjes duidelijk zichtbaar zijn, genomen op 5/07/...
by Stany Buyle
Tue 16 Aug 2022 16:25
Forum: Canon
Topic: Canon RF 100-400/5.6-8.0 IS review
Replies: 19
Views: 20605

Re: Canon RF 100-400/5.6-8.0 IS review

by Stany Buyle
Tue 16 Aug 2022 15:48
Forum: Images from our members: Nature, wildlife,macro, Fauna & Flora
Topic: Nectarians...
Replies: 3
Views: 3590

Nectarians...

From yesterday with my R5 & RF100-400 mm. Taken handheld. The images are resized to 1250px longest side. http://www.myphotogallery.name/stany/20220815-2Y7A5151.JPG https://www.myphotogallery.name/stany/20220815-2Y7A5156.JPG http://www.myphotogallery.name/stany/20220815-2Y7A5174.JPG http://www.m...
by Stany Buyle
Tue 16 Aug 2022 10:39
Forum: Open talk "Just about anything..."
Topic: Academy apologises to Sacheen Littlefeather for abuse suffered after refusing Oscar | SBS News
Replies: 0
Views: 3708

Academy apologises to Sacheen Littlefeather for abuse suffered after refusing Oscar | SBS News

From SBS News :arrow: https://www.youtube.com/c/sbsnews Almost 50 years after Sacheen Littlefeather made headlines for refusing Marlon Brando's Best Actor award in 1973, the Academy has formally apologized for the mistreatment she experienced. https://www.youtube.com/watch?app=desktop&v=2QUacU0...
by Stany Buyle
Fri 5 Aug 2022 09:42
Forum: Open talk "Just about anything..."
Topic: Chimpanzee Rehabilitation Project in Gambia - "LUCY THE HUMAN CHIMP"
Replies: 0
Views: 3697

Chimpanzee Rehabilitation Project in Gambia - "LUCY THE HUMAN CHIMP"

Gisterenavond was er een prachtige documentaire/film op TV over het "Chimpanzee Rehabilitation Project" met Janis Carter. :arrow: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chimpanzee_Rehabilitation_Project Prachtig verhaal over de relatie tussen mens en dier en meer bepaald over Chimpansee Lucy en Ja...
by Stany Buyle
Wed 3 Aug 2022 10:52
Forum: Canon
Topic: Canon R6,R5 & R3 firmware updates op canon USA website
Replies: 2
Views: 2943

Canon R5 firmware update

I did the update from 1.5.2 --> 1.6 and everything went well. I made my download from the Canon UK website as I always do.
2 weeks and a couple of hundred pictures later I encountered no issues. :D

Kindest regards,
Stany
by Stany Buyle
Tue 26 Jul 2022 13:21
Forum: Canon
Topic: Canon R7 Full In The Field Review by Jan Wegener
Replies: 2
Views: 2953

Re: Canon R7 Full In The Field Review by Jan Wegener

Is a CROP Camera The RIGHT Choice? | Canon R7 & Others In The Field

by Stany Buyle
Mon 25 Jul 2022 21:50
Forum: Canon
Topic: Canon RF 100-400/5.6-8.0 IS review
Replies: 19
Views: 20605

Re: Canon RF 100-400/5.6-8.0 IS review

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by Stany Buyle
Sun 17 Jul 2022 18:52
Forum: Canon
Topic: Canon RF 100-400/5.6-8.0 IS review
Replies: 19
Views: 20605

Re: Canon RF 100-400/5.6-8.0 IS review

From 3122 x3122 px resized to 1250 x 1250 px

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by Stany Buyle
Sun 17 Jul 2022 16:02
Forum: Image Post Processing
Topic: FastStone Image Viewer 7.6
Replies: 0
Views: 4043

FastStone Image Viewer 7.6

In his nice R7 review, Jan Wegener reminded me about this free software
https://www.faststone.org/FSIVDownload.htm
by Stany Buyle
Wed 13 Jul 2022 10:25
Forum: Canon
Topic: Canon RF 100-400/5.6-8.0 IS review
Replies: 19
Views: 20605

Re: Canon RF 100-400/5.6-8.0 IS review

Underneath image is a crop from the area as you can see in the pasted exif and resized to 1250px wide.
Taken handheld with EOS R5.


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And a 100% crop of the eye...

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by Stany Buyle
Tue 12 Jul 2022 09:51
Forum: Astro photography & astronomy related topics.
Topic: NASA’s Webb Delivers Deepest Infrared Image of Universe Yet
Replies: 1
Views: 3001

NASA’s Webb Delivers Deepest Infrared Image of Universe Yet

:arrow: https://www.nasa.gov/webbfirstimages https://www.myphotogallery.name/astro/20220712-NASA-800px.jpg President Joe Biden unveiled this image of galaxy cluster SMACS 0723, known as Webb’s First Deep Field, during a White House event Monday, July 11 Webb’s image covers a patch of sky approximate...
by Stany Buyle
Sun 10 Jul 2022 14:02
Forum: Open Talk-Photography related
Topic: Scam Photography Websites You Should Avoid…
Replies: 5
Views: 5075

Re: Scam Photography Websites You Should Avoid…

I just saw once more that DP doesn't authorize critical stuff in their fora towards companies who advertise on their website, even if these topics are very kind but rational towards the brand they are talking about, in this case, Nikon with Z9. The topic with link to this video by Ray Hennessy was ...
by Stany Buyle
Sun 10 Jul 2022 12:19
Forum: Nikon
Topic: AF frustrations with Nikon Z as I had, by someone else
Replies: 0
Views: 4252

AF frustrations with Nikon Z as I had, by someone else

(Found this link on Dpreview --> https://www.dpreview.com/forums/post/66308506 posted by KKnipser) Nikon fans hate this kind of comment and they will do everything possible to crash this reviewer, Nikon officials ignore it and Nikon's PR and youtube guys & girls never mention it. But this was o...
by Stany Buyle
Mon 4 Jul 2022 21:58
Forum: Images from our members: People, portraiture, weddings, music concerts, theatre...
Topic: R & R
Replies: 0
Views: 7208

R & R

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:idea: R & R = Romée and Raphaël

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by Stany Buyle
Sun 3 Jul 2022 20:50
Forum: Canon
Topic: Canon R7 Tutorial
Replies: 3
Views: 3953

Canon R7 Tutorial

Canon R7 Tutorial Training Overview Set Up - Part 1 - Made for Beginners https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bheMRqCXUME Canon R7 Tutorial Training Overview Set Up - Part 2 - Menu System - Made for Beginners https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xJzbsmnJ6Cw I bought my EOS R7 @ Audiophil in Aachen-Germany. h...
by Stany Buyle
Wed 29 Jun 2022 09:31
Forum: Nikon
Topic: Tuto Nikon Z9 - Bien entretenir son matériel
Replies: 0
Views: 3880

Tuto Nikon Z9 - Bien entretenir son matériel

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dh-VrKf_DUU&list=PL2qim9hdHH9I4786Ov8zhZrWH-OMrTMdH&index=3 Nikon France 21,2K abonnees Comment faire pour bien entretenir son matériel photo et le préserver de façon durable ? Vous saurez tout sur les méthodes de nettoyages de professionnels du service. Bien ...
by Stany Buyle
Fri 24 Jun 2022 17:53
Forum: Astro photography & astronomy related topics.
Topic: Planetary Alignment 2022 - Five Planets align in Planet Parade
Replies: 0
Views: 3662

Planetary Alignment 2022 - Five Planets align in Planet Parade

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XeGwDfF9i3I Planetary alignment between Saturn, Jupiter, Mars, Venus, and Mercury with addition of the Moon will occur on early morning of Friday, June 24. Five planets and the Moon will line up in order of their distance from the Sun to form perfect planetary alignme...
by Stany Buyle
Sun 12 Jun 2022 08:33
Forum: Canon
Topic: Canon RF 100-400/5.6-8.0 IS review
Replies: 19
Views: 20605

Re: Canon RF 100-400/5.6-8.0 IS review

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by Stany Buyle
Sat 11 Jun 2022 20:38
Forum: Canon
Topic: Canon RF 100-400/5.6-8.0 IS review
Replies: 19
Views: 20605

Re: Canon RF 100-400/5.6-8.0 IS review

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by Stany Buyle
Sat 11 Jun 2022 20:00
Forum: Images from our members: Nature, wildlife,macro, Fauna & Flora
Topic: Kestrel with EOS R5 & RF 800 F11
Replies: 1
Views: 3931

Kestrel with EOS R5 & RF 800 F11

Some images taken in the evening sun with my R5 and the fabulous & lightweight RF 800 F11. Resized to 1250px longest side from the original crop. No post-processing or sharpening. Converted from the original crop in DPP software. https://www.myphotogallery.name/stany/20220610-2Y7A1583-1250px-FF...
by Stany Buyle
Fri 10 Jun 2022 11:49
Forum: Open talk "Just about anything..."
Topic: Lightyear 0
Replies: 0
Views: 3601

Lightyear 0

Lightyear 0

De informatie is nog vrij vaag, maar het concept oogt fantastisch.
:arrow: https://www.vrt.be/vrtnws/nl/2022/06/10 ... rlands-be/

:arrow: https://lightyear.one/
by Stany Buyle
Mon 6 Jun 2022 07:38
Forum: Images from our members: Nature, wildlife,macro, Fauna & Flora
Topic: PAarc de la Aa, Gravelines(France) - 2022
Replies: 1
Views: 2631

PAarc de la Aa, Gravelines(France) - 2022

related topics: :arrow: PAarc, Gravelines, France (Nord) :arrow: PAarc Gravelines (France) 2018 :arrow: Canon RF 100-400/5.6-8.0 IS review --------------------------------------------------------- From yesterday, taken @ our multifunctional local parc. Resized to 1000px longest side. There was an i...
by Stany Buyle
Mon 6 Jun 2022 07:26
Forum: Canon
Topic: Canon RF 100-400/5.6-8.0 IS review
Replies: 19
Views: 20605

Re: Canon RF 100-400/5.6-8.0 IS review

From yesterday, taken @ our local parc. Resized to 1000px longest side. https://www.myphotogallery.name/stany/20220604-2Y7A1012.JPG https://www.myphotogallery.name/stany/20220604-2Y7A0973.JPG and a 100% crop from the original: https://www.myphotogallery.name/stany/20220604-2Y7A0973-crop100.JPG
by Stany Buyle
Sat 4 Jun 2022 11:58
Forum: Canon
Topic: A sample situation why I moved from Nikon Z to Canon EOS R5...
Replies: 12
Views: 13284

Re: A sample situation why I moved from Nikon Z to Canon EOS R5...

Every time again my R5, even coupled with the F11 800mm, is ready to capture totally unexpected situations, like my beloved nikon D500 did. This in big contrast was my nightmare with Nikon Z6 & Z7. I missed soooo many shots like these because of the poor Z6 & Z7 AF performance with unexpect...
by Stany Buyle
Thu 2 Jun 2022 11:20
Forum: Images from our members: Nature, wildlife,macro, Fauna & Flora
Topic: Owl in flight in local parc (EOS R5 + RF 800mm F11)
Replies: 1
Views: 5531

Owl in flight in local parc (EOS R5 + RF 800mm F11)

An owl in our local parc. Totally unexpected and captured handheld. The image isn't sharp enough to my taste but it's OK. Hidden in the high grass, I didn't have a 100% clear view either... 1/3200 sec would have given a better result. Tomorroww I'll go back with a tripod... The RF 800mm F11 is an a...
by Stany Buyle
Thu 2 Jun 2022 11:20
Forum: Canon
Topic: Owl in flight with R5 & RF 800mm F11
Replies: 0
Views: 3572

Owl in flight with R5 & RF 800mm F11

An owl in our local parc. Totally unexpected and captured handheld. The image isn't sharp enough to my taste but it's OK. Hidden in the high grass, I didn't have a 100% clear view either... 1/3200 sec would have given a better result. Tomorroww I'll go back with a tripod... The RF 800mm F11 is an a...
by Stany Buyle
Sun 29 May 2022 13:32
Forum: Nikon
Topic: Mirrorless vs DSLR : SIX reasons I prefer mirrorless cameras
Replies: 4
Views: 7371

Re: Mirrorless vs DSLR : SIX reasons I prefer mirrorless cam

What were your reasons to move from Nikon F (D850+ D500 + D4) to Nikon Z6 & Z7 ? Curiosity, high expectations, silent shooting... Those high expectations were followed with slight disappointment about Z's first generation' AF, which wasn't even close to my D500. The disappointment became even b...
by Stany Buyle
Fri 27 May 2022 12:14
Forum: Canon
Topic: Eos R 7 & Eos R10 released
Replies: 4
Views: 5426

Re: Eos R 7 & Eos R10 released

IMHO EOS R7 should be available in 2 versions with diff. card options, (like Nikon did with D5). One version includes a fast CFE card slot for use where the buffer is important and one version with 2 SD slots as it is available now. With a bigger buffer, I would have bought an R7 next to my R5 for ...
by Stany Buyle
Tue 24 May 2022 20:56
Forum: Canon
Topic: Eos R 7 & Eos R10 released
Replies: 4
Views: 5426

Re: early R7 review

Great camera, great specs but I see the buffer as the weak point. IMHO a CFE card would have solved that, at least partly... I hope you can choose the number of fps while using ES...
by Stany Buyle
Mon 11 Apr 2022 14:14
Forum: Image Post Processing
Topic: Focus stacking...
Replies: 1
Views: 8762

Re: Focus stacking...

Last week I met Mr. Hans Haek, a master in macro photography. You can see his work here: https://youpic.com/photographer/HansHaek/ He told me that he is using Helicon focus stacking for his amazing macro pictures. :arrow: https://www.heliconsoft.com/heliconsoft-products/helicon-focus/ And a video t...
by Stany Buyle
Thu 7 Apr 2022 19:26
Forum: Nikon
Topic: NIKKOR Z 800mm f/6.3 VR S to be released on april 22, 2022
Replies: 2
Views: 5046

Does Nikon try to gain market with agressive pricing?

After comparing the newest -ML- fast long teles from both Canon and Nikon, I nearly fell off my chair... The Canon RF 800/5.6 L IS USM is priced at € 19949 while the Nikon Z 800/6.3 VR S is set @ € 7299 a half-stop faster cannot justify an x2,7 times price difference... Is Nikon's aggressive price ...
by Stany Buyle
Sun 3 Apr 2022 11:55
Forum: Canon
Topic: Bought a Nissin MF18 Macro Ring Flash ...
Replies: 0
Views: 5052

Bought a Nissin MF18 Macro Ring Flash ...

I bought a Nissin MF18 Macro Ring Flash to use on my eos R5... Printed and reading the manual right now... https://www.nissindigital.com/mf18 https://www.nissindigital.com/mf18-details Technical support: Belgium, France & Netherlands: Degreef & Partner B.V. TEL:+31 73 615 45 50 ( After tech...
by Stany Buyle
Sun 13 Mar 2022 12:16
Forum: Images from our members: Miscellanious
Topic: Winnie en Baloe
Replies: 69
Views: 80453

Re: Winnie en Baloe

Winnie' first meeting with my son and grandson. Image taken with my phone.

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by Stany Buyle
Sun 20 Feb 2022 11:29
Forum: Canon
Topic: CFE memory card operating temperature & a probable solution for R5 heating
Replies: 1
Views: 3014

Delkin Black CF express

I got my Delkin black express some time ago.
The temperature difference with my former card in de reader and/or the camera is huge.
Very Happy.
:D :D :D
by Stany Buyle
Fri 18 Feb 2022 20:19
Forum: Canon
Topic: EOS R5 & R6 firmware update 1.5.1
Replies: 2
Views: 3540

Re: EOS R5 & R6 firmware update 1.5.1

I installed the firmware upgrade 1.5.1 (from 1.5) yesterday and encountered no problems afterward... On the contrary, the already incredible EOS R5'AF seems even faster... related topic :arrow: CARD ERROR failure after EOS R5 firmware update to 1.50 Canon EOS R5 related topics on this site: :arrow:...
by Stany Buyle
Sat 5 Feb 2022 14:20
Forum: Canon
Topic: Canon RF 100-400/5.6-8.0 IS review
Replies: 19
Views: 20605

Re: Canon RF 100-400/5.6-8.0 IS review

From a walk in our local parc. Image taken handheld.

NO additional post-processing or sharpening was applied.

The scene with exif:
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And a 100% crop:
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by Stany Buyle
Thu 3 Feb 2022 16:24
Forum: Canon
Topic: Canon RF 100mm f/2.8 L Macro IS USM-user review
Replies: 7
Views: 7896

Bees with EOS R5 & RF 100mm f/2.8 L Macro IS USM

The RF 100 F2.8 macro with its extremely fast focus and ultimate sharpness on the EOS R5 is the easiest way to capture bees in action. All images have been captured HANDHELD. All images are as they came out of the camera, converted from RAW with DPP4.2 and cropped. NO additional post-processing or ...
by Stany Buyle
Thu 3 Feb 2022 16:08
Forum: Images from our members: Nature, wildlife,macro, Fauna & Flora
Topic: Beezzzzzzz...
Replies: 0
Views: 3244

Beezzzzzzz...

In this very mild winter and when sunny, I have quite a lot of bees in my garden... The RF 100 F2.8 macro with its extremely fast focus and ultimate sharpness on the EOS R5 is the easiest way to capture them in action. http://www.myphotogallery.name/stany/20220202-2Y7A2046-1000px.JPG http://www.myp...
by Stany Buyle
Tue 7 Dec 2021 14:59
Forum: Canon
Topic: CARD ERROR failure after EOS R5 firmware update to 1.50
Replies: 5
Views: 5983

Two versions of the WINDOWS FU 1.50 on Canon UK website

Probably a solution is coming: I downloaded my FU 1.50 from the Canon UK website. Today there are two versions of download of the WINDOWS FU 1.50 available on this website: 1.5 and 1.5 v2 :arrow: https://www.canon.co.uk/support/consumer_products/products/cameras/digital_slr/eos-r5.html?type=firmwar...
by Stany Buyle
Fri 3 Dec 2021 17:12
Forum: Canon
Topic: CARD ERROR failure after EOS R5 firmware update to 1.50
Replies: 5
Views: 5983

Re: Card ERROR failure after EOS R5 firmware update to 1.50

I reported a post-firmware-update error @ Canon CPS Belgium & Germany. I can take pictures with my Sandisk SD card. --------------------------------------------- Canon EOS R5 related topics on this site: :arrow: Canon RF 100-400/5.6-8.0 IS review :arrow: From Nikon Z6 & Z7 to EOS R5... :arr...
by Stany Buyle
Thu 2 Dec 2021 16:34
Forum: Canon
Topic: CARD ERROR failure after EOS R5 firmware update to 1.50
Replies: 5
Views: 5983

Re: Card ERROR failure after EOS R5 firmware update to 1.50

I tried a deep format of my CF express card in the card reader of my PC... :? Done. Same error.... :cry: https://www.myphotogallery.name/CanonR5/20211202-R5FU1.5-5.jpg Tried to format one more time in the camera... Long time "busy", after that "card error". https://www.myphotoga...
by Stany Buyle
Thu 2 Dec 2021 16:14
Forum: Canon
Topic: CARD ERROR failure after EOS R5 firmware update to 1.50
Replies: 5
Views: 5983

CARD ERROR failure after EOS R5 firmware update to 1.50

Card ERROR failure after EOS R5 firmware update to 1.50 I did the update with a fresh formatted 64 GB sandisk SD card and everything went fine. (picture taken with my phone) https://www.myphotogallery.name/CanonR5/20211202-R5FU1.5-1.jpg https://www.myphotogallery.name/CanonR5/20211202-R5FU1.5-1b.jp...
by Stany Buyle
Thu 2 Dec 2021 10:38
Forum: Canon
Topic: Canon R5 & R6 firmware updates
Replies: 5
Views: 4570

Update from firmware 1.30--> 1.50

I just did the firmware update from 1.30 straight to 1.50 with an SD card No problems encountered. :D Or how the best camera I ever had possibly even becomes better... :o --------------------------------------------- Canon EOS R5 related topics on this site: :arrow: Canon RF 100-400/5.6-8.0 IS revi...
by Stany Buyle
Mon 29 Nov 2021 15:49
Forum: Canon
Topic: CFE memory card operating temperature & a probable solution for R5 heating
Replies: 1
Views: 3014

CFE memory card operating temperature & a probable solution for R5 heating

Since my initial information gathering round back in Nov 2020 before my EOS R5 purchase I was convinced that the R5 heating problem is not a camera problem but a card problem because also in the reader this first generation CFE cards get very hot. Delkin seems to have found a solution: https://www....
by Stany Buyle
Fri 26 Nov 2021 17:30
Forum: Canon
Topic: Canon RF 100-400/5.6-8.0 IS review
Replies: 19
Views: 20605

Re: Canon RF 100-400/5.6-8.0 IS review

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by Stany Buyle
Thu 18 Nov 2021 12:39
Forum: Canon
Topic: Canon RF 100-400/5.6-8.0 IS review
Replies: 19
Views: 20605

Re: Canon RF 100-400/5.6-8.0 IS review

Detail as this lens provides without any sharpening or post-processing while shooting handheld. http://www.myphotogallery.name/CanonR5/20211024-2Y7A2894-100-400review.jpg One more: https://www.myphotogallery.name/stany/20211031-2Y7A2874-C.jpg ------------------------------ If you like this topic, a...
by Stany Buyle
Mon 1 Nov 2021 21:43
Forum: Canon
Topic: Canon RF 100-400/5.6-8.0 IS review
Replies: 19
Views: 20605

The Canon RF 100-400/5.6-8.0 IS is the ULTIMATE dragonfly lens.

After a couple of thousand dragonfly pictures with this lens, and +30 years of practice in dragonfly photography I find the Canon RF 100-400/5.6-8.0 IS is the ULTIMATE dragonfly lens. Why? Very fast focusing. Light and compact for long-time handheld shooting, 100-400 focal range, exceptional sharpn...
by Stany Buyle
Mon 1 Nov 2021 21:21
Forum: Canon
Topic: Canon RF 100-400/5.6-8.0 IS review
Replies: 19
Views: 20605

Canon RF 100-400/5.6-8.0 IS for airplane spotting

After I picked up this lens @ audiophil in Aachen, on the way back home I passed by the Brussels airport plane spotting area, but unfortunately, there wasn't any close aircraft traffic during the 30 minutes I was there... I'm convinced it's a perfect tool for this as well... https://www.myphotogall...
by Stany Buyle
Mon 1 Nov 2021 21:15
Forum: Canon
Topic: Canon RF 100-400/5.6-8.0 IS review
Replies: 19
Views: 20605

Canon RF 100-400/5.6-8.0 IS is excellent for birding...

Canon RF 100-400/5.6-8.0 IS is good for birding, but a little short focal for small species. For birds as the first one here underneath I prefer a longer tele. https://www.myphotogallery.name/stany/20211031-2Y7A3273-c.jpg https://www.myphotogallery.name/stany/2Y7A2082-c.jpg https://www.myphotogalle...
by Stany Buyle
Sun 31 Oct 2021 22:44
Forum: Canon
Topic: Canon RF 100-400/5.6-8.0 IS review
Replies: 19
Views: 20605

The RF 100-400/5.6-8.0 IS is excellent for portraiture...

The RF 100-400/5.6-8.0 IS is excellent for portraiture... :D (Winnie & Baloe's life story here)
NO additional post-processing or sharpening was applied.

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by Stany Buyle
Mon 25 Oct 2021 16:54
Forum: NEWS: About new gear, official releases, fairs, exhibitions ánd rumors...
Topic: Intentional "leak" of Nikon Z9 teaser
Replies: 0
Views: 2817

Intentional "leak" of Nikon Z9 teaser

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1fRoVDPuim8 There is a so-called "leak" of the Nikon Z9 teaser video floating around the internet... Of course it's intentional, just like Nikon leaks intentionally through rumor sites for about 10 years now. They need publicity, and they try to keep their u...