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    Zach it looks like no peach crop for you this...

    Zach it looks like no peach crop for you this year.

    The town about 12 miles from my house recorded -13 F on Tuesday morning. This is a all time recorded low for that town.
    A person would have a...
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    "Just getting the warning out there about the 3rd...

    "Just getting the warning out there about the 3rd party sellers on Amazon."
    When I bought my ASUS GL12CX a bit over a year ago I bought it from the ASUS store. Everything I was finding online at...
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    If the storm comes in like they are predicting...

    If the storm comes in like they are predicting this will be a rare event. Here in OKC they are calling for -9 F on Monday and this will be an all time any day record low (at least back to 1848)....
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    I have four or five externals laying around the...

    I have four or five externals laying around the house and two at work. I also have an old MAC Pro that is going on 12 years now with three hard drives I use for storage. It hasn't failed me yet....
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    There are many EF L lenses that there is not a...

    There are many EF L lenses that there is not a equivalent R lens yet. It would make sense that the scale back of the EF lenses would coincided with the R lenses stable being full. It would also make...
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    Are they still making the EF L Lenses? I do not...

    Are they still making the EF L Lenses?
    I do not know about everyone else, but in my kit the camera is only 20% of the cost. There is more involved in this debate than just the body.
    I think you...
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    The problem I have with answering that is I do...

    The problem I have with answering that is I do not own the 600 so I can not know.

    But it does a really good job. I did quit a bit of research before I bought it. I am archiving my old family...
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    He was comparing a scanned image to the R5. He...

    He was comparing a scanned image to the R5.
    He said he was using a Epson 600. I bought a V850Pro last December and have been scanning old family photos.
    He is also using Silverfast which I have...
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    This is why you take the 500mm. The cell phone...

    This is why you take the 500mm. The cell phone people are always eaten first. The 500mm keeps you at the safest distance.
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    I was impressed with the IQ of the mid day bird...

    I was impressed with the IQ of the mid day bird pics. The detail of the eye of the birds was adequate.
    The rest was not a surprise, the lens usefulness is going to be light limited. The Cheetah...
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    This might not answer your question but it might...

    This might not answer your question but it might help because it may not address the HDMI output.
    Canon has the EOS Webcam Utility Beta.
    I downloaded it form my 7D II and have been using it as a...
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    For years we had to make the choice between a...

    For years we had to make the choice between a high mp sensor or fast fps. It looks like those days are gone.
    At 180 buffer isn't much of an issue any more.

    R5 Specs

    Mechanical Shutter
    Up to...
  13. Thread: M6 ii

    by HDNitehawk
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    I have a suspension that with the 500mm we are...

    I have a suspension that with the 500mm we are close to the point that the additional pixel density will improve your reach or resolution. I know this is purely anecdotal but when I bought the 5DsR I...
  14. Thread: M6 ii

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    It seems like the same pixel density. I have used...

    It seems like the same pixel density. I have used the M5 on my 500mm, other than the flip screen there isn't much reason to use it over the 5DsR.
    If I didn't have the 5DsR I might use it to get that...
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    I don't think you would have a problem on a sunny...

    I don't think you would have a problem on a sunny day. You are getting what you pay for.

    The question is how good will the IQ be.

    The MTF of the new 800mm:
    ...
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    The media has missed many things. They dilute the...

    The media has missed many things. They dilute the reports on symptoms so you have to much information and do not focus on the major things you should be watching. It is Silent Hypoxia, if you get it...
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    The early morning blind, big game like deer...

    The early morning blind, big game like deer seldom moves that fast. Even the bobcats like to stop and look around. Carrying a tripod in the field is not always the best option and I seldom do.

    If...
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    So the 5 has 8 stop IBIS. "Stabilization gets...

    So the 5 has 8 stop IBIS.
    "Stabilization gets better if you pair the in-body stabilizers with a compatible RF- or EF-mount lens."

    So has anyone found the list of EF lenses that it is compatible...
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    I use the Monopod to keep the camera up and...

    I use the Monopod to keep the camera up and convenient, not really for support. Waiting for a bird or animal to move it is a good way to be in position for extended periods. Most people hunt out of...
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    Also do not forget all the waterfalls and...

    Also do not forget all the waterfalls and geysers. If I remember right you went through a waterfall phase a few years ago and there will be more opportunity for long exposure than pictures of bear.
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    I have been going about every year since 08. I...

    I have been going about every year since 08. I have a friend who has a cabin in West Yellowstone.
    I would only take two lenses.
    The 500mm with a 1.4x
    The 24x70 L II.
    Take two bodies.
    Tripod for...
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    I would have to dig in to it deeper, but my...

    I would have to dig in to it deeper, but my questions about it would be:
    1000 frame buffer, Raw+JPEG. Is that 1000 of the largest size files or lower settings.
    16 fps, is that with tracking. What...
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    If you are looking to make money, do what you...

    If you are looking to make money, do what you think.

    But if it were me, I would try and get some free chocolate.

    I am not a pro photographer but do eat chocolate.
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    Maybe some of the comments missed this. IMO there...

    Maybe some of the comments missed this. IMO there is no contest, you need to go with the Version 1 of the 500mm.
    The 600mm Version 1 is a huge heavy lens. Over 11 pounds.
    You do not much if any...
  25. Thread: Diffraction

    by HDNitehawk
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    Yes. It always seemed to come in to play with...

    Yes. It always seemed to come in to play with macro with narrow depth of field.
    Seldom with wildlife because the battle is always for more light so rarely do I get over f/8.
    Landscape when I go...
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