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PostSubject: Types of cameras   Sat Jun 02, 2012 7:16 pm

There are some excellent photographs on the forum. Would like to know what type of cameras various members use to obtain these photos.
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PostSubject: Re: Types of cameras   Sat Jun 02, 2012 7:50 pm

Dave I use a Canon PowerShot SX40 HS Digital Camera with HD Recording Format
Resolution: 12.1 Megapixel. Does what i need it to do. Not an expensive camara. Salute
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PostSubject: Re: Types of cameras   Sat Jun 02, 2012 9:21 pm

Dave. I use the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ20. Just point and shoot. It does it all.
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PostSubject: Types of camera   Sun Jun 03, 2012 12:24 pm

Hi dave ,

Indeed, Springbok has done a grand job with those pics of Isandlwana. Most good high resoultion digital compacts with a zoooming facility will give a good result too.
I use both ; ie. a compact, being a Pentax W30, but for the more technical landscape shots a DSLR Sony A390 with a 200mm Sigma zoom lense saves a lot of leg work becuase it extends the reach of the photographer. In addition the The A390 has two levels of internal digital maginification , ie x1.4 and x 2.
Unless in museums etc a flash will not be much used as there is normally plenty of light in these latitudes.
If thinking of doing the safari, remember to have provision for spare batteries, or charging of same, and extra /spare off camera digital storage. (sd cards etc)



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PostSubject: Re: Types of cameras   Sun Jun 03, 2012 1:22 pm

Dave this is my telephoto lens.
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And I took this photo this morning at 08:45 from by back garden.
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PostSubject: Types ocamera's   Sun Jun 03, 2012 2:02 pm

:lol: :lol: . CTSG what can I / we say , bloody funny , love it !. :lol: :lol: . Quite possibly the funniest post I've seen on the Forum . Shocked Shocked Very Happy Very Happy Very Happy
Cheers . 90th. Salute
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PostSubject: Types of cameras   Sun Jun 03, 2012 4:27 pm


:lol: :lol: :lol:

Echo 90th with that, fantastic humour mate, hilarious, I almost fell off the chair. Shocked :lol:

Very well done mate, very funny indeed. Very Happy Very Happy

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PostSubject: Re: Types of cameras   Sun Jun 03, 2012 4:42 pm

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PostSubject: Re: Types of cameras   Sun Jun 03, 2012 9:34 pm

Salute Salute Salute Salute CTSG

As I provide mine. It's the HP Photosmart camera R707 which I'd be lost without..............The1stLT
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PostSubject: Re: Types of cameras   Sun Jun 03, 2012 11:54 pm

CTSG I must admit it did make me chuckle somewhat.
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