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artyman
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Feb 20, 2012 16:44 |  #2416

My fastest cards are 133x I think I've never found them limiting. Unless you are an avid machine gun shooter or desperately impatient about downloading shots, I can't honestly see the need to spend the extra on fast cards.


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Feb 20, 2012 16:49 |  #2417

I think if you want to make the most of the speed the 7D has to offer, you should consider a fast card. My main card for the 7D is a Sandisk Extreme 16GB 60MBps.


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Daxiesmum
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Feb 21, 2012 04:04 |  #2418

lovely shots with the new camera Cogs, really impressive. Taken at Farlington? I have tried to get a good shot of the kestrel but it always flies off before I can get it any where near filling the frame. Even failed to get a good goose shot, the light was a bit low I suppose.

Apparently there have been good sightings of bittenrs at Blashford Lakes. Anyone been over there?

Regards Becky


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Lowner
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Feb 21, 2012 04:39 |  #2419

Becky,

I visit Blashford, but not often.

The talking point last time we were there (couple of weeks ago) was of a Water Rail. But living in Salisbury I am very aware that there are Bitternes on Salisbury Plain and thats not too far away.


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Feb 21, 2012 11:10 |  #2420

I would love to get some decent shots of either a Bittern or a water Rail




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Feb 21, 2012 16:58 |  #2421

Apparently there's four bitterns, some barnacle geese and even some smew around Blashford Lakes at the moment, so it sounds like a good time to visit. This is according to the lecturer in charge of the schools natural history society who keeps on running trips I can't go on because I'm rowing :( They're going on Thursday, so I'd stay away for that day unless you want to be surrounded by smelly Wykehamists! :D


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Feb 22, 2012 14:02 as a reply to alex.hondsmerk's post |  #2422

Thanks Becky
Yes at farlington
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Feb 22, 2012 14:46 |  #2423

cogs v wrote in post #13930525external link
Thanks all
What CF cards do people use
Are the fast cards worth the extra
Colin

I use these:
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Quick enough to keep up with a 7D and I've had no issues with them.


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Feb 22, 2012 14:50 as a reply to cogs v's post |  #2424

This little chap turns up in the hedge right next to my van every tea break looking for a crumb or two
today I thought I would get a shot of him so I put his bread on the door window ledge to put down when I had got my shot
I got this and a few more shots then he got inpatient and flew over and took the bread himself about 6inches from me

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Feb 22, 2012 17:11 |  #2425

Nice shot, shows what a little bribery can do :D

Asked the missus what she wanted for her birthday yesterday, went and ordered a couple of new Sofas, so looks like my carbon tripod is on hold at the moment :(


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Lester ­ Wareham
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Feb 23, 2012 14:13 |  #2426

artyman wrote in post #13946073external link
Nice shot, shows what a little bribery can do :D

Asked the missus what she wanted for her birthday yesterday, went and ordered a couple of new Sofas, so looks like my carbon tripod is on hold at the moment :(

Fatal mistake, always better to ask for forgiveness than permission. ;)


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Feb 24, 2012 09:13 as a reply to Lester Wareham's post |  #2427

Lester,

My wife would be coming at me with a carving knife if I tried that. I find honesty the only tactic that works in our house.


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Feb 24, 2012 13:05 |  #2428

Lowner wrote in post #13958124external link
Lester,

My wife would be coming at me with a carving knife if I tried that. I find honesty the only tactic that works in our house.

Me too to be honest, just trying for some comic effect.


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Feb 25, 2012 07:28 |  #2429

Just realised I haven't posted any pics here for a while, hers a few:

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Feb 25, 2012 10:25 |  #2430

Fantastic set of shots, how did you get so close to get a shot like #2 the ones I've managed have been miles away.


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