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May 15, 2016 11:14 |  #14491

Was seeing what ISO 25800 could see at night and focus on... didn't work :-P
But next day forgot to change the ISO back to normal :-P :p

good example of what shooting in Raw and Lightroom can do if you need to bring back some details :-D
good thing it was fairly overcast outside :-P


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May 15, 2016 14:19 |  #14492

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'If' you are using a neck strap, an eBay $7 shoulder sling felt like it relieved me of about 60% of the full weight of my gear compared to wearing the Canon "neck strap". Folks on this POTN forum and a personal friend kept telling me their virtues and now I am a user and promoter. :-)

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May 15, 2016 14:26 |  #14493

cubatahavana wrote in post #18007885 (external link)
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This is the shoulder strap I got But Not the seller I bought from. I do not know this seller.

The strap is called "Quick Strap"

I bought mine for $7.50 or so USD. This link below is for $4.75.

http://www.ebay.com …91213d:g:pQcAAO​Sw2GlXH0P1 (external link)

I bought one as recommended on the Sigma 150-600mm OS C thread and loved it so much I then bought 3 more and gave them to friends, and they still use it.

Addendum: after a year my strap is not showing any obvious wear


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May 15, 2016 14:44 |  #14494

I agree! Neck straps can get to you in a long walk, I purchased a black rapid shoulder strap and oh I'm in heaven now easy to use and ease on your neck well worth the investment.




  
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May 15, 2016 14:47 |  #14495

I usually don't even put the neck strap on my neck, just sling the camera on my shoulder with the lens pointing in... Not much of an issue unless there's a really big crowd or you're in an area where you have to worry about someone somehow snatching the camera from you...


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May 15, 2016 14:48 |  #14496

Thanks for all the advice re shoulder straps. I shall definitely investigate. I do find the monopod helps, too. Love this 100-400 L lens (he said again!).


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May 16, 2016 00:26 |  #14497

Testing out the new 24-205 L , and the pacificos :-D

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May 16, 2016 04:25 |  #14498

Immaculens wrote in post #18007890 (external link)
This is the shoulder strap I got But Not the seller I bought from. I do not know this seller.

The strap is called "Quick Strap"

I bought mine for $7.50 or so USD. This link below is for $4.75.

http://www.ebay.com …91213d:g:pQcAAO​Sw2GlXH0P1 (external link)

I bought one as recommended on the Sigma 150-600mm OS C thread and loved it so much I then bought 3 more and gave them to friends, and they still use it.

Addendum: after a year my strap is not showing any obvious wear

Might give this a go .... thanks for info


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May 16, 2016 04:26 |  #14499

kukulkan wrote in post #18007913 (external link)
I agree! Neck straps can get to you in a long walk, I purchased a black rapid shoulder strap and oh I'm in heaven now easy to use and ease on your neck well worth the investment.

Not quite sure how you use them though


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May 16, 2016 12:11 |  #14500

Got a Black Rapid shoulder strap today. Will let you know how I get on with it.


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May 16, 2016 12:20 as a reply to  @ roseyposey's post |  #14501

Go to BH website and there's plenty of pictures that can show you hie to use them , is simple and you'll be glad you got one .




  
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May 16, 2016 16:00 |  #14502

Immaculens wrote in post #18007890 (external link)
This is the shoulder strap I got But Not the seller I bought from. I do not know this seller.

The strap is called "Quick Strap"

I bought mine for $7.50 or so USD. This link below is for $4.75.

http://www.ebay.com …91213d:g:pQcAAO​Sw2GlXH0P1 (external link)

I bought one as recommended on the Sigma 150-600mm OS C thread and loved it so much I then bought 3 more and gave them to friends, and they still use it.

Addendum: after a year my strap is not showing any obvious wear

One coming my way! :)


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May 16, 2016 16:01 |  #14503

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One coming my way! :)

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May 16, 2016 19:46 |  #14504

Continuing fun with Lightroom & free NIK software "Analog Efex Pro 2


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May 17, 2016 01:43 |  #14505

Still with the helios - but different subject matter: produces a very different result to my modern lenses.

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