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Member Since 05 Aug 2017
Offline Last Active Oct 04 2020 12:08 PM

In Topic: Member survery...

15 September 2018 - 03:03 PM

C, hoping to get to B :-)

In Topic: D100 this card cannot be used

08 July 2018 - 03:02 PM

Please see related answer in your other thread:



In Topic: D100 after update to 2.0 card problems

08 July 2018 - 03:02 PM

AngieW, are you formatting the card in your computer or in the camera?, If the former, try the latter instead.

It sounds like you are saying that you formatted it in-camera but it still did not work. If so, 16GB may be too much.

I was reading this thread (https://www.flickr.c...57614260581246/) over on Flickr, and the best info I can take away from it is that up to 4GB works OK, but maybe anything over that may or may not. And that seems to be with v2.0.


Whether they are JPEG or RAW should make no difference, so use JPEG if that is what's required.



In Topic: Nikon Nikkor 55-300mm F/4.5-5.6 G ED DX AF-S VR Autofocus Lens.

27 November 2017 - 11:47 AM

A couple more samples with that combo, for better or worse...





In Topic: D2X in 2017?

13 October 2017 - 11:06 AM


The manual has some info on auto-ISO on p188, setting 'b1' (http://cdn-10.nikon-...2X_en_print.pdf).


Very nice shots, BTW!




Well the D2X behaved very well and was very nice to shoot with. Got to say though that in the, what, ten years between the D2X and the D610 being launched, improvements were made! I’d be very interested to try a D5. Nope, not hearing the sound of Nikon representatives banging on my door, I guess I’ll have to wait until they’re ten years, or so, old!

I do a lot of my personal photography when walking the dogs, for a couple of hours, in the mornings. I need two distinct set-ups - the doggy action pics and the static scenic pics and those programmable User settings on the D610 do make life easier. As does the bigger monitor, etc. The metering and AF controls were instinctive, harking back to my F4 and F5 days but the D610 ones are slicker. Does a D2X have auto-iso? I couldn’t find it. On the other hand the old, familiar solidity and ease of grip of the Nikon Pro bodies was a welcome return. It certain,y made the 80-200 2.8 less of a handful.

Speaking of which, that was my final outing with that lens. I just noticed it suffers the same complaint as that 300/4 that I all too briefly owned, in that the front part of the lens housing is loose. Looking into the objective glass, there are six screw heads visible and there is movement there. The 300 had only four screws so they obviously felt they needed to beef up the design at some point. It wasn’t enough. Anyway to avoid damaging it, it will remain in its bag until it’s owner wants it back. Shame, I was enjoying it.

Anyway, enough of this. Some snaps from their morning...