Andrew Garrard's Recent Activity

  1. Andrew Garrard replied to the thread Newbie need help with pics and set up of nikon d3100.

    Good advice above. As others said, the biggest issue is likely to be depth of field - how far out of focus something has to be before...

    Jul 16, 2018 at 10:23 AM
  2. Andrew Garrard replied to the thread Understanding street photography.

    Thanks, Norman. I think my problem is that there are some photos for which I feel nothing. Don't get me wrong, there are many photos I...

    Jul 16, 2018 at 10:06 AM
  3. Andrew Garrard replied to the thread Understanding street photography.

    Thanks, Phil. (Sorry, crossed over while typing.) I've always found that familiarity breeds contempt - if I see a hundred photos of a...

    Jul 16, 2018 at 7:07 AM
  4. Andrew Garrard replied to the thread Understanding street photography.

    With a few exceptions, I'm not going to argue that WPoTY doesn't contain "good images" - I've gone to the exhibition every year for the...

    Jul 16, 2018 at 7:06 AM
  5. Andrew Garrard liked Dieter Schaefer's post in the thread Help: Does this ruin my lens? Broken fin/prong on back of Nikkor 50mm 1.2 ai-s.

    Neither of them does. The pin is also used on the EM - to transmit the aperture to the SB-E speedlight.

    Jul 13, 2018 at 8:14 PM
  6. Andrew Garrard liked marcel_carey's post in the thread Nikon Wednesday 2018: #28.

    Visitors under our neighbor's apple tree. Hand held 200-500 on D7200, 1/60 iso 2000 @5.6[ATTACH]

    maman bamby.jpg Jul 13, 2018 at 8:13 PM
  7. Andrew Garrard liked marcel_carey's post in the thread Nikon Wednesday 2018: #28.

    D810, sigma 150 Apo Macro. [ATTACH]

    MCA_7164.jpg Jul 13, 2018 at 8:13 PM
  8. Andrew Garrard liked glen_h's post in the thread Nikon Introduces Coolpix P1000 with 125x Zoom.

    Depending on how you count, -28 times.

    Jul 13, 2018 at 8:13 PM
  9. Andrew Garrard liked Sandy Vongries's post in the thread Nikon Introduces Coolpix P1000 with 125x Zoom.

    Saw a side by side with the P900 on another photo site - very Large!

    Jul 13, 2018 at 8:12 PM
  10. Andrew Garrard liked ben_hutcherson's post in the thread Help: Does this ruin my lens? Broken fin/prong on back of Nikkor 50mm 1.2 ai-s.

    Are you talking about the stepped "post" that steps out from the lens mount? This is the maximum aperture index post. If so, it will...

    Jul 13, 2018 at 8:12 PM
  11. Andrew Garrard replied to the thread Nikon D850 battery drain.

    I think things were behaving a bit better when I last tried it, which makes me blame the clock battery. I've actually been out shooting...

    Jul 12, 2018 at 1:45 PM
  12. Andrew Garrard liked yardkat's post in the thread Nikon Wednesday 2018: #28.

    Day late, always dollars short... D750+Lensbaby Velvet 85 [ATTACH]

    7-12 flowers (30 of 42).jpg Jul 12, 2018 at 1:43 PM
  13. Andrew Garrard attached a file to the thread Nikon Introduces Coolpix P1000 with 125x Zoom.

    I'm not going to argue against the merits of reach. Here's, from last September in Yellowstone, is a 1:1 crop from my D810 with a...

    YelllowStoneWolves2017_1:1.jpg Jul 12, 2018 at 1:42 PM
  14. Andrew Garrard replied to the thread Nikon Announces the Development of a 500mm/f5.6 PF Lens.

    Just reporting back: I had another go at my local swifts last night while the rest of the UK was watching England not get to the World...

    Jul 12, 2018 at 10:07 AM
  15. Andrew Garrard replied to the thread Nikon Wednesday 2018: #28.

    In retrospect, I suppose I must point out that the Lightning IIs are stealth jets. So the fact that I couldn't get a clear picture of...

    Jul 12, 2018 at 8:24 AM