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  1. mike_halliwell liked donbright's post in the thread 400mm f/3.5 AI-s on modern DSLRs.

    Andrew, I still have this lens from bought new in 1988 and it has been one of the most enjoyable parts of my Photographic experience. In...

    Owl@2.jpg Apr 24, 2018 at 5:12 AM
  2. mike_halliwell replied to the thread 400mm f/3.5 AI-s on modern DSLRs.

    MF on modern DSLR screens is not at all easy with long lenses....:( Even with LV, the refresh rate in poor light seems slow and to even...

    Apr 20, 2018 at 8:41 AM
  3. mike_halliwell liked Andrew Garrard's post in the thread 400mm f/3.5 AI-s on modern DSLRs.

    I don't think I'd registered that people had been posting updates to my old thread! Interesting; thank you all. For history reasons, I...

    Apr 20, 2018 at 8:38 AM
  4. mike_halliwell replied to the thread D4 faulty shutter.

    I guess the D500's only real 'limitation' is very high ISO ability, and maybe, only maybe, less tank-like build. I sometimes have to...

    Apr 20, 2018 at 5:33 AM
  5. mike_halliwell replied to the thread D4 faulty shutter.

    My D3S has well over 420000 frames and I'm guessing is a financial brick if the shutter goes. Usually used with a 70-200mm VRII. It's my...

    Apr 20, 2018 at 3:54 AM
  6. mike_halliwell liked Dieter Schaefer's post in the thread D4 faulty shutter.

    $750 for a shutter replacement seems a bit high - from numbers I've seen I'd expect the cost to be at most $500. Maybe call a few...

    Apr 20, 2018 at 3:43 AM