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      Carolyn Arnesen

      Wood Ducks

      Thread Starter: Carolyn Arnesen

      It's always great to see a Wood Duck when you're out there birding; seeing five in a local park was a thrill on this cloudy, intermittently rainy day.

      Last Post By: Carolyn Arnesen Today, 01:01 AM Go to last post
      Ian Wilson

      Eastern Spinebill hovering on banksia flower spike

      Thread Starter: Ian Wilson

      This frame was captured in my garden last winter (June 2013). The resident nectar feeders are sustained by winter flowering species like this banksia.

      Last Post By: William Dickson Today, 01:18 AM Go to last post
      Daniel Cadieux

      Caspian Tern Portrait.

      Thread Starter: Daniel Cadieux

      We don't see these guys very often up here, and only usually during this time of the year, and only usually flying too high and far away for good pictures.

      Last Post By: William Dickson Today, 01:21 AM Go to last post

      want used or new Swarovski ST80 HD scope w/ 20X 60 eyepiece

      Thread Starter: WillieHall

      If you are thinking of upgrading I am wanting a lightly used ST80 HD scope

      Last Post By: WillieHall Yesterday, 05:57 PM Go to last post
      Nancy Bell

      a long-legged spider

      Thread Starter: Nancy Bell

      I felt a bit like "Little Miss Muffet who sat on her tuffet...and along came a spider, who sat down beside her...". I was photographing the

      Last Post By: Nancy Bell Yesterday, 05:18 PM Go to last post
      Roy Priest

      Musk Oxen

      Thread Starter: Roy Priest

      Taken one minute past midnight on the outskirts of Nome. Almost passed on shooting these guys, go figure
      Nikon D4, 500mm, 1/400 @ F4, ISO 1250,

      Last Post By: Tobie Schalkwyk Today, 12:16 AM Go to last post
      John Robinson

      Once in a Lifetime.

      Thread Starter: John Robinson

      Grasshopper Warbler
      Nothing special about this shot but something I doubt many have seen. I have waited years to do this species and the site we

      Last Post By: Ian Wilson Today, 12:36 AM Go to last post
      Nancy Bell

      tulips forever

      Thread Starter: Nancy Bell

      Earlier this summer I discovered a beautiful bed of tulips on the Colorado State University property. My goal in using in-camera multiple exposure was

      Last Post By: Wendy Kates Yesterday, 09:34 PM Go to last post
      Norm Dulak

      Camera Stability Strap

      Thread Starter: Norm Dulak

      When I use binoculars, I attach them to a harness that when I extend my arms to view produces a tension that really steadies the binoculars. I'd like

      Last Post By: Norm Dulak Yesterday, 03:27 PM Go to last post
      gary ellwein


      Thread Starter: gary ellwein

      D7000, Nikkor 600mm, f6.3, 1/500, iso 400, tripod, not cropped. C&C appreciated. How do I correct the typo in the title.

      Last Post By: Ian Wilson Today, 12:43 AM Go to last post
    • New Memory Card! XQD

      Sony Unveils New, High-Speed XQD Memory Cards

      1Gbps for faster write speed and superb reliability create new possibilities for advanced shooters PARK RIDGE, N.J., Jan 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Giving photo enthusiasts and professional photographers a new level of speed and performance, the new Sony XQD memory cards support the recently adopted XQD specification for high-speed, high-performance digital image capture.
      Using the XQD memory cards, XQD compatible high-end DSLR (Digital Single Lens Reflex) camera users can capture up to approximately 100 frames in RAW format in continuous shooting mode. In addition to outstanding high-speed data transfer capability, the new cards are highly reliable to protect users' data and images.
      "Advanced shooters want to capture the moment in the highest quality possible, and that often means dealing with massive files like RAW images," said Viviano Cantu, Director of Consumer Media for Sony Electronics. "Memory card technology has done a great job of keeping pace, but these new cards give an entirely new meaning to speed and performance."
      The new Sony cards are based on the XQD memory card specification, which the CompactFlash Association recently approved and licensed as an open format. With its ultra high write-speed performance, and when using Nikon's new DSLR "D4," the XQD memory card can record up to approximately 100 frames in RAW format in continuous shooting mode*.
      The Sony XQD memory card achieves stable continuous shooting of RAW images and blazing fast data transfer rates of up to 1Gbps/125MB/s write and read (based on Sony tests and dependent on host hardware) through the PCIe interface, a computer expansion card standard for serial interfaces.
      A unique controller and optimized flash memory enables high-speed data processing, resulting in faster write speed and performance that can't be achieved by conventional compact flash cards.
      Sony is also introducing a USB 2.0/3.0 compatible XQD card reader (model MRW-E80) so users can quickly and easily transfer large quantities of very high capacity data to their PC. Also, an XQD ExpressCard Adapter (QDA-EX1) will be available for use with computers with an ExpressCard 34 card slot.
      "As users' needs continue to evolve," Cantu added, "Sony will also continue to enhance the XQD memory card line-up to meet the future requirements of the high-end digital imaging market."
      The new Sony products are planned to be available in February and are estimated to sell at the following retail prices:

      • QD-H16 card, 16 GB, $129.99
      • QD-H32 card, 32 GB, $229.99
      • Card Reader, MRW-E80, $44.99
      • ExpressCard Adapter, QDA-EX1, $44.99

      For information, visit www.sony.net/Products/memorycard/en_us/xqd/index.html.

      Available @ http://www.huntsphotoandvideo.com/
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