FW: Nikon D90

Great tip Michael. I definitely came to the right place to ask my birding
Cam questions!

Thanks very much!

Don

On Mon, Feb 12, 2018 at 4:37 PM, Michael Hunter < drmhunter@westnet.com.au>
wrote:

>
>
> > I have a NikoD90 Coolpix, also known as P900, bought for about $700 and
> > used preferentially to a Canon SLR, mainly because of its extreme zoom
> ,ie
> > 83x, and am very happy with it.
> >
> > The main disadvantage is its weight, and at extreme zoom may have trouble
> > focussing on say a birds eye, but have not checked the online manual in
> that
> > regard. It is great to ID a bird barely discernable through 8×32
> Swarovskis.
> > Take the zoom pic then blow it up to ID .
> >
> > It does take a steady hand at high magnification, or resting on a tree or
> the
> > car widow sill with engine off, (esp. diesels), or a tripod which defeats
> the
> > object of the exercise, might as well take a scope and digiscope if you
> want
> > really sharp pics for publication, but for otherwise it is great. I just
> keep taking
> > high magnification hand held shots until getting a reasonably clear one.
> >
> > I have a carrycase which is reasonably compact, takes three spare
> batteries,
> > spare cards, and the supplied charging cable and small transformer as
> well
> as
> > the camera itself without adding significantly to its bulk.
> >
> > Relative to the equivalent SLRs it is dirt cheap.
> >
> > Cheers
> > Michael
>
>
>


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