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    Yesterday, 10:10 PM
    I got my rebate if anybody is wondering how long it takes. Mailed it in on Nov 2, received it Nov 18. Pretty quick as rebates go.
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    Yesterday, 08:40 PM
    nickt replied to a thread Sigma 17-50 in Telephoto
    The led viewfinder display is on and the top ldc is illuminated. Metering is active too while those items are lit up. It stays on for about 90...
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    Yesterday, 03:30 PM
    nickt replied to a thread Sigma 17-50 in Telephoto
    I have this lens for about a month now. I noticed that it keeps the meter active much longer for some reason, about 90 seconds. I just tried...
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    11-17-2017, 10:23 PM
    Adorama has refurbs right now for $710 with the standard refurb 90 day warranty. Cameta has them for $775 with a one year warranty. Both good places...
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    11-17-2017, 06:09 PM
    Consider the 35mm lens. I'm not saying its better than the 50, but decide which is better for you guys. People with full frame cameras tend to get...
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    11-16-2017, 09:48 PM
    nickt replied to a thread Golden Eagle? in Wild Life
    I've always thought they seemed huge on the ground, but I've only seen young ones on the ground. Then I just read that younger eagles can look bigger...
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    11-16-2017, 03:52 PM
    nickt replied to a thread Golden Eagle? in Wild Life
    I'm no bird expert. I've never seen a young golden eagle, so I don't know how similar they might look. This is my first eagle I ever saw around my...
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    11-16-2017, 02:55 PM
    nickt replied to a thread A more advanced Aperture mode in D7100
    I agree, I think you need to go manual. Set aperture 5.6, set auto iso with limits and find a shutter speed you can live with that can make a happy...
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    11-15-2017, 01:44 PM
    nickt replied to a thread Newbie in New Member Introductions
    I have both d7100 and d7200. Its tough to impossible to tell the images apart. If it was me though, I would choose the d7200 over the d7100 just...
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    11-15-2017, 02:42 AM
    nickt replied to a thread Newbie in New Member Introductions
    Welcome. I had an A1 back in the day. You might be more comfortable with the d7500 or even d7200. The d3x00 and d5x00 series are more menu driven....
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    11-13-2017, 07:55 PM
    nickt replied to a thread Raw in D7200
    I don't know if it is the cause of your error, but you do need a newer version of Elements to open the d7200 nef files if that is what you are using....
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    11-11-2017, 05:10 PM
    Absolutely nothing to lose here copying like that. If you really want to convince yourself, check the file size before and after the transfer, it...
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    11-11-2017, 01:54 AM
    cwgrizz I've been watching the re-ink videos. So much to learn, my head hurts. But save those leaking carts if they are not damaged. You can use them...
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    11-08-2017, 04:16 PM
    nickt replied to a thread 7500 kit from Costco in D7500
    Its a good camera with decent starter lenses. How deep into the hobby do you want to get? The costco d3400 kit might serve your needs. You won't be...
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    11-06-2017, 02:02 AM
    Ok, that sounds like a difficult to meter scene. That won't necessarily change moving off of the auto modes to the semi-auto modes. You could go with...
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    11-05-2017, 07:09 PM
    nickt replied to a thread New flash advice? in Flashes
    I'm happy with the 685 and the 622 triggers. There was some talk here the other day about it....
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    11-05-2017, 07:03 PM
    Maybe post up the problem photo with the green. The flash might be missing it if you are real close. Or the camera might be metering the whole scene...
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    11-03-2017, 03:58 AM
    Search ebay for the individual items, filter your search for 'sold' items. You will get a good feel for the prices. Consider the camera, 1 battery...
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    11-03-2017, 03:33 AM
    Got my printer on Tuesday! Lots of talk on the forums about how much ink comes in the setup tanks. They look very full, perhaps extra filled like...
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    11-01-2017, 02:56 AM
    nickt replied to a thread Post your spiders in Wild Life
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    10-30-2017, 02:55 PM
    Arrrgghh! I've talked myself out of this printer twice before. Its huge at 27" wide. Up to $125 to feed it when it gets hungry, ouch! I don't print...
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    10-29-2017, 06:34 PM
    nickt replied to a thread Photoshop Elements 9 in Post Processing
    I never cared for elements. I stuck with it for awhile, through version 13. I just never was comfortable with it. As soon as I tried Lightroom, I...
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    10-28-2017, 02:23 PM
    I'll suggest to practice with your lenses. You might find some surprises, good and bad. Find a distant sign or even a house. For closer shots, set up...
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    10-27-2017, 12:47 PM
    Show us your junk.:nightmare: Are you shooting raw or jpg? If jpg, tweak up sharpness in the picture control settings in camera. Or for a quick...
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    10-27-2017, 03:10 AM
    nickt replied to a thread Are cheap flashes safe? in Flashes
    I've had the the 685 for over a year. No regrets, no problems. Powerful, reliable, solidly built.
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    10-22-2017, 09:02 PM
    nickt replied to a thread Error with aperture in D70/D70s
    Does the lens behave like I described above? Post 18. If the lens does behave like I describe and it is a D lens, I'd vote towards the camera being...
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    10-22-2017, 06:30 PM
    nickt replied to a thread Error with aperture in D70/D70s
    My Nikon 50mm D does not stop down if I turn the ring when it is mounted on my d7200. If it is off the camera, it does stop down automatically and I...
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    10-22-2017, 01:13 PM
    nickt replied to a thread Error with aperture in D70/D70s
    I was wondering the same as Mike as I read though here. I would just add to be sure auto iso is off turned as well.
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    10-20-2017, 02:33 PM
    The top lcd has a dim back light that I think can be set to stay off. Otherwise I think it follows the meter on time. I'm not with the camera at the...
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    10-20-2017, 01:40 PM
    Like lokatz said, think about the user interface. Direct buttons as well as front and rear command wheels and top lcd display make it no big deal to...
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