J1 Field Test Part 2

Friday, December 30, 2011

Ever since I got the Nikon J1, I have not use a third party lens for field testing. Therefore I decided to give it a go today. Equipped with a Tamron 180mm f3.5 + FT1 adapter + Nikon J1, I went out looking for butterfly. Instead, I got a few birds. I'm an opportunist so, why not shoot the birds with the setup? Though the AF doesn't work, I can still focus on the subject manually.

Next, after office hour, I stopped at my "not-so-new-anymore" birding ground for the usually birds like Black-thighed Falconet and Common Flameback.

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I'm a bird watcher, digiscoper, photographer and a licensed nature guide. Welcome to my 'A Malaysian Birder' blog. I will post my bird sightings and photographs on this blog. I started bird watching while studying in university. After graduating with a degree in forestry specializing in parks and recreation management, I have been attached to the parks and gardens industry. My past work experiences involve conducting environmental education program, bird watching and many more.

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