I agree with you email 110%, I for one would gladly from a photographic point of view be happy to help and or advise if asked.
In reply to rayk:
Can people who don't have the big lenses and noisy shutters also have an input in this, ie someone like me with a video camera that's actually given up bothering to try and film the kingfishers as i can't hear any of their calls in the torrent of noise.
In reply to DeniseAnderson:
Was that last comment really called for Denise?
Its the camera shutter that makes the noise IRRESPECTIVE of lens size!
In reply to Rich Gannon:
OK, I'll retract the size of the lens and stick with the noise of the shutters then, so if there's like 10 cameras in there all firing off is it a case of tough for everyone else?
That's why I go to Fowlmere for kings.................much less competition for hide space! OOooops, shouldn't have told everybody that.
I just don't want to make a film and have to add some cheesy music to it afterwards, i want to hear the birds call cos i rather like that as well :)
Thats OK, cos it's quiet over there at the moment and would be a wasted journey for them :)
Can I suggest that the existing kingfisher hide is for cameras and the new one, when built, will be for binocular/telescope users (and video cameras maybe) so no shutter noise disturbance.
In reply to atallon:
The majority of people who go are PAID UP MEMBERS, who have the right to be their as much as the next person, I can understand sometimes cameras going off can make a little noise, But if you try to put people in to categories, it will lead to friction, we all have the right to be their.........
I can almost feel the love in this thread. I wonder how much of a problem this really is?
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