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    Before I contacted Canon I contacted Park Cameras...

    Before I contacted Canon I contacted Park Cameras in London. They were quoting 3 weeks for the two lenses RF 100-500mm and RF 800mm. Looking at their website I think they are still waiting too. Canon...
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    Still waiting to hear. They were trying to bring...

    Still waiting to hear. They were trying to bring the equipment from Canon Middle East in Dubai.

    I will send a message later today to see if there is any news.
  3. Only two entries so far. Get splashing :)

    Only two entries so far. Get splashing :)
  4. Thread: Egypt

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    In theory, I should leave Egypt in order to be...

    In theory, I should leave Egypt in order to be able to renew my annual tourist visa. But looking at the new COVID cases everyday in the UK, and in Europe too (30,000 yesterday for France), I am just...
  5. Poll: Ooooooh how exciting, I won :) Thank you...

    Ooooooh how exciting, I won :)

    Thank you everyone who voted for my piccie.

    Wasting no time, here is the October competition:...
  6. October Non-Diving Photographic Competition - Making a Splash

    Welcome to October's non-diving photo competition. The theme is Making a Splash.

    Please interpret however you wish. Just one entry per person.

    The deadline will be 31st October at 2 pm Cairo...
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    Thanks everyone for such wonderful advice. ...

    Thanks everyone for such wonderful advice.

    Well after the great support I had from the rental shop, I have just received a call again from Canon who are super excited about the bird...
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    Well I had a busy morning in Cairo. Shopping in...

    Well I had a busy morning in Cairo. Shopping in Marks and Spencers in City Stars Mall :-) and then off to Cairo Camera Rentals who very kindly helped me try out the Canon EOS R with the old EF...
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    I arrived yesterday evening in Cairo and have...

    I arrived yesterday evening in Cairo and have emailed the rental shop. Fingers crossed they can help me somehow to make my decision before I leave on the bus at 6.30 am back to El Gouna tomorrow and...
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    The quality close up is wonderful but many of the...

    The quality close up is wonderful but many of the birds are a long distance and the speed of focusing and quality and detail when cropped is not so good.

    I just love the look of the new...
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    Interestingly no. But a quick Google in Cairo and...

    Interestingly no. But a quick Google in Cairo and I could actually hire a Sony Alpha 7R iii, a 70-200mm lens and a monopod for around 1200 EGP. No bigger lenses anywhere in Cairo that I can find.
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    My comparison chart:...

    My comparison chart:...
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    Thank you for all your great replies. ...

    Thank you for all your great replies.

    Regarding the marketing people, I contacted every big camera shop in Cairo and very few replied. Not even with a suggested alternative.

    Sony sent me a...
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    Thank you for this reply. Lots to think about. ...

    Thank you for this reply. Lots to think about.

    I bought a refurbished second hand OMD EM10 from a dealer with a guarantee. By the time I found a friend to bring it to me in El Gouna the 30 day...
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    The nice man from Canon Egypt just called me :) ...

    The nice man from Canon Egypt just called me :)

    Very interesting and helpful conversation.

    The camera body on the R6 (cheaper than the R5 - a bit) could be in Egypt in 1 week.

    The lens would...
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    I should have been just returning from a quick...

    I should have been just returning from a quick trip to the UK but my outgoing flight was cancelled and I am not going for two weeks of lockdown in a hotel! My trip was only for 5 nights.
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    I have the Olympus OM-D EM10, well two actually....

    I have the Olympus OM-D EM10, well two actually. I did think about buying a lens for it but I think my old model is not going to be so good at the tracking. I like the new technology for animal eye...
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    New Camera - Birdwatching

    It all seems to have got so confusing choosing a new camera these days but the technology advancements are incredible.

    Everyday I am documenting the bird migration over Egypt. The raptors are high...
  19. A Rotary District 2451 Egypt gala dinner at the...

    A Rotary District 2451 Egypt gala dinner at the end of the annual conference which was held around the fountains at Sahl Hasheesh, south of Hurghada:
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  20. I entered it on here:...

    I entered it on here:
    https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/56031031

    Someone suggested:
    Delta Emarginatum
    Black Mud Wasp
  21. I don't know what it is but it is fresh out the...

    I don't know what it is but it is fresh out the camera this morning:
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  22. Poll: Congratulations rth those froggies were well...

    Congratulations rth those froggies were well worth the wait :)

    Over to you for the August competition.
  23. And the poll is up and will close on 5th August:...

    And the poll is up and will close on 5th August:
    https://www.thediveforum.com/showthread.php?27932-Poll-July-Non-Diving-Photo-Competition-Stay-Home
  24. Poll: Poll: July Non-Diving Photo Competition - Stay Home

    Please vote for your favourite:
  25. Yaaayyyy froggies :)

    Yaaayyyy froggies :)
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