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Hi Vix.
Welcome to he forum. How did you transfer the video to your mac, I'm going to guess card reader as you say you can see it on the camera. Try downloading via USB from the camera, if that doesnt work you may have to play it fom the camera and record it, you may at least recover your video but may loose the ability to edit it.
Once you either have the footage you want or have exhausted the ability to recover it to your satisfaction retire the memory card, what you describe sounds like data loss from a dodgy memory card! If it is dodgy you will be glad you retired it rather than loose another lot of footage. If it is not dodgy, it is a small cost for peace of mind!

Cheers Graham.

Can anyone shed some light please....

At the 5 min 27 mark on playback of videos taken with my Mark III I get horizontal lines which continue to the end of the recording, rendering those last minutes gone  :'(  Have attached a screen shot around 5.27 mark.

If I playback to the end ON my Mark III the footage is visable - which leads me to think there's some issue that occurs on my Mac.

Anyone have any ideas?.  Thanks in advance :)

EOS Bodies - For Stills / Re: the canon 100d/sl1
« on: April 18, 2014, 07:11:08 AM »
Hi nda.
I don't own one, so this is purely an observation from your pic with a big white connected, can you still get your fingers round the grip, between the grip and the lens? Doesn't look like there is room, but I know it could just be the angle. I have large hands so if there is no gap it would not work for me.

Cheers Graham.

Animal Kingdom / Re: Show your Bird Portraits
« on: April 17, 2014, 05:02:22 PM »
Hi Alan.
Superb timing, great shot.
Scyrene, Skatol, Don, to mention but a few, nice shots folks thanks for sharing.

Cheers Graham.

Decided to take the Tamron 150-600 in a Lowepro on my back cycling to the lab this morning. Struck lucky and saw a heron depleting a pond by the cycle route.

Animal Kingdom / Re: A new take on BIF
« on: April 16, 2014, 04:00:46 AM »
Hi Chisox.
Interesting idea for a thread, but I think I'll stick to birds for a while, at least until I can get a nice picture of a bird!

Cheers Graham.

Canon General / Re: Anyone still shoot with an FTb?
« on: April 15, 2014, 09:36:59 AM »
Hi Steven.
I'm glad you asked this question, Mum dug out Dads AE1 Program the other day and asked what to do with it. I have a minor interest in it, but it also led me to dig out my 1000FN, discovered a film in the cupboard with it, have no idea if it might be any good, I guess the only way to find out is run it through and see! Then I found the Ixus APS camera and several exposed or part used cartridges, wonder if anything has survived on those! Must look in to developing them.
Suggestions for developing in the UK any one.
I shall watch this thread to see the general consensus about using this great old gear.

Cheers Graham.

Sports / Re: 2014 Philippine Polo Games
« on: April 14, 2014, 07:44:05 PM »
Hi dolina.
Nice shot, pure raw power in mid flight, nice!

Cheers Graham.

2014 Alabang Country Club Chairman's Polo Cup by 500px.com/dolina, on Flickr

Canon General / Re: Insurance for Camera gear
« on: April 14, 2014, 04:23:14 AM »
Hi Folks.
State Farm seem a bit random with pricing, 15k cover for $187 vs 17k for $176.
I know that kind of difference could be down to risk, recent claims, local taxes? and perhaps other factors but it seems a large difference taking in to account 2k extra cover, and I now know insurance companies are thieves.
Based on an online quote for the same cover with the same company as I was already using without any new customer discount the quote reduced by 40% or thereabouts on car insurance, just to clarify I was insured with company x, did an online quote for the same car with company x, using all the info from current policy, I could have saved 40%!
Asked them why got a load of nonsense reply and MOVED insurer, saved 50% in all.
Keep on top of insurers people, they will fleece you!

Cheers Graham.

Canon General / Re: 16 MEGA-byte CF card!
« on: April 12, 2014, 08:04:05 PM »
Hi BL.
Did you try a jpeg or medium jpeg?

Great nostalgic find.
I have a hard drive that was removed from a pc when the pc was upgraded to a 256mb drive the original was 128mb!

Cheers Graham.

Hi Erik.
I wanted to say Huey, but saw the wheel config which led me to Blackhawk, never even considered they were from different aircraft, I guess that says something for the quality and consistency of your pictures!
I guess that to the uninitiated the Pavehawk and Blackhawk are similar birds, so not too far out on the ID.
Thanks for the explanation, and again excellent shots.

Cheers Graham.

Great series, are you able to say which gunship this is, I guess Blackhawk, but I'm no expert, to some it may be obvious, but I have seen exactly none of these in the flesh, relying on tv images for ID.  ;D

The first shot is from the cockpit of a UH-1H Huey from the 23rd Flying Training Squadron (USAF) at Fort Rucker, AL. The remainder of the shots were all taken aboard a HH-60G Pavehawk of the 512nd Rescue Squadron (USAF) at Kirtland AFB, New Mexico. The Pavehawk is based on the Army's UH-60A Blackhawk but has been extensively modified for Combat Search And Rescue (CSAR) and can be armed with 7.62mm "miniguns" (as shown) or with the good old .50 cal, or a mixture of the two types of guns.

Animal Kingdom / Re: BIRD IN FLIGHT ONLY -- share your BIF photos here
« on: April 12, 2014, 10:48:26 AM »
Hi Eldar.
It certainly tells the story, 840mm hand held at 1/500th, not bad!

Cheers Graham.

Not quite in flight yet, but doing his best :)
Great Crested Grebe.
1DX, 600mm f4L IS II + 1.4xIII extender, 1/500s, f5.6, ISO2000, handheld.

Hi folks.
Thanks for that, I checked an abreviation page and came out confused, but that explains it all!

Cheers Graham.

UA = Utsunomiya  2012 not 2006.

Ooops, yes you are quite right. U is 2006. My mistake

Hi Beckscum.
Could you please clarify UA from your post please, I am not familiar with this abbreviation.

Cheers Graham.

that they returned full batches of UA lens back to Canon in 2012

Hi Erik.
Great series, are you able to say which gunship this is, I guess Blackhawk, but I'm no expert, to some it may be obvious, but I have seen exactly none of these in the flesh, relying on tv images for ID.  ;D

Hi Roo, nice shots, I like the jet pipe view, I took a similar image to this of a Phantom in the commemorative airforce museum AZ.
something fascinating about looking in there from the hot end!

Cheers Graham.

While shooting airborne shots is always an awesome experience, it's also a fantastic opportunity to portrait America's unsung heroes:

Another great series!  Love that second shot capturing the used shells being ejected out the tube.

Here a some B52 shots from Avalon last year.  The old girl can't hide her wrinkles :)

Landscape / Re: Post Your Best Landscapes
« on: April 10, 2014, 12:17:09 PM »
Hi climber.
I think I Prefer the before picture.

Cheers Graham.

Landscape / Re: Post Your Best Landscapes
« on: April 10, 2014, 08:55:35 AM »
Hi Climber.
Nice work, a great shot.

Cheers Graham.

This one is panorama of 4 photos, where the 1st from left is single shot, 2nd is HDR from 2 shots and 3rd and 4th are HDRs from 5 shots.

Stay tuned for another version of this image. I'll post it today. :)

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