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Google Earth Photos
Andrew Hobbs <>
Sun, 01 Jul 2007 10:18:44 +0800
Ah, but what about a camera telephoto viewfinder. Should we accept
views through an SLR camera where you see the actual photons from the
bird, but not a digital camera where the photons are created
electronically. :-) :-) :-)
John Graff wrote:
Consider the (?)physics of it. If you're looking at a bird through
binoculars/scope, you are technically still seeing light rays from
the actual bird as all the lenses do is bend the light. If you're
watching a webcam, you're not seeing light from the actual bird.
How's that for a technical argument ;)
From: L&L Knight <>
To: "michael norris" <>
CC: 'Birding Aus' <>
Subject: Re: [Birding-Aus] Google Earth Photos
Date: Sat, 30 Jun 2007 20:39:53 +1000
What about a live web cam - like they use for nesting peregrines or
beached cargo vessels?
On Saturday, June 30, 2007, at 07:56 PM, michael norris wrote:
Does it count if you i/d it through glass, like by using a scope?
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