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I am in Mourning

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bofo777
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I am in Mourning
Mar 17, 2013

Before my E-5 went done today (shutter came apart..I am in terrible mourning) I did shot some shots in the Lake Tahoe Area.  Hope you like them....John

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In reply to bofo777, Mar 17, 2013

Both very nice images.  Sorry to hear about your camera.  Hope you get it back repaired soon.

Andrew

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Roger Engelken
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In reply to bofo777, Mar 17, 2013

A pair of beautiful shots of Lake Tahoe.  Get in touch with Olympus America and they'll likely be able to fix your E-5 good as new.

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In reply to bofo777, Mar 17, 2013

Unfortunate news about the E-5. At least you were able to get these great captures. I'm sure you'll have it back soon.

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In reply to bofo777, Mar 17, 2013

That first shot is of nearby Donner Lake, not of Lake Tahoe. There are some nice views of it from I-80 on the way to Donner Summit.

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In reply to bofo777, Mar 17, 2013

Any Idea what the shutter count was?

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Craig from Nevada
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In reply to bofo777, Mar 17, 2013

Your camera has given you good reason to mourn--those are nice shots.

I particularly like the first one. The second photo is just good old Olympus blue meets Tahoe blue and the result are very nice.

Hopefully, you have a spare camera to hold you over whilst the e-5 is in the shop.

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In reply to bofo777, Mar 17, 2013

I've used Olympus cameras for the last 25 years and never had any problems with them so my E-5 going down was quite a shock. You think their invincible until something like this happens----Taking a second camera on an important shoot is definitely the first thing we should all think about. Thanks to all for the kind words....John--- PS Yes the first shot was on the way to Incline Village on Donner Lake...

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In reply to bofo777, Mar 17, 2013

I enjoyed seeing your pictures of Lake Tahoe.  I'm sorry to hear of your loss; hope you get it fixed soon.

Here's a picture of Lake Tahoe I took with my Olympus E-500 last summer.

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Mahmoud Mousef
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In reply to bofo777, Mar 17, 2013

bofo777 wrote:

Before my E-5 went done today (shutter came apart..I am in terrible mourning) I did shot some shots in the Lake Tahoe Area. Hope you like them....John

A very sad day, but a great way to say goodbye.

Great pics.

Olympus, do you feel the pain?

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Forgottenbutnotgone
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In reply to Mahmoud Mousef, Mar 17, 2013

I am very concerned that I may soon face the same problem. I'm also afraid to check my shutter count. I would be very interested to know how much the repair costs.

I wonder if the Hauppauge Olympus repair facility could do it as a walk-in repair?

Robert

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