Ben Herrmann

Ben Herrmann

Lives in United States Fuquay Varina, NC, United States
Works as a Fully retired now - but still goin' strong
Joined on Jul 11, 2002
About me:

FULL NAME: Bernd Werner Herrmann. Since there is no nickname for the German first name "Bernd", kids in the US just started calling me "Ben" at an early age and it stuck.

BIRTHPLACE: Moosburg, Bavaria (Germany)

CURRENT HOME: We emigrated to the United States in the early 1950's and my family eventually became naturalized citizens of the US and settled in the Philadelphia, Pa area. Our permanent home now is North Carolina.

EMPLOYMENT STATUS: Retired US Marine Corps and recently officially retired.

ASTROLOGICAL SIGN: Aquarius (Feb 13).

MILITARY SERVICE: US Marine Corps - 26 years of active service (1966-1993). Military Campaigns: Vietnam from Feb 68 - September 69. Also served as a Marine Corps Recruit Drill Instructor with "L" Company, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion, MCRD San Diego from Feb 72 - Feb 75.

EDUCATION: (NC State University) - BS - Tourism, Parks and Recreation Management - Summa Cum Laude.

PREFERENCES/ACTIVITIES: Digital Photography, weight training, physical fitness, gourmet dining, fine wine, gardening, and rifle/pistol marksmanship.

MUSICAL PREFERENCES: Classical and Romantic periods of music (specifically, Mozart, Beethoven, Haydn). BIG BAND (Miller, Ellington, Basie, Goodman, etc.) and MILITARY MARCH MUSIC - specifically the German/Austrian variety (Deutsche Märsche and Der Grosser Zapfenstreich).

FAVORITE FOOD CHOICES: French, Asian Fusion, Italian, Japanese.

Cameras currently in my collection (and yes, I do use them all from time to time):

E-10, E-20n, C-7070, C-8080, E-1, E-300, E-500, E-330, E-520, E-3, E-30, E-P3, E-M5, E-PL5, E-PL7 and XZ1

L1, L10, GF1, GX1, GF6, G5, and LX7

P7700 and P330

G12, SX50 HS, and EOS-M

X10, X20, X-S1, HS-50EXR, X-A1 and X-E1

EX2F, and NX300

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Ben Herrmann's wish list

Sorted by most recently added.

Samsung NX1
Canon EOS 7D Mark II
Nikon D750
Other gear:
  • Canon 7D Mk II

Ben Herrmann's previous gear

Canon PowerShot A620
Canon PowerShot A640
Canon PowerShot S3 IS
Canon PowerShot S5 IS
Canon PowerShot SX10 IS
Canon PowerShot G10
Canon PowerShot G1
Canon PowerShot G2
Canon PowerShot G3
Canon PowerShot G5
Canon PowerShot G6
Canon PowerShot G7
Canon PowerShot Pro1
Fujifilm FinePix F10 Zoom
Fujifilm FinePix F11 Zoom
Fujifilm FinePix S602 Zoom
Fujifilm FinePix S7000 Zoom
Fujifilm FinePix S20 Pro
FujiFilm FinePix S9100 (FinePix S9600)
Fujifilm FinePix S100fs
Kodak EasyShare P880
Minolta DiMAGE A1
Konica Minolta DiMAGE A200
Leica D-LUX 3
Leica D-LUX 4
Nikon Coolpix P6000
Nikon Coolpix P5000
Nikon Coolpix P5100
Nikon Coolpix 5000
Nikon Coolpix 5700
Nikon Coolpix 8700
Nikon Coolpix 8400
Nikon Coolpix 8800
Olympus SP-320
Olympus SP-350
Olympus C-5050 Zoom
Olympus C-5060 Wide Zoom
Olympus C-7000 Zoom
Olympus SP-510 UZ
Olympus SP-550 UZ
Olympus SP-570 UZ
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX01
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX3
Samsung Pro815
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-R1
FujiFilm FinePix S200EXR (FinePix S205EXR)
Canon PowerShot S90
Canon PowerShot G11
Canon PowerShot SX20 IS
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5
Nikon Coolpix P300
Olympus SP-810 UZ
Canon PowerShot S100
Nikon Coolpix P510
Canon EOS-1Ds
Canon EOS 10D
Canon EOS 30D
Fujifilm FinePix S3 Pro
Nikon D40
Nikon D50
Nikon D60
Nikon D70
Nikon D80
Nikon D90
Nikon D2H
Olympus E-410 / EVOLT E-410
Olympus E-510 / EVOLT E-510
Olympus E-620
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH1
Nikon D5000
Nikon D3000
Olympus PEN E-P2
Other gear:
  • Canon Powershot SX-20 HS