Lives in United States Chicago Suburb, United States
Works as a Retired/Disabled
Joined on Jan 25, 2004
About me:

Panasonic FZ1v2
Panasonic FZ30
Pentax *ist DS
Pentax K-7
Pentax K-5
Pentax K-5 IIs
Pentax K-3
Pentax K-1
Pentax Q
Sony A7S

DA 10-17 FE f3.5-4.5 ED [IF]
DA 12-24 f4
DA*16-50 f2.8
Sigma 17-70 f2.8-4.5 DC
DA 18-55 f3.5-5.6 WR
Sony Vario-Tessar T* FE 24-70mm f/4 ZA OSS
Tamron SP AF 28-75 f2.8 XR Di . . .
FA 28-105 f3.2-4.5
Tokina 20-35 2.8 AT-X Pro
F 50 f1.7
FA 50 f1.4
DA 50 f1.8
A 50 2.8 Macro
DA*50-135 f2.8 ED IF
DA 50-200 ED f4-5.6 WR
DA 55-300 f4-5.8 ED
DA 55-300 f4-5.8 ED WR
A 70-210 f4 (MF)
Tokina 70-210 f4-5.6 SD SZ (MF)
Tokina 80-200 f2.8 AT-X Pro AF2
Tamron SP 80-200 f2.8 LD A 2 (MF)
Tokina 80-400 f4-5.6 AT-X AF2
DFA 100 f2.8 Macro
Tokina 100-300 f4 AT-X SD (MF)
Tokina 150-500 f5.6 AT-X SD (MF)
Tamron SP180 f2.5 LD [IF] A 2 (MF)
Sigma EX 180 f3.5 APO DG Macro
A* 200 f2.8 ED (MF)
FA* 300 f4.5 ED [IF] (2)
FA* 300 f2.8 ED[IF]
Canon FD 300 f4 L Converted to K mount (MF)
Sigma EX 300 f2.8 APO
Tamron SP 300 f2.8 LD [IF] Adaptall 2 (MF)
Tamron SP 500 f8 Macro Cat A 2 (MF)
Pentax Q 01 Std Prime
Pentax Q 02 Std Zoom
Pentax Q 03 FE
Pentax Q 06 Tele Zoom

Pentax Q K to Q Adapter
Tamron AF 1.4x PZ MC4 TC
Tamron 140F 1.4x Aaptall 2 TC
Vivitar A 2x Macro Focusing TC
Tokina AT-X Macro Extender
Pentax F 1.7x Auto Focusing Adapter x3 (my favorite)
Pentax A 2x Rear Converter S
Nikon 4T achromatic closeup
Raynox DCS 250 achromatic closeup
Marumi 52mm +3 diopter achromatic closeup
Marumi 52mm +5 diopter achromatic closeup
Olympus Tcon 17, a200 auxiliary lens TCs
Pentax AF360FGZ, AF540 FGZ, AF280T, AF200T, AF500FTZ flashes
Metz 15 MS1 Macro flash
Uni Loc System 1700, Benbo Trekker I, , Amnova CF94 and A104 CF tripods, FotoPro MGC 584N CF travel tripod
Manfrotto 484RC2, 486RC2, 468MGRC2, Vanguard ABH 120K Ballhead
Wimberley Sidekick
Jobu Design Micro Gimbal Ballhead Adapter

Recent activity


Snapshot of threads updated recently in which you have recently participated.

Subject Forum Last post
Pentax K-70? Perhaps. Pentax SLR Talk 5 days ago
SMC Pentax-F* 300mm F4.5 ED [IF] coming my way. (Tripod foot needed) Pentax SLR Talk 1 week ago
How big are the AF points on a K-1? Pentax SLR Talk 1 week ago
Who buy Pentax K-1, to take photographs in JPEG format ? Pentax SLR Talk 2 months ago
Do you remember Cronic Threads on... Pentax SLR Talk 2 months ago
Is it that difficult for Pentax to develop a flash system like others? Pentax SLR Talk 4 months ago
K-3 + D-BG5 compared to Nikon D7100 + grip? Pentax SLR Talk 6 months ago
Seeking advice on telephoto technique Pentax SLR Talk 9 months ago
Specs on FF Will be Interesting Pentax SLR Talk 9 months ago
450mm at f/5.6, f/6.3, f/7.1, and f/8 (4 imgs) Pentax SLR Talk 10 months ago
I'm OK with Rockwell's K3-II review Pentax SLR Talk 10 months ago
Poll for SDM users (including those who've never had SDM failures) Pentax SLR Talk 10 months ago
New to DSRL Pentax SLR Talk 11 months ago
Looking to buy a new Ballhead, Sirui, kirk, Really right stuff ...... Pentax SLR Talk 11 months ago
Poll, Do you currently own an SDM lens? (Everyone answer) Pentax SLR Talk May 27, 2015
150-450mm available next days ! Pentax SLR Talk May 4, 2015
When will we get the K3iis Pentax SLR Talk May 2, 2015
1.7x AFA opinions Pentax SLR Talk Mar 15, 2015
Pentax now sold in Chicago Pentax SLR Talk Feb 26, 2015
Shake Reduction Pentax SLR Talk Feb 17, 2015
used Pentax 77mm for US $600 Pentax SLR Talk Jan 8, 2015
Lens recommendation for birding. Pentax SLR Talk Nov 12, 2014
Lens test sites for legacy glass.... ?? Pentax SLR Talk Oct 9, 2014
Pentax FF lenses Pentax SLR Talk Oct 5, 2014
Hummer on a stick. (4 poses, 5 imgs) Pentax SLR Talk Jul 29, 2014
Sigma 300/2.8 + two stacked 1.4X TC's (3 imgs) Pentax SLR Talk Jul 19, 2014
So what should I buy instead of a Bigmos? Pentax SLR Talk Jul 19, 2014
Topaz ReMask Pentax SLR Talk Jul 17, 2014
How many People Shoot Raw? Pentax SLR Talk Jul 15, 2014
Sigma 120-400/4.5~5.6 APO DG OS HSM (5 imgs) Pentax SLR Talk Jun 7, 2014
Suggestions wanted: Auto Focusing Zoom with a good range and IQ. Pentax SLR Talk Jun 4, 2014
Low cost, small, manual flash Pentax SLR Talk May 9, 2014
Q zoom lens 02 + 2X teleconverter. (1 img) Pentax Compact Camera Talk Apr 23, 2014
Gear advice needed (Zoom lens in the 50 to 200-300mm range ) Pentax SLR Talk Apr 20, 2014
Help with bird ID Pentax SLR Talk Apr 15, 2014
Pro wildlife kit Pentax SLR Talk Apr 4, 2014
Stacking two (2) Pentax 1.4X HD AW TC's. Pentax SLR Talk Mar 27, 2014
Spotted at Pentax SLR Talk Mar 27, 2014
Will the auto focus for a Pentax FA 50mm 1.4 work on a K5? Pentax SLR Talk Mar 27, 2014
FYI: It appears to me that... Pentax SLR Talk Mar 26, 2014
Pentax Q with old manual lenses? Pentax Compact Camera Talk Mar 18, 2014
High quality walking around lens ??? Pentax SLR Talk Mar 8, 2014
Tokina 80-200 F2.8 or Tamron Adaptall 80-200 F2.8? Pentax SLR Talk Feb 12, 2014
Range of focus using Pentax-F 1.7X AF Adapter Pentax SLR Talk Dec 27, 2013
So just how destructive is High ISO Noise Reduction? Pentax SLR Talk Dec 14, 2013
Pentax Zoom Telephoto SMCP-FA 80-320mm f/4.5-5.6 Pentax SLR Talk Dec 13, 2013
Long time no see & a quick hello! Pentax SLR Talk Dec 4, 2013
K3: Catch in Focus Works Pentax SLR Talk Nov 21, 2013
JPEG question Pentax SLR Talk Nov 16, 2013
K 300mm f4 vs A* 300mm f4 - CA/PF - warning rambling post with foregone conclusion Pentax SLR Talk Nov 10, 2013