Nathan Chao

Nathan Chao

Lives in United States , USA, United States
Works as a retired engineering college professor
Has a website at
Joined on Jun 17, 2002
About me:

Old camera collector with all the classics. First Exacta SLR from 1937, Leica IIIF with Reid F2 lens, Contax IIA, Contax SLR, Both Chrome and Black Nikon F from early 640x copies to late models. Last Canon all mech P and 7 with 0.95 lens and rare Canon 7s mint etc.

Nathan Chao's recent activity

  • Unless you need the extra bokeh from the f2, the stabilized 18 on the zoom is more flexible and allow a stop or so lower handheld to make up for the one stop slower lens.
  • The recent disclosure of the new premium 16-55mm lens with no OIS may portend a new X IBIS body? If so that would be great since all their current primes do not have OIS. Fuji used sensor shift in ...
  • Olympus recalled my TG850 to correct faulty seal around mode dial. With proper care such as making sure battery compartment is closed with no debris on the rubber seal, it is good in the water. I ...
  • Created discussions LX100 paradox
    LX100 paradox I waited eagerly for the successor to the LX7. I would have been satified with a 1" sensor, evf, retain hot shoe and built in flash and same size as LX7, When I first saw announcement ...
  • Created user reviews Oly TG850 ultra wide is unique.
    Fantastic selfie camera. I am the family picture taker and rarely appear in any photos. With this camera, I can include the whole family and myself in a selfie with no tripod or stranger involved. ...
  • Years ago when Olympus first came out with 4/3 dslr, I posted that it will die since it had no compelling reason to exist with no size advantage to APS-C and smaller sensor. I was kicked off the...

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