Doug J

Doug J

Lives in United States living in Asia for the past 12 years, home is in, FL, United States
Has a website at http://pbase.com/dougj
Joined on Dec 9, 2002
About me:

Various film bodies beginning in the 60's, later a Minolta SRT 201; some misc. digital P&S cameras and eventually moved to Canon 10D; now shoot with a 30D & 1DMkIII, I recently replaced an S45 with a S100 for travel & casual shooting.

Lenses are a key part of photography gear, what I currently shoot with:

EF 20mm f/2.8
EF 24mm f/1.4L
EF 17-40mm f/4.0L
EF 50mm f/1.4
EF 24-70mm f/2.8L
EF 28-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS
EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS
EF 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 DO IS
EF 300mm f/4.0L IS
EF 300mm f/2.8L IS
EF 800mm f/5.6L IS

Tripods, monopods, heads, a 4th Dimension Mongoose M3.6 gimbal, flashes, flash extender, plus the routine assortment of parts & pieces. I'm still looking for skill....

In spite of my limitations, many of my photos have been published. Even a blind squirrel gets lucky sometimes and finds a nut...

Doug J's recent activity

  • bclaff wrote: My 4 port PS/2 KVM has been flaky for a while and I think it's time for a new one. I'm currently using a corded USB mouse with the KVM and a PS/2 keyboard.I assume I could switch to a...
  • Digitall wrote: In this case 149 posts. Why posts limit!? I see no logic in this limit. Threads frequently deteriorate with respect to the original topic as the posting volume grows. Basically...
  • Corkcampbell wrote: Yeah... I'm also 12 hours away and I have no trouble making phone calls - get up a little early, stay up a little late, set an alarm...no big deal. This has been especially true...
  • Spade2 wrote: darklamp wrote: It must be marvelous to never make mistakes. However for we mere mortals out there who do make mistakes, locking old threads ( or otherwise preventing them from being...
  • 70Der wrote: Tom_N wrote: Why don't you contact them directly and ask? (Assuming the answer is not already on their site.) I sent an email but their hours aren't open anytime I am. It's a...
  • Front down, for the reason GS said. Cheers,Doug
  • Replied in IE 11 problem
    RedFox88 wrote: o_23 wrote: In IE11 thread subjects are not shown. IE11? My goodness why are you using that? I have IE9 installed and only use it when I have to, which isn't often. Much more...
  • RedFox88 wrote: skeys wrote: BTW, I viewed your pbase gallery and find your photos to be marvelously spectacular and I can now see why you refer to the efforts of other DPR members, like me for...
  • Replied in Gary Fong
    Darren Lee wrote: I just started hearing about Gary Fong. Any thoughts on him? Is he really a pioneer in photography? Not a pioneer, but a very successful photographer that focused a lot of his...
  • Replied in IE 11 problem
    o_23 wrote: In IE11 thread subjects are not shown. Only poster's usernames are shown. In other browsers (Chrome, Firefox) subjects are shown normally. For example go here using...
  • You continue to create threads claiming photography isn't viable for income. We get that you haven't been able to make a successful go of it. As has been pointed out in several posts, there are...
  • What lenses do you use with your current 30D? Cheers,Doug
  • Replied in Nice try
    :-D Cheers,Doug
  • Pantyhose Bandit wrote: Doug J wrote: Pantyhose Bandit wrote: There was have it - product photography. I saw a while back somebody selling a product photography table which had lighting set up...
  • pipspeak wrote: It's not the rigidity I'm worried about in general, but more whether I need worry that dings and scrapes are going to weaken the legs to any great extent. The gear I'll have on it...
  • Pantyhose Bandit wrote: Doug J wrote: Pantyhose Bandit wrote: In my opinion, photography is an unsalable thing. However - something else can be sold in its place. Sell memories or experiences and...
  • jetals wrote: I doubt that I am the only one who makes typos. A spellchecker for the forums would be nice. Spellcheck is part of the browser. In some browsers, e.g. Firefox, you can enable or...
  • jeffcpix wrote: dpreviewprov wrote: Here in Australia, if you buy it, it is yours. PERIOD. There is NO "return because change of mind" policy. Return is only accepted if the item is...
  • Pantyhose Bandit wrote: In my opinion, photography is an unsalable thing. However - something else can be sold in its place. Sell memories or experiences and chuck the photography in as a freebie....
  • Bill Robb wrote: Janoch wrote: Bill Robb wrote: ...The experiment is repeatable by anyone with an old DSLR sitting around unused. Why old? Or do you think my D800 won't get cleaned? I wouldn't...
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