Edward Rauschkolb

Edward Rauschkolb

Lives in United States Gainesville, FL, United States
Works as a engineer/physician/attorney
Joined on Dec 19, 2000
About me:

advanced amateur (>35 years)
using digital for >10 years
extensive digital imaging experience (25 years medical imaging)
Leica M's M9 lots of lenses ((18,24,35(type4),several 50's, several 90's, 75, etc)
Olympus E1, E3, E5 (11-22, 50F2,EC14, 12-60, 14-35,35-100,150,50-200, , etc)

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  • Hi, . . . and congratulations, I am concerned about only having camera controls on the touch screen. I live in Florida and travel frequently.  I generally find touch screens unusable outdoors both ...
  • Hi, Considering what we have known about digital sensors (deep wells, etc), this performance is not unexpected and in fact was argued by Olympus in the early days (E1 times) as to why their fastest ...
  • Hi, had similar issues.  Long time 4/3 user and micro 4/3 with E5, E1, EM-1 & EM-5.  Own 50-200 2.8-3.5, 75-300, 40-150 4-5.6, Pan 35-100mm, 12-40, 12-60, 75mm, etc.  AWAITING 40-150 2.8 PRO & 300 F4 ...
  • Hi, I live in Florida and the sun is much stronger/brighter here.  As a result I found the XE-1 unusable outdoors at events such as a street fair or art show and literally useless at the beach. ...
  • Hi, Am going through the same thing, now doing an (every) 10 year evaluation of my camera needs. Disclosures: photographing 40+ years, semi professional, commercial, travel, free lance. In past ...
  • HI, I have used (and loved) 4/3 since the e1 and the m4/3 since the em-5. I am semi-pro and have used everything under the sun including Leica (M&R), Hasselblad, Rollei, Canon EOS (1, 1d, 1DS, 5D, ...
  • Hi, I live in Florida and the bright and contrasty light presents real difficulty in seeing detail in ANY finder without proper eye shielding.  Oly has done a very good jopb with this with the em5 ...
  • Replied in some rationality
    Hi, I debated entering the fray of this discussion but finaliy decided that I ought to say something.  I  own and use BOTh an X system and a (micro) 4/3 system.  I love both but they are very ...
  • Replied in Thank you
    I appreciate your taking the time to report.  I have an em-1 & 12-40 preordered and planning any decisions as to future with my 4/3 lenses including 50, 8, 12-60, 50-200 swd, 150, 14-35.  I own a ...
  • Replied in Yes, absolutely
    Hi, My E3 & E5 have been around the world, twice.  My limited travel kit is the 12-60, 50-200. 50 f2 and 8mm.  for low-light I use the 14-35, 50 and 150. The E5 has been to Antarctica, pouring rain ...
  • Hi, The reality is that even Leica has switched to retrofocus (or hybrid) design in their later model wide and U/W designs.  While the classic 21 3.4 was a true wide angle design virtually all of ...
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