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Joined on Oct 12, 2007

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  • Replied in Very Nice!
    Thanks for sharing, as you said, very nice color. I still own and shoot a pair of E-1s along with my newer gear. As long as you know where the E-1 excels it is still a viable piece of kit!
  • .....already bought the 70-200 f4.   Next up, the 500 f4 whenever it's back in stock in the US :-( Last but not least is the 24 f1.4 That'll Do!
  • Like most Government agencies, they started out as a good idea and then grew into a massive organization run amuck!

  • Commented on Hands on with the Pentax 645Z article

    When are they gonna drop the mirror. Of all the systems that could benefit of going mirrorless I would think this one wins hands down. They could make adapters for all those legacy lenses easily...

  • .....for sure. I just bought a refurb D3X and started saving for a 500 f4 VR. I just don't think the N1 system is mature enough to meet my needs for birding but it sure would be nice. Just try not ...
  • Replied in Flip Side
    First off, I have to agree with the OP. However, I have been the beneficiary of lagging tech at fire sale prices. I picked up a second GXR body, M mount and EVF from Henry's close out. Same with ...
  • AF accuracy. When either of my E-1 bodies lock they are dead nuts on. However, that AF is S-AF, single point and must have some good light and contrast. Dim lighting or flat low contrast is always ...
  • Replied in Birds
    Your gear is fine for static subject matter. If you want BIF that is a totally different issue. I have many keepers of Birds that are static but when it comes to BIF you have to get a usable C-AF! ...
  • Easy to use any cam for feeder pics, I have many keepers with MF. But, BIF is where Oly has always lagged. Wish they made an E-7 that would C-AF worth a damn!!!! Still really po'ed and left angry ...
  • Replied in Yup (nt)
  • According to Google Translate ;-)
  • The general trend from manufacturers these days trying to make small ILC systems is to produce small zooms for the larger sensor formats and that generally requires them to go with small aperture ...
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