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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 ...
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