skysurfer5

skysurfer5

Lives in United States CA, United States
Works as a Civil Engineer
Joined on Apr 27, 2005

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  • Very beautiful. BTW, there is an exact replica of that church in Rapid City, South Dakota (http://www.chapel-in-the-hills.org/).  We visited Rapid City and the adjoining Black Hills in 2007.
  • George… Thanks for the compliment on the video. It's one of my better ones. Here are several examples from the 500-mm Zuiko on the E-1. The first three were hand-held, the last three were on a ...
  • I have the Zuiko 500. It can be hard to use, but I love it. The image quality is excellent for a mirror lens. The donut bokeh is only an issue with certain backgrounds. In many cases, it doesn't ...
  • The best way to do star trails with digital is by stacking images. I'm too lazy for that most of the time, so I still use film for my star trails. There are several freeware programs that will ...
  • Lee… One thing to keep in mind is how bright a full Moon is, especially a "Supermoon." Although the full Moon is obviously not nearly as bright as the Sun, it will light up the landscape quite ...
  • A week after I got my E-1 (April 1995), a friend invited my wife and me to a model rocket shoot.  He had built a 6-foot-tall rocket and wanted to show it off, plus he wanted me to make a photo ...
  • 12-foot-high perimeter security fence with 30" coil of razor wire at one of the federal prisons for which I managed the civil engineering design. Gloomy skies over AT&T Park and Game 2 of the 2010 ...
  • Very cool.  Obviously, Nikon tastes like chicken.  :-)
  • Actually, the 35 mm macro WILL work with the EX-25 as I demonstrated in another post in this thread.  It is, however, difficult to use at and near maximum magnification for front-lighted subjects. ...
  • The EX-25 can be used successfully with the 35 mm macro, but with some caveats. [1]  Manual focus is your best bet at high magnifications.  Auto focus struggles and only manual focus can get to ...
  • John… Those are great images.  The colors are perfect.  One day I will travel the AK Hwy. Fred
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