Rod Herdman

Rod Herdman

Lives in United Kingdom Warwickshire, United Kingdom
Works as a Research Chemist
Joined on Sep 19, 2006
About me:

Pentax K1000, ME, P30, Z-10, PZ-1p and now
*istD(with O-ME53 eyepiece)
Zenitar 16/2.8, SMC-M 28/2.8, 35/2.8, 50/1.7, 85/2,
100/4 macro, 135/3.5, 200/4, 400/5.6, A*300/4, SMC 500/4.5, Tamron 500/8
Vivitar 28-200/3.5-5.3 (MF)
Sigma AF 135-400/5.6 DG
SMC-DA 18-55, SMC-DA 50-200
Kenko 1.5x SHQ Teleconverter
Teleplus MC7 2x Teleconverter
Raynox 6600 0.66x wide angle converter
Raynox DCR-150 macro converter
Tamron 2x K Teleconverter
PKA extension tubes
AF200Sa
AF330FTZ
Pentax Auto 110 + 18/2.8, 24/2.8, 50/2.8, AF130P
Pentax Q+ 5-15 02 Lens

Rod Herdman's recent activity

  • Model Mike wrote: Even better would be to get some silver emulsion film such as Pan F or Delta 100 and send it to Ilford for processing. They take a couple of weeks but the quality is...
  • sumx4182 wrote: Roland Karlsson wrote: Petroglyph wrote: Today I was reading SAR about the new curved sensor technology Sony is announcing. This technology was suggested during a thread about how...
  • Uncanny Rome is certainly a lovely city, I have been four times and never tired of it, and I am going again later this year. I recommend anybody to visit it. Regards, Rod
  • Nice shot - but I also notice the one eye is OOF . . . Cheers, Rod
  • Is your metering mode the same all the time ? (matrix, centre-weighted, spot) ?? I don't have the K3 or the TC but I do know that when you attach a non-A lens the metering defaults to...
  • 2 months ago looking at the price of the K3 and with a cashback offer on the K5iiS, I couldn't really justify the K3 and went for the K5iiS. I can't believe some of the details I am seeing but I am...
  • Replied in Takumar 35/3.5
    Hi Ian, yes I have a PK/M42 adapter which I plan to use, I just need to take the clip off it so that the adapter stays on the lens instead of the body. I have to admit I originally bought it to...
  • Replied in Takumar 35/3.5
    leopold wrote: I think it's the same design. it's a great lens and you paid a very good price for it ! Thanks Leopold. I just did some googling and it seems you may be right. According to the...
  • Chris Mak wrote: eenymac wrote: Nice shots! Last Sunday was a beautiful sunny day and I spent most of it walking round Kew Gardens with friends. There were loads of Parakeets flying around...
  • Cute. Looking forward to more pictures of these little ones as they grow, and I'm sure you're keeping an eye on the hawks too.
  • Created questions Takumar 35/3.5
    Hi I just picked up a Super-Multi-Coated Takumar 35mm f3.5 lens (in original case) in a charity shop for £8.99 (about $15). The lens was quite dusty but only exterior, it has cleaned up quite nice....
  • Yep, No. 1 for sure. Great detail and nice pose.
  • Cracking shots Mike. Love the first one. Rod
  • Lovely shooting Arjit, I like the buffalo shot best. Looks a fantastic place you must have had a great time. Rod
  • Replied in Rod...
    brandrx wrote: Rod Herdman wrote: It must be fun to watch them, especially in Spring. It is fun to watch them Rod. However, if you can find them in October through November it is much more fun...
  • It must be fun to watch them, especially in Spring.
  • Love that underbelly shot Steve I have a couple of XH558 in my gallery; Buzzing the pier at the 2009 Bournemouth Airshow During a pass over Birmingham Airport in 2012, to support local firm Dunlop...
  • SRT201 wrote: It's up there with my favorite planes - SR-71 of course :-) Naturally  :-) All I want is a digital back for my trusty K1000 . . .
  • Back in November I was lucky enough to get a late evening trip around Coventry Air Museum. The Vulcan was lit up and visible from the car park and I had the *istD, kit lens and the essential...
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