Rod Herdman

Lives in United Kingdom Warwickshire, United Kingdom
Works as a Research Chemist
Joined on Sep 19, 2006
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Pentax K1000, ME, P30, Z-10, PZ-1p, *istD, K5iiS
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, SMC-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
Pentax 1.7xAFA converter
Raynox 6600 0.66x wide angle converter
Raynox DCR-150 macro converter
Tamron 2x K Teleconverter
PKA extension tubes
Pentax Auto 110 + 18/2.8, 24/2.8, 50/2.8, AF130P
Pentax Q+ 5-15 02 Lens

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  • I use highlight recovery but it is limited - if you are really overexposed it's no use whatever your software, IMO. However I have found the HDR function in Silkypix can also help with highlight ...
  • They do this deal every so often. I bought my license on one of those offers a couple of years ago, it's normally an offer on the version before the most recent one. I recommend it to anyone, but ...
  • Superb! I tried this once and your attempts are better than mine :-)
  • Lens discussion aside, those are great dog pics ! well done. You must have a good model :-)
  • Fantastic Brett. I see a small meteor too, bonus  :-) There is, at least on my monitor, a clear join line. Cheers, Rod
  • Replied in a cormorant
    That's nice. I like the eye colour !
  • Well I have the 20mm f4 M-series lens and I don't have any issue with it, some above have said it's not the best but it's fine IMO. I also got the 15mm f3.5 M-series but to be honest you are ...
  • Hi I have a copy of the SMC-M 200/4 but to be honest I rarely use it. I haven't used it in a good few years so I have no examples to hand. I used it in the past on my *istD and it was fine but that ...
  • Patterns in nature, I love it :-) great capture
  • I had a P30 and have not used it for a long time, but my recollection is that you did not need batteries to advance the film lever; but to advance it more than once the shutter has to be fired ...
  • Hi all Recently visited the wonderful Hampton Court palace, this really is a fantastic day out. We were blessed with good weather which made for good contrast. Here are probably my favourite shots ...
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  • Replied in Iceland
    Thanks Brent We went in winter for the aurora but I have some relatives who went in July and it looks quite different - still beautiful but less white ! Definitely worth a visit but the food is ...
  • Front mounted filters are more expensive but removing the infinity issue and fiddling at the back of the lens. Depends on your budget :-)
  • Lovely. The yellow one stands out for me, but I like yellow . . . The detail in the crops is great too.
  • Replied in Iceland
    Hang on . . .  are you the Stig ?  :-D
  • Replied in Iceland
    Thanks for looking. That's some drive ! But depending on time of year sunrise to sunset will vary a lot !! Cheers, Rod
  • Created photo thread Iceland
    Hi all I just completed going through my images from Iceland last year. Here is a small selection; Reykjavik fishing vessels The North Atlantic ridge at Pingvellir Gulfoss falls The obligatory ...
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