LarsPolarBear

LarsPolarBear

Lives in Singapore Singapore
Joined on Aug 31, 2012

LarsPolarBear's recent activity

  • Dear Nigel, Thank you for your post, I appreciate it, as it is a well put argument and well worth discussing.  However, I am disappointed as so many times here, that many responses are wondering ...
  • Well, some dives are in bays (very few though), so not much current there.  For the others it depends a lot on the moon phase and location.  Some of the very famouse dive sites, e.g. “Castle ...
  • Created photo thread a few from Komodo National Park
    Dear All, I went to Komodo National Park (Indonesia) at end of May/beginning June and had a blast.  I had been to Komodo by Liveaboard about 8 years ago and always thought it is one of the best ...
  • Very funny, was just about to post something similar! What an annoyance!!! It seems not even Trump or Kim could understand what they were saying... :( I call for a total ban of DSLRs!!! Long live ...
  • unfortunately Maumere is 14h drive (one way) from where I am (Labuan Bajo), so not really feasable...  but thank you for checking! I might just check with the elecric store across from the dive ...
  • Thank you, RobbieBear. Anybodyelse having an idea? I am quite desperate... always on vacation something from Olympus dies... not very happy with their quality... 😡
  • Dear all, I am currently on a remote island in Indonesia (Flores, next to Komodo Island) on a dive and Komodo Dragon trip.  This morning my charger for my E-PL7 battery blew (for whatever reason ...
  • Meikon has some very affordable housings for the a6xxx series: https://meikon.com.hk/collections/salted-line-surfing They also have a few other housings for the a6xxx series (look at site menu) Hop ...
  • actually, the Sigma 100-400mm comes with a 7 year standart warranty in Canada (just checked). Well at least they put their money where their mouth is... ...also nerver heard that they would not ...
  • There was someone on the 3rd pary lens forum who had tried several of both and apparently got better variance with the Sigma... if I find the post I will share it at a later stage.  However, I ...
  • Replied in Great Idea!!!
    Luke, Great Idea!!! I had the same idea a few weeks ago, but never floated here. So, I am grateful that you did!!! I had participated at the Canon forum before and it was great fun.  As you said, ...
  • Hi LarsBC, I am in the same boat as you.  I have been shooting extensively with the Oly 75-300 II for some years now, but I am not happy with the image quality at the long end (and yes, I have ...
  • Replied in Thanks!
    Thanks guys, appreciate the comments! All the best end enjoy shooting! Lars
  • Created discussion thread Baby Spotted Wood Owl
    Dear All, Last week I went to see the Baby Spotted Wood Owl that the whole city (Singapore) was talking about. She was just out of her nest - even though she had fallen out before and been put back ...
  • Yes, thank you Icon1! That looks very much like “my” snake and the region etc. also fits.  It is just another example, that a lot of peole don’t understand snakes... The local wanted to kill the ...
  • Created question thread Snake ID Please - North Vietnam
    Dear Forum Members, I have seen the following snake in North Vietnam close to the border of China in the mountains (close to Sa Pa) at about 1400m hight. My search on the internet has been ...
  • Replied in Wood ducks
    Hello John, Beautiful shots!!  I like the way you how you shot just above the water. Well compsosed and beautifully executed! Congratulations!!! Thanks for sharing! Lars
  • Submitted a challenge entry Legs, anyone?
    Meat shop in Sapa, North Vietnam.
    Placed 55th in the challenge. Meat shop in Sapa, North Vietnam.
  • Submitted a challenge entry All is fresh!
    Meat Stall in Hanoi
    Placed 5th in the challenge. Meat Stall in Hanoi
  • Hi Vince, I have the Oly 75-300mm II, but would today buy the Pana 100-300mm II. The Pana has the advantage of being faster at the long end, which is of great importance and it is weather sealed ...
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