Lives in Wake County, NC, United States
Works as a US Marine Corps (Retired) and now fully retired
Joined on Jul 11, 2002
FULL NAME: Bernd Werner Herrmann. Go by "nickname: of "Ben."
BIRTHPLACE: Moosburg, Bavaria (Germany)
CURRENT HOME: We emigrated to the United States in the early 1950's and settled in the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania area. My father was a WW II German Army (Panzer) Officer. We subsequently became naturalized American citizens.
EMPLOYMENT STATUS: Retired US Marine Corps and now fully retired.
ASTROLOGICAL SIGN: Aquarius (Feb 13).
EDUCATION: (NC State University) - BS - Natural Resources and Parks Management - summa cum laude.
HOBBIES AND/OR PREFERRED ACTIVITIES: Avid physical fitness and weight training, digital photography, fine cuisine and wine, gardening, and rifle and pistol marksmanship (favorite firearms brands = Glock, Walther, Springfield, H&K, and Sig Sauer).
CAMERA SYSTEMS I AM CURRENTLY USING:
Various Mirrorless models from Panasonic, Olympus, Samsung, and Canon (M).
Enthusiast and P&S models from Samsung, Canon, Nikon, Fuji, Panasonic, Kodak, and Olympus.
|Mig-17-1 by bbmach|
from Low Pass
|Rotting Gracefully by Mond|
from Natural Decay
|attic by wgjohnston|
from In the attic, or in the basement!
|Ox Bow Aspen by McFrost|
from cell phones - nature photographs