Ben Herrmann

Ben Herrmann

Lives in United States Wake County, NC, United States
Works as a Retired US Marine Corps - and now fully retired!
Joined on Jul 11, 2002
About me:

FULL NAME: Bernd Werner Herrmann.

BIRTHPLACE: Moosburg, Bavaria (Germany)

CURRENT HOME: I emigrated to the United States (with my parents) in the early 1950's and settled in the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania area. 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 - Tourism, Parks and Recreation Management - Summa Cum Laude.

SCENARIOS THAT TEND TO IRRITATE ME: Political correctness in all areas of life, socialists, and politicians in general.

HOBBIES AND/OR PREFERRED ACTIVITIES: Avid physical fitness and weight training, digital photography, fine cuisine and wine, gardening, and rifle and pistol marksmanship.

CAMERAS CURRENTLY IN MY COLLECTION (and yes, I do use them all from time to time - although some are now collector items):

OLYMPUS:
C-7070, C-8080, XZ-1, E-1, E-300, E-500, E-330, E-520, E-3, E-30, E-620, E-P3, E-P5, E-M5, E-PL5, and E-PL7.

PANASONIC LUMIX:
LX7, L1, L10, GF1, GX1, G5, GF6, and GH3

NIKON:
P6000, P7700 and P330

CANON:
G12, SX50 HS, EOS-M, EOS-M2, EOS-M10, EOS M3

FUJI:
XF1, X10, X20, X30, X-S1, X-E1, X-E2, X-M1, X-A1, and X-T1

SAMSUNG:
EX2F, NX300, NX30 and NX500

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Subject Forum Last post
I was impressed by this small Samsung NX 10 ! Purchased in 2015 Samsung Talk 12 hours ago
M43 is a hobby Micro Four Thirds Talk 21 hours ago
Beta 2 update for Iridient Transformer X now available... Fujifilm X System / SLR Talk 1 day ago
Just got my 18-150 Canon EOS M Talk 2 days ago
M5 vs. M3 colors Canon EOS M Talk 2 days ago
Fuji 18-55mm vs Canon 22mm Fujifilm X System / SLR Talk 3 days ago
I'm sold on Iridient X-Transformer Fujifilm X System / SLR Talk 5 days ago
EOS M5 - low light AF vs Sony or Olympus? Canon EOS M Talk 6 days ago
Camera Store "Hands On with the M5 video".... Canon EOS M Talk 6 days ago
Yes, the X30 is still relevant Fujifilm FinePix Talk 1 week ago
Do you turn your OIS off? Fujifilm X System / SLR Talk 1 week ago
NX 300 in low light is awful.............. Samsung Talk 1 week ago
Microsoft Site where to download... PC Talk 1 week ago
M4/3's hitting its stride. Micro Four Thirds Talk 1 week ago
Canon EOS M5 versus AE-D designs Canon EOS M Talk 1 week ago
How good is the X20? Fujifilm FinePix Talk 1 week ago
Link to Iridient demosaic RAF>DNG tool for PC Fujifilm X System / SLR Talk 1 week ago
Changing from Olympus to Fujifilm Fujifilm X System / SLR Talk 1 week ago
Iridient Developer Demosaic Processing & Lightroom Colors (Fuji Sims)? Fujifilm X System / SLR Talk 1 week ago
The two most voted products for 2016... Samsung Talk 1 week ago
Snowflakes Micro Four Thirds Talk 1 week ago
M5 firmware improvements Canon EOS M Talk 1 week ago
Who Remembers the Lumix DMC-L1 today ! Panasonic Compact Camera Talk 1 week ago
Who uses RAW instead of JPG? If so what converter? What denoise? Fujifilm FinePix Talk 1 week ago
Alright - what did you shoot... Canon EOS M Talk 1 week ago
Are we UNreasonable enough? Micro Four Thirds Talk 2 weeks ago
M5 - how to change from sRGB to Adobe RGB? Canon EOS M Talk 2 weeks ago
New: Panasonic GF9 Micro Four Thirds Talk 2 weeks ago
OK - so what have you shot this week with your NX system? Samsung Talk 3 weeks ago
question about landscape experiences with M5 and EF-M 11-22 Canon EOS M Talk 3 weeks ago
**Weekly X Series Photo Thread 25 Dec - 31 Dec** Fujifilm X System / SLR Talk 3 weeks ago
M5 and 15-45 lens Canon EOS M Talk 3 weeks ago
I have the m10. Get the m3 on year end sale? Canon EOS M Talk 3 weeks ago
So I use Fuji and Canon. What do you think of the EOS M5? Fujifilm X System / SLR Talk 3 weeks ago
Is anyone still shooting with the E1? Olympus SLR Talk 3 weeks ago
In praise of the X30 Fujifilm FinePix Talk 4 weeks ago
What not to have to do during Christmas...!!!! Nikon Coolpix Talk 4 weeks ago
Sell or keep EF-M 18-55 STM?? Canon EOS M Talk 1 month ago
M3 gets a little love...in Chile Canon EOS M Talk 1 month ago
XC 16-50 microcontrast? Fujifilm X System / SLR Talk 1 month ago
If you wanted a cheap FF just to mess around... Micro Four Thirds Talk 1 month ago
Looking at the M5 comparison pics I've concluded ... Canon EOS M Talk 1 month ago
RE: Processing JPG's in ACR - questions? Retouching 1 month ago
G9 - Sunsets Canon PowerShot Talk 1 month ago
Stylus 1 s : will it be improved or discontinued. Olympus Compact Camera Talk 1 month ago
XE1 users?? Fujifilm FinePix Talk 1 month ago
Panasonic colours better than Fuji and Olympus according to experts Micro Four Thirds Talk 1 month ago
X-T2 Where is the magic? Fujifilm X System / SLR Talk 1 month ago
Disappointed with X-A3, samples included Fujifilm X System / SLR Talk 1 month ago
M3 - not impressed by build quality & design! Canon EOS M Talk 1 month ago