Ben Herrmann

Ben Herrmann

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

FULL NAME: Bernd Werner Herrmann.

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 (Wehrmacht) Officer and he elected for us to emigrate to the United States following the war. We subsequently became naturalized proud American citizens.

EMPLOYMENT STATUS: Retired US Marine Corps and now fully retired.

ASTROLOGICAL SIGN: Aquarius (Feb 13).

EDUCATION: (NC State University) - BS - Parks and Natural Resources Management - Summa Cum Laude (GPA 4.01).

SCENARIOS THAT TEND TO IRRITATE ME: Political correctness, violent radicals, socialists, and establishment 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 (favorite pistols - Glock and H&K).

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

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, X-A3, and X-T1

NIKON:
P6000, P7700 and P330

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, E-PL7, and E-M 10 II.

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

SAMSUNG:
EX2F, NX300, NX30 and NX500

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Subject Forum Last post
E-1 Beach and Sunrise and IBIS Olympus SLR Talk 43 min ago
XTrans vs Bayer 2017 Fujifilm X System / SLR Talk 1 hour ago
Homage to Olympus DR and ESP Metering... Micro Four Thirds Talk 5 hours ago
Anyone still using the E-620? Olympus SLR Talk 11 hours ago
Anyone here ever go to/come from an Olympus from Fuji? Fujifilm X System / SLR Talk 18 hours ago
Quality Replacement for kit 15-45mm Canon EOS M Talk 1 day ago
A camera with issues, but an IQ that is outstanding Fujifilm X System / SLR Talk 2 days ago
Well, I never ordered a refurbished camera before... Micro Four Thirds Talk 3 days ago
What happened to all those new EF-M lenses? Canon EOS M Talk 3 days ago
How is the XQ2 in low light situations? Fujifilm FinePix Talk 4 days ago
XQ2 - Is it stll worth... Fujifilm FinePix Talk 5 days ago
Tamron 18-400 coming to crop, but coming to M? Canon EOS M Talk 5 days ago
Selling E-330, E-420, E-620 outfits, and 70-300mm Olympus SLR Talk 5 days ago
The importance of ergonomics. M5 vs M6. Canon EOS M Talk 5 days ago
NX300 vs NX500 just stills IQ Samsung Talk 6 days ago
EOS M5 & Tamron 18-200 Canon EOS M Talk 6 days ago
X pro 1 still viable? If not which do you recommend? Fujifilm X System / SLR Talk 6 days ago
EF-M 18-150mm vs. Tamron 18-200mm VC EF-M Canon EOS M Talk 1 week ago
which camera? Micro Four Thirds Talk 1 week ago
18-55 mm - Digital Look to Photos Fujifilm X System / SLR Talk 1 week ago
Please Help! I'm Thinking of Switching to Nikon.... Fujifilm X System / SLR Talk 1 week ago
M3 vs M10? Canon EOS M Talk 1 week ago
I know, I know, I know... Samsung Talk 1 week ago
How nice it would be if IRIDIENT began including... Fujifilm FinePix Talk 1 week ago
Do you ever wonder...? Canon EOS M Talk 1 week ago
M3 + M18-55 + DC1 EVF = $650. Good deal? Canon EOS M Talk 1 week ago
Rumored M20 Canon EOS M Talk 2 weeks ago
Which would you choose? EM1 or G85 for same money. Micro Four Thirds Talk 2 weeks ago
Tips for NX300? Samsung Talk 2 weeks ago
Just pulled the trigger on an X-A3 Fujifilm X System / SLR Talk 3 weeks ago
Olympus Versus Fuji Glass Olympus SLR Talk 3 weeks ago
Alter Pen F jpegs similar to Fujifilm? Micro Four Thirds Talk 3 weeks ago
Anyone missing IBIS? Fujifilm X System / SLR Talk 3 weeks ago
Canon M6 shots from Almeria in Spain Canon EOS M Talk 3 weeks ago
[ASK] Fuji X-A3 Screen glitches Fujifilm X System / SLR Talk 3 weeks ago
Aftershot pro 3, any experiences to share? Fujifilm X System / SLR Talk 3 weeks ago
If Fuji were to release a Bayer version of the X-T2, would it sell well? Fujifilm X System / SLR Talk 3 weeks ago
:-)) Sunday Cat! #502 May 28, 2017 ((-: Olympus SLR Talk 3 weeks ago
What is your PRIMARY X-series camera Fujifilm X System / SLR Talk 3 weeks ago
Thoughts on the Fuji X-A3 Fujifilm X System / SLR Talk 4 weeks ago
Canon mirrorless full-frame camera talk? Canon EOS M Talk 4 weeks ago
XF1 (fn) button problem Fujifilm FinePix Talk 4 weeks ago
NX1 to X-T20 - observations Samsung Talk 4 weeks ago
What's the best Metering mode for an M Canon EOS M Talk 4 weeks ago
Fuji Glass Versus Olympus Fujifilm X System / SLR Talk 4 weeks ago
RAW converters for Olympus? Micro Four Thirds Talk 4 weeks ago
Fuji just released new firmwares! Fujifilm X System / SLR Talk 1 month ago
XT-20 high iso vs PEN-F IBIS Fujifilm X System / SLR Talk 1 month ago
Photozone's review of the Leica 12-60mm is up Micro Four Thirds Talk 1 month ago
Olympus PEN-F vs E-PL8 vs E-P5 Micro Four Thirds Talk 1 month ago