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, and E-PL7.

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

SAMSUNG:
EX2F, NX300, NX30 and NX500

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:-)) Sunday Cat! #498 April 30, 2017 ((-: Olympus SLR Talk 18 min ago
Just pulled the trigger on an X-A3 Fujifilm X System / SLR Talk 6 hours ago
Shutterbug magazine, anyone? Micro Four Thirds Talk 14 hours ago
Samsung NX500 vs Fuji X-T20 Samsung Talk 15 hours ago
My old E-P5 is still performing ;-) Micro Four Thirds Talk 17 hours ago
Fujifilm x30 - my opinion and photos Fujifilm FinePix Talk 3 days ago
I bid you Adieu Fujifilm X System / SLR Talk 4 days ago
Getting Additional Batteries Canon EOS M Talk 5 days ago
How many different cameras are you using? Micro Four Thirds Talk 5 days ago
Images from the March for Science, Albany NY Micro Four Thirds Talk 6 days ago
All I really want, is the functionality of my 5dsr, and my three L zooms...16-200mm Canon EOS M Talk 6 days ago
XF 18-55 vs. XC 16-50 FOV difference - Anyone willing to post? Fujifilm X System / SLR Talk 6 days ago
Fuji X-T20 or Panasonic G85/G80 Fujifilm X System / SLR Talk 6 days ago
Panasonic Kit Lense 12-60mm F3.5-5.6 VS 14-140 F3.5-5.6 Micro Four Thirds Talk 1 week ago
Another pic I'm proud of this week (M2) Canon EOS M Talk 1 week ago
The X-10 is a nice and versatile camera: a few from Rome. Fujifilm FinePix Talk 1 week ago
Seriously considering switching to X-T2 Micro Four Thirds Talk 1 week ago
Anyone still using the EM5? Micro Four Thirds Talk 1 week ago
New X30 Fujifilm FinePix Talk 1 week ago
Powerextra batteries for the EM-1 II from amazon Micro Four Thirds Talk 1 week ago
What do YOU do with your images? Micro Four Thirds Talk 1 week ago
X-S1 evf issue - Why? Fujifilm FinePix Talk 1 week ago
Evening view Canon EOS M Talk 1 week ago
A "newby" question fer an ole' time user... Fujifilm X System / SLR Talk 2 weeks ago
In praise of an 8 year old Panasonic GF1 Micro Four Thirds Talk 2 weeks ago
Anybody having this new issue with Windows 10? PC Talk 2 weeks ago
M5 or Fujifilm XT-20? Canon EOS M Talk 2 weeks ago
A 15-30mm F2 Pro Micro Four Thirds Talk 2 weeks ago
:-)) Sunday Cat! #495 April 9, 2017 ((-: Olympus SLR Talk 2 weeks ago
Some photos of our new pup! Olympus SLR Talk 2 weeks ago
Should I pay 200$ more to get Olympus EM-10 II over EM-10? Micro Four Thirds Talk 2 weeks ago
Thanks for the X30 advise Fujifilm FinePix Talk 3 weeks ago
Anybody using the Meike MK320 flash? Micro Four Thirds Talk 3 weeks ago
I would love an EF-M 15-85 Canon EOS M Talk 3 weeks ago
EVF for EPL7 Micro Four Thirds Talk 3 weeks ago
Help! X-T2 photos seem no better than entry level Canon T3i? Fujifilm X System / SLR Talk 3 weeks ago
Bridge Camera Upgrade Nikon Coolpix Talk 3 weeks ago
X30 from B&H Photo - I was sold an open-box item as new Fujifilm FinePix Talk 3 weeks ago
Which one you like better?? Fujifilm FinePix Talk 3 weeks ago
i`ve managed to find one... Fujifilm FinePix Talk 3 weeks ago
X-S1 compared to dSLR at Busch Gardens Fujifilm FinePix Talk 4 weeks ago
Fuji needs a collapsable zoom, like the Panny12-32 Fujifilm X System / SLR Talk 4 weeks ago
An often overlooked alternative to the 14-150 or 14-140... Micro Four Thirds Talk 4 weeks ago
Where do you live?? Fujifilm X System / SLR Talk 4 weeks ago
In contrast - the ridiculous notion that... Olympus SLR Talk 4 weeks ago
G5X MK2? Canon PowerShot Talk 4 weeks ago
My new PL12-60 is screaming at me. Thoughts? Micro Four Thirds Talk 4 weeks ago
The real compact camera Olympus Compact Camera Talk 4 weeks ago
Comments about the new Canon EVF-DC2 Electronic Viewfinder Canon EOS M Talk 4 weeks ago
Should i buy an M10 for vlogging Canon EOS M Talk 4 weeks ago