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:
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
If not the M5... Then what? Canon EOS M Talk 54 min ago
One more chance for Oly and m4/3 . . . Micro Four Thirds Talk 59 min ago
The revenge of m4/3 cameras... Samsung Talk 8 hours ago
:-)) Sunday Cat! Will be back! ((-: Olympus SLR Talk 15 hours ago
Well, unless there are some surprises waiting... Fujifilm FinePix Talk 16 hours ago
16-50 original vs 16-50 II ? Fujifilm X System / SLR Talk 1 day ago
12-100mm F4.0, 25mm F1.2 samples (E-M5 II OOC JPEG) Micro Four Thirds Talk 1 day ago
A 28-300 equivalent lens that manages to often get overlooked... Third Party Lens Talk 2 days ago
The M5 is a step in the right direction thread Canon EOS M Talk 2 days ago
This new Yi M1 m43 camera - got a question? Micro Four Thirds Talk 2 days ago
[Equiv] Trolling, Baiting, Brand/Format bashing. Micro Four Thirds Talk 2 days ago
Who else is hoping for a 1" sensor camera from Olympus? Olympus Compact Camera Talk 2 days ago
Anyone have both the x30 and x70? Fujifilm FinePix Talk 3 days ago
E-PL8 Images Leaked. Nobody Cares. Micro Four Thirds Talk 3 days ago
The new PL 2,8-4 zoom lenses: 8-18; 12-60; 50-200 Micro Four Thirds Talk 3 days ago
Why I will never buy another Nikon Nikon 1 System Talk 4 days ago
Official: M5 is a "BIG Disappointment" Canon EOS M Talk 4 days ago
Wasabi batteries for X30 Fujifilm FinePix Talk 5 days ago
Seems like the Canon M5 is not really flagship spec Micro Four Thirds Talk 6 days ago
Anybody ever have your EF-42 flash suddenly... Fujifilm X System / SLR Talk 1 week ago
M5 Announced. What are your thoughts? Canon EOS M Talk 1 week ago
Getting LCD to show a clear, lighted view... Fujifilm X System / SLR Talk 1 week ago
Canon EOS M5 Micro Four Thirds Talk 1 week ago
Anyone missing XZ-1 ? Olympus Compact Camera Talk 1 week ago
SX 50 HS life span Canon PowerShot Talk 1 week ago
Is there any "real" reason to get excited about M5 now that DPAF works so well on 80D? Canon EOS M Talk 1 week ago
Here's a simple question in regards to flash usage Micro Four Thirds Talk 1 week ago
Canon EOS-M5 Images - nokishita Canon EOS M Talk 1 week ago
If You Could Only Have One Camera/Lens... Micro Four Thirds Talk 1 week ago
So, will the DL cameras ever actually arrive? Nikon Coolpix Talk 1 week ago
Canon Mirrorless EOS M5 Micro Four Thirds Talk 2 weeks ago
Panasonic 14-140. Need your opinion. Micro Four Thirds Talk 2 weeks ago
A few pics with Canon Eos M10 Canon EOS M Talk 2 weeks ago
Talk me out of switching! Micro Four Thirds Talk 2 weeks ago
have seen better! Micro Four Thirds Talk 2 weeks ago
The Soda Pop Shop--Bryson City, North Carolina Canon EOS M Talk 2 weeks ago
Just pre-ordered the X-A3 Fujifilm X System / SLR Talk 2 weeks ago
Vario-Elmarit 14-150 with EC14 or EC20? Olympus SLR Talk 2 weeks ago
JJC Off Camera TTL Flash Cable - will this work? Micro Four Thirds Talk 2 weeks ago
Anyone tempted by Fuji X-A3? Canon EOS M Talk 3 weeks ago
Canon EOS M3 Review & Samsung Exit Samsung Talk 3 weeks ago
Hope this rumor isn't true... Nikon Coolpix Talk 3 weeks ago
Are we getting "Samsung'd" here... Fujifilm FinePix Talk 3 weeks ago
Wasabi Battery Charger Question Canon EOS M Talk 3 weeks ago
TTL extension off camera cords for Fuji Fujifilm X System / SLR Talk 4 weeks ago
Does Anyone still use an E-1? Olympus SLR Talk 4 weeks ago
Tried out my new X-S1 at a mini rally :-) Fujifilm FinePix Talk 4 weeks ago
Lenstip / Imaging Resource Fujifilm X System / SLR Talk 4 weeks ago
Panasonic GX8 Bad QC? Brand new camera and EVF has hair on it. Any recourse with BHphotovideo? Micro Four Thirds Talk 4 weeks ago
Just thinkin' out loud a bit here... Samsung Talk 4 weeks ago