Lives in United States UP, MI, United States
Works as a retired
Has a website at www,kunzephoto.com
Joined on Oct 28, 2004

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  • Replied in Here you go...
    https://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/1283911-REG/venus_optics_ve1228cef_laowa_12mm_f_2_8_zero_d.html Not "cheap" at $900, but a good astro lens.
  • Replied in Of course! But,
    my second marriage is to the same woman as my first.  Looong story, but it works for us.
  • I still have one, but haven't shot anything with it in many years.  It's a beast.  Used an electronic flash with it and carried a very heavy battery pack for the flash on a strap over the ...
  • Helen: Have you forgotten the 25/250 rule?  When I'm happy with my customer experience, I tell 25 people.  When I'm unhappy, I tell 250.
  • Replied in +1 but
    minus the large safe.  Dry cabinets aren't very expensive these days.  Makes it easy to pack a camera bag specifically for the assignment.
  • at the back of the store, but will only show them to you if you're wearing a tin foil hat when you're shopping.  :-)
  • Replied in A short story
    I had never damaged an LCD screen (been digital since 1998), but figured I'd try one to see if I liked it.  It's only 10 bucks.  Not two weeks after installing one of the sacrificial glass LCD ...
  • Use it very seldom, mostly for sentimental reasons, but can't bring myself to part with it.
  • Originally, the memory controller for CF cards was on the card.  The memory controller for the SD cards was in the device.  That placed a maximum limit on SD speed no matter the speed of the ...
  • Replied in Okay.
    In a couple days I'm going to re-run the comparison using Live View.  We'll see what happens.
  • Replied in Okay.
    JACS: As a long time (mostly lurker) member of DPR, you've become one of a dozen or so that I read (while not always agreeing ;-). Funny how who replies determines whether or not I read the reply. ...
  • Replied in No.
    Taken using a very sturdy tripod and using the 10 second timer for shutter release. Image stabilization turned OFF.  Took several photos at each focal length with same results each time.  If you ...
  • Replied in This is wierd.
    Finally got around to trying out the 70-300mm f4-56 IS II today.  Just for giggles, I compared it to my trusty old 70-200mm L f4 IS.  Wow!  At 70 and 100 the 70-300mm II was sharper the the ...
  • Replied in +1
    Your experience selling used gear to Adorama is EXACTLY the same as mine.  I still buy from them when the price is right, but will no longer consider them when selling or buying  used equipment.
  • is that you can't believe a word they say when selling them used gear, (total liars).  But buying from them has been as advertised in terms of quality and speed.  I have and still do buy from them ...
  • The Digital Picture has some test shots up on the 70-300 II and they weren't too impressed. http://www.the-digital-picture.com/Reviews/ISO-12233-Sample-Crops.aspx?Lens=1077&Camera=979&Sample=0&FLI= ...
  • Mine arrived a couple days ago (from B&H).  I haven't been able to "put it through it's paces" yet, but was able to do a few quick hand held shots with a 5D3 at various focal lengths.  AF seemed ...
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