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Retired. Hobby, bird photography


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I am personally amazed at the prices Canon askes for there cameras! Amazing marketing. A find tuned machine to say the least.

Link | Posted on May 20, 2015 at 00:24 UTC as 13th comment | 2 replies
On article Hands-on with the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7 (497 comments in total)

If Panasonic would come out with a 300mm F/4 lens. I would be all over this. Great machine, but the micro 4/3 does not have the tele's I want yet.

Link | Posted on May 18, 2015 at 13:41 UTC as 100th comment | 11 replies
On article Flickr for iOS update brings camera roll look and feel (13 comments in total)

Love it !!!!! I have been with Flickr for years now. Was a little worried for a while they would not keep up. But, not now. I like there new look.

Link | Posted on May 9, 2015 at 11:30 UTC as 3rd comment
On article Field Test: Sigma 19mm, 30mm and 60mm F2.8 DN lenses (169 comments in total)

Since M4/3 is an open system. Does that mean the AF will be just as good as the OEM's?

Link | Posted on May 8, 2015 at 23:57 UTC as 54th comment | 1 reply
On article Readers' Showcase: Steve Badger (110 comments in total)

Yea, those are nice pictures.

Link | Posted on May 4, 2015 at 00:23 UTC as 30th comment
In reply to:

garyknrd: Art lens? Hummm wonder where they got that from.

Pretty much proves my case. You assumed "ART" meant Sigma. And the majority of folks do also. It also means superior in the Sigma brand.
Just saying good advertising for the masses IMO.

Link | Posted on May 2, 2015 at 11:30 UTC

Art lens? Hummm wonder where they got that from.

Link | Posted on May 2, 2015 at 04:11 UTC as 17th comment | 3 replies

Cheap junk!

Link | Posted on May 1, 2015 at 13:05 UTC as 69th comment

I am fairly new to photography ( since retirement ). I enjoy looking at the pics, but hard for me to justify the cost.
What is the difference in buying a Leica lens and putting it on your existing camera and snapping some pics?
Is there that much difference?

I tend to hold my cameras for years. I can afford it if I really wanted it. I just cannot seem to turn the corner.

I am beginning to think these are for long time pro's that gradually move into this type of shooting. Not sure.

Link | Posted on May 1, 2015 at 00:08 UTC as 62nd comment | 11 replies

You won't believe how many of these cameras I see in Thailand shooting birds. Along with the new 800mm F/5.6 lens.
Canon is still dominant, but with the release of the 800mm lens it has sprang up almost over night.
I talked with a new friend from China that was shooting one two days ago and he let me use it a bit. Extremely nice to say the least!
If I didn't travel so much I would get one in a heart beat and not look back.

Link | Posted on Apr 25, 2015 at 10:12 UTC as 7th comment

Looks like a nice camera. Not enough improvement for me to buy one though. My K-3 is working great.

Link | Posted on Apr 25, 2015 at 01:25 UTC as 3rd comment
On article Interview: Canon's Chuck Westfall on the new XC10 (352 comments in total)

Canon, Nikon - Ford, Chevy. Same thing different product. If a hobby just buy and wear it completely out before buying a new one.
I enjoy seeing the internet replacing TV as an advertising medium. Amazing to see for an old timer like me.

Link | Posted on Apr 24, 2015 at 12:48 UTC as 60th comment

I admire really good landscape photographers. Very nice.

Link | Posted on Mar 11, 2015 at 12:14 UTC as 22nd comment
On article Lowepro launches Echelon luxury bag line (62 comments in total)

Wow, those are some pricy bags. I kinda agree. It would scare me to death flying with one. Economy must be booming.

Link | Posted on Mar 3, 2015 at 06:59 UTC as 24th comment | 2 replies
On article Opinion: Canon EOS 750D and 760D (321 comments in total)
In reply to:

mahonj: It is about giving as many options at as many price points as possible for the minimum amount of extra engineering.
The innovation is the 24 Mpix sensor, which is available in 2 different bodies at prices $100 apart.
You don't have to get angry about it, just buy the one which best suits your budget.

Quit funny Donnie. LOL

Link | Posted on Feb 17, 2015 at 08:20 UTC

Hard to imagine what is going on with Canon.
A very good article by the way. I enjoyed it, and agree.

Link | Posted on Feb 11, 2015 at 14:07 UTC as 292nd comment

He looks like a very unhappy camper in this interview. Cheer up Chuck.

Link | Posted on Feb 7, 2015 at 10:48 UTC as 16th comment

I haven't bought a Canon product in almost 3 years. I would love to try one of these out. But, I ain't going to buy one.
I agree with others I would buy the 810 instead without a doubt. And I am a Canon shooter.

Link | Posted on Feb 7, 2015 at 01:26 UTC as 22nd comment

If much improved AF I am in. If not I'm out.

Link | Posted on Feb 5, 2015 at 02:18 UTC as 109th comment
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