FHDev

Lives in United States FL, United States
Works as a Design engineer, prototype builder
Joined on Feb 27, 2016

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  • I concur that the stitching software is very good with handheld shots. Near foreground objects are the true test, and that comes into play with wide angle lenses. With longer focal lengths and ...
  • What a fascinating perspective to bring to these events! I've held back from posting some of my dad's shots because the scans are kind of rough and haven't been retouched, but here are a few of the ...
  • [April 1951] After the 1st Cav Div retook the 38th parallel above Uijeongbu they decided to build a memorial to their war dead on the 38th parallel. It was an impressive affair made of concrete ...
  • Replied in FUJIGMO
    On April 16, 1951, we received the bad news that the battalion would not be rotated out of Korea as a unit, but must await individual replacements. Although John Cockrill recalls that Col. Hearn ...
  • For those who are still interested, and I thank those of you who seem to be, here’s a bit more of my father’s narrative. He kept detailed notes that let him reconstruct just about everything of ...
  • Here's another photo of his camera gear. When my dad was fighting in Germany in 1945, he found his compatriots seemed to prize the weaponry they were capturing as souvenirs, especially pistols. My ...
  • This is my father’s, and our family’s, lifelong friend, John C. Cockrill. John C. Cockrill serving in Korea, abt 1951 He attended West Point and served alongside my father in Korea. He taught high ...
  • And here's the lens he was so smitten by. The film was developed and carried on a battlefield.
  • Here's a rare color shot of my old man taken in Korea. Everything has a story–so to with the vest he's wearing: abt 1950, Korea Quoting my dad's memoirs: My happy home was a pup tent, which offered ...
  • My father was a career Army artilleryman. He served in WWII and in Korea and earned three awards of the bronze star. He loved photography and generally helped himself to the best equipment he ...
  • Replied in My GX85 Grip
    Maybe the branding needs to be tested, Gary. ;^) I’m a designer and maker of things. I took on this project without CAD, CAM, and automated machine tools, though I usually work with CAD/CAM/CNC ...
  • Replied in My GX85 Grip
    I was showing my grip prototype to my sister and she didn't see the need for a grip at all–it fit her hand fine. I stated my reasons for adding a grip, and I find mine beneficial. I think adding an ...
  • Replied in My GX85 Grip
    It's important to me that the camera not be modified or harmed by any grip. That rules out adhesives, for example. The stainless frame fits snugly so there's no room to wiggle and any part that ...
  • Replied in My GX85 Grip
    Thank you. Grip and short standoff that gives back the tripod socket. This setup has a generic ACRA plate even with the bottom of the grip. If I had my druthers, the plate would be lighter.
  • Replied in My GX85 Grip
    Thank you. I would like to make and market a grip based on this design. I'm now working on an all-stainless grip (marketing name: Grip of Steel). Looking at the current prices and features of ...
  • Replied in My GX85 Grip
    Whoops! Another shot makes it clear that you don't have to remove anything: It's a working handmade prototype, and some of the rough spots show here, but it works. I'm interested in making more ...
  • Created discussion thread My GX85 Grip
    I love my Panasonic GX85. There’s so much packed into a compact body that it seems unfair to complain about the grip being compact. I’m able to hold it in my right hand with the intended grip that ...
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