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  • Created discussion thread Need a Second OM Body? Olympus Sale
    Olympus is having a two-day sale in their outlet store: 20% off. E-M5s going for about $350 and E-M10s for about $225!! You can't buy a lens for that, let alone a body. I can highly recommend the ...
  • Thanks E, But I already have an EVF. It has all the advantages you describe, but it is bulky. I am looking toward an OVF for a smaller form factor when needed. Cheers
  • Created question thread RX1R: Optical Viewfinder Options
    Hey Folks, I am shopping for an OVF for my RX1R and need some opinions from those of you with experience with this type of finder on your RX1. What OVFs in addition to the costly Sony unit will work? ...
  • Strongly suggest that you read Thom Hogan's essays on selecting Nikon lenses. He has been reviewing and writing about them on the web for more than ten years and offers suggestions for the best ...
  • Hey Lou, I did use a color channel to make the conversion. SnapSeed offers four or five choices, and quite frankly, I cannot remember which one I used. But I did try each of them and liked this one ...
  • This image looks really good in color (below). But I think it also does okay as. B&W. What do y'all think? I often pass time fiddling with my color images on my iPad using Snapseed, trying them out ...
  • Submitted a challenge entry NYC Skyline
    Placed 56th in the challenge.
  • Created question thread Move images from iPad to jump drive?
    Hey All, I will be taking a workshop where there will be a nightly critique of participant images. Currently, when on the road, I move my images from the SDHC card to my iPad for preliminary ...
  • Hey TP, If you have not used an interchangeable lens camera before, I would suggest that a backpacking trip is NOT the time to try it out. Changing lenses is not fun and can be problematic in a lot ...
  • Hey Folks, I greatly appreciate all the information. It has been most helpful. Cheers
  • Thanks for the details, IB. I appreciate it.
  • I don't shoot many videos.
  • Thanks for the compliment, AM. I have been fortunate to travel to some remarkable places. South Georgia was indeed was the return voyage to Argentina: four days of 20- to 30-foot ...
  • Thanks B, Your suggestion would be to download images from the card onto the portable HD and keep Lightroom on the SSD? Edited images would then be saved to the HD? Also, could you tell me which ...
  • Thanks for the info and the compliment. So much to see and so little time (and money!)
  • Created discussion thread Is a 512G SSD sufficient?
    Hey Folks, I am shopping for a 13-inch laptop for travel to do some preliminary processing of images in Lightroom. Any final work will be done on my desktop. I use Olympus OMDs (16MP) and shoot RAW ...
  • Commented on photo Rare January Snow-2 in watcher1's photo gallery

    Hand-held grab shot

  • 1. You need to be sure that you are using proper technique in hand-holding the 100-300, and practice with it. A bigger/ heavier camera plus heavy (and long) lens requires different technique than ...
  • My MFT bag collection has evolved (and grown!) over the years. I have found it useful to have a bag for specific purposes. My transport bag for air travel is a Lowepro Slingshot 100 which can hold ...
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