MikePDX

MikePDX

Lives in United States Portland, OR, United States
Works as a Retired!
Joined on Jun 8, 2009
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EM1iii, 12-40, 40-150, 300, 150-400

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  • A reply to all. Thanks for all the kind words. I came away from this trip with LOTS of good photos. It was a wonderful experience and hard to choose which ones to enter. I can heartily...

  • I can't offer anything constructive in the way of an answer, but I thought that if you aren't aware of this source you might be able to get relevant info from The Narrow Band Channel on YouTube.  ...
  • Thanks for this!  Do you happen to know if it works with ExifTool GUI?
  • Submitted a challenge entry Shake it off
    Coastal Brown Bear in Lake Clark National Park
    Placed 6th in the challenge. Coastal Brown Bear in Lake Clark National Park
  • Submitted a challenge entry Nap Time
    Coastal Brown Bear cubs at rest in Lake Clark National Park
    Placed 1st in the challenge. Coastal Brown Bear cubs at rest in Lake Clark National Park
  • Added 1 photo to their gallery
    Shake it off: Coastal Brown Bear in Lake Clark National Park
  • Replied in Wide Memaloose
    In the Columbia River Gorge, Oregon.  The town in the distance is about 3 miles away.
  • Replied in Connect to PC
    Rick is correct.  But you may not have the correct USB socket on your PC.  The cable has USB Type C connectors.  If you only have the older standard Type A sockets on your PC then you will need ...
  • To a large extent card size seems like a personal choice.  It depends on your shooting style and comfort level.  I'm sort of anal about backups, believing that it isn't a photo unless it is ...
  • I confess that after 15 years of shooting Olympus digital cameras, I was completely unaware of the Shading Compensation setting. It was turned off in my Em1.3 cameras as well as my new OM1. ...
  • Created discussion thread Vignette corection for OM-1 + 150-400?
    I've seen a noticeable vignette using the OM-1 with the 150-400 lens.  It can be clearly seen when viewing an image on the back of the camera, and isn't corrected by Lightroom.  It also seems to ...
  • More wolves this week.  The first is the as-shot version.  The sky was gray and there was abundant snow on the ground.  All blown out with no background contrast at all.  The second was my first ...
  • Replied in Pairi Daiza
    It looks as if you and I had similar ideas for this week.  That is a beautiful animal.  And I must say that expression is priceless.  I believe it is the closest thing to a smirk that I've ever seen.
  • Replied in Three Amigos
    On my recent Yellowstone trip, I didn't see any photograph-able wolves in the wild.  But there is a wonderful wolf and bear interpretive center in the town of West Yellowstone.  I shot these three ...
  • For entry into a photo club competition, I might suggest a couple of things - depending on the competition rules, of course. (1) Consider cloning out the darkish area in the upper right corner
  • I just finished a chat exchange with B&H customer support about the free promotional battery.  At first they seemed uncertain as to whether my pre-order (placed on Feb 14th) qualified, which it ...
  • Replied in Snow Drift
    I've returned from a week-long trip to Yellowstone National Park.  My usual process is to let my photos "percolate" for a few weeks after a trip like this to distance myself from the emotional ...
  • While waiting (patiently . . . . ;-)  ) for my OM-1 to arrive on Friday, I've been reading through the on-line manual.  It states that when plugged into the supplied USB AC adapter "The battery ...
  • B&H shipped my body-only order this morning.  Due to arrive Friday Mar 4.
  • For what it's worth, I have never had a problem with dirty sensors going all the way back to my E30 days (circa 2010).  That includes two African safaris and trips to Galapagos and Costa Rica.  My ...
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