c.hammett

Lives in United States Texas, United States
Works as a Art Historian, former teacher and slide curator
Joined on Oct 31, 2002
About me:

Cameras: Canon SL2 , Canon SL1, Canon G5X, Canon G1X, , Canon 7D, Canon 50D, (reallyy old !) Canon Pro1, Canon G3
Film cameras - Canon Elan II ,Canon A-1

Lenses: All Canon

17-40 f4.0 L
17-85 IS
18-55 STM IS
18-135 STM IS
24-105 f4.0 L IS
28-135 IS
70-200 f4.0 L IS
70-300 DO IS
50 f1.4

Too many camera bags - , Hadley Digital, Hadley Pro, Hadley Small, and L2 "Alice", and ThinkTank UD 40.
Slik monopod with Manfrotto ballhead, and ancient tripod
Mac computers and Epson R2000 printer

c.hammett's recent activity

  • Good question.   I just read  on Apple support online,  that the Superdrive needs to plug directly into the USB port on the computer. I know most devices will work using a hub, but need to free up ...
  • I have a new iMac running the latest v,10.13,6.  (yes I know it isn't the latest Mojave, but right now prefer High Sierra ). What I want to know, is which of the following devices need to plug ...
  • I am running  iTunes version 12.8.1.2 on my El Capital computer. No further updats for El Capitan on iTunes. You have to orun the entire update for High Sierra  (via  App store),  in order to get ...
  • The ad wasn't playing in full screen mode.  It was just THERE in our face every time we turned on Safari.  Note the messge above that showed how to get rid of it via system prefs.  That worked ...
  • Hey - Many, many thanks for the way to get rid of the BIG Applw webpage!  That was the perfect answer. We went to the webpage you show above to download the latest version of iTunes that we  hoped ...
  • Every time I click on Safari on my new Mac running High Sierra, a big fat Apple ad appears on the Safari screen.  I can't gt rid of it any  way I can see, except to open something on my reading ...
  • No , my "new" iMac is not "second hand". I bought this computer new from one of the most reputable dealers in the country, and I bought it specifically because I did not want Mojave. I didin't ...
  • Created discussion thread new computer needs iTunes update
    Just installed new iMac  running High Sierra and cannot open iTunes as message says I need udate for newer iTunes to work. When I click on download update a message says download here.  When I ...
  • I wear glasses and just went out in mid-day Texas sun and didn’t notice exactly what you describe , but I tried putting my hand around the top left side of my glasses and camerra together, ...
  • I have the 24-105 f4L and used it for years when I was shooting with my  “big cameras” , and it was my all -time favorite lens . Even though I had to give up using DSLRs due to joint replacement ...
  • I haven't used my G1x in a while, but I did buy a lens adapter for it so I could add a UV filter to protect the lens when I travel. If you get an adapter, you could use a macro lens on it. I do ...
  • Created discussion thread un--syncing contacts on IOS devices
    I have  three IOS devices all of which I had contacts synced.  I ended up with multiples, (as many as 5 copies), of almost every contact on all three devices. So I spent literally several hours ...
  • I have G1x and also G5x. I personally prefer the quality of the G1x images over those of the G5x for sharpness and color , though the color is of course influenced by personal settings. The  G1x ...
  • Replied in My experience
    I had to quit hauling  my big Canon DSLRs  5 or 6 years ago due to joint replacement in both wrists. Since then I’ve acquired the G1x  and G 5 x both of which I love for different reasons . I like ...
  • Vatican museums will be VERY crowded... line for tickets /entry very long, quite often all the way around Vatican walls.   Get there very early or better buy timed entry tickets online to avoid ...
  • Over ca 40+ years of travel photography, I’ve found that the few pictures you miss for lack of the right lens are quickly forgotten among the hundreds you DO come home with.  So quit overthinking ...
  • That shot you reference is one where you can easily back up . It is on the gallery to show part of the long line that forms to go thru security for entrance to St . Peters. Best advice is get ...
  • iI’ve been going to Rome  almost yearly since  1974. Basically I can tell you wider is more useful than longer lens as architecture is big and streets often narrow and sometimes impossible to back ...
  • I'm in the same situation. My R2000 is apparently in need of a part that is no longer available, and I was considering the XP15000 also. BUt after reading this post and reply, I have definitely ...
  • I think you did see the Epson p400 ...maybe? I just found a longer list on an Apple site listing an Epson SC-P400 printer with an asterisk * after it . Would this be the P400 I’m talking about? I ...
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