DMKAlex

DMKAlex

Lives in United States Westchester County, NY, United States
Works as a Retired finance/IT executive
Joined on Oct 7, 2007
About me:

Serious amateur with many years of shooting experience. Photography is my passion. And, lately, video is my new found love.

DMKAlex's recent activity

  • The following is currently on Portugal's official website. You notice that United States is not in the list of "Accepted vaccination certificates issued by third countries under reciprocal ...
  • Based on your questioning of Seville, we have decided to skip Spain for this trip. The problem is, US and these European countries are reciprocating their hostility. The US want them to have ...
  • Thank you. That's very helpful. Is that what they call the "green card"?
  • While we are on the subject, anyone who knows of a reliable and honest car rental company where I can . . . Pick up and return in Lisbon? Pick up in Porto and return in Lisbon? Thanks.
  • Some major league baseball batters can bat with both left or right (switch hitters). I don't think I can hit a ball threw at me by a major league pitcher. What I am saying is, it all depends on who.
  • Given the complication with covid travel restriction, going to Seville (Spain) and back to Portugal. I would like to hear the your reason though. Also, would you add another destination in Portugal ...
  • One thing consistent about Amazon's packaging is the oversize box. While UPS charges us shipping by weight AND dimension, they seem to have waive the dimension part for Amazon.
  • Thank you all for the advise, so far. After reading your experience and insights, I have modified my tentative plan. First, I will try to do without the rental car. While the car is nice to have to ...
  • I've been to Yosemite NP 3 times and love it. I think Yosemite is more about landscape than wildlife. My recommendation for lens is a walk around 24-70mm (35mm eqv.). That's what I used on 95% of ...
  • Created discussion thread Portugal/Seville trip
    I am planning a trip to Portugal and Seville, Spain. I just want to talk it out loud and hear some of your opinion, and experience if you have been in the area. I am in the New York area. I am ...
  • I have a multimeter. Is there a way to measure the true Mah rating of a battery? I kind of not trusting what those 3rd party supplier's label.
  • Thank you all for the input. I figured that I'd just toss the "bad" battery. It's cheap and no need to cause any damage to my camera. I think what some of you saying was true. There may not be ...
  • Created discussion thread GH5: 3rd party battery issue
    For the vast difference in OEM and 3rd party battery, I have been using the 3rd party ones for all my digital cameras. I never really have had any real problem. Today, something happened. I was ...
  • Created question thread Thunderbird: Topic Tree / Notebook
    I am trying to find a MS Outlook alternative and it seems TB is a good choice. I need to have the Outlook/notes equivalence which the TB add-on Topic Tree / Notebook seems to fit the bill. I have ...
  • I shoot manual focus, shutter speed and ISO. But WB? In 99% of the situation, isn't the camera's Auto WB is good enough? I really hate to do it manually and forget to change it as the scenes change.
  • This is supposed to be a simple composition. The cross on the church was supposed to be the subject and the other was to give it the perspective. You had the two snow covered trees/bushes. on both ...
  • Do you have a question? Not sure what you want to accomplish with this post? Comments on what I have seen so far . . . It doesn't matter you have a 4K monitor or not, as long as you shot them in ...
  • Created photo thread My good ducky friends
    Haven't seen them in more than a couple of years now. They are still beautiful.
  • Created photo thread A gorgeous day
    It is the best day of the past few, and the next few days. Glad that I went out with a friend to see the last of the cherry blossom before they all wither away.
  • Great. Thank you. I installed xNote, but can't figure out where is it?
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