Starflash127

Starflash127

Lives in United States Olympic Peninsula, WA, United States
Works as a Retired (photo gear sales, PC Mfg. Eng. Tech.)
Joined on Apr 23, 2013

Starflash127's current gear

Canon EOS M6 Mark II
Olympus OM-D E-M5 III
Olympus 9mm F8 Fish-Eye Body Cap Lens
Clinging to it just for landscapes with 11-22.
Young & Johnson's guide book helped me master the UI of this computer with a lens mount. More weather resistant than me.
Totally manual.
Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-45mm F4 Pro
Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 14-150mm F4-5.6 II
Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 60mm F2.8 Macro
Weather resistant. Good for non-macro close-ups.
Pretty good for non-macro close-ups. Weather resistant. Use when changing lenses might be problematic.
Yearn for longer focal length. Weather resistant.
Other gear:
  • Metz 26 AF-2 flash - for Pan/Oly, tilts for macro.
  • Olympus FL-LM3 flash - powered by camera; W/R.

Starflash127's wish list

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Venus Laowa 4mm F2.8 Fisheye MFT
Olympus M.Zuiko Digital 25mm F1.8
Added Oct 28, 2022
Full circle FE on m4/3rds.
Added Oct 20, 2022
For dim light/50mm FOV.
Other gear:
  • Google Pixel 6a
  • M.Zuiko Digital ED 90mm F3.5 Macro IS PRO

Starflash127's previous gear

Canon PowerShot Pro90 IS
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100
Panasonic Lumix DC-FZ1000 II
Clever design, but SLOW start-up.
Requires adding rubber grip. Didn't like fixed screen.
Versatile, but bulky; not weather resistant.
Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1
Canon EF 100mm F2.8L Macro IS USM
Didn't like fixed screen. Better lenses heavy & pricy.
Didn't like fixed screen.
Too heavy/bulky to use with adapter on EOS M bodies.
Canon EF 70-200mm F4L IS USM
Canon EF-M 11-22mm f/4-5.6 IS STM
Canon EF-M 28mm F3.5 Macro IS STM
Sharpest zoom I ever used even with 1.4X TC.
Still use my M6 II just for this landscape lens.
Focal length too short - otherwise very sharp.
Other gear:
  • Pentax 645n - was my favorite medium format
  • Pentax LX - was my favorite film SLR
  • Zeiss Ikon Contaflex - still have my first SLR