Don Karner

Lives in United States Broken Arrow, OK, United States
Joined on Jan 3, 2000
About me:

Sold the Canon 7D and Mamiya 645. Considering what the next step will be.
Picked up a Canon M and later a Panny G6. Just sold the G6 and picked up the Nikon D5300. I found I missed a DSLR.

Once in a while I still pick up the surprisingly nice Canon SX230.

I still like to make large prints of landscapes and still life. Trying to decide on the next "real" camera. To me a photograph is only a photograph when it is printed. Just my take from an old timer. ;-)

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James Pilcher: Subscriber here since 1972. I cannot describe how sad this makes me. I truly believe this is a harbinger of the future of the entire photo industry. Dramatically declining camera sales this decade cannot and will not turn around.

I too have subscribed for decades. I will miss it. Saturday mornings, nice mug o' coffee and my Pop Photo magazine. I think I read every word. That and "Outdoor Photographer". Sad to see.

Link | Posted on Mar 7, 2017 at 22:07 UTC
On GalleryItem:3593492 (2 comments in total)

What a splendid picture. well done. Thanks for sharing.

Posted on Feb 20, 2017 at 20:31 UTC as 1st comment | 1 reply

I was hoping to see some shots between 100 and 150 mm. It is a zoom lens after all.
Can't believe all these shots are at the wider end of the lens.

Link | Posted on Jan 9, 2017 at 17:35 UTC as 8th comment
On article Nikon brings its D5600 DSLR to the US (91 comments in total)
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Don Karner: Does it have a dust shaker? Or is it like the 3400 without?

Can't say I agree. Find them quite useful in comparison to previous older equipment that I have used that did not use any sensor shakers.

Link | Posted on Jan 5, 2017 at 17:17 UTC
On article Nikon brings its D5600 DSLR to the US (91 comments in total)

Does it have a dust shaker? Or is it like the 3400 without?

Link | Posted on Jan 4, 2017 at 17:20 UTC as 22nd comment | 3 replies
On article Lensbaby Trio 28 real-world sample gallery (17 comments in total)

Number 31 is a simply gorgeous photograph.

Link | Posted on Nov 16, 2016 at 17:25 UTC as 9th comment
On photo Foxglove & Daisies in the An impressionist piece challenge (1 comment in total)

Nicely done. Really like that effect.

Link | Posted on Sep 29, 2016 at 15:03 UTC as 1st comment
On photo The old bridge in the An impressionist piece challenge (2 comments in total)

This is so well done. Wonderful picture.

Link | Posted on Sep 29, 2016 at 14:58 UTC as 2nd comment
On article Photokina 2016: Canon EOS M5 quick look video (259 comments in total)
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Searching: What an ugly looking featureless camera, gives mirrorless a bad rap.

The general public really doesn't care what you look like in public. They are too worried about how they look in public.

Link | Posted on Sep 23, 2016 at 14:48 UTC
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surlezi: The question is: how much ?

That would be $9,999.95.

Link | Posted on Sep 19, 2016 at 20:05 UTC
On article Modern Mirrorless: Canon EOS M5 Review (1638 comments in total)
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STR54: With focus peaking this could make my legacy Nikon and Pentax M42 glass much more enjoyable. I wonder how well the 24 and 40mm 2.8 STM lenses would AF with the EF to M adapter? The overall length and weight of either one mounted on the M5 should be acceptable. Time will tell.

The 40mm 2.8 STM focuses just fine on the M with the adapter. I wouldn't expect any different with the M5.

Link | Posted on Sep 15, 2016 at 23:28 UTC

Someday I might have to buy one of these new-fangled smartphone thingies.......

Naw.

Link | Posted on Sep 12, 2016 at 22:38 UTC as 66th comment | 2 replies
On photo A storm is comming in Nubcake's photo gallery (1 comment in total)

This is one stunning photo. Wonderful job.

Link | Posted on Jun 28, 2016 at 16:32 UTC as 1st comment

So what? Can't tell you how many studios have closed in my home town. I'm afraid it's a sign of the times.

Link | Posted on Jun 20, 2016 at 19:16 UTC as 14th comment | 10 replies
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joelakeland: They look okay but not groundbreaking and still behind APS-C's better offerings. I really did not like the portrait and waffle having that hideous poster effect...you might as well been using a 12mp camera.

I still want one when on sale for black & white shooting.

I agree villagranvincent.

Link | Posted on Apr 11, 2016 at 20:57 UTC
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joelakeland: They look okay but not groundbreaking and still behind APS-C's better offerings. I really did not like the portrait and waffle having that hideous poster effect...you might as well been using a 12mp camera.

I still want one when on sale for black & white shooting.

A new Nikon D610 costs at least $100 more than the Olympus Pen F.

Link | Posted on Apr 11, 2016 at 18:47 UTC
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skanter: "Maintaining AF functionality" at full speed or slower? My $100 Fotodiox does that already.

Your $100 Fotodiox provides autofocus?

Link | Posted on Feb 12, 2016 at 19:48 UTC

It will take me forever just to pay for a couple of them.

Link | Posted on Feb 4, 2016 at 20:43 UTC as 115th comment
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chipmaster: How many will they sell, a few thousand ? iPhone7 will sell 300Million, guess which will capture more kodak moments? Can't wait for iPhone technology to make it up the food chain!

Joseph Black....

You have made the post of the day. May I quote you?

Link | Posted on Jan 4, 2016 at 18:40 UTC

Don't they mean Canon EF-S rather than EF?

Link | Posted on Dec 31, 2015 at 21:00 UTC as 57th comment | 2 replies
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