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    Other Accessories Re: BK-45 Gimbal Head (backatch - again):

    Chaz -

    It's good to hear that even w/ the SHG 90-250mm/f2.8 that you're as impressed w/ this gimbal head as I am w/ the 150mm/f2 w/ EC-20.
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    Other Accessories BK-45 Gimbal Head (backatch - again):

    A couple weeks ago I posted the following concerning my purchase of the aforementioned BK-45 gimbal tripod head. For whatever reason the thread got locked up tight - and I don't know how come.
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    Other Accessories BK-45 Gimbal Head:

    Greetings One & All -

    RE: BK-45 Gimbal Head:

    A week or so ago while cruising the inter-webs I stumbled across the following at Fred Miranda:

    $99 or $500 Gimbal - FM Forums

    This thread...
  4. Thread: Quito

    by SkyWriter
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    Landscape/Outdoors Re: Quito

    Gryling608 -

    This is quite a photo of Quito. Were you touring or do you live in Ecuador?

    I've been wanting to visit Ecuador for quite a while. Between the Pacific coastline, the high Andes...
  5. Thread: Sealing it!!

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    Wildlife Re: Sealing it!!

    This is a wonderful series, and that first shot - it is so expressive.
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    Lens Topics Re: Refurbished lenses:

    Well, my 'new to me' SHG 150mm/f2 and EC-20 arrived at my office via FedEx yesterday afternoon (from Cameta Camera). Everything was boxed and wrapped in a massive amount of plastic bubble wrap - no...
  7. Thread: Bambi

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    Wildlife Re: Bambi

    Well done, Jim!

    According to the EXIF, this shot was taken ~10:32 am @ ISO 400.

    ISO 400 (by E-3 standards) is rather high for direct sunlit exposure. I would typically shoot @ ISO 200, which...
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    Wildlife Re: Wings of Wonder

    Clint -

    This is an awesome series of raptors, etc. - mighty sharp, indeed!
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    Other Accessories Re: EXIF Application:

    Don -

    You sound like you're a happy camper w/ KUSO, so I reckon if you're a happy camper then I'll be a happy camper once I download KUSO ( after I get out of the office and back home).
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    Other Accessories EXIF Application:

    G'Day Fellow Forum Members -

    I recently replaced my trusty old laptop (w/ Windows XP) to a new laptop w/ Windows 7.

    A couple years ago I downloaded and used "Panda IEXIF2" on my old laptop w/...
  11. Chit Chat Re: Three Italian Beauties ... photography but a mite OT

    Bravo, Godfrey!

    This is a splendid (albeit short) series!
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    I can understand your affection for the 6x6 (square) format; it's like it's our collective 'sweet spot' - after wiping away the...
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    Landscape/Outdoors Re: Passing Train

    This is an outstanding capture - period!
  13. Thread: Golden Rail

    by SkyWriter
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    Landscape/Outdoors Re: Golden Rail

    It's not just the color; it's the exposure as well - it's not just the colors; it's the exposure as well - from one extreme to the other - color and exposure, like I said before.
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    General Re: A Little Vintage Fun

    I'm with Jim; two thumbs-up for #4! However, I would tweak the contrast down just a wee bit.
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    Landscape/Outdoors Re: Something new for me, Night Photography

    Echo That.
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    General Re: Where is this? Part 2

    How 'bout Hue?
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    Lens Topics Re: Refurbished lenses:

    G'Day Michael -

    Yeah - you're right; I reckon das Terminator wouldn't git cought dead w/ just a teeny wimpy 150/f2, but, hey, I'll be proud as punch once I git mine in my hot little hands!!!
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    Lens Topics Re: Refurbished lenses:

    Thanks, everyone!

    And just so you know, I phoned Cameta Monday afternoon and pulled the trigger for an SHG 150mm/f2 (EFL: 300mm/f2) - and and EC-20 for maximum reach (EFL: 600mm/f4). Delivery is...
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    Lens Topics Refurbished lenses:

    Lately, I've been looking into upgrading my system (i.e. pulling the trigger on an SHG 150mm/f2 lens). Of course, the MSRP of a new SHG 150mm/f2 is cause for extreme gastric distress, so, I've been...
  20. Sports Re: College football, Texas A & M versus SMU, 9-14-2012

    Gary -

    What a wonderful series - some most impressive examples of just how well the E-system and its HG & SHG lenses perform!

    I watched the Aggies a couple weeks ago when they played UF (my...
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    Wildlife Re: Prehistoric Battle

    Jim -

    That's the same kayak that my cousin's husband recently bought - second hand for only $650 (another example of being in the right place at the right time).
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    Wildlife Re: Hoverflies Galore

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    I'm really surprised that you haven't received more comments on these photos. These are exceptionally good captures - most impressive stuff!!!
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    Wildlife Re: Prehistoric Battle

    Jim -

    This series is a classic example of being in the right place at the right time (and I might add - with the right gear!). From what I've read online wildlife doesn't spook nearly as easily...
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    Wildlife Re: Extending the 150 f/2 Range

    Fred -

    Nice series, indeed - and quite a statement for the Ghost Blind. I'll have to check into those.

    As of late I've been researching kayaks, and it would be nice to have some sort of blind...
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    Wildlife Re: Fawns with the 150/2.0

    Ken -

    These are awesome! In checking the EXIF data I noted that the first three images had a focal lenth of 212mm, so I suspect they were shot w/ the 150 + EC 14; images four and five showed a...
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