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07-27-2017, 06:49 AM - 1 Like   #26221
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QuoteOriginally posted by normhead Quote
a few more would have been better
Norm - Your picnic basket is glaringly absent Where do you put the two cans of beer and the ham sandy?

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Norm - Your picnic basket is glaringly absent Where do you put the two cans of beer and the ham sandy?
Tess carries those...
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By the time you add in 13% taxes a case and filter you're very close to 3k CAD.

Which brings us to another point. Why are the cases that come with Pentax camera so useless. No belt loops, no attachment points? I actually have a Nikon case for my 60-250 with the 1.4 attached.
The 150 - 450 case I got with mine came with a strap, the Mrs pinched the case for her Nikon 200 500...

Norm, you look awesome, weighed down, but awesome...
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I love lens cases.


The only thing wrong with this image is I can only see 4 lens cases, a few more would have been better.

OK that and that I look fat... but I digress...
Norm

where is the back pack

gotta have the back pack along with the other gear

and you think you look " heavy "

man, I could show you " heavy "

trust me, you do not

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QuoteOriginally posted by normhead Quote
I love lens cases.


The only thing wrong with this image is I can only see 4 lens cases, a few more would have been better.

OK that and that I look fat... but I digress...
Thanks for the brick's inclusion. You need some of the dogs with you for subject flushing. This will be on the refrigerator this evening.
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QuoteOriginally posted by Kevriano Quote
The 150 - 450 case I got with mine came with a strap, the Mrs pinched the case for her Nikon 200 500...

Norm, you look awesome, weighed down, but awesome...
At least it was just the case... I've lost lenses and cameras to my Mrs.

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Norm, you look like you are going off to war.

I'll have to refer my wife to this image next time she complains about me lugging too much gear around.
Let me know i f she thinks I'm a stud. I keep track of those kinds of things.

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Norm

where is the back pack

gotta have the back pack along with the other gear

and you think you look " heavy "

man, I could show you " heavy "

trust me, you do not

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I try and avoid back packs. They make it really hard to change lenses on the fly.

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Thanks for the brick's inclusion. You need some of the dogs with you for subject flushing. This will be on the refrigerator this evening.
Hopefully no young children will be frightened by this questionable maneuver. And I've sold the brick. It went towards the purchase price of the K-1, but I certainly miss it.
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. . . I try and avoid back packs. They make it really hard to change lenses on the fly. . .
who said to put lenses in the back pack

I just said you needed a back pack

a big heavy awkward back pack
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I happened upon a newly fledged Red Tailed Hawk today. When I spotted it, sitting about 10 feet away was an adult. The adult was gone before I could grab my camera but the juvenile sat for a minute before taking off and I was able to get a shot. I could see it had something in its claws and when I got to my computer I realized it was another poor thirteen lined ground squirrel ( I got photos of a Swainson dining on one last year). Both the adult and the juvenile flew up into a tree and joined a third hawk there. A few hundred yards further up the road I came upon another juvenile sitting in a tree and was able to get a shot of him as well. Sig 500/4.5

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At least it was just the case... I've lost lenses and cameras to my Mrs.







I try and avoid back packs. They make it really hard to change lenses on the fly.


Ahh, this is why I use Pentax, she's a Nikonite

As for backpacks... The wife has a Lowerpro that you can move around and open while it's still on your body, so changing lenses is easier.
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A few pics taken yesterday. K-3ii/FA*600mmF4ED[IF]


















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who said to put lenses in the back pack

I just said you needed a back pack

a big heavy awkward back pack
I have one big enough for all my lenses but the Tammy 300 2.8. But it makes your back sweat to wear it. That's just really yucky. I mostly use it as a case to pack my lenses in when going somewhere. But once I get there, it stays in the room. I did carry it around Niagara Falls once. That's never going to happen again.

My favourite story about that pack is I saw a smallish woman carrying the same pack around Niagara Falls. I went over, said i had the same pack and asked where her camera was. She said "Oh this is my husband's, he's right over there somewhere, I just carry it for him."

I wish Tess had been there so she could here me say "What a good wife you are. "

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QuoteOriginally posted by normhead Quote
I have one big enough for all my lenses but the Tammy 300 2.8. But it makes your back sweat to wear it. That's just really yucky. I mostly use it as a case to pack my lenses in when going somewhere. But once I get there, it stays in the room. I did carry it around Niagara Falls once. That's never going to happen again.

My favourite story about that pack is I saw a smallish woman carrying the same pack around Niagara Falls. I went over, said i had the same pack and asked where her camera was. She said "Oh this is my husband's, he's right over there somewhere, I just carry it for him."

I wish Tess had been there so she could here me say "What a good wife you are. "
There is a woman here, that seems to be stalking us btw, as she's everywhere we go, who claims to be a pro photographer. She has a trolley with a huge rucksack on it, plus assorted tripods, monopod and bean bags. She also has a husband. His sole purpose it to fetch things when she wants them. We call him the Gopher.
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QuoteOriginally posted by Kevriano Quote
There is a woman here, that seems to be stalking us btw, as she's everywhere we go, who claims to be a pro photographer. She has a trolley with a huge rucksack on it, plus assorted tripods, monopod and bean bags. She also has a husband. His sole purpose it to fetch things when she wants them. We call him the Gopher.
I hope you complimented him on being a good husband. I would have just so people don't think I'm sexist.

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A few pics taken yesterday. K-3ii/FA*600mmF4ED[IF]
Awesome images.
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